The master of puns and parody won "Best Comedy Album" for Mandatory Fun. Hear him perform "Eat It" and "Yoda" in 1984.
The comedian shows off his accomplished guitar chops and acerbic wit on humorous ditties like "Eggs," "Ventriloquist Love" and "Zipper Fly."
The comedian and film star ended his life last night at the age of 63. Celebrate his memory with this 1991 video from Golden Gate Park.
The comedy legend tells tales about brothers Harpo, Chico and Gummo and sings humorous Tin Pan Alley ditties at age 82 in this 1972 concert.
The acerbic standup kills at this benefit concert featuring Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, George Carlin and Joe Piscopo.
The comedian makes a special guest appearance at the 10th anniversary party for New York's Catch a Rising Star in 1982.
"My psychiatrist told me I was crazy. I said I want a second opinion. He said, 'Okay, you're ugly too," from his 1983 standup routine.
The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
The fan-favorite from Everybody Loves Raymond and 'Til Death kicks off this sampler from the famed comedy club.
The hippy-dippy duo smokes up and recreates their Sister Mary Elephant routine before a rowdy Daytona Beach crowd in 1977.
The comedian, satirist and outspoken social-political commentator reads the news and "thinks up goofy shit" in this hilarious concert.
The pioneering comedienne is the subject of a new documentary by Whoopi Goldberg which premieres tonight on HBO. Hear her in '64.
The late, pioneering female comedian burns through a rapid-fire string of putdowns about her mother-in-law while opening for Chet Baker in '75.
The parodist-accordianist takes on Michael Jackson ("Eat It"), Jim Croce ("If I Could Make Love to a Bottle") and others in this '84 concert.
The zany and innovative British comedy troupe performs classic bits like "Nudge, Nudge" and "Pet Shop" in this 1976 NYC show.
In this revealing interview from 1977, Woody talks about his comic influences, the craft of standup and his upcoming film, Annie Hall.
The standup (and voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in "The Simpsons") skewers politics, Jewish-Gentile differences and more in this '91 concert.
The stony duo breaks up the sets in the '78 Texxas World Music Festival with some serious comic relief hosted in the Cotton Bowl.
Hear where some of your favorite comics got their start in this hilarious playlist.
It turns out the law won. The prolific comedian and voice of Gene Belcher on Bob's Burgers pokes fun at the man.
The bizarre radio comedy of this trio including Peter Sellers was cited as a primary influence of both Monty Python and Firesign Theatre, heard here.
The comedy legend recalls some of his favorite childhood anecdotes including his first love and his namesake.
After the Bay Area suffered the '89 Earthquake, Bill Graham reached out to a comedy legend to tell jokes and raise money.
These guys are completely insane. Watch the rock-meets-stand-up spectacle complete with simulated sex acts on a stuffed hippo.
Reggie's loop-based electronic soul provides the backdrop to his vivid stream of consciousness verses. The man is operating on a whole different plane.
Bringing new meaning to the term "Uncut," this 1986 performance from the height of the former SNL star's stand-up career is not for the faint.
Hippie troubador/monologist and son of Woody Guthrie satirizes the FBI and rules on the beach in his wry spoken word intros to tunes in this '68 concert.
The Borscht Belt veteran and Ed Sullivan Show regular moderates a panel with fellow comics Tim Conway, Paul Rodriguez and Buddy Hackett.
The actor-musician, co-star of a new Seth McFarlane sitcom "Dads" on Fox this Fall, picks and grins through his twisted, acerbic tunes in this '73 concert.
SF's original independent festival isn't just for great music. Check out this hilarious performance featuring Aziz Ansari, Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel.
The Teens dropped by Daytrotter to spread some holiday cheer, and some boogers. Neighbor Glenn Danzig, sadly, does not appear.
Recorded a month before the premiere of his leading role in Easy Money, this '83 set finds Rodney at his peak, still getting no respect.
The comedy troupe of Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman and Philip Proctor pulls no punches in their sharply satirical humor.
See the King of Comedy Songs at the beginning turning popular tunes into catchy parodies, including "Eat it" and "It's Still Billy Joel to Me."
Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.