Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of "Weird Al" Yankovic

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Squeeze Box
Squeeze box cover.png
Box set by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Released November 24, 2017
Genre Comedy
Label Legacy Recordings
Producer "Weird Al" Yankovic, Rick Derringer
"Weird Al" Yankovic chronology
Mandatory Fun
(2014)Mandatory Fun2014
Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of "Weird Al" Yankovic
(2017)

Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of "Weird Al" Yankovic is a 15-album box set by American comedy musician "Weird Al" Yankovic, released on November 24, 2017.[1]

Packaging[edit]

The set is housed inside a replica of Yankovic's accordion, whence its name is derived.[2] This "unprecedented" style of packaging caused the entire set to have a rather long lead manufacturing time. Squeeze Box also comes with "a 100-page book including a treasure trove of unseen photos and memorabilia."[1]

Release[edit]

A pre-order for the set was released on January 12, 2017 via Pledge Music, almost ten months ahead of its release. This was due to the time it would take for the manufacturer to create the packaging. Fans were able to choose between two versions of the set: one featuring all the albums on vinyl, and the other featuring albums on CD.[1][3] The CD version will feature the discs themselves housed in custom-fitted pockets in sleeves with standard LP-size jackets.[4] The LP version marks the first time that five of Yankovic's albums (viz. Alapalooza, Bad Hair Day, Running with Scissors, Poodle Hat, and Straight Outta Lynwood) appear in a vinyl format.[3] Following the Pledge Music pre-order, only a handful of the sets will be manufactured and released.[1]

Contents[edit]

Squeeze Box collects all of Yankovic's 14 studio albums, ranging from his 1983 debut "Weird Al" Yankovic, to his 2014 studio release Mandatory Fun. Six of these records (viz. "Weird Al" Yankovic, "Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D, Dare to Be Stupid, Polka Party!, Even Worse, UHF – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Other Stuff) were produced by Rick Derringer.[5] The remaining albums (viz. Off the Deep End, Alapalooza, Bad Hair Day, Running with Scissors, Poodle Hat, Straight Outta Lynwood, Alpocalypse, and Mandatory Fun) were produced by Yankovic himself.[6] "Weird Al" Yankovic through Bad Hair Day had been released by the now-defunct Scotti Bros. Records, Running with Scissors through Alpocalypse were released by Volcano Entertainment, and Mandatory Fun was released by RCA Records. All three labels are now under the control of Sony Music Entertainment, whose Legacy Recordings unit released the compilation.[7] The songs that are featured in this collection have all been remastered.[3] The fifteenth record, Medium Rarities, is a bonus album composed of new and unreleased content.[1]

"Weird Al" Yankovic (1983)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Ricky"Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn, "Weird Al" Yankovic"Mickey" by Toni Basil2:36
2."Gotta Boogie"YankovicOriginal2:14
3."I Love Rocky Road"Alan Merrill, Jake Hooker, Yankovic"I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts2:36
4."Buckingham Blues"YankovicOriginal3:13
5."Happy Birthday"YankovicStyle parody of Tonio K[8]2:28
6."Stop Draggin' My Car Around"Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Yankovic"Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" by Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers3:16
7."My Bologna"Doug Fieger, Berton Averre, Yankovic"My Sharona" by The Knack2:01
8."The Check's in the Mail"YankovicOriginal3:13
9."Another One Rides the Bus"John Deacon, Yankovic[nb 1]"Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen2:40
10."I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead"YankovicOriginal3:39
11."Such a Groovy Guy"YankovicOriginal3:02
12."Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung"YankovicOriginal1:54


"Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D (1984)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Eat It"Michael Jackson, Alfred Yankovic"Beat It" by Michael Jackson3:21
2."Midnight Star"YankovicOriginal[11]4:35
3."The Brady Bunch"Ivan Doroschuk, Sherwood Schwartz, Frank De Vol, Yankovic"The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats2:37
4."Buy Me a Condo"YankovicStyle parody of Bob Marley and reggae[12]3:45
5."I Lost on Jeopardy"Gregory Kihn, Steve Wright, Yankovic"Jeopardy" by The Greg Kihn Band3:28
6."Polkas on 45" 4:23
7."Mr. Popeil"YankovicStyle parody of The B-52s[13]4:42
8."King of Suede"Gordon Sumner, Yankovic"King of Pain" by The Police4:13
9."That Boy Could Dance"YankovicOriginal3:34
10."Theme from Rocky XIII (The Rye or the Kaiser)"Frank Sullivan, James Peterik, Yankovic"Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor3:37
11."Nature Trail to Hell"YankovicOriginal[11]5:50


Dare to Be Stupid (1985)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Like a Surgeon"William Steinberg, Thomas Kelly, Alfred Yankovic"Like a Virgin" by Madonna3:32
2."Dare to Be Stupid"YankovicStyle parody of Devo[14]3:25
3."I Want a New Duck"Christopher Hayes, Hugh Cregg III, Yankovic"I Want a New Drug" by Huey Lewis and the News3:04
4."One More Minute"YankovicStyle parody of Elvis Presley-like Doo-wop[15]4:04
5."Yoda"Raymond Davies, Yankovic"Lola" by The Kinks3:58
6."George of the Jungle"Stan Worth, Sheldon AllmanCover of titular television theme1:05
7."Slime Creatures from Outer Space"YankovicStyle parody of 1950s sci-fi soundtracks[16]4:23
8."Girls Just Want to Have Lunch"Robert Hazard, Yankovic"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper2:48
9."This Is the Life"YankovicStyle parody of 1920s and 1930s music[17]3:06
10."Cable TV"YankovicOriginal3:38
11."Hooked on Polkas" 3:53


Polka Party! (1986)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Living with a Hernia"Daniel Hartman, Charlie Midnight, Alfred Yankovic"Living in America" by James Brown3:20
2."Dog Eat Dog"YankovicStyle parody of Talking Heads[12]3:42
3."Addicted to Spuds"Robert Palmer, Yankovic"Addicted to Love" by Robert Palmer3:50
4."One of Those Days"YankovicOriginal3:18
5."Polka Party!" 3:15
6."Here's Johnny"Peter Wolf, Ina Wolf, Yankovic"Who's Johnny" by El DeBarge3:24
7."Don't Wear Those Shoes"YankovicOriginal3:36
8."Toothless People"Daryl Hohl, Michael Jagger, David Stewart, Yankovic"Ruthless People" by Mick Jagger3:23
9."Good Enough for Now"YankovicStyle parody of country love songs[18]3:03
10."Christmas at Ground Zero"YankovicStyle parody of Phil Spector-produced Christmas songs[8]3:09


Even Worse (1988)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Fat"Michael Jackson, Alfred Yankovic"Bad" by Michael Jackson3:37
2."Stuck in a Closet with Vanna White"YankovicOriginal4:58
3."(This Song's Just) Six Words Long"Rudy Clark, Yankovic"Got My Mind Set on You" as performed by George Harrison3:37
4."You Make Me"YankovicStyle parody of Oingo Boingo[12][19][20]3:06
5."I Think I'm a Clone Now"Ritchie Cordell, Yankovic"I Think We're Alone Now" as performed by Tiffany3:20
6."Lasagna"Yankovic"La Bamba" as performed by Los Lobos2:46
7."Melanie"YankovicOriginal3:58
8."Alimony"Tommy James, Bo Gentry, Ritchie Cordell, Robert Bloom, Yankovic"Mony Mony" as performed by Billy Idol3:16
9."Velvet Elvis"YankovicStyle parody of The Police[21]4:30
10."Twister"YankovicStyle parody of Beastie Boys[22]1:03
11."Good Old Days"YankovicStyle parody of James Taylor[12][23]3:21


