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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) - May 30, 1971

Mockin' Bird Hill - Les Paul & Mary Ford
Whispering (brief accidental excerpt) - Les Paul & Mary Ford
Dearest (early fade) - Mickey & Sylvia
Drive-In - The Beach Boys
Cinnamon Cinder (excerpt) - The Pastel Six
The Bunny Hop (excerpt) - Ray Anthony
Poor Boy - The Royaltones

CONTEST: What is the name of the English rock band that made this next record? Correct answer wins the record. (Answer: John's Children)
Smashed! Blocked! (excerpt) - John's Children
Party Doll - Buddy Knox [speed fluctuation at beginning]
She's Neat (excerpt) - Dale Wright
Ballad Of Water Wart (Brrriggett) - The Thorndike Pickledish Choir
Yup - Duane Eddy
It's Warts On The Flip Side That Counts - The Thorndike Pickledish Choir

Blue Danube Waltz (brief in-studio harmonica performance) - Captain Heavy
Too Fat Polka - Arthur Godfrey
Derbytown - Old Ced Odom & Lil "Diamonds" Hardaway
They're Red Hot - Robert Johnson
Gee - The Crows

Singin' The Blues - Guy Mitchell
Astro Boy (excerpt) - The Cosmic Rangers
Suzuki - The Sudells
East L.A. - Bobby Arlin (w/ voiceover by Captain Heavy)
Chicano Power - Thee Midniters
Wipe Out (excerpt) - The Surfaris
The Man (excerpt) - Passion Sunday
The Charleston (brief in-studio performance) - The John Chucky Singers
Everybody's Had The Blues (excerpt) - Kingdom

The Pub With No Beer - Slim Dusty [started at 33 1/3 rpm instead of 45 rpm]
L.S.D. 25 - The Gamblers
Garbage Dump - Charlie Manson
When Things Go Wrong With You - Tampa Red

Shirley - The Schoolboys
You're Just In Love - Ethel Merman & Dick Haymes
Pink Shoe Laces - Dodie Stevens
Surfer Strip - The Persuaders

From Beyond - Ritchie Valens
Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues - Buddy Holly
The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor - The Big Bopper

CONTEST: Tell us any of the numerous San Gabriel Valley bands that Captain Heavy has been in. Correct answer wins his new Specialty single. (Answers: Kingdom, Renaissance Fair, and many others)
Pale Blues (excerpt) - Edard Nelson (w/ live additional vocal by Captain Heavy)
Sometimes (When I'm All Alone) - Danny & The Juniors
Keep A-Drivin' - Chuck Willis [started at 33 1/3 rpm instead of 45 rpm]
Something You Got - Alvin Robinson
The Crazy Little House On The Hill - Gene Lamar & His Blue Flames
Memories Of El Monte - The Penguins
The Beating Of My Heart - The Moonglows
? (brief excerpt) - ?
Now I Lay Me Down To Dream - Martha Lou Harp