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  1. #41
    Hey, I lived in Riverside from late 1993 to early 1996. How did I miss him?

    The closest I've seen him is on his Live DVD.
    Yo momma. That's right, I said "yo momma".

  2. #42
    Bel-Cam Jos,

    That's where I saw him too! I lived in Riverside from '93 - 95. The animation festival was great and the line for Weird Al was long. But I did learn one thing from a fellow fan. Always bring a Polaroid Instamatic camera with you. You can take a photo of yourself with the celebrity, and then have them sign the bottom of the photo. To this day, that's what I do at all the autograph sessions I go to.
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  3. #43
    ESB in 1980.
    TPM in 1999.
    1999 - 1980 = 19
    I realized my mistake the next day, but was unable to get to the computer.


  4. #44
    No prob, smurfvader. I just like to make obscure numbers charts. :happy:

    Here's an alphabetical list of Weird Al's songs (think it's all of them):
    Achy Breaky Song
    Addicted to Spuds
    Airline Amy
    Amish Paradise
    Another One Rides the Bus
    Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters From a Planet Near Mars
    Bedrock Anthem
    Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota
    Bite Me
    Bohemian Polka
    Buckingham Blues
    Buy Me a Condo
    Cable TV
    Callin' In Sick
    Cavity Search
    Christmas at Ground Zero
    Dare to be Stupid
    Dog Eat Dog
    Don't Wear Those Shoes
    Eat It
    Everything You Know is Wrong
    Frank's 2000" TV
    Fun Zone
    Gandhi II
    Generic Blues
    George of the Jungle
    Girls Just Want to Have Lunch
    Good Enough For Now
    Good Old Days
    Gotta Boogie
    Grapefruit Diet
    Happy Birthday
    Harvey the Wonder Hamster
    Headline News
    Here's Johnny
    Hooked on Polkas
    I Can't Watch This
    I Lost on Jeopardy
    I Love Rocky Road
    I Remember Larry
    I Think I'm a Clone Now
    I Want a New Duck
    I Was Only Kidding
    I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead
    I'm So Sick of You
    Isle Thing
    It's All About the Pentiums
    Jerry Springer
    Jurassic Park
    King of Suede
    Let Me Be Your Hog
    Like a Surgeon
    Living With a Hernia
    Livin' In the Fridge
    Midnight Star
    Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies
    Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung
    Mr. Popeil
    My Baby's In Love with Eddie Vedder
    My Bologna
    Nature Trail to Hell
    One More Minute
    One Of Those Days
    Phony Calls
    Polka Party!
    Polka Power!
    Polkas on 45
    Polka Your Eyes Out
    Pretty Fly for a Rabbi
    She Drives Like Crazy
    She Never Told Me She Was a Mime
    Since You've Been Gone
    Slime Creatures from Outer Space
    Smells Like Nirvana
    Spatula City
    Stop Draggin' My Car Around
    Stuck in a Closet with Vanna White
    Such a Groovy Guy
    Syndicated Inc.
    Taco Grande
    Talk Soup
    That Boy Could Dance
    The Alternative Polka
    The Brady Bunch
    The Check's In the Mail
    The Hot Rocks Polka
    The Night Santa Went Crazy
    The Plumbing Song
    The Saga Begins
    The Weird Al Show Theme
    The White Stuff
    Theme from Rocky XIII
    This Is the Life
    (This Song's Just) Six Words Long
    Toothless People
    Traffic Jam
    Trigger Happy
    Truck Drivin' Song
    Velvet Elvis
    Waffle King
    When I Was Your Age
    You Don't Love Me Anymore
    You Make Me
    Young, Dumb and Ugly
    Your Horoscope For Today

    What's YOUR Top 14 list? Why fourteen? Better than a baker's dozen, that's why!
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  5. #45
    My top 5 in no particular order.
    The Saga BeginsTruck Drivin' Song
    Eat It

    I like most of his songs, but a few get annoying.

    Does anyone here listen to the Dr. Demento show? I don't think we get it in my area.
    Yo momma. That's right, I said "yo momma".

