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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - November 9, 1980 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: 25 or 30 of the shortest songs ever made
Brown Shoes Don't Make It - The Mothers Of Invention
America Drinks And Goes Home - The Mothers Of Invention

Rubber Biscuit - Blues Brothers
Democrat Blues - Bobo Jenkins
The Blob - The Five Blobs
The Cat Came Back - John Greenway

Crocodile - Monty Python
Decomposing Composers (brief accidental excerpt) - Monty Python
Mediocre Fred - The Smothers Brothers
Standing In The Bank Line - Twitch
Beep Beep (album version) - The Playmates

Alexander's Ragtime Band - Collins & Harlan
The John T. Scopes Trial - Vernon Dalhart
Hey Reagan - Firesign Theatre
I Bet You They Won't Play This Song On The Radio - Monty Python
In The Bushes At The Bottom Of The Garden - Ray Noble & His New Mayfair Orchestra

There's A New Sound - Tony Burrello
My Body - Heng-Yin
What A Gas - Julius Schmidt Dirt Band
Penguin On The TV - Monty Python

Cocktails For Two - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
How Fights Start In Saloons - Cyril Smith
This Bus Won't Go To War - Firesign Theatre
You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd - Roger Miller
Doggy Do - Steve Wahl
Piddlin' Pup - Ben Light
The Dog Record - anonymous
Hot Dog Boogie - The Singing Dogs

Banana Oil - Vaughn DeLeath
Memories Of Manhattan Furniture Store (Ed Barbara) - Big Daddy
There Goes The Neighborhood - Bus Boys
Music Business Lament - anonymous (Merv Griffin)
Big Leg Emma - The Mothers Of Invention
Acne Blues (new version) - Damaskas

Run Paint Run Run - Captain Beefheart

The Monkey That Became President - Tom T. Hall
Sit On My Face - Monty Python
Bow Tie Daddy - The Mothers Of Invention
Her Majesty - The Beatles
It's Johnny's Birthday - George Harrison
26 Second Song - Shel Silverstein
Moisture - The Residents
Heinz Baked Beans - The Who
Little Boxes - The Womenfolk
Pat-A-Cake - Chick Bullock
Fight On - Spike Jones
Sounds That Saved My Life (Homage to K.S.) - George Melly
Miniature - Robert Fripp
The History Of Rock'n'Roll - Andy Partridge (XTC)
Breather - Phantom Captain
Whistle In - The Beach Boys
Beside - The Fastest Group Alive
Peter Percival Patterson's Pet Pig Porky - The Monkees
I Like My Meat - Danny Barer
Batteries Not Included - Sparks
Stars And Stripes Forever - Crazy Rick's Psychedelic Flea Band
Ballad Of Spiro Agnew - John Denver
Farewell John Denver - Monty Python
Enterbrain Exit (brief accidental excerpt) - Ron Geesin
Bum Love - Ollie Halsall & John Halsey
We're A Happy Family/Bali Ha'i - The Residents
The Wreck Of The Hesperus - Roger McGough
Them Moose Goosers - Mason Williams
Boogie - John Hartford
When You Die - Barnes & Barnes

Inka Dinka Doo (Decca version) - Jimmy Durante
B.S. Liberation Front - Blegen & Sayer
The Beatles' Christmas Record - The Beatles
Pop Hates The Beatles - Allan Sherman
Terry Keeps His Clips On - Vivian Stanshall

Musical Mike's Jazz Corner: Jersey Lightning - Luis Russell
#10 Shaving Cream (album version, faded before end) - Dr. Demento

#9 My Dead Dog Rover - Stu, Dave & Hank & Their Aeolian Duo-Art Player Piano
#8 Gilligan's Island (Stairway) - Little Roger & The Goosebumps
EXTRA: 200 Candles - Father Guido Sarducci
#7 Dead Puppies - Ogden Edsl Wahalia Blues Ensemble Mondo Bizzario Band
#6 Theme From Rawhide - The Blues Brothers
EXTRA: Derbytown - Larry Vincent
#5 Existential Blues - Tom "T-Bone" Stankus
#4 Space Invaders - Uncle Vic
#3 Fish Heads - Barnes & Barnes
EXTRA: Merchant's Lunch - Red Clay Ramblers

#2 The Birds And The Bees - Rowan & Martin
#1 Another One Rides The Bus - "Weird Al" Yankovic
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