Culled from two shows at the Gate, Flip's humor is more reefer-oriented then it later became when network success came a-calling. But the hip humor is also tempered by the first appearance of what would later coalesce into his most famous character, Geraldine. A superstar in the making.
Funny And Live At The Village Gate. My Mother had this album when I was a kid. It is great to have it on CD. It is funny on how clearly I remember this album. I can almost recall it word for word. Great CD. Flip Wilson was a tremendous talent.
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Flip Wilson Live at The Village Gate (1964). Hugh Masekela The Americanization of Ooga Booga recorded Live at The Village Gate (MGM, no. 965). The Village Gate was a stop on the Greenwich Village Walking Tour, in part because Bob Dylan wrote A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall in September 1962 in a basement apartment occupied by Chip Monck, the Village Gate lighting engineer and future compere and lighting designer of the Woodstock Festival.
Nina Simone at the Village Gate is an album by riter Nina Simone. It was her third live album for Colpix recorded at The Village Gate, a nightclub in Greenwich Village, New York. It is particularly notable for the amount of folk songs and African related songs on the album early in Simone's career. Richard Pryor had one of his first nights as a comedian opening for her. "Just in Time" was used at the end of the movie Before Sunset (2004).
Listen to albums and songs from Flip Wilson. Flippin' - The Very Funny Flip Wilson. The Flip Wilson Show. Flip Wilson's Potluck - Live At The Village Gate.