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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - August 25, 1974 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: silly surfing songs

The Java Jive - The Ink Spots

Bright College Days (live w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer
Stein Song - Rudy Vallee & The Connecticut Yankees
There Is A Tavern In The Town - Wally Cox
Transfusion - Nervous Norvus

I Can't Quit Cigarettes - Jimmy Martin
Tell It To Me - Tenneva Ramblers
Red Wing - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Red Wing (last verse only) - Shannon Quartet
26 Miles - Four Preps

The Big Surfer - Brian Lord & The Midnighters
Surfin' On A Swingin' Soiree (excerpt) - Marcell's Collegians
Surfin' Bird (Demented Mix) - The Trashmen
King Of The Surf (Part 1) - Jose Jiminez
Surfer's Rule - The Beach Boys

An Onion And You - Betty Clooney
I Love Onions - Susan Christie
She Knows Her Onions - The Happiness Boys
Have Some Madeira M'Dear - Flanders & Swann

Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl - Bessie Smith

Big Leg Emma - The Mothers Of Invention
Hawaiian War Chant - Spike Jones & His Wacky Wakakiians
Ying Tong Song - The Goons

The Noon Balloon To Rangoon - Nervous Norvus
Nyok Nyok Nyok - Hawthorne w/ Ike Carpenter & Royal Hoganites
Martian March (single version) - Roto Rooter Good Time Christmas Band
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - William Shatner
Chederanian National Anthem - The Mystic Knights Of The Oingo Boingo

There's A Doggone Ding In My Ding Dong Board - Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos
Gremmie On The Loose - Sounds Of Silly Surfers
I'm Surfin' - George W. Husak
The Monster Surfer - Frank N. Stein & The Abominable Surf Men

Hooray For Captain Spaulding - Groucho Marx
I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier - Morton Harvey
I'm A Cranky Old Yank In A Clanky Old Tank - Bing Crosby
Hostility Rag - Jack Leonard
Let Me Call You Sweetheart - Laurel & Hardy
Trail Of The Lonesome Pine - Laurel & Hardy

Dead Skunk - Loudon Wainwright III

I'm In Love With A Big Blue Frog - Peter, Paul & Mary
The Frog Song - Vernon Dalhart & Adelyne Hood
Lenny Frog - Thorndike Pickledish

Rag Time - Jef Jaisun
At The Old Maid's Ball - Uncle Ezra & The Hoosier Hot Shots
16 Old Ladies Locked In The Lavatory - Herbi Hardy & His Jovial Jesters
Dr. D Jingle - Bob Felden
16 Old Ladies, Part 2 - Herbi Hardt & His Jovial Jesters
We Will All Go Together When We Go (live) - Tom Lehrer

Drowning In The Surf - Stan Ross
Tie Me Surfer Board Down - The Travelers
Ho-Dad Of The Year - Newport Beach Little Theatre Surfing Group

Twenty-Six Second Song - Shel Silverstein
I Cried For You - Jerry Colonna
Kiss My Dimple - Janette Davis
Carnival Of Venice #1 - Jack Oakie
Gentry's Gin - Doodles Weaver
Carnival Of Venice #2 - Jack Oakie

Johnny One Note - Judy Garland

The Trepidation Contest - anonymous
Tuba Boogie (excerpt/background) - Wingy Manone

#10 Good Time Girl - Patty Andrews
#9 A Song With A Peel - Spike Jones Jr.
#8 Keep Venice Nude - Harry The Hipster
#7 Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway

#6 Shaving Cream - Paul Wynn
#5 Friendly Neighborhood Narco Agent - Jef Jaisun
#4 The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati - Possum

#3 It's A Gas - Alfred E. Neuman
#2 Springtime For Hitler - Mel Brooks
#1 Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp) (New 1964 Version) - Allan Sherman