UHF – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Other Stuff (1989)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies"Mark Knopfler, Gordon Sumner, Paul Henning, Alfred Yankovic"Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits3:11
2."Gandhi II"YankovicSkit1:00
3."Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters from a Planet Near Mars"YankovicOriginal3:28
4."Isle Thing"Matthew Dike, Michael Ross, Yankovic"Wild Thing" by Tone Lōc3:37
5."The Hot Rocks Polka" 4:50
6."UHF"YankovicOriginal5:09
7."Let Me Be Your Hog"YankovicOriginal0:16
8."She Drives Like Crazy"Roland Gift, David Steele, Yankovic"She Drives Me Crazy" by Fine Young Cannibals3:42
9."Generic Blues"YankovicStyle parody of the blues[12]4:34
10."Spatula City"YankovicSkit1:07
11."Fun Zone"YankovicInstrumental1:45
12."Spam"William Berry, Peter Buck, Michael Mills, John Stipe, Yankovic"Stand" by R.E.M.3:12
13."The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota"YankovicStyle parody of Harry Chapin and Gordon Lightfoot[12]6:50


Off the Deep End (1992)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Smells Like Nirvana"Kurt Cobain, David Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Alfred Yankovic"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana3:42
2."Trigger Happy"YankovicStyle parody of The Beach Boys and Jan & Dean[24]3:46
3."I Can't Watch This"Stanley Burrell, Rick James, Alonzo Miller, Yankovic"U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer3:31
4."Polka Your Eyes Out" 3:50
5."I Was Only Kidding"YankovicStyle parody of Tonio K[25]3:31
6."The White Stuff"Maurice Starr, Yankovic"You Got It (The Right Stuff)" by New Kids on the Block2:43
7."When I Was Your Age"YankovicOriginal4:35
8."Taco Grande"Christian Carlos Warren, Gerardo Mejia, Alberto Slezynger, and Rosa Soy, Yankovic"Rico Suave" by Gerardo3:44
9."Airline Amy"YankovicOriginal composition inspired by the songs of Nick Lowe and Jonathan Richman[26]3:50
10."The Plumbing Song"Frank Farian, B. Nail, Diane Warren, Yankovic"Baby Don't Forget My Number" and "Blame It on the Rain" by Milli Vanilli4:08
11."You Don't Love Me Anymore"YankovicOriginal[15]4:00
12."Bite Me"YankovicInspired by Nirvana's hidden track on Nevermind, "Endless, Nameless"[27]0:06


Alapalooza (1993)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Jurassic Park"Jimmy Webb, Alfred Yankovic"MacArthur Park" by Richard Harris3:55
2."Young, Dumb & Ugly"YankovicStyle parody of AC/DC[8]4:24
3."Bedrock Anthem"Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante, Michael Balzary, Chadwick Smith, Yankovic"Under the Bridge" and "Give It Away" by Red Hot Chili Peppers3:43
4."Frank's 2000" TV"YankovicStyle parody of R.E.M.'s early work[8]4:07
5."Achy Breaky Song"Don Von Tress, Yankovic"Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus3:23
6."Traffic Jam"YankovicStyle parody of Prince[28]4:01
7."Talk Soup"YankovicOriginal4:25
8."Livin' in the Fridge"Steven Tyler, Anthony Pereira, Mark Hudson, Yankovic"Livin' on the Edge" by Aerosmith3:55
9."She Never Told Me She Was a Mime"YankovicOriginal4:54
10."Harvey the Wonder Hamster"YankovicOriginal0:21
11."Waffle King"YankovicStyle parody of Peter Gabriel[29]4:25
12."Bohemian Polka"Freddie MercuryPolka version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen3:39


