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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KPPC) - May 2, 1971 (9p-11p)

NOTE: This is the first Sunday night Dr. Demento show and the first time the show was given its own timeslot, instead of being part of Steven Segal's Thursday night timeslot.
NOTE: This is the first Dr. Demento show featuring a sidekick (not counting Steven Segal). Captain Heavy (Edard Nelson) makes his first appearance on this show.

Go! Go! Go! - Roy Orbison
Mystery Train - Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill
Ghost Riders In The Sky - Vaughn Monroe
Pico And Sepulveda (The Street Song) - Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra
Flamingo Express - The Royaltones
Poor Boy - The Royaltones
Dirty Robber (single version) - The Waliers
Tall Cool One - The Wailers

My True Story - The Jive Five [accidentally started at 33 1/3 rpm instead of 45 rpm]
Tell Me A Story - Jimmy Boyd w/ Frankie Laine
A Story Untold - The Nutmegs
Hoppy's Good Luck Coin - Hopalong Cassidy

Number 29 - Wesley Wallace
The Wolverine Blues - Jelly Roll Morton
Get Happy - Art Tatum

Surfin' Bird (demented mix) - The Trashmen
Come On-A My House - Rosemary Clooney
Spike Jones Murders Carmen (part 1) - Spike Jones

It's All Over Now - The Valentinos w/ Bobby Womack
Not Fade Away - The Crickets w/ Buddy Holly
Fortune Teller - Benny Spellman
That's No Way To Get Along (first version) - Robert Wilkins
You Gotta Move - Fred McDowell

Pale Blues - Edard Nelson
Instrumental Round - Moondog & His Friends
Double Bass Duo - Moondog & His Friends
Why Spend The Dark Night With You? - Moondog & His Friends

Hurry And Bring It Back Home - Barbecue Bob
The Pony Blues - Charley Patton
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean - Blind Lemon Jefferson

We Belong Together - Robert & Johnny
Ten Commandments Of Love - Harvey & The Moonglows
Pretend - Nat King Cole
A Fallen Tear - The El Dorados
Driftwood - The Wailers