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playlist courtesy of The Dr. Demento Show, with very special thanks to Michael Pearce of Portland, Oregon, for archiving the original recording

The Dr. Demento Show (live on KPPC) - January 28, 1971 (9p-11p)

NOTE: This is the first Dr. Demento show that was two hours long. Prior to this they were an hour long.
NOTE: At this point, Dr. Demento's show was a segment of Steven Segal's show on KPPC.
NOTE: The first 3 sets (everything prior to the first CONTEST) are missing from the aircheck tape.

Bumble Boogie - Jack Fina/Freddy Martin [not on aircheck]
Jack The Bellboy - Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra [not on aircheck]
Walkin' The Blues - Jack Dupree [not on aircheck]
Everybody Ought To Make A Change - Sleepy John Estes [not on aircheck]

Sh-Boom - The Chords [not on aircheck]
Up On The Mountain - The Magnificents [not on aircheck]
The Letter - Vernon Green & The Medallions [not on aircheck]
Rumble - Link Wray [not on aircheck]

CONTEST: What is the group's name who did the R&B vocal record "Chicken"/"Cool Short" on the Titan label? Answer and you will win the record. (Answer: The Olympics)

Paul Lagos & Don "Sugarcane" Harris in-studio guests

Sister Jenny - Johnny Fuller
Open The Door Richard! - Jack McVea & His All Stars/I Hear Ya Knocking - Gale Storm
Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - Brother Claude Ely

CONTEST: What label did "Paradise Hill" by Johnny Flamingo (written by Duke Ellington) appear on in the 1950s? Answer and you will win the record. (Answer: Specialty)
Ain't We Crazy - Haywire Mac (Harry McClintock)
When The Atom Bomb Fell - Karl & Harty
Hitler Lives - Herman the Hermit

Rock Salad (requests from two weeks ago):

You Mean Everything To Me - The Spades
CLOSING: Harlem Nocturne (early fade) - The Viscounts