Dr. Demento is a famous DJ specialized in novelty records since 1970. This 2-CD collection, released in 1991, contains the most favourite songs from his 20 years of broadcasting. It contains several one hit classics from 1950s to 1980s periods such as Jim Backus & Friend's fruitless "Delicious!", Sheb Wooley's rocking alien "Purple People Eater", Homer & Jethro's naughty boyscouts "The Battle Of Kookamonga", David Seville's pre-chipmunk hit "Witch Doctor", Allan Shermanand's anti-summer camp "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!", Bobby Pickett's spook "Monster Mash", The Trashmen's over-the-edge rock-folk "Surfin' Bird", Napoleon XIV's infamous "They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!", The Firm's space favourite "Star Trekkin'", Barnes & Barnes's silly "Fish Heads", Larry Groce's kid song "Junk Food Junkie", and Steve Martin's only hit "King Tut".
This collection also contains obscure gems such as Nervous Norvus's speed blues "Transfusion", Stan Freberg's detective story "St. George and the Dragonet", Tom Lehrer's mass murder "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park", Rose & the Arrangement's movie critic "The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati", Bryan Bowers's country tune "The Scotsman", Weird Al Yankovic's best song "Eat It", and Darrell Hammond's Looney toons parody "Wappin'". For anyone who want the best sample of novelty tunes, no place would be more perfect than this.