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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - September 3, 1972 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: Top Five night

Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On The Bed Post Overnight)? - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Rock Island Line - Stan Freberg
Telstar - The Tornadoes

Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday On Saturday Night? - Al Jolson
Buffalo - Milton Berle
I Hate Music - Jerry Colonna
Inka Dinka Doo (later Decca version) - Jimmy Durante w/ Six Hits & A Miss
Birthday Cake Polka (excerpt) - Sheriff John
The Teen Commandments - Paul Anka-Geo. Hamilton IV-Johnny Nash
I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers

Black Denim Trousers - The Cheers
A Pub With No Beer - Slim Dusty

Mexican Joe - Charlie Gore & Louis Innes
Mexicali Baby - The Rio Rockers
Tequila - The Champs
El Paso - Marty Robbins

16 Tacos - Spike Jones
Huggin' And Chalkin' - Hoagy Carmichael w/ The Chickadees
Big Fat Woman - Leadbelly
Elevator Woman - Sonny Boy Williamson
I Want Every Bit Of It - Bessie Smith

Four Thousand Years Ago - Hoosier Hot Shots
Ghost Riders In The Sky - Vaughn Monroe
The Tennessee Hillbilly Ghost - Phil Harris
Last Blast Of The Blasted Bugler - Tommy Cardinale & Sonny Gianotta

But The Rock Rolls On - Norris The Troubador & The Seaboard Coastliners
The Moon Was Yellow And I Was A Little Chicken Myself - Omo The Lobo Hobo
The Chicken Song - Hendra & Ullett & Their Highly Trained Dancing Chickens
Donald Duck - Victor Young & His Orchestra (vocal: Donald King)

The Stein Song - Rudy Vallee
Honky Tonk Blues - Hank Williams
I Don't Drink To Get Drunk (excerpt) - Mrs. Omo The Lobo Hobo
Who Takes Care Of The Caretaker's Daughter - Ukulele Ike

Back To School One More Time - Jerry Blavett a/k/a The Geeter With The Heater
Back To School Again - Timmie "Oh Yeah" Rogers
The Class - Chubby Checker
School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell) - Chuck Berry
After School (excerpt) - Randy Starr
Betty Boop - Phil Spitalny
Polly Wolly Doodle - Mae Questel
I Wanna Be Loved By You - Helen Kane

Christopher Columbus - Fats Waller
Pilgrim's Progress (Take An Indian To Lunch) - Stan Freberg
Take A Whiff On Me - Leadbelly
Cocaine Blues - Freddy Countryman

I Dig Rock And Roll Music (intro only) - The Frogs
Walter Wart, The Freaky Frog - Thorndike Pickledish Pacifist Choir
I Dig Rock And Roll Music (continued) - The Frogs
It's Warts On The Flip Side That Counts - Thorndike Pickledish Pacifist Choir
You Can't Get Away From It - Bert Williams
Music Business Lament - Merv Griffin

Everybody Loves You - Little Jack Little
Cecilia - Art Gillham
With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm - Cyril Smith
(I Get Goosepimples) - Whoopee John Wilfahrt & His Orchestra

My Bebop Daddy - Lil Green
My Boy Flattop - Boyd Bennett w/ Big Mo [record sticks in middle]
Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb) - Ed "Kookie" Byrnes & Connie Stevens
Bald Head - Professor Longhair
Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl - The Barbarians
Split Level Head - Napoleon XIV

The Masochism Tango (live w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer
Why Don'tcha Do Me Right? - The Mothers Of Invention
How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come 'Round) - Prince Patridge

"The Ideal Republic" campaign speech - Williams Jennings Bryan
Washington Uptight - The Pennsylvania Players
The Seattle Hunch - Jelly Roll Morton

Route 66 - Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
All I Owe Ioway - Dick Haymes
My Little Old Shack In Minneapolis, Minnesota (excerpt) - Yogi Yorgesson w/ Johnny Duffy & The Scandahoovians
The Down Home Special - Bo Diddley

#5 (tie) Lydia, The Tattooed Lady - Groucho Marx
#5 (tie) Everybody Wants My Fanny - Benny Bell
#4 Pico And Sepulveda (The Street Song) - Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra
#3 The Old Payola Roll Blues (Like The Beginning) - Stan Freberg f/ Jesse White, Music By Billy May w/ The Toads
#3 The Old Payola Roll Blues (Like The End) - Stan Freberg f/ Jesse White w/ Billy May's Orchestra & Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires
#2 Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
#1 The Broadway / New York Song (New York Vs. Los Angeles) - anonymous [missing last word]
CLOSING: The Song From Moulin Rouge - Percy Faith & His Orchestra
next week: World War II songs (at 8:30 for a half hour or more)