The guys trace the origins of mock n’ roll from Bach to Dr. Demento, Weird Al and the internet.
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”.
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
Belvedere Cruisin’ – Weird Al demo – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwaY5Ibz83w