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    Guest DJ "Weird Al" Yankovic

     
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    All Songs Considered, November 2, 2006 - Singer, songwriter and satirist "Weird Al" Yankovic has been spoofing artists and making his own original comic tunes for nearly 30 years. His latest album, Straight Out Of Lynwood, is his first to break the top-ten. On this edition of All Songs Considered, Yankovic talks about his music and shares some of the songs that have inspired him over the years. Hear an eclectic mix of music by the Bonzo Dog Band, Tom Lehrer, The Trashmen and more.

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    Guest DJ "Weird Al" Yankovic

    Weird Al Yankovic

    My Bologna

    Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Album: Weird Al Yankovic
     
     
    Straight Out Of Lynwood

    White and Nerdy

    Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Album: Straight Outta Lynwood
     
     
    An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

    The Elements

    Artist: Tom Lehrer
    Album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer
     
     
    Straight Out Of Lynwood

    Pancreas

    Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Album: Straight Outta Lynwood
     
     
    The History of the Bonzos

    Canyons of Your Mind

    Artist: Bonzo Dog Band
    Album: The History of the Bonzos
     
     
    Straight Out Of Lynwood

    Don't Download This Song

    Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Album: Straight Outta Lynwood
     
     
    The Tube City!: The Best of The Trashmen

    Surfin' Bird

    Artist: The Trashmen
    Album: The Tube City!: The Best of The Trashmen
     
     
    Trouble In Paradise

    My Life is Good

    Artist: Randy Newman
    Album: Trouble In Paradise
     
     

    You're Pitiful

    Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
    Album: 1

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