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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - April 1, 1979 (6p-10p)

Le Freak - Chic/Get Off - Foxy/Shake Your Groove Thing - Peaches & Herb [played simultaneously, before opening]
Special Topic: bring in my friend Bob David to play a lot of train records; it's my birthday
William Tell Overture - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Dead Frogs - Howard Letovsky

Old Man Atom - Sam Hinton
Not Very Neighborly - Bill Judson
Atomic Power - Fred Kirby & The Briar Hoppers
Nuclear Waste - Tuff Darts

Dinner With Drac - John Zacherle "The Cool Ghoul"
Someone Ate The Baby - Shel Silverstein
Flakes - Frank Zappa

Roll Me Over - Larry Vincent
Psychopathia Sexualis - Lenny Bruce
T'Ain't No Sin - Ian Whitcomb
The Funky Gibbon (live) - The Goodies
Laughing Song - Bob Skyles & His Skyrockets
Laughin' Louie - Louis Armstrong

You Are So Rare To Me - The Three Haircuts
Send In The Clones - Uncle Z

We Saw The Sea - Ray Noble
Hawaiian Lei Song - Ruth Wallis
Coward At The Alamo (bleeped version) - Don Bowman
The Wild West Is Where I Want To Be (live w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer

(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) (brief in-studio performance) - Musical Mike & Dr. Demento
Horses Don't Bet On People (live) - Kay Kyser
I Wish I Had A Horse - David Seville & The Chipmunks
Clip Clop - Barnes & Barnes
Ikey And Mikey - The Washboard Rhythm Kings

Rock And Roll Classroom - Conception Corporation
How Mother Made The Soup - Charley Case
That Old Black Magic - Jimmy Savo
I Need Your Help, Barry Manilow - Ray Stevens
Plastic Jesus - The Goldcoast Singers

The Runaway Train - Vernon Dalhart
Fire Ball Mail - Roy Acuff & His Smoky Mountain Boys
Wreck Of The Old 97 - Vernon Dalhart
M.T.A. - Kingston Trio
I've Got The Railroad Blues - George Reneau
Ain't We Crazy - Haywire Mac
What The Engine Done - Al Bernard

Happy Birthday To You (live in studio) - Barnes & Barnes & Sulu
Birthday Cake Polka - Sheriff John
The Garbage Man's Daughter (live in studio) - Dr. Demento w/ Barnes & Barnes & Sulu
Rock N Roll All Nite (brief in studio performance) - Dr. Demento
Seven Fathoms Deep - Kingdom
Dance Of The Inhabitants Of The Invisible City Of Bladensburg - John Fahey
Short Dresses - Jay Jay Cameron w/ King David & The Parables
The Land Of Counterpane - Barret Hansen
The Yellow Rose Of Texas - Stan Freberg

#10 Root Beer On My Nose - Dave & Dave
#9 A Day In The Life Of Green Acres - Damaskas
EXTRA: Pico And Sepulveda (The Street Song) - Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra

#8 My Name Is Larry - Wild Man Fischer
#7 High School Gym - Barnes, Barnes & Sulu
#6 Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
EXTRA: The Animal Song - King Perry & The Pied Pipers
#5 Fish Heads - Barnes & Barnes

#4 The Vatican Rag (w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer
EXTRA: Summertime Blues - The Flying Lizards
#3 Beepers And Beer - Frank Zappa
EXTRA: I Need A Vacation - Jim Backus

#2 They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! (Demented mix) - Napoleon XIV
EXTRA: The Trolley Song - Judy Garland
#1 Rubber Biscuit (w/ intro) - Blues Brothers
next week: no Dr. Demento show (coverage of California World Music Festival)