1936 Religions Inc. – Lenny Bruce (1959)

sickThis spoken word comedy track was recorded by Lenny Bruce at Ann’s 440 Club in  San Francisco in 1958. It was released on Lenny Bruce’s 1959 album The Sick Humor Of Lenny Bruce. Towards the end of the track Lenny Bruce says “Thanks  for the pepperoni”. The line was used as the title of the George Harrison instrumental Thanks For The Pepperoni from his 1970 album All Things Must Pass. Lenny Bruce was featured on the cover of The Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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