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The Dr. Demento Show (on KMET) - September 9, 1979 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: elongated bits of dementia
NOTE: This show was pre-recorded May 24, 1979, being mostly assembled from syndicated shows 79-17, #106 (1976), 79-20, & 79-19, with one new segment per hour recorded for KMET. It was then saved as a "vacation show" to be used the next time he was out of town and didn't have time to record a show in advance for KMET. This night he was in San Francisco debuting his show on KSAN.
Doggy Doo - Steve Wahl
Pollution (w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer
Pickle In The Middle - Artie "Mr. Kitzel" Aurbach
I Wanna Hot Dog For My Roll - Butterbeans & Susie

Convoy G.B. - Laurie Lingo
I'm The Urban Spaceman (album version) - The Bonzo Dog Band
Straighten Up And Fly Right - Nat King Cole

The 2000 Year Old Man - Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks
Mr. Sheene - Dirk & Stig

Bury Me In My Shades - Shel Silverstein
Hawaiian War Chant - Spike Jones & His Wacky Wakakians
Buffalo - Milton Berle
Jail Bait - Andre Williams

Psycho - Jack Kittel
Marching Off To Bedlam - Napoleon XIV
Ain't We Crazy - Haywire Mac
Junk Food Junkie (live in studio from show #91, 1976) - Larry Groce

Lick My Decals Off, Baby - Captain Beefheart
Daffy Duck's Rhapsody - Mel Blanc
Cretin Hop (brief in-studio reading) - Dr. Demento
Cretin Hop - Ramones

Twisted - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Rock Lobster - The B-52's
Medley of Yoko Ono's Greatest Hits (including Open Your Box) (brief in-studio performance) - Damaskas
Three Little Fishies (Itty Bitty Poo) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra
Yokohama Mama - Harry Kari

Driving Instructor - Bob Newhart
Good Advice - Allan Sherman
The Ballad Of Fearless Dwight - Barry Bowman & Steve Ivings

Summertime Blues - The Flying Lizards
The Battle Of Kookamonga - Homer & Jethro
The Policeman's Song - Danny Kaye

My Bicycle Tillie - Bill Samuels & His Cats & Jammer Kids
Rollin' On Our Roller Skates - George Olsen & His Orchestra
Trains (edit) - Reginald Gardner

Dr. Demento Theme - The Persuasions
Legend Of The U.S.S. Titanic - Jaime Brockett

William Tell Overture - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
I Hold Your Hand In Mine (live) - Tom Lehrer
Don't Bogart Me - Fraternity Of Man
Winestoned Plowboy - Nestor Pistor

Whatever Happened To Ol' Jack - Phil Gordon/Bobby Troup
Suicide - Darryl Rhoades
Popcorn Song - Cliffie Stone
Metric Maggot - Bob Murphy & The Right-On Fahrenheit Party

Cocaine Habit Blues - The Memphis Jug Band
Hungry Freaks, Daddy - The Mothers Of Invention
The Billboard Song - Homer & Jethro

Foreign Legion Of Love (w/ intro) - Lenny & Squiggy
Flying Saucer The 2nd - Buchanan & Goodman
I Am An Astronaut - Ricky Wilde
The Flies Crawled Up The Window - Blue Lyres

Alice's Restaurant - Arlo Guthrie
next week: I expect to be back live