“Weird Al” Yankovic The Idiots Are Winning (Live 1984) Shockwaves To my knowledge there’s never been an official standalone live-concert-album release from “Weird Al”. And this certainly isn’t – this is a bootleg, an old radio broadcast of Al and band’s appearance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest in 1984.
The King, Gravelands, 1998 Actually his real name is James Brown – something pretty funny about a white Irishman named James Brown who makes a crust by impersonating someone else; not only just someone else – but Elvis (“the King”): A white singer who made his name and based his act on sounding as black […]
I had a chance, a few years back, to chat with “Weird Al” Yankovic – it was fun. He was mostly pretty serious, but we got to talk through a few of his finest parodies and his motivations around doing what he did. He was about to tour NZ and play Christchurch – the tour […]
“Weird Al” Yankovic “Weird Al” Yankovic Live! – The Apocalypse Tour Comedy Central I find it a lot easier to admire the skill, humour and efforts of “Weird Al” Yankovic as time goes by. Another crucial element to enjoying his work is not actually listening to it. His nod/wink parodies would be excruciating to have […]