Bad Hair Day (1996)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Amish Paradise"Artis Ivey Jr., Doug Rasheed, Larry Sanders, Stevland Morris, Alfred Yankovic"Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio3:20
2."Everything You Know Is Wrong"YankovicStyle parody of They Might Be Giants[8]3:48
3."Cavity Search"Paul Hewson, David Evans, Adam Clayton, Laurence Mullen Jr., Yankovic"Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" by U24:19
4."Callin' In Sick"YankovicStyle parody of grunge[30]3:40
5."The Alternative Polka" 4:50
6."Since You've Been Gone"YankovicOriginal a capella song1:20
7."Gump"Christopher Ballew, Yankovic"Lump" by The Presidents of the United States of America2:11
8."I'm So Sick of You"YankovicStyle parody of Elvis Costello[31]3:26
9."Syndicated Inc."David Pirner, Yankovic"Misery" by Soul Asylum3:54
10."I Remember Larry"YankovicStyle parody of Hilly Michaels[32]3:56
11."Phony Calls"Marqueze Etheridge, Lisa Lopes, Organized Noize, Yankovic"Waterfalls" by TLC3:22
12."The Night Santa Went Crazy"YankovicOriginal4:03


Running with Scissors (1999)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."The Saga Begins"Donald McLean III, Alfred Yankovic"American Pie" by Don McLean5:27
2."My Baby's in Love with Eddie Vedder"YankovicStyle parody of the Zydeco genre[33]3:25
3."Pretty Fly for a Rabbi"Bryan Holland, Yankovic"Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)" by The Offspring3:02
4."The Weird Al Show Theme"YankovicOriginal1:14
5."Jerry Springer"Ed Robertson, Yankovic"One Week" by Barenaked Ladies2:46
6."Germs"YankovicStyle parody of Nine Inch Nails[34]4:38
7."Polka Power!" 4:21
8."Your Horoscope for Today"YankovicStyle-parody of Third Wave Ska[35]3:59
9."It's All About the Pentiums"Sean Combs, Stephen Jacobs, Jason Phillips, Danny Styles, Christopher Wallace, Kimberly Jones, Deric Angelettie, Yankovic"It's All About the Benjamins (Rock Remix)" by Puff Daddy3:34
10."Truck Drivin' Song"YankovicStyle parody of truck-driving country[36]2:27
11."Grapefruit Diet"Stephen Perry, Yankovic"Zoot Suit Riot" by Cherry Poppin' Daddies3:30
12."Albuquerque"YankovicStyle parody of The Rugburns[37]11:23


Poodle Hat (2003)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Couch Potato"Jeffrey Bass, Marshall Mathers III, Luis Resto, Alfred Yankovic"Lose Yourself" by Eminem4:18
2."Hardware Store"YankovicOriginal[11]3:45
3."Trash Day"Charles Brown, Cornell Haynes Jr., Pharrell Williams, Yankovic"Hot in Herre" by Nelly3:12
4."Party at the Leper Colony"YankovicOriginal3:38
5."Angry White Boy Polka" 5:04
6."Wanna B Ur Lovr"YankovicStyle parody of Midnite Vultures-era Beck[38]6:14
7."A Complicated Song"Avril Lavigne, Yankovic"Complicated" by Avril Lavigne3:39
8."Why Does This Always Happen to Me?"YankovicStyle parody of Ben Folds[8]4:52
9."Ode to a Superhero"Billy Joel, Yankovic"Piano Man" by Billy Joel4:53
10."Bob"YankovicStyle parody of Bob Dylan[39]2:29
11."eBay"Andreas Carlsson, Martin Sandberg, Yankovic"I Want It That Way" by Backstreet Boys3:36
12."Genius in France"YankovicStyle parody of Frank Zappa[39][40]8:58


Straight Outta Lynwood (2006)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."White & Nerdy"Hakeem Seriki, Juan Salinas, Oscar Salinas, Anthony Henderson, Alfred Yankovic"Ridin'" by Chamillionaire featuring Krayzie Bone2:50
2."Pancreas"YankovicStyle parody of Brian Wilson[41]3:48
3."Canadian Idiot"Billie Armstrong, Yankovic"American Idiot" by Green Day2:23
4."I'll Sue Ya"YankovicStyle parody of Rage Against the Machine[41]3:51
5."Polkarama!" 4:17
6."Virus Alert"YankovicStyle parody of Sparks[42]3:46
7."Confessions Part III"Usher Raymond IV, Jermaine Mauldin, Bryan-Michael Cox, Yankovic"Confessions Part II" by Usher3:52
8."Weasel Stomping Day"YankovicStyle parody of animated musical specials of the 1960s[42]1:34
9."Close but No Cigar"YankovicStyle parody of Cake[42]3:55
10."Do I Creep You Out"Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins, Paul Wilson, Yankovic"Do I Make You Proud" by Taylor Hicks2:46
11."Trapped in the Drive-Thru"R. Kelly, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, Yankovic"Trapped in the Closet" by R. Kelly; contains an interpolation of "Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin10:51
12."Don't Download This Song"YankovicStyle parody of 1980s charity songs[43]3:54


