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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - May 13, 1973 (6:13p-10p)

Special Topic: special artist Al Jolson
NOTE: This show started later than the normal 6pm start time.
OPENING: Sugar Blues - Clyde McCoy & His Orchestra
Ghost Riders In The Sky - Vaughn Monroe
Dr. Demento theme - The Persuasions
Sound Off (fade in) - Vaughn Monroe
I'm The Greek Ambassador - George Givot [missing begin; briefly faded down and up in middle]
Maharajah Of Magador - Vaughn Monroe f/ Ziggy Talent
Kickin' The Gong Around - Cab Calloway
Cobwebs And Strange - The Who

Pico And Sepulveda - James Kranyak
Snore Your Blues Away - Dave Franklin & His Franklinsteins
Blowing Bubble Gum - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Etiquette Song - Morrison & Reeves

Bozo's Song - Pinto Colvig
Circus Days - Haywire Mac
Circus Song (Carried Water For The Elephant) - Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell
The Man On The Flying Trapeze - Spike Jones & His City Slickers

G'wan Home Yer Mudder's Callin' - King's Jesters
The Bears - The Fastest Group Alive
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - Spike Jones Jr.
It Ain't Gonna Rain No More - Wendell Hall

Wild Thing - Senator Bobby
Nina-Kocka-Nina - The Dinks
Psycho - The Sonics
The Big Surfer - Brian Lord & The Midnighters

Asleep In The Deep - Al Jolson
Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday On Saturday Night - Al Jolson
Home In Pasadena - Al Jolson
My Mammy - Al Jolson
There's A Rainbow Round My Shoulder - Al Jolson

My Boomerang Won't Come Back - Charlie Drake
Squid Jiggin' Ground - Hank Snow
Hold Tight (Want Some Sea Food, Mama) - Fats Waller
Fish Man Blues - Memphis Minnie
Fishin' Blues - Henry Thomas

Muleskinner Blues - The Fendermen
Anything You Can Do - Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton
Dogfight Giggle - Todd Rundgren
Sam The Hot Dog Man - Lil Johnson
Small Sad Sam - Phil McLean

Go West Young Man - Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
Broadway New York Song - anonymous
Bottoms Up (excerpt) - Bonner Sisters
Drunkard Song - Rudy Vallee
Walnut Story - Edwin Whitney

Old McDonald Had A Farm - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
The Ballad Of Ole Svenson - Yogi Yorgesson
Johnny Apple Butter - Edith Brown
Johnny Appleseed (edit) - Dennis Day

The Mustache Song - John Ryan
Bell Bottom Trousers - Jerry Colonna
Barnacle Bill The Sailor - Frank Luther
The Navy Gets The Gravy - Jerry Lewis
The Last Blast Of The Blasted Bugler - Sonny Gianotta (narrator), Tommy Cardinale (trumpet), Phil Cammarata (writer/producer)

Gargling Pico And Sepulveda - Todd Yohlis & Jeff Greenberg
Hawaiian War Chant - Spike Jones & His Wacky Wakakians
Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
The Runaway Train - Vernon Dalhart

In Heaven There Is No Beer - Clean Living
#10 The Sexiest Gal In Town - Ruth Wallis

#9 The Vatican Rag (w/ brief intro) - Tom Lehrer
#8 Pancho Lopez - Lalo Guerrero
#7 The Ballad Of Walter Wart/It's Warts On The Flip Side That Counts - The Thorndike Pickledish Choir
#6 They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! - Napoleon XIV

#5 Who's On First - Abbott & Costello
#4 Christmas Balls - Ben Light & His Surf Club Boys
#3 Davy's Dinghy - Ruth Wallis
#2 Everybody Wants My Fanny - Benny Bell
#1 Big Bruce - Steve Greenberg
CLOSING: Sugar Blues - Clyde McCoy
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