History Music / WeirdAlYankovic

8th Feb '16 8:16:01 PM Twentington
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* UncommonTime: "Genius in France" shifts time signatures and rhythms incessantly, naturally enough since it's a style parody of Music/FrankZappa (and quite an impressive one at that).
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* UncommonTime: "Genius UncommonTime: **"Genius in France" shifts time signatures and rhythms incessantly, naturally enough since it's a style parody of Music/FrankZappa (and quite an impressive one at that).that). ** "One More Minute" is in 12/8.
8th Feb '16 8:44:43 AM BuddyBoy600alt
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* AnimatedMusicVideo: Several, including "Skipper Dan", "Another Tattoo", and "Party in the CIA". It's become quite popular lately for professional (and non-professional) animators including Creator/BillPlympton and Creator/JohnKricfalusi to create their own music videos for his songs.
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* AnimatedMusicVideo: Several, including "Skipper Dan", "Another Tattoo", and "Party in the CIA". It's become quite popular lately for professional (and non-professional) animators including Creator/BillPlympton and Creator/JohnKricfalusi to create their own music videos for his songs. Creator/CraigBartlett animated ''Jurassic Park'' for the album: Alpalooza. Creator/SteveBarron animated ''Beverly Hillbillies'' for the album: Film/{{UHF}} Movie Soundtrack (The music video was actually from the film itself).
4th Feb '16 2:47:04 PM Doinkmeister
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In 1989, Weird Al starred in the film ''Film/{{UHF}}'', and he had a short-lived Creator/{{CBS}} "kids' show" in the 1990s, ''TheWeirdAlShow''. He provided the voice of the Squid Hat on ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' (as well as being the announcer in the fighting game based on the show). He has been involved with the ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' franchise twice: his song "Dare To Be Stupid" was played in the [[WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie 1986 movie]], and he provided the voice of Wreck-Gar in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. He had a cameo (as himself) in the ''ScoobyDoo'' crossover episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', where he [[ImprobableWeaponUser defeated the Joker with his accordion]]. He's also voiced the character Cheese Sandwich in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Pinkie Pride", Probabilator the Annoying in "WesternAnimation/GravityFalls" and a [[AdamWesting robot version of himself]]/[[PlayingAgainstType conformist car control panel]] in ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' ([[NeverHeardThatOneBefore because this article wouldn't be complete until we mentioned that]]). [[HeAlsoDid he also played]] Darkseid in [[WesternAnimation/{{TeenTitansGo}} Teen Titans Go]] ([[SelfDeprecation where he makes fun of himself as the character while discussing his music with the Titans]])
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In 1989, Weird Al starred in the film ''Film/{{UHF}}'', and he had a short-lived Creator/{{CBS}} "kids' show" in the 1990s, ''TheWeirdAlShow''. He provided the voice of the Squid Hat on ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'' (as well as being the announcer in the fighting game based on the show). He has been involved with the ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' franchise twice: his song "Dare To Be Stupid" was played in the [[WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie 1986 movie]], and he provided the voice of Wreck-Gar in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. He had a cameo (as himself) in the ''ScoobyDoo'' crossover episode of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', where he [[ImprobableWeaponUser defeated the Joker with his accordion]]. He's also voiced the character Cheese Sandwich in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Pinkie Pride", Probabilator the Annoying in "WesternAnimation/GravityFalls" and a [[AdamWesting robot version of himself]]/[[PlayingAgainstType conformist car control panel]] in ''WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa'' ([[NeverHeardThatOneBefore because this article wouldn't be complete until we mentioned that]]). [[HeAlsoDid he also played]] Darkseid in [[WesternAnimation/{{TeenTitansGo}} Teen Titans Go]] ([[SelfDeprecation where he makes fun of himself as the character while discussing his music with the Titans]]) Titans]]). He will play the title character in the upcoming Disney XD cartoon ''Milo Murphy's Law''.
1st Feb '16 8:15:44 PM case
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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Invoked in "Genius in France", which is said to be referring to Jerry Lewis' popularity there.
30th Jan '16 12:39:41 PM Twentington
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* EndingFatigue: PlayedForLaughs in Albuquerque.
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* EndingFatigue: EndingFatigue:[[invoked]] PlayedForLaughs in Albuquerque."Albuquerque".
26th Jan '16 6:06:07 AM Kollega
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** "Inactive", which combines [[Music/ImagineDragons a badass fist-pumping melody]] with hilarious BlackComedy lyrics about a [[TheSlacker phenomenally lazy]], [[FatSlob fat, apathetic loser]].
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** "Inactive", which combines [[Music/ImagineDragons a badass fist-pumping melody]] with hilarious BlackComedy lyrics about a [[TheSlacker [[LazyBum phenomenally lazy]], [[FatSlob fat, apathetic loser]].
25th Jan '16 11:47:40 PM Kollega
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** "Inactive", which combines [[Music/ImagineDragons a badass fist-pumping melody]] with hilarious BlackComedy lyrics about a [[TheSlacker phenomenally lazy]], [[FatSlob fat, apathetic loser]].
20th Jan '16 7:42:20 PM somebob
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** On the "Alapalooza" album, "Bohemian Polka" is basically a Polka version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" .
19th Jan '16 1:53:26 PM RMc
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** And then there's "Traffic Jam", from 'Alapalooza'. Prince has long denied Weird Al the opportunity to parody the Purple One's music, but "Traffic Jam" prominently features a keyboard strongly reminiscent of "Let's Go Crazy".
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** And then there's "Traffic Jam", from 'Alapalooza'. Prince has long denied Weird Al the opportunity to parody the Purple One's music, but "Traffic Jam" prominently features a keyboard riff strongly reminiscent of "Let's Go Crazy".
19th Jan '16 1:52:24 PM RMc
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** And then there's "Traffic Jam", from 'Alapalooza'. [[Prince]] has long denied Weird Al the opportunity to parody the Purple One's music, but "Traffic Jam" prominently features a keyboard strongly reminiscent of "Let's Go Crazy".
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** And then there's "Traffic Jam", from 'Alapalooza'. [[Prince]] Prince has long denied Weird Al the opportunity to parody the Purple One's music, but "Traffic Jam" prominently features a keyboard strongly reminiscent of "Let's Go Crazy".
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