Bill Engvall

Here's Your Sign

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Bill Engvall's debut album Here's Your Sign is a reasonably funny collection of country-oriented standup comedy. Engvall is certainly more urbane than the cornball comedians that formed the backbone of the Grand Ole Opry's comedic contigent, yet much of his humor won't play well with those accustomed to, say, Jerry Seinfeld. Nevertheless, Engvall is sharper and more clever than, say, Jeff Foxworthy, even if he doesn't have a gimmick as catchy as "you know you're a redneck." Instead, Engvall is simply a solid journeyman comedian, and if Here's Your Sign isn't consistently hilarious, it at least offers enough good jokes to make it worth a listen.

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