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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - June 3, 1973 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: the history of legal and illegal highs

OPENING: Sugar Blues - Clyde McCoy
The Old Dope Peddler (original studio version) - Tom Lehrer

The Blob - The Five Blobs
Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman
The Music Business Lament - Merv Griffin w/ Freddy Martin
The B-I-B-L-E - Karl & Harty

Statesboro Blues - Blind Willie McTell
Rocket 69 - Todd Rhodes & Connie Allen
Cave Man - Jim Backus
Teach Me Tiger - April Stevens

I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat - Mel Blanc
How Birds Sing (intro only) - Charles Kellogg
The Chicken Song - Hendra & Ullett
The Duck's Yas Yas - Good Tone Banjo Boys
Sorta On The Border - Tony Martin

Hokey Pokey Diddle Dee Rum - Wendell Hall
The Frozen Logger - The Weavers
Minneapolis Ain't Talkin' To St. Paul - Roberts Bros. Trio
Ac-cent-tu-ate The Positive - Johnny Mercer

The Alphabet Song - The Three Stooges
Latino's Nightmare - Wally Fernez & The Amigos
Loco Baseball - Eddie Lawrence
Pale Blues - Edard Nelson
Hello D.J. (Bleeped version) - Don Bowman

Chasing Shadows - Django Reinhardt & His Gypsy Strings
Gitarzan - Ray Stevens

You Turn Me On - Ian Whitcomb
Heroes Of The Rocker Pack - Ian Whitcomb
End Of My Old Cigar - Ian Whitcomb
Naked Ape - Ian Whitcomb
College Life - Ian Whitcomb
The Day The Ladies Take Power - Ian Whitcomb
They Go Wild, Simply Wild Over Me - Ian Whitcomb

The Pizza Song - Dick Biondi
One Meat Ball - Andrews Sisters
Fish - Leona Anderson
Song Of The Woodpecker - Billy Mitchell

The Masochism Tango (live) - Tom Lehrer

Mellow Pot Blues (excerpt) - Buster Bennett [stopped briefly, then restarted]
Dope Head Blues (excerpt) - Victoria Spivey
Junker's Blues - Champion Jack Dupree
Cocaine Habit - Memphis Jug Band
Reefer Head Woman - Buster Bennett
Junco Partner - James Waynes
Can't Kick The Habit - Jack Dupree
Drunk - Jimmy Liggins

Chant Of The Weed - Don Redman & His Orchestra
If You're A Viper - Rosetta Howard
Reefer Man - Harlan Lattimore
Here Comes The Man With The Jive - Stuff Smith
Who Put The Benzedrine In Mrs. Murphy's Ovaltine - Harry The Hipster Gibson

Benzedrine Blues - Texas Rhythm Boys
I'm A Ding Dong Daddy (From Dumas) (excerpt) - Bob Wills & Tommy Duncan
Cocaine - Dick Justice
Cocaine Blues - Freddy Countryman
We Must Have Beer (brief excerpt) - The Light Crust Doughboys
Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams & His Western Caravan

I Get A Kick Out Of You (excerpt) - Ethel Merman
Marijuana Boogie (excerpt) - Lalo Guerrero
Marijuana Hell (brief excerpt) - Ron Nagle
Clink, Clink, Another Drink (edit) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
The Twelve Days Of Christmas - Mushroom Tab. Choir
Kicks (brief excerpt) - Paul Revere & The Raiders
I Couldn't Get High - The Fugs
Friendly Neighborhood Narco Agent - Jef Jaisun

In The Old County Jail - Kiddoodlers
Rubber Biscuit - The Chips

Pico And Sepulveda - Wild West 4th Floor of USC
Pico And Sepulveda - Todd Yollis & Jeff Greenberg
Pico And Sepulveda (The Street Song) - Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra

#10 The Man On The Flying Trapeze - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
#9 Knockers Up - Rusty Warren
#8 It's A Gas - Alfred E. Neuman

#7 Nincompoops Have All The Fun - Yogi Yorgesson
#6 Big Bruce - Steve Greenberg
#5 Pancho Lopez - Lalo Guerrero
#4 Who's On First - Abbott & Costello
EXTRA: My Blue Heaven - ?

#3 Boobs A Lot (early fade) - The Holy Modal Rounders
#2 They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! (early fade) - Napoleon XIV
#1 Walter Wart, The Freaky Frog/It's Warts On The Flip Side That Counts - The Thorndike Pickledish Pacifist Choir
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