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The Dr. Demento Show #09-40 - October 4, 2009

Special Topic: virtual traveling (funny songs about lots of places, and some imaginary places too)

Blow Me Down - Moneyshot Cosmonauts
Reggae Popeye - Mark McCollum
Rippy The Gator - The Arrogant Worms
The Alligator - Henry Gibson
The Coyote - Henry Gibson
The Frog - Henry Gibson
I'm In Love With A Big Blue Frog - Peter, Paul & Mary

There Is A Tavern In The Town - Wally Cox
If You Wanna Be Happy - Jimmy Soul
Ghost Walk (background only) - Borrah Minevitch & His Harmonica Rascals
Les's Morgue - Steve Goodie
Demented News With Whimsical Will

My Home Town (live) - Tom Lehrer
The Merry Minuet - The Kingston Trio
Lakeside Trailer Park - Country Dick Montana (of The Beat Farmers)
Ohio - Brak (f/ Wally Gator/The Brakettes)
Trapped In Iowa - Tony Goldmark
Miami - Martin Mull
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - They Might Be Giants
Great Canadian Moments - Royal Canadian Air Farce

Autumn In New York - Jonathan & Darlene Edwards
Talkin' New York - Bob Dylan
I Heart New York - Sudden Death
Reflections Of New York - Henry Gibson

The Eggplant That Ate Chicago - Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band
Downtown Downers Grove - Emo Philips
High School U.S.A. (Chicago Area) - Tommy Facenda
The Street (#7 from Eleven Intrusions) - Harry Partch
Hey Der Milwaukee Polka - Johnny & The Leisure Suits

Los Angeles Los Angeles - The Zanies
Goin' To Pasadena - Fun With Animals
Take Me Down - Alfred Yankovic, Tom Walters, Jon Iverson, & Joel Miller
Amish Paradise - "Weird Al" Yankovic
Hell - Squirrel Nut Zippers

Pico And Sepulveda (The Street Song) - Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra
next week: the purest nonsense

Barstow - Eight Hitchhiker Inscriptions from a Highway Railing at Barstow, California (brief excerpt of #3 bumper) - Harry Partch (conducted by Danlee Mitchell) [online version only]
Hippies Prayer - Henry Gibson [online version only]
Chula Vista - Possum [online version only]
October In Oxnard - David Hungate [online version only]
Oakland - Goodtime Washboard Three [online version only]
The Founding Of Pasadena - Bordyne (f/ Gary Busey) [online version only]
The Broadway New York Song - anonymous [online version only]
Barstow - Eight Hitchhiker Inscriptions from a Highway Railing at Barstow, California - Harry Partch (conducted by Danlee Mitchell) [online version only]