playlist courtesy of The Dr. Demento Show

The Dr. Demento Show demos for radio stations (1974-1990)

short demo from April 2, 1974, recorded for Gordon-Casady to promote the upcoming syndication

Boy Wonder I Love You - Burt Ward
Transfusion - Nervous Norvus
Mike Love (of The Beach Boys) bumper
Do Something (ending only) - Helen Kane
#5 It's A Gas (edit) - Alfred E. Neuman
#3 Shaving Cream (edit) - Paul Wynn
#1 Boobs A Lot - The Holy Modal Rounders

short demo from 1977(?) edited from G/C shows #119 & #120; sent to stations on cassette to interest them in new upcoming syndication deal with Westwood One

from #120: Sam Bellamy from KMET comments about the show
from #119:

brief commercial from 1978 to promote the return of Dr. Demento to syndication

long demo from 1981 edited from show 80-52 (1980 Funny 25)

long demo from 1982 edited from show 81-52 (1981 Funny 25)

short demo from 1984, recorded to interest new stations in the show, and sent to them on cassette

includes brief excerpts from many songs:

long two-part demo from 1986, recorded for U.K. Hospital Radio, and sent to stations on cassette (along with a complete show on two other cassettes) to interest them in picking up the show; mostly edited from other shows

from 86-19: from 86-18: from 86-15: from 86-16: from Dr. Demento Presents The Greatest Novelty Records Of All Time, Volume II: The 1950s LP: from 85-45: from 85-48:

from 85-48:

from 86-09: from 85-44: from 86-07: from 85-45: from 86-22: from 86-09:

long demo prepared circa February 1990 from show 85-46, purpose unknown, perhaps connected to 20th anniversary celebration and tour; all items are excerpts