Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Harry Shearer released his new album Greed and Fear

Harry Shearer, the famous comedy actor, is also a famous singer. His latest music CD titled Greed and Fear talks about evil practices of American Banks. The 66 year old actor even won two Grammy Nominations for his previous two albums9 Songs of the Bushmen and Songs Pointed and Pointless.

A multi-faceted genius, Harry Shearer is an actor, comedian, writer, voice artist, musician, author and radio host. He is known for his long running role on the Simpsons. He also appeared in Saturday Night Live, “Spinal Tap” a comedy band. He also did some popular radio programs such as Le Show.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Harry Shearer started as a child actor. In 1953, he debuted as a child actor in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars. In 1957, Shearer played the precursor to the Eddie Haskell character in the pilot episode for the TV series Leave It to Beaver. From 1969 to 1976, Shearer remained a member of The Credibility Gap, a radio comedy group.

Here is a video clip where Harry Shearer talks about his new album.