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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KLSX) - September 20, 1987 (8p-10p)

Special Topic: automotive dementia (car tunes); Jonathan Richman my guest

Demented News With Whimsical Will
Auto Song Medley: Car Song - Woody Guthrie/My Mother The Car - Jerry Van Dyke/In My Merry Oldsmobile - Billy Murray/Little Deuce Coupe (edit) - The Beach Boys
Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
Ruben Haskins' Ride In The Cyclone Auto - Len Spencer

Popemobile - John Bossmann
Hang On St. Christopher - Tom Waits
You Were Speeding - The Frantics
Stop Draggin' My Car Around - "Weird Al" Yankovic

Hot Rod Race - Ramblin' Jimmie Dolan
Hot Rod Lincoln - Johnny Bond
Beep Beep - The Playmates
Chevy Medley: Chevrolet Six - Frank Hutchison/Chevrolet Car - Sam McGee/1930 Chevrolet commercial/Candy Apple Red Impala - Little "E"/Tough Little Buggy - The Newbeats/409 - The Beach Boys/Bitchin' Camaro - The Dead Milkmen
Chevrolet Car (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento
Tough Little Buggy (brief in-studio performance) - Dr. Demento
He'd Have To Get Under, Get Out And Get Under (edit) - The Hoosier Hot Shots
Can't Get My Motor To Start - Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports
Medley: Terraplane Blues - Robert Johnson/Automobile Song - Benny Bell/Stop And Fix It - Dick Reinhart/Dance Of The Hours - Spike Jones & His City Slickers

Jonathan Richman interview (pre-taped)

Jonathan Richman interview (pre-taped)

#5 Pope On 45 - Iceman
#4 Another One Rides The Bus - "Weird Al" Yankovic

#3 Star Trekkin' (extended version) - The Firm [with aborted excerpt beforehand]
#2 Burger Rap - Bird & MacDonald
AUDIO TORTURE CHAMBER: Free Form Guitar - Chicago Transit Authority
#1 Squirrels - The Beastly Boys

next week: almost all-request show
Chopstick Cha Cha (excerpt) - Lester Laundree & His Society Four