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"Weird Al" Yankovic's Greatest Hits

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"Weird Al" Yankovic's Greatest Hits

Greatest hits album by "Weird Al" Yankovic
GenreComedy pop , parody
LabelRock 'n Roll Records Scotti Brothers
Length33 : 59
Recorded1983-1988
ReleasedOctober 18, 1988

Unusual Al Yankovic is a Grammy honor winning American artist, satirist, tv, accordionist, and parodist manufacturer. His works have earned him three gold and 5 platinum records in the United States.

Yankovic has written hundreds of tunes over his entire occupation; nevertheless, listed here are tracks that have appeared on his readily released albums. Some tracks are style parodies, in which Yankovic emulates the general audio of the team without directly parodying one of their tunes.

Chicken Pot Pie, apology of Live and Let Die, originally written by Paul McCartney & Wings and re-recorded by Guns N' Roses China Grove Close To You Comic Relief Rap -Comic Relief, duet with Richard Belzer Conan, signature tune to Conan's Doctor Doctor, parody of Doctor!

Because Yankovic is arguably one of the most successful parody artist, tunes published to file sharing networks are frequently misattributed to him as a result of their humorous topic. A young listener who had heard several of these offensive tracks using data sharing service confronted Yankovic online, intimidating boycott because of his allegedly specific verses. Yankovic mentions these misattributions as his real beef with P2P sites: Template: Quote listing of tunes not by Yankovic can be found at not Al List. Additionally, listing of all commercially released tracks recorded by Yankovic can be discovered on his web site's Recording Dates Page.

Dr. Demento's Basement Tapes No 3, Dr. Demento Society, c. 1994.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, five quantities, St. James Press, 2000.

Yankovic informed Lynn Van Matre of Chicago Tribune that the deformed outlook that identifies his work is the outcome of accordion lessons he took as a child; it was accordion that assisted Yankovic take his first action towards stardom.

In 1979, Yankovic was a design student that functioned at his university radio station. My Bologna was hit with Dr. Demento's nutty audience, and Capitol Records offered Yankovic a contract to provide the track as a single. The result was a single that made Billboard's Top 100 and a video that provided Yankovic his first exposure on cord network MTV.

I constantly desired to mature to be a Puerto Rican band leader. Yet Yankovic has become connected a lot more with superstar Michael Jackson than with Ricky Ricardo. Yankovic's biggest hit can be found in 1984 when Eat It, his parody of Jackson's Beat It, made the Top 20, and earned Yankovic a Grammy for Best.

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