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The Dr. Demento Show (on KMET) - August 12, 1973 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: our Dr. Demento top 25 for so far in 1973
OPENING: Sugar Blues - Clyde McCoy
NOTE: This show was pre-recorded because Dr. Demento was in Minneapolis this week.
Dr. Hackenbush - Groucho Marx

The Little Blue Man - Betty Johnson
Am I Blue - Ethel Waters
The Blue Danube - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
The Battle Of Kookamonga - Homer & Jethro

The Big Apple - Tommy Dorsey & His Clambake Seven
Do The New York (excerpt) - Arden & Ohman
New York New York - Robert Shaw, conductor
Buffalo - Milton Berle

Your Feet's Too Big - Fats Waller
Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
The Great Bell - Marty Feldman
The Hockey Song - Stompin' Tom Connors

Smoke, Smoke, Smoke - Bobby Boris Pickett
Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
The Teen Commandments - Paul Anka-Geo. Hamilton IV-Johnny Nash
Come Up And See Me Sometime - Mae West

Dr. Demento Theme - The Persuasions
Sweet Georgia Brown - The Mills Brothers
Hold Tight - Andrews Sisters
Freda, My Clam Digger Sweetheart - Yogi Yorgesson
Chicken Song - Hendra & Ullett
Chicken - The Cheers

I'm No Communist - Grandpa Jones
Money - Big Jim Buchanan
How Much Is That Pickle In The Window - Mickey Katz
Michaels Market - Mad Man Michaels

The Lady Is A Tramp - Sophie Tucker
Hallelujah I'm A Bum - Haywire Mac
Gambler's Guitar - Rusty Draper
My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama - The Mothers Of Invention
Boy Wonder, I Love You - Burt Ward

The Thing - Phil Harris
The Eggplant That Ate Chicago - Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band
We Will All Go Together When We Go (live w/ partial intro) - Tom Lehrer
The Last Blast Of The Blasted Bugler - Phil Camarata, Sonny Gionatta, Tommy Cardinale

The Old Dope Peddler (Reprise version) - Tom Lehrer
Oh, What We Grow (Down In Old Mexico) - The Crown City Four
The Piccolo Song - Judy Marshall w/ Joe Banana & The Bunch
The Dinghy Song - Ruth Wallis
Wet Dream - Max Romeo

#25 William Tell Overture - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
#24 Mechanical Man - Bent Bolt & The Nuts
#23 Hot Nuts - Lil Johnson

#22 Bounce Your Boobies - Rusty Warren
#21 Lydia, The Tattooed Lady - Groucho Marx

#20 Pancho Lopez - Lalo Guerrero
#19 Laurel & Hardy Theme - The Roto Rooter Good Time Christmas Band
#18 Sahra Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out - Shel Silverstein
#17 Ain't We Crazy - Haywire Mac
EXTRA: John And Marsha - Stan Freberg

#16 Dueling Tubas - Martin Mull
#15 Knockers Up - Rusty Warren
#14 Nincompoops Have All The Fun - Yogi Yorgesson
EXTRA: Pachalafaka - Soupy Sales

#13 Big Ten-Inch Record - Bull Moose Jackson
#12 Everybody Wants My Fanny - Benny Bell
EXTRA: Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina) - Rosemary Clooney
#11 Delicious! - Jim Backus & Friend

#10 Ya Wanna Buy A Bunny - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
EXTRA: With Me Little Ukelele In My Hand - George Formby
Revolution 9 (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento
#9 The Ballad Of Walter Wart/It's Warts On The Flip Side That Counts - The Thorndike Pickledish Pacifist Choir
#8 Davy's Dinghy - Ruth Wallis
EXTRA: The Eighth Wonder Of The World - Larry Storch

#7 Shaving Cream - Paul Wynn
#6 The Vatican Rag (w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer
EXTRA: How D'Ye Do And Shake Hands - Groucho Marx, Jane Wyman, Jimmy Durante, Danny Kaye
#5 Who's On First - Abbott & Costello

#4 It's A Gas - Alfred E. Neuman
EXTRA: Sploghm - Slim Gaillard & The Flat Foot Floogee Boys
#3 They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! - Napoleon XIV
EXTRA: Hooray, Hooray, I'm Going Away - Beatrice Kay

#2 Big Bruce - Steve Greenberg
#1 Boobs A Lot - The Holy Modal Rounders
CLOSING: ? - Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelly