This show is available for online listening at drdemento.com

Entered by J. Alan Septimus (V111G9BQ@ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu)

The Dr. Demento Show #86-08 - February 23, 1986

Special Topic: a salute to the upcoming Grammy Awards (many of the demented discs that have won Grammys through the years, plus all 5 of the current nominees for best comedy recording)

The Battle Of Kookamonga (1959) - Homer & Jethro
Nichols' Department Store (1959) - Shelley Berman

The Grace L. Ferguson Airline (And Storm Door Co.) (1960) - Bob Newhart
The Telephone (1961) - Mike Nichols & Elaine May

Bedtime Story (1962) - Vaughn Meader/Norma McMillan
Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp) (1963) - Allan Sherman
Revenge (1967) - Bill Cosby

Mr. Veedle (1971) - Lily Tomlin
The Hair Piece (1972) - George Carlin
Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces (1973) - Cheech & Chong

Our Text For Today (1975) - Richard Pryor
Mad At My Mother/Excuse Me (1977) - Steve Martin
Grandpa Funk (1979) - Robin Williams

No Respect (excerpt) (1980) - Rodney Dangerfield
Burnin' Up (1982) - Richard Pryor
Singers (excerpt) (1983) - Eddie Murphy
Eat It (1984) - "Weird Al" Yankovic

1985 Nominees in alphabetical order:
Born In East L.A. - Cheech & Chong
You Look Marvelous - Billy Crystal

Surfer Chick - Whoopi Goldberg
Honeymooners Rap - Joe Piscopo w/ Eddie Murphy & D.S.T.

Like A Surgeon - "Weird Al" Yankovic
next week: interview with Steven Wright
NOTE: No Funny 5 this week. Whoopi Goldberg's album ended up winning the Grammy for Best Comedy Recording that year.