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We’re getting nutty today with a new list!   It’s East Side Dave’s Top 5 Novelty Songs Of All Time!   Enjoy!


5.) “Born In East L.A.” by Cheech & Chong (1984)

The hysterical comedy duo dropped this parody which they later turned into a movie of the same name.

Born In East L.A. (Cheech And Chong) [HD]

Born in east L.A. Lyrics: (Cheech:) Took a walk to the corner store Just to buy a loaf of bread and a box of s`mores Up pulled a guy in a yellow van Shiny go...


4.) “The Streak” by Ray Stevens (1974)

Before “Weird” Al emerged onto the novelty song scene, Ray Stevens had this gigantic hit about…well…streaking.

Ray Stevens - "The Streak"

"Boogity Boogity!!!" Here it is! The classic Ray Stevens music video for his smash hit comedy song "The Streak"!


3.) “Disco Duck” by Rick Dees (1976)

Radio DJ Rick Dees scored a massive hit with this silly novelty song about a duck who apparently enjoys disco music.

Rick Dees - DISCO DUCK (1976) Stereo

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2.) “Fish Heads” by Barnes & Barnes (1978)

Just who were Barnes & Barnes?  I can tell you one thing…they weren’t exactly Simon & Garfunkel.  No.  Rather than singing about America or New York like Paul and Art did…the mysterious Barnes & Barnes wrote about…fish heads.  Legendary.

Barnes & Barnes - Fish Heads

The Legendary Barnes and Barnes 80's Classic "Fish Heads" Video . This song and video has become a cult classic loved by Dr. Demento Radio Show and Barnes&Ba...


1.) “Eat It” by “Weird” Al Yankovic (1984)

The undisputed king of novelty songs…”Weird” Al hit this one out of the park.  It’s his “Day In The Life” or “Stairway To Heaven”.  It’s “Eat It”.  Behold.

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Eat It

"Eat It" by "Weird Al" Yankovic Follow "Weird Al" Yankovic on Spotify: Check out more great videos from the 00's here: http...



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