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Fun Music Information -> Weird Al Yankovic

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This is the most recent information about Weird Al Yankovic that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Weird Al Yankovic, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Wierd Al Yankovich, Werid Al, Weird Al Yankovic / Nirvana, Weird Al Yankovich, Weird Al Yankavic, Weird Al Yancovic, Weird Al, Al Yankovic

Quotes:

My brothers and sisters all hated me cause I was an only child
- Weird Al Yankovic
 

Band Name Origins:

  • "Weird Al" came up with this name while in college, where he was studying archetecture. The college had its own radio station and Al wanted to be a dj. He had found that all the dj's had really cool names, like a word in front of their names, like Cool Chris or something similar. So, Al came up with "Weird Al". And that name is very suiting too. =D Submitted by: Billy Slim
  • It was the lead singer Al Yankovic's nick name when he dj'ed on his college radio station. Submitted by: Jessi Moen

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Alfred Matthew Yankovic. Submitted by: Mr. Bun

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: King of Parody. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Nina Yankovic - [Ed.'s note: You would think an artist called 'Weird Al' would have a weird name for his child. Fortunately, he doesn't.] Submitted by: Noah
  • Nina - Original, and not weird. Now that's weird. Submitted by: John Aster Habig

Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"UHF" - ayane

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"The Weird Al Show Theme""Running With Scissors" is the album it's on, but as you can read it is the theme for the Weird Al Show - Zakery The Weird Man Wood

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Truck Drivin' Song"An oft repeated line is "I'm drivin' a truck, drivin' a truck." In some lines "big ol' " is inserted before the second occurrence of "truck". But the title "Truck Drivin' Song" never occurs in the lyrics. - Carmen Nunki
"Polkas On .45"Since this is one of Weird Al's polka songs where he does a polka-style medley of Top 40 hits, you won't find the title in the song (or songs?). - Funnyman
"Polka Power"First line is " Yo, I'll tell ya what I want, what I really really want". Might that or some part of it be used as an alternate "title"? Possibly, but that might be confusing, as something like "What I Really Really Want" might be the title of another song. Weird Al's songs, occasionally, rather than being whole-song parodies, are an asortment of lines from various other songs, strung together to polka rhythm and rousing accordion accompaniment. This song is a case in point. "Polka Power" is typical of the unlikely-to-be-found-in-lyrics type of titles that he gives to such amalgamated compositions. - Emmy Kay Butanone
"The Weird Al Show Theme"First line, and lyrics by which the song might best be known, if any, is "Oh, this is a story 'bout a guy named Al". Or such a surrogate "title" might be shortened to "Story 'bout a guy named Al" or simply "A guy named Al". The title of the song is never in the lyrics, as one would generally expect of a title that designates the song as a "Show Theme" A show theme would sound funny if it identified itself explicitly that way in the lyrics, wouldn't it? - Emmy Kay Butanone
"The Saga Begins"First line, and lyrics by which the song might best be known, if any, is "A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away...". Thus starts this parody of "American Pie", which gets its name because it is a humorous recounting of the events of the first movie (chronologically first, but fourth to be made) in the STAR WARS series. That title is never sung in the lyrics. - Emmy Kay Butanone

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Weird Al ParodistWhat he does bestRobert D. Arndt Jr.
Odd Bob ChosondikIt could be used in a 'South Park' episode.Paul Warren

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Weasel Chomping Day""Weasel Stomping Day"Regina Haniger
"Stout""Fat"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"I Lost On Ebay ""I Bought On Ebay"Adam
"Preppy Idiot""Canadian Idiot"Alex
"I`ll Fool Ya""I`ll Sue Ya"Weird Lee Silkovic

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Talk Soup,"No such soup has ever been cooked.Roger
"King Of Suede,"Suede is not a monarchy.Yvette Bristle
"Livin' In The Fridge,"No one can live in a refrigerator.Max E. Padd
"Spatula City,"Cities aren't made of spatulas.Yvette Bristle
"Nature Trail To Hell,"No nature trails go there.Yvette Bristle

