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GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
February 4, 2016  | By Jonathan Storm  | 1 comment
 
Bob Elliott, half of the legendary, semi-absurdist comedy duo of Bob & Ray, died Tuesday (2/2) at the age of 92. He and Ray Goulding were radio legends, starting at Boston’s WHDH in 1946. But they did TV, too. They had their own show, 1951-53, and appeared in various incarnations for nearly 40 years. Elliott’s son, Chris, and granddaughter, Abby, were both in the cast of Saturday Night Live, and Bob and Ray appeared on the show in its early days and in a 1979 special with female founders Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman. Here’s an audio clip of one of their most famous bits: “Slow Talkers of America.” Enjoy… – Jonathan Storm

 
 
 
 
 
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Mark Isenberg
Most folks have forgotten them and only a select few are old enough to remember them doing afternoon radio on WOR-NYC in the 1970s. Mary Backstage,Noble Wife,Wally Ballou being cut off and so many other bits worth hearing are out there in addition to the Saturday night Live special,etc. Larry Josephson has their tapes at bobandray.com if you care to hear them at their best.
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