Genres, Comedy, parody. Occupation(s), Disc jockey. Years active, 1970– present. Associated acts, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Whimsical Will. Barret Eugene " Barry" Hansen (born April 2, 1941), better known as Dr. Demento, is an ... He is credited with introducing new generations of listeners to artists of the early and middle 20th ...


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Oct 29, 2012 ... Here's something kind of funny: Over the course of his long and varied career, ... homemade tapes of his music to popular offbeat DJ, Dr. Demento, who was known for ... stayed relevant on- and offline far longer than many of the artist's he's parodied. ... It's Much Easier to Parody a Song Than a Whole Genre.


"Weird Al" Yankovic discography and songs: Music profile for "Weird Al" Yankovic , born 23 October 1959. Genres: Musical Parody, Comedy Rock, Comedy Rap. Albums ... Related Artists. Al's Band, Dr. Demento ..... Official 80s discussion thread · Which artist on the RYM top 100 album/singles chart have you met in person?


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Mar 2, 2018 ... In the world of novelty records — a genre noted for its extensive back ... Artist Playlists ... "Weird Al" Yankovic carried the torch of musical humor more proudly and ... fan of the Dr. Demento show, drawing inspiration from the parodies of ... "I Lost on Jeopardy" (a send-up of the Greg Kihn Band's "Jeopardy"), ...


In that time, he's elevated the novelty record -- in all its myriad styles -- to a high trash culture art form. He's made hits out of 40-year-old records that no one had ...


Feb 16, 2017 ... There's nothing like him in the history of funny music. ... He remembers being a kid in Memphis the first time he heard Yankovic on Dr. Demento. .... By then, Yankovic had also recruited the band that remains intact ... Coolio was not a fan of Yankovic's ''Amish Paradise,'' a parody of the rap artist's biggest hit.


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