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The Dr. Demento Show #10-20 - May 16, 2010

Special Topic: the golden era of novelty hit singles (the years from 1956 to 1966)

Smells Like Karen Carpenter - Moneyshot Cosmonauts
Attack Of The Cougar - Evan Wecksell
Toast (Live) - Heywood Banks
Bathroom Blues - Max DeGroot
Waking Up Is Hard To Do - The Laryngospasms

The Boston Tea Party - Stan Freberg
Never Tell A Woman Yes - The Monkees
Be Prepared (live) - Tom Lehrer
Demented News With Whimsical Will

Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
Heartbreak Hotel - Stan Freberg
"You blew the ending..." - Elvis Presley [online version only]
Flying Saucer The 2nd - Buchanan & Goodman
What Is A Teenage Girl? - Tom Edwards
Ain't Got No Home - Clarence Henry "Frog Man"
Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare) - Lou Monte
Witch Doctor - The Music Of David Seville
The Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley
Everyone Was There - Bob Kayli

Charlie Brown - The Coasters
The Class - Chubby Checker
Ski King - E. C. Beatty
Russian Band Stand - Spencer & Spencer w/ the Sonia Pryor Choir
Alley-Oop - Hollywood Argyles
Psycho - Bobby Hendricks

Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp) - Barry Mann
The Big Draft - The Four Preps
The John Birch Society - Chad Mitchell Trio
Speed Ball - Ray Stevens
The Lone Teen Ranger - Jerry Landis

May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose - "Little" Jimmy Dickens
The Crusher - The Novas
You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd - Roger Miller
Downtown - Mrs. Miller

They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! - Napoleon XIV
next week: the D-Pod shuffle spins again

Blah, Blah, Blah - Nicola Paone [online version only]
Ahab, The Arab - Ray Stevens [online version only]
Don't Go Near The Eskimos - Ben Colder [online version only]
Speedy Gonzales - Pat Boone [online version only]
Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport - Rolf Harris [online version only]
Pepino The Italian Mouse - Lou Monte [online version only]