  6. #46
    Another one Rides the Bus
    Saga begins
    Eat it
    I lost on Jepordy
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  7. #47
    BCJ, maybe you left them off the list on purpose, but I noticed you don't have the songs Polkamon and Spy Hard, which Al did for a Pokemon movie and Spy Hard.

    EDIT-I was checking out Al's site, and I noticed he lists some non album songs he has created.

    It's Still Billy Joel To Me
    School Cafeteria
    Take Me Down

    It also lists that Spy Hard song as Theme From Spy Hard, and that Polkamon song is from Pokemon the Movie 2000.
    Last edited by James Boba Fettfield; 04-20-2003 at 10:05 PM.
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  8. #48
    'Weird Al' Yankovic takes on hits by a whole new crop of pop stars on his latest album, 'Poodle Hat,' due May 20 via Way Moby/Volcano. On the 12-track set, the musical parody veteran reworks well-known songs by such artists as Eminem (news - web sites), Avril Lavigne (news), and Nelly.

    The album's lead track is 'Couch Potato,' a commentary on America's obsession with media and celebrity, set to Eminem's 'Lose Yourself.' Because Yankovic is going along with Eminem's wishes, the song won't be supported by the type of video treatment that has become the hallmark of past 'Weird Al' projects.

    'Eminem gave his approval for me to use 'Couch Potato' (my 'Lose Yourself' parody) as a track on my new album, but he wouldn't allow me to do a video for it,' Yankovic tells 'He somehow feels that a 'Weird Al' video would detract from his legacy or make people take him less seriously. I have to respect his decision, but it's obviously very disappointing for me -- it would have been an absolutely amazing video.'

    Elsewhere on 'Poodle Hat,' Lavigne's 'Complicated' becomes 'A Complicated Song,' while Nelly's 'Hot in Herre' is morphed into 'Trash Day.' Yankovic also turns Billy Joel (news)'s 'Piano Man' into a 'Spiderman' parody as 'Ode to a Superhero,' and the Backstreet Boys (news - web sites)' 'I Want It That Way' into the send-up 'eBay.'

    In keeping with tradition, the album also features one of the accordion-playing musician's trademark polka medleys. The 'Angry White Boy Polka' finds him incorporating snippets of songs by Rage Against The Machine, Papa Roach, System Of A Down, and the White Stripes, among others.

    'Poodle Hat' also boasts original songs such as 'Hardware Store,' 'Party at the Leper Colony,' 'Wanna B Ur Lovr,' and the Bob Dylan homage 'Bob.' Ben Folds guests on the track "Why Does This Always Happen to Me,' while Dweezil Zappa appears on a tribute to his father, Frank Zappa ('Genius in France').

    Yankovic and his band -- guitarist Jim West, bassist Steve Jay, and drummer Jon 'Bermuda' Schwartz -- will kick off an extensive North American tour June 19 in Del Mar, Calif. Promising a 'high-energy, multimedia extravaganza complete with hilarious video montages and elaborate costume changes,' the tour will wrap with a Sept. 7 finale in Santa Clara, Calif.

    'Poodle Hat' is the follow-up to 1999's 'Running With Scissors,' which peaked at No. 16 on The Billboard 200. That set parodied songs by the Barenaked Ladies, the Offspring, Puff Daddy, and others.
    I just read that on Yahoo! Music page.
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  9. #49
    Here is a rather similar article on
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  10. #50
    Originally posted by Rogue II
    My top 5 in no particular order.
    The Saga BeginsTruck Drivin' Song
    Eat It
    Originally posted by kidhuman
    Another one Rides the Bus
    Saga begins
    Eat it
    I lost on Jepordy
    Originally posted by Bel-Cam Jos
    What's YOUR Top 14 list? Why fourteen? Better than a baker's dozen, that's why!
    Can't you read? What, are you all Young, Dumb, and Ugly or something? I'm So Sick of You! I Can't Watch This! It's as if Everything [I] Know is Wrong. I'm Callin' in Sick. Sad...

    hee hee!
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