There are additional literally impossible song titles available.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Some Kind Of Monster," Metallica"Slime Creatures From Outer Space," Weird Al Yankovic
"Loud Clothes," Per Gessle"Tacky," Weird Al Yankovic
"Food, Glorious Food," Cast of 'Oliver'"Lasagna," Weird Al Yankovic
"Food On The Table," Alabama"Lasagna," Weird Al Yankovic
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Lime Creatures From Outer Space" originally "Slime Creatures From Outer Space"
Might be tasty!
Joanna Hawthorne
"Slim Creatures From Outer Space" originally "Slime Creatures From Outer Space"
Joanna Hawthorne
"Easel Stomping Day" originally "Weasel Stomping Day"
Wendy Torrance
"Spa" originally "Spam"
Alina
"Pam" originally "Spam"
Alina

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Stop Draggin' My Car Aground" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Czar Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Scar Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Carl Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Carb Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Stop Draggin' My Cat Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Cay Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Even a small island is hard to drag around!
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Cap Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Can Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding
"Stop Draggin' My Cam Around" originally "Stop Draggin' My Car Around"
Hayley Spalding

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Aug 6
a parody of "Hardware Store" by 'Weird' Al Yankovic
A parody of the parody master [bator].
ReverbNation: (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Slime Creatures from Outer Space""SciGirls From PBS (Fixed Version)"torivegafan1221
"She Drives Me Crazy""Her Pets Are Crazy (The Secret Life of Pets) (Fixed Version)"torivegafan1221
"She Drives Me Crazy""Her Pets Are Crazy (The Secret Life of Pets)"torivegafan1221
"Slime Creatures from Outer Space""SciGirls From PBS"torivegafan1221
"The Weird Al Show Theme""The Cher Horowitz is a Snob Theme"torivegafan1221
"The Weird Al Show Theme""The Battle of Shelby Marx"torivegafan1221
"Weasel Stomping Day""Easter is an Family Dinner Day"romanticboy66
"Polkarama!""Matthiasarama!"Matthias
"Canadian Idiot""Musical Person"Luis Matias
"George of the Jungle""Trump of the Tundra"Jeff "Dr Chordate" Moran

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Dare To Be StupidBeginner BooksBrandon Reina
Dare To Be StupidDevo CD's and records, etc. etc.MC Blargenfedibblenohip
Dare To Be StupidThe Fairly Oddparents Commercialgirlypink66
Windows 95 SucksWindows 8/8.1 and Windows 10girlypink66
Eat itFood NetworkThe Nerd
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Dare To Be StupidDonald Trump campaign officeYello Jello
Dare To Be StupidDonald Trump campaign officeYello Jello
Weasel Stomping DayA.S.P.C.A.Edward
You Don't Love Me AnymoreHow To Survive A DivorceGlenn Rousseau
I'll Sue YaLaw SchoolCandin Booher
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Italian Girls
   Hall And Oates
Girls Just Want To Have Lunch
   Weird Al Yankovic
Italian Girls Just Want To Have Lunch
Edward
I Will
   The Beatles
Eat It
   Weird Al Yankovic
I Will Eat It
Joe
Here's To The Night
   Eve 6
The Night Santa Went Crazy
   Weird Al Yankovic
Here's To The Night Santa Went Crazy
Edward
Rules For Living
   Blondie
Living With A Hernia
   Weird Al Yankovic
Rules For Living With A Hernia
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Weird Day
Weird Al Yankovic combined with Green Day
That would be interesting.
Submitted By: Katie

Misheard Lyrics:

"The Weird Al Show Theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
He was caught in a bear trap
Original Lyrics:
He was caught in a bear track
"Yoda"
Misheard Lyrics:
So I used the force
I picked up a bus
Original Lyrics:
So I used the force
I picked up a box
"Dare to Be Stupid"
Misheard Lyrics:
Plug a gift horse in the mouth
Original Lyrics:
Look a gift horse in the mouth
"Like a Surgeon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah my patients die before they get paid
Original Lyrics:
Yeah my patients die before they can pay
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"First World Problems"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm pretty sure the monkeys in this airport lounge ain't gluten-free.
Original Lyrics:
I'm pretty sure the cookies in this airport lounge ain't gluten-free.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Brian Kelly

I think what threw me was the fact that the song is a style parody of The Pixies who have a song called "Monkey Gone To Heaven".

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Sports Song"
Better Lyrics:
What's the use of even going through the motions
When you're going to get your butts whipped anyhow?
Original Lyrics:
What's the use of even going through the motions
When you know that you're going to lose anyhow?
Submitted by: The Skuz
"Nature Trail To Hell"
Better Lyrics:
There's a homicidal maniac who finds a cub-scout pack

and he hacks up two or three in every scene.
Original Lyrics:
There's a homicidal maniac who finds a cub-scout troop

and he hacks up two or three in every scene.
Submitted by: Jeff
"I Can't Watch This"
Better Lyrics:
Now why did I ever pay forty bucks?
I hooked up thirty channels, and each one sucks
Original Lyrics:
Now why did I ever pay for this junk?
I hooked up eighty channels, and each one stunk
Submitted by: Isac
There are additional parody fragments available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Slime Creatures From Outer Space"
The Funny Lyrics:
They'll suck your brain out through a straw
You just can't trust those guys
Why They're Funny:
Yeah... It's kind of hard to trust people, er, aliens that do that.
Submitted by: Your Worst Nightmare
"This Song's Just Six Words Long"
The Funny Lyrics:
This song's just six words long!
Why They're Funny:
It kinda sounds like he's saying "this song is...", which would make it seven words. But he's using the contraction, "song's", and due to the way the music is written, he can't really help that.
Submitted by: Quyjibo
There are additional Funny lyrics available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Midnight Star"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
You can read it [x5], Midnight Star [x2]) (Ah, Midnight Star) I wanna know, I wanna know
Why They're Repetitive:
"Midnight Star" is repeated about 30 times. It's repeated at the end in overlapping lyrics making it hard to count exactly.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Trapped In The Drive-Thru"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Then we drive to the drive-thru
Heading off to the drive-thru
We're approaching the drive-thru
Getting close to the drive-thru!
Almost there at the drive-thru
Now we're here at the drive thru
Here in line at the drive-thru
Did I mention the drive-thru?
Why They're Repetitive:
Hilarious parody of R. Kelly's similarly repetitive "Trapped In The Closet".
Submitted by: Mike
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"I'm So Sick Of You"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Your butt is made of Jell-O
Why They're Nonsensical:
Nobody's butts are made of Jell-O.
Submitted by: Isac
"Gotta Boogie"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Gotta boogie! (x8)
Got a boogie on my finger and I can't shake it off!
Why They're Nonsensical:
I suppose I could have put this in the "Funniest" lyrics section, since the meaning of the title is discovered after he stops repeating it so many times at the beginning of the song. But I am putting it here because of his use of the word "gotta". "Gotta" technically means "got to", not "got a"; furthermore, it's not even any shorter to say "gotta" in lieu of "Got a". I know it's common for "to" to be unemphasized (hence the neologisms "wanna" and "gotta") to the point where it sounds more like "a" (the word, not the letter), but it doesn't make "got a" any shorter to write it like that.
Submitted by: Quyjibo
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"Good Enough For Now"
The Insincere Lyrics:
And I swear I'm never gonna leave you, darlin'
At least 'til something better comes along.
Why They're Insincere:
This whole song was meant to be insincere, but this line captures it the best, I think. What's really great about this song is that it's done in the style of a country song in which the singer pledges eternal love, but the singer is only (half-heartedly) pledging a very temporary (and dubious) kind of love.
Submitted by: Offender
"Amish Paradise"
The Insincere Lyrics:
And we haven't paid phone bills for 300 years
Why They're Insincere:
As far as I know Alexander Bell constructed first telephone machine in 1876, so 300 years is just a bit too much. But the song's cool anyway
Submitted by: Miguel
There are additional insincere lyrics available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Jurassic Park"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Someone left T. rex out of his pen.
And I'm afraid those things can harm me,
'Cause they sure don't act like Barney, And they think that I'm their dinner, not their friend.
Why They're Misrhymed:
"Pen" and "friend' don't really rhyme; nor do "harm me" and "Barney". But that's alright. This song's wild humor makes it all worth it!
Submitted by: Karen Smith
"(This Song's Just) Six Words Long"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I know if I put my mind to it
I know I can find a good rhyme here
Why They're Misrhymed:
Because Weird Al couldn't find words to rhyme with 'to it.'
Submitted by: Homer Simpsoy
There are additional misrhymed lyrics available.

Insulting Song Lyrics:

"One More Minute"
The Insulting Lyrics:
I burned down the malt shop where we used to go,
just because it reminds me of you...
Why They're Insulting:
Sounds a bit extreme. Hell, I'd at least wait til she was in the malt shop first. On the other hand, he could be arrested for arson if this was true.
Submitted by: Dan Fletcher
"Wanna B Ur Lovr"
The Insulting Lyrics:
You're absolutely perfect,
Don't speak now, you might spoil it
Why They're Insulting:
He's implying that the person he's singing to (presumably a lady) is stupid. Why shouldn't she talk?
Submitted by: Joe
There are additional Insulting lyrics available.

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"One More Minute"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I guess I might seem kinda bitter
you got me feeling down in the dumps
'cause I'm stranded all alone at the gas station of love
and I have to use the self service pumps
Why They're Inappropriate:
I think the phrase "use the self service pumps" is a reference to the pumping motion of masturbation.
Submitted by: Joe Penner
"Airline Amy"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Airline Amy, this is my new mission
Gotta get you in an upright locked position
Why They're Inappropriate:
I hate to say this, but in this particular group of lyrics, the 'upright locked position' is referring to having sex.
Submitted by: Joe Penner
There are additional inappropriate lyrics available.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"White and Nerdy"
The Dated Lyrics:
Shopping online for deals in writable media.
Why They're Dated:
Nowadays, with USB drives and cloud storage, writable media such as CD-RW's are out of date.
Submitted by: Scandia
"The Brady Bunch"
The Dated Lyrics:
You can watch Mr. Rogers
You can watch Three's Company
And you can turn on Fame or The Newlywed Game
Or The Addams Family

I say, you can watch Barney Miller
...
You can watch Johnny Carson
You can watch Phil Donahue
...
Say, you can watch 60 Minutes
Even Captain Kangaroo
Why They're Dated:
In that large list of shows, only 60 Minutes (and maybe the Newlywed Game?) is still on the air. Mr. Rogers, Johnny Carson, and the man who played Captain Kangaroo are all deceased.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional dated lyrics available.

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"Word Crimes"
The Dirty Lyrics:
Well you should hire, Some cunning linguist
Why They're Dirty:
a Cunnilinguist would be one who is profoundly adept at performing cunnilingus. That's about as dirty a lyric can be without ACTUALLY being dirty
Submitted by: JP
"Wanna B Ur Lovr"
The Dirty Lyrics:
I wanna be your Krakatoa, let my lava flow all over you
Why They're Dirty:
Speaks for itself, I think.
Submitted by: Jonathan S.
There are additional dirty lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Tacky"
The Lyrics:
That's what Kanye West keeps telling me, here's why
Who They Mention:
Singer/songwriter/producer/entrepreneur/etc. Kanye West
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"My Own Eyes"
The Lyrics:
I watched him die from Bieber Fever
Who They Mention:
[Justin] Bieber, singer/songwriter.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"Weird Al jaenjkevik
Better on Wikipedia
Submitted by: Zakery "The Weird Man" Wood
"Weird Al Yank-oh-vick
Just wanting to clear up that it's "vick", not "vitch."
Submitted by: Jonathan S.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Jackson Park Express"
The Lyrics:
"Do you want my old Hewlett-Packard printer? ...
And collect deer ticks in a Zip-Loc baggie", Oh yeah...
When you're nauseous, I will give you Pepto-Bismol every hour
Product Brand Name:
Hewlett-Packard (maker of computers/printers), ZipLoc (brand of sealable plastic bags), Pepto-Bismol (brand of upset stomach medication from Procter & Gamble).
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Tacky"
The Lyrics:
Got some new glitter Uggs and lovely pink sequined Crocs
Product Brand Name:
Ugg (brand of boots), Crocs (brand of clogs)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional product lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"My Own Eyes (2010s)"
The Song Lyrics:
While they were belching 'Stairway To Heaven'
Song They Mention:
A direct reference to one of Led Zeppelin's most famous songs, "Stairway To Heaven"
Submitted by: A. Person
"King Of Suede"
The Song Lyrics:
Do what you want, but don't step on my blue suede shoes.
Song They Mention:
"Blue Suede Shoes" by Carl Perkins
Submitted by: nally
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Trigger Happy"
Opening Lines:
Trigger happy (x2)
Comments:
One of my mum's favourite Weird Al songs.
Submitted by: Jonathan S.
"Let Me Be Your Hog"
Opening Lines:
Let me be your hog. Let me be your hog now.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Made Up Words in Songs:

"Snails"
The Made Up Words:
Utter
Comments:
"It's pretty darn hard to tell one from the utter / And French people like them with garlic and butter"
Submitted by: Jonathan S.
"Aardvark"
The Made Up Words:
Encyclopidius
Comments:
"Although his long nose makes him look rather hideous / He's always listed first in the encyclopidius"
Submitted by: Jonathan S.
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Boasting in Song Lyrics:

"White and Nerdy"
The Boasting Lyrics:
I'm whiter than sour cream!
Comments:
Al himself is an ethnic white- Serbian and Italian- and not even Nordic. Hence he is NOT whiter than sour cream!!!!!
Submitted by: Scandia
"It's All About the Pentiums"
The Boasting Lyrics:
I got me a hundred gigabytes of RAM
...
I'm down with Bill Gates, I call him "Money" for short
I phone him up at home and I make him do my tech support
...
If I ever meet you I'll control-alt-delete you
Comments:
This song's over a decade old and still no home computer has 100GB of RAM. Bill Gates doesn't do tech support. Humans don't have attached keyboards so you can't control-alt-delete them.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
There are additional boasting lyrics available.

Scary Song Lyrics:

"Nature Trail to Hell"
The Lyrics:
There's a homicidal maniac who finds a Cub Scout troop
and he hacks up two or three in every scene.
...
See severed heads that almost fall right in your lap.
Why:
Dismembered children is a bit disturbing.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Headline News"
The Lyrics:
Then there was this guy who
made his wife so mad that one
night she cut off his wiener and
when he finally came to he found
that Mr Happy was missing.
He couldn't quite explain it
it had always just been there
Why:
If you're a guy just the thought of your wife cutting off your manhood is enough to make you think twice about cheating.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional Scary Song Lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Like As Urge On" originally "Like A Surgeon"
Submitted by: Natalie Merchant's Millpond
"Like A Surge On" originally "Like A Surgeon"
Submitted by: Natalie Merchant's Millpond
"Hook Ed On Polkas" originally "Hooked On Polkas"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Christ, Ma's At Ground Zero" originally "Christmas At Ground Zero"
Submitted by: Sandi Patty Melt

Band Name Anagrams:

Clownery, via a Kid Submitted by: Evan
A Wacky, Livid Nero Submitted by: Rachel
Live Kinda Wary, Co. Submitted by: Some Random Guy

Song Title Anagrams:

"The Bedrock Man" originally "Bedrock Anthem"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"Reunite On Memo" originally "One More Minute"
Submitted by: Ted
"Ovoid Rock Layer" originally "I Love Rocky Road"
Ovoid = egg shaped.
Submitted by: Ed
"Avoid Rocky Lore" originally "I Love Rocky Road"
Submitted by: Ed
"Dog Can Rate" originally "Taco Grande"
Submitted by: Hayley Spalding

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Albuquerque"
The Lyrics:
Albuquerque. Albuquerque.
Why:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Songs That Are Banned:

"Christmas At Ground Zero"
This was banned because of the cheerful way the song is and the lyrics are about Nuclear Destruction which is not cheerful.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
"Christmas At Ground Zero"
It wasn't banned, per se, but a lot of radio stations decided not to play it. Go listen to it and you'll find out why.
Submitted by: Bob

Lyrics Pronunciation:

"Canadian Idiot"
The Lyrics:
Always hear the same kind of story
Break their nose and they'll just say "sorry"
Why:
"sorry" is pronounced "sore-e" the way Canadians do (which also makes the rhyme with "story" work), not "sawr-e" like Americans.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
 

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Wanna B Ur Lovr" Length: 6:14
I was amazed when I found out that this song from Poodle Hat was that lengthy. It doesn't feel long at all! - On a side note, Al described the musical style on this one as him "trying to sound like Beck trying to sound like Prince."
Submitted by: Jonathan S.
"Albuquerque" Length: 11:25
It's only technically a song, but it's really a long rant/monolouge set to music. Oh, and it includes weasles.
Submitted by: kaosblaze
"Trapped in the Drive-Thru" Length: 10:51
Submitted by: Jake
"Genius In France" Length: 8:56
Submitted by: Jake
"Peter And The Wolf" Length: 27:50
I'M SERIOUS!!!! The track REALLY is that long! See, Al did a, shall we say, "reworking" of the classic children's story, complete with a minor musical number every minute or so. NOT as long as the solos for tracks like "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida," mind you, but enough to stretch out the story to nearly half-an-hour. (From the album "Peter And The Wolf")
Submitted by: Jonathan S.

There are additional Super Long Pop Songs available.

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Weasel Stomping Day" Length: 1:34
This song made a local radio station in Northeastern Pennsylvania, or as I call it "Heynaville".
Submitted by: JeReMy
"Harvey the Wonder Hamster" Length: 0:21
I guess Harvey wasn't that deserving of a tribute.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Since You've Been Gone" Length: 1:20
Just a little a capella track from "Bad Hair Day." It's actually pretty good!
Submitted by: Jonathan S.
"The Weird Al Show Theme" Length: 1:16
A fast-sung song that packs lots of typical Weird Al crazy lines into just over a minute
Submitted by: Angie O'Plasty
"Let Me Be Your Hog" Length: 0:17
Possibly Al's worst song ever. Thankfully, it's so short.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

There are additional Super Short Pop Songs available.

Song Title Acrostics:

AT: "Another Tattoo"
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
HOP: "Hooked On Polkas"
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
GOD: "Gold Old Days"
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Hard Stare War" originally "Hardware Store"
Submitted by: Blake DeKalb

Foreign Language in English Songs:

"Perform This Way"
The Lyrics:
And for no reason, now I'll sing in French.
Excuse moi, qui a pete?
Why:
The French part means "Excuse me, who farted?" (LOL)
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Taco Grande"
The Lyrics:
Buenos noches, senor. Bienvendio a el burritos casa de salsa. Tenemos muchos platos muy sabrosos si puedo recomendar el ardiente pollo al infierno muy delicioso. Sus ojos se quemaran, su estomago estara en fuego, se quedaran en el bano por una semana, entiendes lo que digo gringo estupido tonto?
Why:
Like the Geraldo's "Rico Suave" song uses Spanglish, this Weird Al parody is about eating Mexican Food. In English the bridge is... "Good evening, sir, and welcome to Enrique's House of Salsa. We have many very delicious dishes. May I recommend the Burning Chicken from Hell as being very delicious. Your eyes will burn, your stomach will be on fire, you'll be in the bathroom for a week! Do you understand what I'm saying you stupid Gringo"? And the bridge was spoken by Cheech Marin from Cheech and Chong.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
There are additional Foreign Language in English Songs available.