Alpocalypse (2011)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Perform This Way"Stefani Germanotta, Jeppe Laursen, Paul Blair, Fernando Garibay, Alfred Yankovic"Born This Way" by Lady Gaga2:54
2."CNR"YankovicStyle parody of The White Stripes[44]3:21
3."TMZ"Taylor Swift, Liz Rose, Yankovic"You Belong with Me" by Taylor Swift3:40
4."Skipper Dan"YankovicStyle parody of Weezer[44]4:01
5."Polka Face" 4:47
6."Craigslist"YankovicStyle parody of The Doors[44]4:53
7."Party in the CIA"Lukasz Gottwald, Claude Kelly, Jessica Cornish, Yankovic"Party in the U.S.A." by Miley Cyrus2:56
8."Ringtone"YankovicStyle parody of Queen[44]3:24
9."Another Tattoo"Bobby Simmons Jr., Peter Hernandez, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Yankovic"Nothin' on You" by B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars2:49
10."If That Isn't Love"YankovicStyle parody of Hanson[44]3:48
11."Whatever You Like"Clifford Harris Jr., James Scheffer, David Siegel, Yankovic"Whatever You Like" by T.I.3:41
12."Stop Forwarding That Crap to Me"YankovicStyle parody of Jim Steinman[44]5:42


Mandatory Fun (2014)[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Parody ofLength
1."Handy""Fancy" by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX2:56
2."Lame Claim to Fame"YankovicStyle parody of Southern Culture on the Skids[45]3:45
3."Foil""Royals" by Lorde2:22
4."Sports Song"YankovicStyle parody of college football fight songs[46]2:14
5."Word Crimes""Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams3:43
6."My Own Eyes"YankovicStyle parody of Foo Fighters[45]3:40
7."Now That's What I Call Polka!"4:06
8."Mission Statement"YankovicStyle parody of Crosby, Stills & Nash[45]4:28
9."Inactive"
"Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons2:56
10."First World Problems"YankovicStyle parody of Pixies[45]3:13
11."Tacky"
  • Williams
  • Yankovic
"Happy" by Pharrell Williams2:53
12."Jackson Park Express"YankovicStyle parody of Cat Stevens[45]9:05


Medium Rarities (2017)[edit]

Medium Rarities
The cover to Medium Rarities, depicting "Weird Al" Yankovic shrink-wrapped in meat packaging
Compilation album by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Released November 24, 2017
Genre Comedy
Length 51:58
Label Legacy Recordings

