In 1979, “Gilda Radner: Live From New York” opens on Broadway, featuring some of Radnerʹs more famous characters — Lisa Loopner, Emily Litella, and Roseanne Roseannadanna, as well as the classic childrenʹs tune “Letʹs Talk Dirty To The Animals,” which got plenty of airplay from The Dr. Demento radio show, with the bleeps.
In 1969, ✪ “Along Came Jones” by Ray Stevens peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.
In 1958, ✪ “The Bird On My Head” by David Seville peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.
In 1958, ✪ “The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor” by Joe South peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.
In 2014, ✪ “Word Crimes” by "Weird Al" Yankovic peaked at number 39 on the U.S. pop singles chart.
In 1969, ✪ “Frozen Orange Juice” by Peter Sarstedt peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.
In 1975, ✪ “The Elephant Song” by Kamahl peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.
In 1981, "Big Balls" by AC/DC charted at number one on the Dr. Demento Show Funny Five (source: dmdb.org)
From 1987, "Last Will and Temperament" by the Frantics
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