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The Dr. Demento Show (on KMET) - October 7, 1979 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: 2 solid hours of British dementia w/ my co-host Ian Whitcomb; The Crepitation Contest; the bottom 9 1/2 (the 9 1/2 worst records in dementia)
NOTE: This show was pre-recorded. The segments with Ian Whitcomb came from syndicated show 79-31.

I'm A Nut - Leroy Pullins
Camarillo Brillo - Frank Zappa
I'm Nuts About Screwy Music - Peter "Snakehips" Dean
Birthday Cake Polka - Sheriff John
Men Who Love Women Who Love Men - Steve Goodman
Back From The Shadows Again - Firesign Theater
Three Little Fishies (Itty Bitty Poo) - Kay Kyser & His Orchestra

The Stately Homes Of England - Noel Coward
England's Glory - Max Wall
In My Bottom Drawer - Gracie Fields
Hot Nuts - George Melly
The Great Bell - Marty Feldman

Death Of Mary Queen Of Scots - Monty Python
Mad Dogs And Englishmen - Noel Coward
The Laughing Policeman - Charles Penrose
The Ying Tong Song - The Goons

Ain't It Grand To Be Blooming Well Dead - Leslie Sarony
Pet Shop - Monty Python
Your Baby Has Gone Down The Plug 'ole - Ian Whitcomb

My Old Man's A Dustman - Lonnie Donegan
Why Don't We Do It In The Road? - The Beatles
L. S. Bumblebee - Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
Ouch! - The Rutles

Fire, Fire, Fire - Jack Payne
I'm The Urban Spaceman - The Bonzo Dog Band
The Harvest Of Love - Benny Hill
Stop Your Tickling Jock - Harry Lauder
I Belong To Glasgow - Will Fyffe
Donald, Where's Your Troosers - Andy Stewart
D-I-V-O-R-C-E - Billy Connolly
The Scottish Trip - Max Boyce

Sick Man Blues - The Goodies
The Doctor - John Cleese & Bill Oddie
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life - Monty Python
Pasadena - The Temperance Seven

The Gasman Cometh - Flanders & Swann
Underneath The Arches - Flanagan & Allen
When I'm Cleaning Windows - George Formby
Nappy Love - The Goodies
Chinese Nights - Ronald Frankau
Lily The Pink - Scaffold
Wurzel Fudge - Ian Whitcomb

The Crepitation Contest - anonymous

Cocaine - Dave Van Ronk
My Bicycle Tillie - Bill Samuels
The National Fly Cemetery - Mal Sharpe
Colonel Corn - Freddie "Schnickelfritz" Fisher
Jones Polka - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Wally Padrowski Accordion School - The Rhino Bros.
The Bottom 9 1/2 (all-time worst):
#9 1/2 Schlock Rod (Part 1) - Jan & Dean
#9 Young Love - Kenny Laursen
EXTRA: Green Fuzz - Randy Alvey & Green Fuzz
#8 B. C. - Sister Ugly & The Underwearless Girls

#7 Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Mr. Miller
#6 Fish - Leona Anderson
#5 Open Your Box - Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band
#4 Once You Understand - Think

#3 The World Is - M. A. Numminen
#2 Disco medley (excerpts 5 records all at once, including Le Freak - Chic, Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees, Macho Man - Village People, and others)
#1 I'm Surfin' - George W. Husak