Some bands don't wait around for Weird Al to parody one of their songs, and take a pre-emptive strike and write a silly song of their own.
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After years of genius rock songs comes something completely out of left field. Basically, he mentions major historical and pop culture moments that occurred during his life. For example: Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnny Ray.
A Ska tribute to the world's greatest plumbing repair tape? Sounds funny, and it is! "Never had much luck with nails, Whoa-oh! I turn to duct tape! Staples always seem to fail, Whoa-oh! I turn to Duct tape!
With a video that has John Candy, Whoopi Goldberg, and Fred Savage how can they be serious?!
One of the shorter songs in the Beatles history...seems to have been recorded on the planet Mars.
Geoff Stephens formed a novelty band in 1966 that used a megaphone just to sound like a performer in the 20's. And it worked by having a #1 hit.
"The Words Get Stuck In My Throat," Devo
This group performed this song live in their concerts. In it, Mark Mothersbaugh uses his alias "Booji (pronounced 'Boogie') Boy", and sings in a voice that sounds like Elmo from "Sesame Street". Sample lyrics: "If I had a tiny microphone
Stuck inside my heart
It would amplify my love for you."
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