Dr. Demento

Dr. Demento's Country Corn

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Country novelties from the '60s to the '90s, as selected and annotated by novelty MC nonpareilDr. Demento. This is actually more subtle than the average Demento compilation, and includes some "core" classic country novelties: "When You're Hot, You're Hot" (Jerry Reed), "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose" (Little Jimmy Dickens), "The Streak" (Ray Stevens), "You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd" (Roger Miller), and "I'm My Own Grandpaw" (Homer & Jethro). There are a few somewhat lesser-known hee-haws by Jim Stafford, Tom T. Hall, Cledus Maggard, Billy Edd Wheeler, and others, as well as the obligatory track by Weird Al Yankovic.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 02:29 Amazon
feat: Ray Stevens
03:42 Amazon
3 03:21 Amazon
4 03:05 Amazon
5 02:14 Amazon
feat: Roger Miller
01:54 Amazon
feat: Jerry Reed
02:18 Amazon
8 03:28 Amazon
9 03:34 Amazon
10 02:25 Amazon
11 03:05 Amazon
feat: Dick Feller
03:23 Amazon
feat: Tom T. Hall
02:51 Amazon
feat: Jim Stafford
02:39 Amazon
15 01:52 Amazon
feat: Gerry House
03:11 Amazon
feat: Ray Stevens
03:16 Amazon
feat: Jerry Reed
04:07 Amazon
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