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The Dr. Demento Show #99-26 - June 27, 1999

Special Topic: 1988 (rerun of show #98-39 from September 27, 1998)
NOTE: Originally this show was to feature the 25th anniversary of the national show as well as the debut of "The Saga Begins" by "Weird Al" Yankovic, 2 days prior to the release of the Running With Scissors album. However, OTRB hired a substitute engineer this week, and he did not do his job, therefore this rerun was substituted. Much of the original show became 99-28 2 weeks later, but Dr. Demento missed having the radio debut of Al's latest single. The same substitute engineer caused the previous show (99-25) to be mono (just one channel of the stereo used for both). The rerun this week also caused an incorrect announcement on the next show (99-27) where he said "The Phantom Medley" had been #1 for 2 weeks in a row, since that was recorded based on the originally intended 99-26, before this mishap. It also led to the unusual circumstance of a song debuting at #1 on 99-27 before it had ever been heard on the show.

No Anchovies, Please - The J. Geils Band
(First I Was A Hippie, Then I Was A Stockbroker) Now I Am A Hippie Again - The Bobs
Random Drug Testing - Cub Koda
Rock And Roll Doctor - Travesty, Ltd.

The Cowgirl Song - Leslie Eliel
The Trail Tip Song - Riders In The Sky
Let's Get Branded - Roy Zimmerman
Demented News With Whimsical Will

Elderly Man River - Stan Freberg f/ Daws Butler
I Bet You They Won't Play This Song On The Radio - Monty Python
Ralph Spoilsport's Going Out Of Body Sale/The News Drought Continues - Firesign Theatre
Downtown Downers Grove - Emo Philips
Particle Man (live) - They Might Be Giants

Lasagna - "Weird Al" Yankovic
Hey Roger! - Whimsical Will
Doctorin' The Tardis (demented edit) - The Timelords

Spock Rap - Neural Paralyzers
Reggae Popeye - Mark McCollum
She Grabbed My Coconuts - Barry & The Bookbinders
The Way You Make Me Squeel - Bud LaTour

Oh Oh Ofrah (live in studio from show #88-01) - Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper
My Girlfriend Is Inflatable - John Mammoser
My Hair - Kate O'Neal
The Contra Rap - Rich Little
Fat - "Weird Al" Yankovic
Wild Thing - Sam Kinison

#5 Reefer Song - Mindless Drug Hoover
#4 Doctor Worm - They Might Be Giants

#3 Wet Dream - Kip Addotta
#2 Girls Don't Fart - Strangely Brown

#1 The Devil Went To Jamaica - Travis Meyer