I was in Junior High when I received my first George Carlin album as a Christmas present.
I played FM & AM over and over that break, much to the chagrin of my parents because of Carlin's cursing and long hair.
I loved Carlin's ability to utilize the English language.
In the first bit on the F.M. side, SHOOT (SHIT with two O's), he spoke of getting fired from a gig in Las Vegas for saying "SHIT" onstage in a Casino that had a CRAPS table.
He was sure there was some high roller at those tables cursing his bad luck with " AW SHIT, I CRAPPED".
The first cut on the A.M. side was (SON OF WINO) about Wonderful WINO radio where the time was always "(Bing Bong) 5 minutes past the big hour of 5 o'clock".
Where if you played the newest John Lennon single backwards, at really slow speed, it screwed up your needle.
Where the AP reported 218 people had been killed in traffic accidents this weekend, the National Traffic Safety Council expected a total of 500 "You're not trying friends".
Al Sleet, the Hippy, Dippy, Weather Man, was part of The 11 O'CLOCK NEWS.
Tonight's forecast was dark, continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.
Al ended his segment with, "And if you don't like the weather....MOVE".
Around the back of the album were inane little comments: The Gross National Product is Gross; When stepping on the brake, your life is in your foot's hands; The U.S. Plywood Building is made of steel and stone; Recycle confetti.
CLASS CLOWN (with the SEVEN WORDS YOU CAN NEVER SAY ON TELEVISION) and OCCUPATION FOOLE are two other album's I purchased on my own.
I recited his THE HAIR PIECE in Junior High speech class.
I list my Occupation as FOOLE in my Blogger Profile, as well as the questionnaire for my Thirtieth High School Reunion, adding the final E just to piss them off and the scientific community is united in that fact.
George Carlin dead at age 71, SHIT!