Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 80 - Rock N Roll vs parody
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The guys trace the origins of mock n’ roll from Bach to Dr. Demento, Weird Al and the internet.

SHOW NOTES:

Songs used in this episode: Bach “Peasant Cantata”; Spike Jones and his City Slickers “Cocktails for Two”; Tom Lehrer “The Masochism Tango”; Stan Freberg “Nuttin for Christmas”; Allan Sherman “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah”; Spirit “I Got a Line on You”; Weird Al “Belvedere Cruisin’”; Alex Melton “American Idiot”.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parody_music

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parody_mass

https://interlude.hk/bach-makes-joke-peasant-cantata/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spike_Jones

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122018506

https://ket.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/mozart-to-weird-al-the-evolution-of-parody-video/sound-field/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hello_Muddah,_Hello_Fadduh_(A_Letter_from_Camp)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Freberg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Lehrer

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/644173/dr-demento-ruled-radio

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Demento

Full 1991 episode of the Dr Demento show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cdnb8Z9IxmQ

Full 1986 episode of the Dr Demento show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbYcPmo9d2w

https://www.yahoo.com/news/meet-dr-demento-man-discovered-weird-al-fish-heads-222028433.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%22Weird_Al%22_Yankovic

Belvedere Cruisin’ – Weird Al demo – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwaY5Ibz83w

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/75056/9-musicians-who-refused-let-weird-al-yankovic-parody-their-songs

https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/alex-melton-youtube-pop-punk-covers