Polka -style medleys of cover songs are a distinguishing part of American musiciansatiristparodistand songwriter "Weird Al" Yankovic 's catalog. Twelve of his fourteen albums contain them; his self-titled debut and Even Worse omit them. The medleys are composed of various popular songs, each one reinterpreted as a polka generally an instrumentation of accordionbanjotubaclarinetand muted brass interspersed with sound effects with the choruses or memorable lines of various songs juxtaposed for humorous effect and profane lyrics are covered with cartoon sound effects.
Yankovic has been known to say that converting these songs to polka was " Fans would be rioting in the streets, I think, if I didn't do a polka medley. It appears on his second album, In 3-D. This and "The Hot Rocks Polka" are Yankovic's only polka medleys to focus on popular rock songs from the s and s rather than contemporary songs, though "Polkas on 45" includes some of the latter e.
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The song title is a take on the medley -releasing novelty band Stars on 45 and their self-titled single. It appeared on his third album, Dare to Be Stupid. The song was released as a single in Japan.
Its title is a reference to the record Hooked on Classicsin which very recognizable extracts from classical music pieces were played over a continuous, more disco-style beat. It appears on his fourth album, Polka Party! The title of the song refers to Hot Rocksa greatest hits album of The Rolling Stones music.
It was first performed in at the Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary show. Though it primarily consists of a single song in its entirety, Yankovic's official website has categorized "Bohemian Polka" as a polka medley. It appears on his album, Bad Hair Day. The medley primarily consists of alternative rock songs, with the title being a reference to the genre.
It appears on his album, Running with Scissors. The title of the song is a reference to " Girl Power! It appears on his album Poodle Hat and consists of Christian metalnu metalrap metalgarage rockand rap tracks performed primarily by white males; however, members from groups Rage Against the Machine and P.
It was released on his album, Straight Outta Lynwood. It was performed in concert inand was released on the album Alpocalypse. The following songs are contained in the medley: . The title is a reference to Lady Gaga 's song " Poker Face ".
On September 25,Comedy Central 's website Jokes. The video features a distinctive animation style for each of the segments of the parody. The following songs are included in the medley: . It was released on March 1,as a digital single and is composed entirely of songs from the Broadway musical Hamiltonwritten by Lin-Manuel Miranda and based on the life of Alexander Hamilton.
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