Thursday, May 29, 2008

Weird Al: DOTM

Another One Rides the Bus
Released in January 1981 by Placebo Records.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 4
Highlight:
Another One Rides the Bus (parody of Queen's Another One Bites the Dust)

Weird Al Yankovic
Released in April 1983 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Ricky (parody of Mickey by Toni Basil); I Love Rocky Road (parody of I Love Rock n Roll by Joan Jett); My Bologna (parody of My Sharona by The Knack);

Weird Al Yankovic in 3-D
Released in February 1984 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer.
Tracks: 11
Highlights:
Eat It (parody of Michael Jackson's Beat It); The Brady Bunch (parody of Men Without Hat's Safety Dance); I Lost on Jeopardy (parody of Greg Kihn's Jeopardy); King of Suede (parody of Police's King of Pain);

Dare to Be Stupid
Released in June 1985 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer.
Tracks: 11
Highlights:
Like a Surgeon (parody of Madonna's Like a Virgin); I Want a New Duck (parody of Huey Lewis's I Want a New Drug); Yoda (parody of the King's Lola);

Polka Party!
Released in October 1986 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer.
Tracks: 10
Highlight:Living with a Hernia (parody of Living in America by James Brown);

Even Worse
Released in April 1988 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer.
Tracks: 11
Highlights:
Fat (parody of Michael Jackson's Bad); I Think I'm a Clone Now (parody of Tommy Jame's I Think We're Alone Now);

Weird Al's Greatest Hits
Released in October 1988 by Scotti Brothers.
Tracks: 10

UHF Soundtrack
Released in July 1989 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer.
Tracks: 13
Highlights:
Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies (parody of Money for Nothing by Dire Straits); Isle Thing (parody of Tone Loc's Wild Thing); The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota;

Off the Deep End
Released in April 1992 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Smells Like Nirvana (parody of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit); I Can't Watch This (parody of MC Hammer's U Can't Touch This); Taco Grande (parody of Geraldo's Rico Suave);

The Food Album
Released in June 1993 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Rick Derringer and Weird Al.
Tracks: 10

Alapalooza
Released in October 1993 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Bedrock Anthem (parody of Under the Bridge and Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Pepper's); Bohemian Polka (parody of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody);

Permanent Record
Box set released in September 1994 by Scotti Brothers.
Tracks: 50

Greatest Hits Volume 2
Released in October 1994 by Scotti Brothers.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Headline News (parody of Crash Test Dummies' Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm);

The TV Album
Released in November 1995 by Scotti Brothers.
Tracks: 11

Bad Hair Day
Released in March 1996 by Scotti Brothers.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Amish Paradise (parody of Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise); Gump (parody of Presidents of the USA's Lump);

Running with Scissors
Released in June 1999 by Volcano.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
The Saga Begins (parody of Don McLean's American Pie); Pretty Fly for a Rabbi (parody of Offspring's Pretty Fly for a White Guy);

Poodle Hat
Released in May 2003 by Volcano.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Ode to a Superhero (parody of Billy Joel's Piano Man); eBay (parody of Backstreet Boys' I Want It That Way);

Selections From Straight Outta Lynnwood
Released in January 2006 by Volcano.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 3
Highlight:
White & Nerdy.

Straight Outta Lynnwood
Released in September 2006 by Volcano.
Produced by Weird Al.
Tracks: 12
Highlights:
Canadian Idiot (parody of Green Days' American Idiot);

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