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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - June 23, 1974 (6p-10p)

Boa Constrictor - Shel Silverstein
The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati - Possum

Tell It To Me - Tenneva Ramblers
There's A Tear In My Beer Tonight - Sally Foster/Hoosier Hot Shots
I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes (excerpt) - Bob Atcher
Bury Me In My Shades - Shel Silverstein

Battle Of Kookamonga - Homer & Jethro
Pleese No Squeeza Da Banana - Louis Prima
Don't Eat The Yellow Snow - Frank Zappa
Baby Let Me Bang Your Box - Doug Clark & The Nuts
Hold Tight - Fats Waller & His Rhythm

Arima Tonight, Sangre Grande Tomorrow Night - Wilmoth Houdini
Banana Boat - Stan Freberg
Oh, Roscoe - Red Stanley
Chicken Fat - Robert Preston

Miracles From Molecules - Buddy Baker
Can You Dig It - Jerry Samuels
Why A Duck - Marx Bros.

By The Beautiful Sea - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Delicious! - Jim Backus & Friend

Birthday Cake Polka - Sheriff John
Happy Birthday To You (live in studio) - Dr. Demento & Captain Chaos
Martian March - The Roto Rooter Good Time Christmas Band
Je T'Aime, Moi Non Plus - Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg [skip in record]

Adorable Dora - Gordon Wallace
At The Moving Picture Ball (excerpt) - Freddie Fisher "Schnicklefritz"
The Humphrey Bogart Rhumba - Freddy Martin
Frank Zappa requests "Mannish Boy"
Mannish Boy (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento

The Freckle Song - Larry Vincent & His Look Out Boys
Bumble Bee Invaded - Billy Mitchell
Little Orley And Pancake - Lumpy Brannum

Dr. Demento theme - The Persuasions
Thank You For All Those Cards And Letters (brief in-studio parody) - Dr. Demento
I'm No Communist (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento
Listen To The Mockingbird - Mr. Fred Lowery
Lena, The Large Economy Size - The Sportsmen
Satisfy Me One More Time - Frank Sinatra

Christmas Tree Song - Pearl Five
News Of The World - Cliff Nazarro
Mr. President - Dickie Goodman
Mannish Boy (excerpt, slowed down at end) - Muddy Waters
Nite Owl - Tony Allen & The Champs

Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters

El Capitan - Sousa's Band
Wurzl Fudge In London - Ian Whitcomb
Subway Song - Nicola Paone

I (Found) My Mama - Milton Berle/Michael Chimes Harmonicas
Little Orley And The Moon - Lumpy Brannum
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - William Shatner
Twinkle Twinkle Little Earth - Leonard Nimoy

#20 Der Fuehrer's Face - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
#19 Shaving Cream - Paul Wynn
Shaving Cream (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento

School Is Out (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento
#18 I Want A Bowlegged Woman - Bull Moose Jackson
#17 Dragnet Goes To Kindergarten - Ricky Vera
#16 The Vatican Rag (w/ brief intro) - Tom Lehrer
#15 The Martian Hop - The Ran-Dells
#14 The Ballad Of Ben Gay - Ben Gay & The Silly Savages
#13 Drowning In The Surf - Stan Ross
Summertime, Summertime (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento

#12 Highly Illogical - Leonard Nimoy
#11 Boobs A Lot - The Holy Modal Rounders
#10 The Funniest Song In The World - Groucho Marx

#9 Redback On The Toilet Seat - Slim Newton
#8 The Nixorcist - Perfectly Clear

#7 Poisoning Pigeons In The Park (orchestral version) - Tom Lehrer
#6 Split Level Head - Napoleon XIV

#5 Eleanor Rigby - Doodles Weaver

#4 The Ballad Of Irving ("schlepping" version) - Frank Gallop
#3 Friendly Neighborhood Narco Agent - Jef Jaisun
#2 A Clean Song - Oscar Brand
#1 Deteriorata - National Lampoon
CLOSING: (Santa Monica) - ?
next week: Doodles Weaver on; the Crepitation Contest