History AudioPlay / StanFrebergPresentsTheUnitedStatesOfAmerica

7th Dec '16 5:12:11 PM Xtifr
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'''Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America''' is ([[WordOfGod currently]]) a two volume themed comedy album by comedian Creator/StanFreberg which presents the history of [[{{Eagleland}} the United States of America]] as a series of comedy sketches, from the first voyage of Christopher Columbus up through UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.

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'''Stan ''Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America''' America'' is ([[WordOfGod currently]]) a two volume themed comedy album by comedian Creator/StanFreberg which presents the history of [[{{Eagleland}} the United States of America]] as a series of comedy sketches, from the first voyage of Christopher Columbus up through UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
7th Apr '15 5:26:07 PM MarkLungo
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* CrazyEnoughToWork: Charlie' [[NoNameGiven companion]]'s CatchPhrase: "It's just ''wild'' enough, Charlie, it's just ''wild'' enough."

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* CrazyEnoughToWork: Charlie' Charlie's [[NoNameGiven companion]]'s CatchPhrase: "It's just ''wild'' enough, Charlie, it's just ''wild'' enough."
7th Apr '15 5:23:54 PM MarkLungo
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While Freberg promised in the liner notes of Volume Two that the third volume wouldn't take another thirty-five years to release (for one thing, he [[AuthorExistenceFailure didn't think he'd be around that long]]), due to the death of his wife and his own health issues, [[WhatCouldHaveBeen the project has been shelved]], possibly permanently.

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While Freberg promised in the liner notes of Volume Two that the third volume wouldn't take another thirty-five years to release (for one thing, he [[AuthorExistenceFailure didn't think he'd be around that long]]), due to the death of his wife and his own health issues, [[WhatCouldHaveBeen the project has been shelved]], possibly permanently.
was shelved]]. Freberg's death in 2015 seems to have brought any hope of Volume Three to an end.
28th Feb '15 9:03:23 AM Patachou
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# Overture
# "Columbus Discovers America: It's a Round, Round World"
# "Pilgrim's Progress: Take an Indian to Lunch"
# "Thanksgiving Story (Under the Double Turkey)"
# "Sale of Manhattan: Top Hat, White Feather, and Tails"
# "Boston Tea Party"
# "Declaration of Independence: A Man Can't Be Too Careful What He Signs These Days"
# "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" [not on original LP]
# "Betsy Ross and the Flag: Everybody Wants to Be an Art Director" [slightly longer version than original LP]
# "Discovery of Electricity" [not on original LP]
# "Washington Crosses the Delaware (Command Decision)"
# "Yankee Doodle Go Home (Spirit of '76)"
# "Battle of Yorktown"
# Finale: "So Long, Friend"

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[[AC:Side One]]
# Overture
"Overture" (2:18)
# "Columbus Discovers America: It's a Round, Round World"
World" (9:55)
# "Pilgrim's Progress: Take an Indian to Lunch"
Lunch" (3:24)
# "Thanksgiving Story (Under the Double Turkey)"
Turkey)" (1:12)
# "Sale of Manhattan: Top Hat, White Feather, and Tails"
Tails" (5:55)
# "Boston Tea Party"
Party" (1:44)

[[AC:Side Two]]
# "Declaration of Independence: A Man Can't Be Too Careful What He Signs These Days"
Days" (6:27)
# "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" [not [[note]] Bonus track, not on the original LP]
LP [[/note]]
# "Betsy Ross and the Flag: Everybody Wants to Be an Art Director" [slightly (2:58) [[note]] slightly longer version than original LP]
LP [[/note]]
# "Discovery of Electricity" [not [[note]] Bonus track, not on the original LP]
LP [[/note]]
# "Washington Crosses the Delaware (Command Decision)"
Decision)" (4:43)
# "Yankee Doodle Go Home (Spirit of '76)"
'76)" (4:04)
# "Battle "The Battle of Yorktown"
Yorktown" (4:04)
# Finale: "So Long, Friend"Friend" (6:43)



!! Tropes, tropes, tropes (Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny)

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!! Tropes, ''Tropes, tropes, tropes (Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny)
mutiny)''
14th Feb '15 6:16:43 AM Patachou
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--> '''Columbus:''' We going out on that joke?
--> '''Indian:''' No, we do reprise of song, that help.
--> '''Together, sadly:''' But not much, no.

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--> '''Columbus:''' We '''Columbus:''' ''We going out on that joke?
joke?''
--> '''Indian:''' No, '''Indian:''' ''No, we do reprise of song, that help.
help.''
--> '''Together, sadly:''' But ''But not much, no.''
21st Dec '14 10:01:19 AM Patachou
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Added DiffLines:

* FaceOnTheCover: Freberg, posing with a suitcase.
29th Nov '14 10:00:52 AM twilicorn
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The first volume (entitled ''Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America'': [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Volume One - The Early Years]]) was released in 1961, with a second volume planned for the country's bicentennial in 1976, but [[DevelopmentHell did not come out until 1996]], twenty years after the planned release.

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The first volume (entitled ''Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America'': [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Volume One - The Early Years]]) was released in 1961, with a second volume planned for the country's bicentennial in 1976, but 1976; the second volume [[DevelopmentHell did not come out until 1996]], twenty years after the planned release.
12th Nov '14 12:34:09 AM Patachou
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-> '':Rumble, rumble, rumble.]]Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny.''

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-> '':Rumble, rumble, rumble.]]Mutiny, Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny.''
12th Nov '14 12:33:32 AM Patachou
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''Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America'' is ([[WordOfGod currently]]) a two volume themed comedy album by comedian Creator/StanFreberg which presents the history of [[{{Eagleland}} the United States of America]] as a series of comedy sketches, from the first voyage of Christopher Columbus up through UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.

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''Stan '''Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America'' America''' is ([[WordOfGod currently]]) a two volume themed comedy album by comedian Creator/StanFreberg which presents the history of [[{{Eagleland}} the United States of America]] as a series of comedy sketches, from the first voyage of Christopher Columbus up through UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.



[[labelnote:Rumble, rumble, rumble.]]Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny.[[/labelnote]]

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[[labelnote:Rumble, -> '':Rumble, rumble, rumble.]]Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny.[[/labelnote]]''
12th Nov '14 12:30:27 AM Patachou
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''Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America'' is ([[WordOfGod currently]]) a two volume themed comedy album which presents the history of [[{{Eagleland}} the United States of America]] as a series of comedy sketches, from the first voyage of Christopher Columbus up through UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.

to:

''Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America'' is ([[WordOfGod currently]]) a two volume themed comedy album by comedian Creator/StanFreberg which presents the history of [[{{Eagleland}} the United States of America]] as a series of comedy sketches, from the first voyage of Christopher Columbus up through UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.



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!! Track list
# Overture
# "Columbus Discovers America: It's a Round, Round World"
# "Pilgrim's Progress: Take an Indian to Lunch"
# "Thanksgiving Story (Under the Double Turkey)"
# "Sale of Manhattan: Top Hat, White Feather, and Tails"
# "Boston Tea Party"
# "Declaration of Independence: A Man Can't Be Too Careful What He Signs These Days"
# "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" [not on original LP]
# "Betsy Ross and the Flag: Everybody Wants to Be an Art Director" [slightly longer version than original LP]
# "Discovery of Electricity" [not on original LP]
# "Washington Crosses the Delaware (Command Decision)"
# "Yankee Doodle Go Home (Spirit of '76)"
# "Battle of Yorktown"
# Finale: "So Long, Friend"



!!Tropes:

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!!Tropes:
!! Tropes, tropes, tropes (Mutiny, mutiny, mutiny)



* AndStarring: Freberg performs along with other actors, most famously Creator/JuneForay.



* {{Eagleland}}: '''Mixed Flavor'''

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* {{Eagleland}}: '''Mixed Flavor'''Mixed flavor.



* InThePastEveryoneWillBeFamous: While the main characters all being historical figures should make this trope not applicable, Queen Isabella refers to Christopher Columbus' "friend, Da Vinci," bringing this work right back in line with this trope.

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* InThePastEveryoneWillBeFamous: While the main characters all being historical figures should make this trope not applicable, Queen Isabella refers to Christopher Columbus' UsefulNotes/ChristopherColumbus' "friend, [[Creator/LeonardoDaVinci Da Vinci," Vinci]]," bringing this work right back in line with this trope.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Abraham Lincoln convinces Harriet Beecher Stowe to rewrite ''UncleTomsCabin'' in a much darker tone than she'd originally intended. The new version is blamed for the American Civil War.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Abraham Lincoln UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln convinces Harriet Beecher Stowe to rewrite ''UncleTomsCabin'' ''Literature/UncleTomsCabin'' in a much darker tone than she'd originally intended. The new version is blamed for the American Civil War.



* RuleOfFunny: Everything. To wit: Why is Norman Rockwell in the American Revolution? Why are the same two guys responsible for multiple events in world history? Why would there be a General named [[PunnyName Electric]] interested in the first light bulb? RuleOfFunny.

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* RuleOfFunny: Everything. To wit: Why is Norman Rockwell Creator/NormanRockwell in the American Revolution? Why are the same two guys responsible for multiple events in world history? Why would there be a General named [[PunnyName Electric]] interested in the first light bulb? RuleOfFunny.



-->As you listen to this album you'll soon begin to understand why StanFreberg flunked American history in high school.

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-->As you listen to this album you'll soon begin to understand why StanFreberg Creator/StanFreberg flunked American history in high school.



* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: '''''Very''''' loosely. Norman Rockwell wasn't alive during the American Revolution.

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: '''''Very''''' loosely. Norman Rockwell Creator/NormanRockwell wasn't alive during the American Revolution.
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