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playlist courtesy of The Dr. Demento Show

The Dr. Demento Show (live on KPPC) - May 16, 1971 (9p-11p)

playlist courtesy of The Dr. Demento Show, with very special thanks to Michael Pearce of Portland, Oregon, for archiving the original recording
NOTE: Bobby Day was a guest on Johnny Otis's show which aired from 6p-9p, right before Dr. Demento. The interview with Bobby Day spilled over a few minutes into Dr. Demento's show. The existing tape starts about 5 minutes into Dr. Demento's timeslot.

Bobby Day interview (with Johnny Otis)

Hello - The Kingsmen/Night Hawk Blues - Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra
Bluebirds Over The Mountain - Ersel Hickey
Desiree - The Charts
Indian Love Call - Leona Anderson/The Indian Rock N Roll - Bobby Gregory [played simulataneously]
(Be Zoo Be Zoo Be Zow) - unknown
Indian Love Call (ending only) - Leona Anderson/? (final drum hit only) - ?

CONTEST: Who did "Diamonds And Pearls", which was played on the show not long ago? (Answer: The Paradons)
Diamonds And Pearls (brief excerpt) - The Paradons
Mama Guitar - Don Cornell
Lightnin's Jump - Lightnin' Hopkins
Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo) - Louis Prima
Run Mountain, Chug A Little Hill - J.E. Mainer & His Mountaineers

Rock Salad:

Ito Eats (early fade) - Elvis Presley
Tomorrow Is A Long Time - Elvis Presley
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window (original version) - Bob Dylan
Honey Hush - Joe Turner

The Old Payola Roll Blues (Like The Beginning) - Stan Freberg f/ Jesse White, Music By Billy May With The Toads
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The Old Payola Roll Blues (Like the End) - Stan Freberg f/ Jesse White w/ Billy May's Orchestra & Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins [w/ sfx in background of firecrackers & machine guns]

CONTEST: Who did this record on Specialty of "Nite Owl" and "I"? Correct answer wins the record. (Answer: Tony Allen & The Champs)
I (brief excerpt) - Tony Allen & The Champs
Why I Like Roosevelt - Otis Jackson
Louisiana Man - Doug Kershaw & Big Ol' Rusty
Pale Blues - Edard Nelson

The Cottonfield Blues - Garfield Acres
Pickin' Cotton - Collins & Harlan
Last Fair Deal Gone Down - Robert Johnson
Zenda - The Key Notes
I Really Don't Want To Know - Les Paul & Mary Ford

NOTE: The Dr. Demento Show was over at this point, but because the next DJ had not showed up yet, Barry Hansen played the following records. He may have played more, since we don't know exactly when the next DJ showed up.
Boobs A Lot - The Holy Modal Rounders
Machine Gun Kelly - James Taylor