Six O’Clock Triple Shot – 7/15/14 Weird Al Yankovic Releases New LP
(The Six O’Clock Triple Shot is a daily feature of three songs that share a common theme, heard weeknights on 94.9 WMMQ)
Weird Al Yanovic is back at it again. His latest effort, Mandatory Fun, was released this week, chock full of new parodies of hit songs. His first video for “Tacky”, a parody of Pharrell Williams’ smash pop hit “Happy”, has all ready made the viral rounds, with hundreds of thousands of views in less than 48 hours. The video below was posted on uproxx.com yesterday.
Tonight, we look back on some of Weird Al’s “Greatest Hits”. Most of his notable parodies are of pop and hip-hop songs. But, Weird Al is no stranger to the Rock ‘n’ Roll scene. We’ll play, on-air, the original versions of these Yankovic classics. You can relive the madness here. It’s tonight’s Six O’Clock Triple Shot on 94.9 WMMQ!!
“King Of Suede” – parody of “King Of Pain” by The Police
“Yoda” – Parody of “Lola” by The Kinks
“Bob” – Parody of “Subterranean Homesick Blues” by Bob Dylan