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Rick Lupert Live and Dead

by Rick Lupert

Frequently funny, sporadically Jewish, marginally wise, and all Rick Lupert! (err, and special guests.) A spoken word poetry album. with a mix of studio recordings mixed with original music and beats, and rare live tracks. It will be like you were there.
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Rules for Poetry
2:16 $0.99
2. Making Love to the 50 Foot Woman
1:28 $0.99
3. Midgets on a Coffee Break
0:13 $0.99
4. A Poem of Thanks
3:40 $0.99
5. Entire Fucking Sausage
1:32 $0.99
6. Pork Pizza
0:58 $0.99
7. Hot Dog Truck
1:39 $0.99
8. Trout Fishing in America
2:33 $0.99
9. Things Brendan Constantine's Mother Can Say to Me
1:56 $0.99
10. An Israeli Breakfast
3:22 $0.99
11. The Eating of the Jews
1:50 $0.99
12. News of a Strange Thing
3:28 $0.99
13. Midgets in an Elevator
0:13 $0.99
14. Postcard to Myself
5:23 $0.99
15. On My Eventual Death
2:45 $0.99
16. I Come from Eastern Europe (Live)
1:05 album only
17. Minimalist Jokes / A Cliche Gone Bad (Live)
1:22 album only
18. Debbie Friedman the Cat (Live)
2:20 album only
19. Four Short Poems (Live)
1:04 album only
20. Who Lives Inside Me (Live)
0:52 album only
21. Mystery of the Hole in My Pants (Live)
0:34 album only
22. How to Kiss (Live)
3:07 album only
23. I'll Give You the World (Live)
2:51 album only
24. Shower Explanations for Cats (A Fake Live Track)
1:51 $0.99
25. Afterthought
0:17 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Los Angeles spoken word artist Rick Lupert has been delighting audiences with his unique humor, occasional bits of unintentional wisdom, and sporadic Jewish sensibility. "Rick Lupert Live and Dead" contains 23 tracks, including 13 studio recordings, 8 rare live tracks recorded in front of audiences who were also live, a "fake" live track to appeal to your eighties sit-com laugh-track sensibility, and an afterthought. This collection is a superb overview of Lupert's poetry and unique style.

Rick Lupert Live and Dead includes special appearances from the entire Constantine Family including Michael Constantine (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Room 222), Julie Constantine (Starship Troopers, The Young and the Restless), and Brendan Constantine (Pretty in Pink, Every Poetry Reading Ever).

All tracks copyright © 2016 by Rick Lupert.

Artist cover photo by Alexis Rhone Fancher: http://www.alexisrhonefancher.com/

All tracks music, vocals and text by Rick Lupert except for:
-Additional vocals by Julie Constantine on "Things Brendan Constantine's Mother Can Say To Me"
-Additional vocals and text on "An Israeli Breakfast" by Michael Constantine.
-"This Just In" co-written and performed with Brendan Constantine

Michael Constantine, Julie Constantine and Brendan Constantine appear courtesy of their own awesomeness.

All studio tracks recorded at Ain't Got No Press Studios in Van Nuys. Mixed in Garage Band by Rick Lupert. Acoustic guitar and background singing by Rick Lupert. Royalty Free Loops by Apple's Garage Band.

The track "Rules for Poetry" was originally created for the Rattle Magazine website to accompany the poem's appearance in Rattle Magazine.

The track "A Poem of Thanks" originally appeared on "Thanksgiving: Stick a Fork in It (Songs of Thanks and Gratitude)" produced by Craig Taubman and Craig 'N Co. in November, 2014

The track “The Eating of the Jews" originally appeared on “Craig Taubman Presents Jewels Vol. IV: A High Holy Days Music Sampler" produced by Craig Taubman and Craig 'N Co. in August, 2014

Live Tracks "I Come From Eastern Europe", "Minimalist Jokes / A Cliche Gone Bad", "Debbie Friedman The Cat", "Four Short Poems, "Who Lives Inside Me" and "Mystery of the Hole in My Pants" recorded at open mics at the Hava Nashira Songleaders workshop at Olin Sang Rubi Union Institute in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. (Sorry for the sound quality on those!)

Live Track "How to Kiss" was performed at "The Third Area: Poetry at Pharmaka" reading series in downtown Los Angeles, February 26, 2009. (Thanks to Sarah Maclay for making me read that poem!)

Live Track "I'll Give You the World" was performed at the "Poetry Idiots" reading series hosted by Steve Ramirez and Ben Trigg at the Ugly Mug Coffee House in Orange, California.

Many of the poems on this album appear in Rick Lupert's book "Making Love to the 50 Ft. Woman" (Rothco Press, 2015) which, along with his many other titles are available on amazon.com - http://amzn.to/1MugSoz

Rick Lupert thanks Julie Constantine, Michael Constantine, Their creation Brendan Constantine, Craig Taubman, The Hava Nashira Community, Rothco Press (Thanks Rob and Christine!), Sarah Maclay, Steve Ramirez and Ben Trigg, and, of course, Addie Lupert.

Visit Rick on the web at http://www.poetrysuperhighway.com/
Or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rickpoet
Or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/rickpoet

Visit Brendan Constantine on the web at http://www.BrendanConstantine.com/

See the daily web comic "Cat and Banana" written and occasionally drawn by Rick Lupert, and drawn and occasionally written by Brendan Constantine here: http://www.facebook.com/catandbanana



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