Medium Rarities is the name of the fifteenth album included in Squeeze Box. This release, exclusive to this box set, is composed entirely of rare and unreleased tracks from Yankovic's career.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)NotesLength
1."Take Me Down"Original2:28
2."My Bologna"Capitol single version; parody of "My Sharona" by The Knack2:20
3."Yoda"
Demo; parody of "Lola" by The Kinks3:27
4."Dr. Demento Jingle"
  • Yankovic
Original0:10
5."Pac-Man"
Parody of "Taxman" by The Beatles2:31
6."Dare to Be Stupid"
  • Yankovic
Instrumental3:23
7."Jurashiku Park"
"Jurassic Park" sung in Japanese; parody of "MacArthur Park" by Richard Harris3:53
8."Headline News"
Parody of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" by Crash Test Dummies3:46
9."Since You've Been Gone"
  • Yankovic
Karaoke version1:20
10."The Night Santa Went Crazy"
  • Yankovic
"Extra Gory Version"4:03
11."Spy Hard"
  • Yankovic
Theme to Spy Hard2:49
12."Lousy Haircut"
  • Yankovic
From The Weird Al Show; style parody of "Firestarter" by The Prodigy0:40
13."Homer and Marge"
From an episode of The Simpsons; parody of "Jack & Diane" by John Mellencamp1:49
14."The Brain Song"
  • Yankovic
From the 3-D short film Al's Brain2:41
15."30 Rock Theme Parody"
From an episode of 30 Rock; parody of "30 Rock Theme" composed by Jeff Richmond0:30
16."Super Duper Party Pony"From the episode "Pinkie Pride" of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic1:46
17."Sir Isaac Newton vs. Bill Nye"From the webseries Epic Rap Battles of History2:47
18."Let the Pun Fit the Crime"
  • Andy Bean
  • Francisco Angones
From the episode "The Boy Wander" of Wander Over Yonder2:10
19."Hey, Hey, We're the Monks"From the episode "Completely Mad...Alena" of Galavant1:16
20."Comedy Bang! Bang! Theme"Theme to Comedy Bang! Bang! (Season 5 only)0:30
21."It's My World (And We're All Living In It)"Theme to Milo Murphy's Law2:27
22."Beat on the Brat"Originally by The Ramones2:37
23."Happy Birthday"
  • Yankovic
New version2:35

Song information[edit]

One of the first rarities announced for the album was "Pac-Man", a parody of The Beatles' song "Taxman", and based on the arcade game of the same name. The song had been recorded in 1981, and was popular on the Dr. Demento Show. Yankovic, who recorded the song in a friend's garage on a TEAC Cassette Portastudio, sampled sounds from the actual Pac-Man arcade game for use in the song. After the song was played a few times on Dr. Demento's radio program, the host received a cease-and-desist letter that ordered him to stop airing the spoof. In order to get the song on the Medium Rarities album, Yankovic had to get permission from both Bandai Namco Entertainment (the company that owns the rights to Pac-Man) as well as the estate of George Harrison (the writer of "Taxman"). In regards to the former, the company "had a good sense of humor about" the parody.[47] So as to clear the parody with the Harrison estate, Yankovic worked with Dhani Harrison, the son of George Harrison.[47]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[48] 185
US Top Comedy Albums (Billboard)[49] 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ While Yankovic wrote new lyrics for the song, on February 2, 1981, he transferred copyright of the parody to John Deacon.[9] This is reflected in the liner notes for the album itself, which lists only Deacon as the parody’s writer.[10]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "'Weird Al' Yankovic: Squeeze Box – Exclusives". Pledge Music. January 12, 2017. Archived from the original on January 13, 2017. Retrieved January 13, 2017.
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  6. ^ "Weird Al Yankovic". AllMusic. Retrieved January 13, 2017.
  7. ^ "Latest Releases". Legacy Recordings. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
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  13. ^ Yankovic, Alfred M. (January 2000). "'Ask Al' Q&As for July 1999". The Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Web Site. Archived from the original on June 24, 2010. Retrieved June 26, 2010.
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  15. ^ a b 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Media notes). Jay Levey, "Weird Al" Yankovic. Volcano Entertainment. 2003. 82876-53727-9.
  16. ^ Yankovic, Alfred M. (December 1998). "'Ask Al' Q&As for July/August 1998". The Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Web Site. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  17. ^ Yankovic, Alfred M. (April 2000). "'Ask Al' Q&As for April 2000". The Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Web Site. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  18. ^ Thelen, Christopher (September 2, 2001). "Polka Party!". Daily Vault. Retrieved April 21, 2011.
  19. ^ Yankovic, Alfred M. (June 28, 2006). "'Ask Al' Q&As for June 28, 2006". The Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Web Site. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
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  25. ^ Yankovic, Alfred M. (June 2006). "'Ask Al' Q&As for June, 2006". The Official "Weird Al" Yankovic Web Site. Retrieved June 26, 2010.
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