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Eric Idle

voc, *1943 GB, South Shields
Singer / Composer / Songwriter of Pop and Spoken Word

English comedian, actor, author, singer and songwriter, born March 29, 1943 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. He was married to Lyn Ashley from 1969 to 1975 (divorced). He is best known for being a member of Monty Python and The Rutles as Dirk McQuickly.

     
Genres
  • Pop
  • Spoken Word
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
One Foot In The Grave (Original 7" Mix) on One Foot In The Grave by Eric Idle feat. Richard Wilson
Really Nice Day - Soundtrack on The Wild by Various Artists
Galaxy DNA Song on Galaxy DNA Song by Eric Idle
Really Nice Day (Finale) on The Wild by Various Artists
Fuck Christmas on Fuck Christmas by Eric Idle
The Mikado: I've Got a Little List on The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan & English National Opera
The Mikado: The Flowers That Bloom In the Spring on The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan & English National Opera
The Mikado: Here's a How-De-Do on The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan & English National Opera
The Mikado: There Is the Beauty In the Bellow of the Blast on The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan & English National Opera
The Mikado: On a Tree By a River (Tit Willow) on The Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan & English National Opera

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
The Rutland Isles: A Visit To Liberaçion And ParañoiaEric Idle2003Album
The Rutland Isles SamplerEric Idle2003Album
Eric Idle Sings Monty Python (Live In Concert)Eric Idle2000Album
That's DeathEric Idle1996Single
One Foot In The GraveEric Idle Featuring Richard Wilson1994Album
The Hokey Cokey / One Foot In The GraveCaptain Sensible / Eric Idle Featuring Richard Wilson1994Single
The MikadoGilbert & Sullivan, Lesley Garrett, Eric Idle, Felicity Palmer, Bonaventura Bottone, Richard Van Allan, The English National Opera Orchestra And The English National Opera Chorus1986Album
The Rutland Weekend Television Song BookEric Idle and Neil Innes1976Album
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