Earl's a singer...

Okin to release new CD

Earl Okin is to release a new album next month ­ 36 years after his first single.

The musical comic recorded his first track in 1967 at Abbey Road studios, where he was spotted by Paul McCartney. He later opened for a Wings tour.

Now he has secured a five-disc deal with Sony Jazz, with the first album, Musical Genius And Sex Symbol, out soon.

The disc was recorded in fornt of an audience in London's Downstairs At The King's Head comedy club, and features unique cover versions of Song 2 and Yellow, as well as his own compositions.

The CD costs £9.99. Click here to pre-order from Amazon.

Published: 23 Mar 2004

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The UK's longest-running improv team are putting a show online for the very first time since they started in 1985. They will be live-stream an hour of Sunday night footage from their archives from 7.30pm.

The line-up will feature Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey Josie Lawrence, Lee Simpson and Andy Smart.

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... including Andrew Maxwell Breaks The Internet and a streamed version of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe curio Panopticon, from the Consignia sketch group.

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