A September of Demento- “I Need A Vacation”- Jim Backus. Best known as Thurston Howell III on Gilligan’s Island, Jim Dean’s father in Rebel Without A Cause and the voice […]
A September of Demento- Released in 1985 “Existential Blues” by Tom “T-Bone” Stankus quickly became a favorite on the Demento Show. “Existential Blues”-has many Wizard Of Oz references.
A September of Demento continues with “Poisoning Pigeons In The Park”- by Tom Lehrer. Tom Lehrer who is still alive-he’s now 92- had a career as a singer-songwriter, satirist and […]
A September of Demento- Today’s song is “The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins” by Leonard Nimoy- aka Spock from Star Trek. I have always thought it curious that both Nimoy and […]
A September of Demento- “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa”- Napoleon XIV. This crazy novelty song by Jerry Samuels- who billed himself as Napoleon XIV- peaked at #3 on […]
A September of Demento- Most of the songs I am selecting are ones that come to mind from all those years ago- listening to the show- “Beep Beep” by The […]