The First Family


The First Family
The First Family
Studioalbum von Vaughn Meader
Veröffentlichung 1962
Aufnahme 22. Oktober 1962
Label Cadence Records
Format LP, CD
Genre Comedy
Anzahl der Titel 17

The First Family ist ein US-amerikanisches Comedy-Album von Vaughn Meader aus dem Jahr 1962. Es parodierte in kurzen Szenen von knapp drei Minuten das Leben der Präsidentenfamilie um John F. Kennedy. Der Comedian und Stimmenimitator Vaughn Meader konzipierte das Album und sprach darauf die Entsprechung zu John F. Kennedy.[1]

Ein Sequel des Grammy-prämierten Werks, das auch Musikstücke beinhaltete, wurde nach der Ermordung Kennedys vom Markt genommen, wie auch das Album selbst, welches dann jahrzehntelang nicht mehr auf dem Markt erhältlich war. Inzwischen existiert eine CD- und eine MP3-Version.[2]

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Erfolge

Das Album wurde zur sich bis dahin meist- und am schnellsten verkaufenden Schallplatte in der Geschichte der Schallplattenindustrie und erhielt 1963 zwei Grammys für das beste Album[3] und die beste Comedy-Darbietung des Jahres.[4]

In den ersten beiden Wochen der Veröffentlichung verkaufte sich das Album mehr als eine Million Mal.[5] Ende des Jahres 1962 und Anfang des Jahres 1963 war das Album insgesamt 12 Wochen die Nummer eins auf den Albumcharts Billboard 200.

Titelliste

Seite 1

  • „The Experiment“
  • „After Dinner Conversations“
  • „The Malayan Ambassador“
  • „Relatively Speaking“
  • „Astronauts“
  • „Motorcade“
  • „The Party“
  • „The Tour“

Seite 2

  • „But Vote!!“
  • „Economy Lunch“
  • „The Decision“
  • „White House Visitor“
  • „Press Conference“
  • „The Dress“
  • „Saturday Night, Sunday Morning“
  • „Auld Lang Syne“
  • „Bedtime Story“

Einzelnachweise

  1. The First Family bei allmusic.com, (englisch)
  2. The First Family bei amazon.de
  3. 5th annual Grammy Awards
  4. Vaughn Meader, Satirist Of Kennedy Family, Dies, The Washington Post, 1 November 2004, (englisch)
  5. Nation: The First Family, TIME, 30. November 1962

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