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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - January 2, 1977 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: the top 50 (the 50 most demented songs of 1976)

EXTRA: Happy New Year - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Fight On For Old S.C. - Spike Jones & His City Slickers

#47 (tie) The Sanzini Brothers Return (w/ The Tibetan Memory Trick) - Flo & Eddie
suicide sketch - Bedlam AC
#47 (tie) Suicide Is Painless - The Mash
#47 (tie) Pet Shop - Monty Python
#47 (tie) Fish License/Eric The Half A Bee - Monty Python

#44 (tie) Meet The Demento Gang - Shokus Hotline
#44 (tie) Garage Sale - Little Leon's Goodtime Kiddie Band
#44 (tie) Take A Walk On The Kosher Side - Legendary Masked Winos

#43 The Ballad Of Irving - Frank Gallop
The Shoe Repair Shop (brief accidental excerpt) - Frank Gallop
#40 (tie) Eleanor Rigby - Doodles Weaver
University Of Iowa cheerleader sketch - Bedlam AC
#40 (tie) I Owe A Lot To Iowa Pot (single version) - Jerry Samuels
#40 (tie) Hooray For Captain Spaulding - Groucho Marx

EXTRA: The Day That Santa Claus Retired - Rose & The Arrangement
#39 Madalena Hadalena - The Marshmellows
#37 (tie) Shaving Cream - Fabulous Five Inc.

#37 (tie) Friendly Neighborhood Narco Agent - Jef Jaisun
#35 (tie) The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati - Possum
#35 (tie) Sahra Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out - Shel Silverstein
No No sketch - Bedlam AC
#33 (tie) No No - SuLu
#33 (tie) You Got Your Baby Back - Mystic Knights Of The Oingo Boingo
#32 The Butane Boogie - Brad Stanfield
#31 The Ballad Of Bilbo Baggins - Leonard Nimoy

#29 (tie) It Does Not Pay To Be Hip - Shel Silverstein
#29 (tie) Who's On First - Abbott & Costello
#27 (tie) Fly Away Tsetse Fly - SuLu
Jimmy Carter & Rosalynn peanut butter sketch - Bedlam AC
#27 (tie) School Cafeteria - Alfred Yankovic
#25 (tie) Belvedere Cruisin' - Alfred Yankovic

#25 (tie) A Clean Song - Oscar Brand
EXTRA: Dry Bones - Fred Waring & The Pennsylvanians
#24 Waffle Whiffer - Brad Stanfield
health food store sketch - Bedlam AC
#23 Junk Food Junkie (live in studio from syndicated show #91) - Larry Groce w/ Burk McElvy
#22 It's A Gas - Alfred E. Neuman
#21 Dream Dirty Dreams - SuLu

#19 (tie) The Ballad Of Ben Gay - Ben Gay & The Silly Savages
#19 (tie) Lumberjack Song/Monty Python Theme (live at Drury Lane) - Monty Python

#17 (tie) They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! (Demented Mix) - Napoleon XIV
#17 (tie) Deteriorata - National Lampoon

#16 I Love Your Toes - SuLu
#15 I Wanna Eat Your Pudding - Alvis Wayne
Let's Rap boobs sketch - Bedlam AC
#14 Boobs A Lot - The Holy Modal Rounders
#13 The Vatican Rag (w/ intro) - Tom Lehrer
#12 Gumball Wizard (live in studio from syndicated show #102) - Brad Stanfield
#10 (tie) Driving In The Lane With Diamonds - Big Daddy

diamond lane argument sketch - Bedlam AC
#10 (tie) Argument Clinic - Monty Python
#9 Chocolate Toenails - SuLu & Chris Cathcart
#8 Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp) - Allan Sherman
#8 Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp) (New 1964 Version) - Allan Sherman
EXTRA: Beat On The Brat - The Ramones

#7 Hey Shirley (This Is Squirrely) - Shirley & Squirrely
#6 Bounce Your Boobies - Rusty Warren

#5 Shaving Cream - Paul Wynn/Benny Bell
EXTRA: I Ate The Baloney - Orson Bean
Hard Stuff rock star sketch - Bedlam AC
#4 He Hit Me - Bedlam AC f/ Mary
EXTRA: Football - Eric Idle & Neil Innes
making out in car sketch - Bedlam AC
#3 Hot Nuts - Johnny Baltimore
Dr. Demento theme - The Persuasions
EXTRA: Up Your Nose - Gabriel Kaplan
#2 Spam - Monty Python
EXTRA: Vegetables - Montezuma's Revenge

#1 Stardrek - Bobby Pickett & Peter Ferrara