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Happy Birthday"
The Lyrics:
The monkeys in the Pentagon are gonna cook our goose
Their finger's on the button, all they need is an excuse
Why:
This song always makes me unhappy. The name of the song is "Happy Birthday", but the lyrics to this (especially the ones shared in this entry, as an example) are just kind of morbid.
Submitted by: James
"Skipper Dan"
The Lyrics:
Oh, the critics, they used to say.
I was the new Olivier.
Thought I'd be the toast of Sundance or even Cannes.
Aw, but don't bother tryin' to IMDB me.
The only place you might possibly see me.
Is ridin' my little boat around Adventureland.
It ain't exactly what I planned.
Why:
The song is about a aspiring actor who fails to make it and has to take a different job.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Lawsuits:

"Amish Paradise"
I do not know all the details about this lawsuit but I do know that Coolio sued Weird Al for making a parody of his song, "Gangster's Paradise".
Submitted by: UDon'tNeedToKnow1024

Lyrics Spoonerisms:

"Truck Drivin' Song"
The Lyrics:
Got a load to carry and some eyebrows left to pluck.
Why:
Got a code to Larry and some eye prows left to buck.
Submitted by: Carmen Nunki
 

Lyrics Alliteration:

"Requiem For A Superhero"
The Lyrics:
Poor Peter Parker was pitiful.
Why:
The letter P.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
 

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Yeared Wow Ankle Vick originally "Weird Al Yankovic"
Submitted by: funny

Hidden Tracks:

"Bite Me"
This song is at the end of 'Off the Deep End' and after 10 minutes of silence, you will hear utter nonsense that may scare you.
Submitted by: Paul Warren
"You Don't Love Me Anymore"
After the song is over, there is nearly 20 minutes of silence, followed by about 10 seconds of formless guitar, drums and screaming. This is a spoof of the hidden track from Nirvana's Nevermind album called "Endless Nameless".
Submitted by: Agrimorfee

Hidden Messages:

"I Remember Larry"
Around 3:10 on the song, is a backwards message. Played backwards, you hear Al tell you "Wow, you must have an awful lot of free time on your hands"
Submitted by: Ra'akone
"Weird Al Yankovic"
Look on the inner groove of the vinyl LP version. You'll find the words: "Don't forget to eat your broccoli!"
Submitted by: Agrimorfee

Backwards Messages:

"Nature Trail To Hell"
Forwards, its complete gibberish. Backwards, you get "Satan Eats Cheese Whiz"
Submitted by: Mike
"Ebay"
In part of the song, you can hear in a voice that sounds very similar to Wierd Al's saying, "He was watching Star Wars."
Submitted by: Rachel
"I Remember Larry"
In the part (near the end) when you hear "Yes I remember remember remember" over and over again, you hear Al sing what sounds like gibberish, and this gibberish is clear. If you play it backwards, this gibberish says, "Wow, you must have an awful lot of free time on your hands"
Submitted by: Lucas
"Nature Trail To Hell"
During the instrumental part with the wailing, Al says somethin' that sounds like "Zoon eech hoo zitz." If you play it backwards, it's supposed to say "Satan eats Cheeze Whiz." No doubt Al's way of poking fun at the "satanic back-masking" trend.
Submitted by: Jonathan s.

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"His unusual reaction to problems with a song"
When Atlantic Records didn't allow Al to release "You're Pitiful" (a cover of "You're Beautiful") on Straight Outta Lynwood, he got back in an odd way. In the video for "White and Nerdy", when he talks about editing Wikipedia, he is writing "YOU SUCK!" on Atlantic Records' page. He also would wear a similar shirt when singing "You're Pitiful" in concert.
Submitted by: JeReMy
"His Name"
Al Yankovic got his name in the mid-70's because many people would say to him "Hey, F-Ing Weird Al"! The name stuck (Not the F-ing part) and the rest is history!
Submitted by: Paul Warren

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Oreo's
The White Stuff
Submitted by: Shiloh

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Amish Paradise"
The Lyrics:
There's no phone, no light, no motorcar
Not a single luxury
Like Robinson Crusoe
It's as primitive as can be.
Why:
Gilligan's Island
Submitted by: Tarzan
There are additional TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics available.

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Canadian Idiot"
The Lyrics:
Don't wanna be a Canadian idiot.
Why:
Stereotypical of Canadian people. Imagine you're in Canada and this is your ringtone.
Submitted by: Jack
 

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