The best piano satirist ever turns 84

pianoby Sean MacEntee

Tom Lehrer – The Old Dope Peddler
[Via ScienceSeeker]

Today is Tom Lehrer’s 84th birthday When the shades of night are falling, Comes a fellow ev’ryone knows, It’s the old dope peddler, Spreading joy wherever he goes. Ev’ry evening you will find him, Around our neighborhood. It’s the old … Continue reading →


My parents had Tom Lehrer’s self published records in our house. I listened to him from a very young age. Along with the Limeliters, Odetta and the 2000 Year Old Man, he is one of the astounding talents passed down to me from my parents.

All of his songs are in my iCloud. Think I’ll listen to some right now.

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