Aesop's Fables (album)

Aesop's Fables (album)

Infobox Album
Name = Aesop's Fables: The Smothers Brothers Way
Type = studio
Longtype =
Artist = Smothers Brothers

Released = March 15, 1965
Recorded =
Genre = comedy
Length =
Label = Mercury Records
Producer =
Reviews =
Last album = " 1965
This album = Aesop's Fables: The Smothers Brothers Way 1965
Next album = Mom Always Liked You Best!" 1966

"Aesop's Fables: The Smothers Brothers Way" was the seventh comedy album by the Smothers Brothers (released March 15, 1965 on Mercury Records). Seven of Aesop's more famous stories and morals are related in this album (or what are intended to be his fables but are often overshadowed by the bickering of the two brothers). The songs were written by John McCarthy.

Track listing

#"Overture—Aesop's Fables Our Way" (2:03)
#"The Greedy Dog" (2:20)
#"A Fox (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)" (0:24)—Running gag throughout the record where Tom wishes he could be something else but then something happens to quickly convince him that maybe he had better stay himself.
#"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" (4:52)
#"A Fly (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)" (0:21)
#"The Dog and the Thief" (3:20)
#"A Worm (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)" (0:20)
#"The Farmer and His Sons" (4:26)
#"A Jellyfish (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)" (0:15)
#"The Bird and the Jar" (6:23)—Explores the saying "Necessity is the mother of invention."
#"A Mosquito (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)" (0:21)
#"The Two Frogs" (4:24)
#"A Car (Maybe I'd Better Stay Me)" (0:45)
#"Aesop Knew (Reprise)" (1:49)

Complete Discography

*"Live at the Purple Onion", 1961
*"The Two Sides of the Smothers Brothers", 1962
*"Think Ethnic!", 1963
*"Curb Your Tongue, Knave", 1963
*"It Must Have Been Something I Said!", 1964
*"", 1965
*"Aesop's Fables", 1965
*"Mom Always Liked You Best!", 1966
*"The Smothers Brothers Play It Straight", 1966
*"Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour", 1968
*"Golden Hits of the Smothers Brothers, Vol. 2", 1969
*"", 1988


External links

* [ Smothers Brothers discography]

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