Tag: Chris Wadsworth

  • Thumbnail for Episode 480: Fan Mail – Novelty Songs

    Episode 480: Fan Mail – Novelty Songs

    Last month, we did a series of episodes about novelty songs, with guest cohost Chris Wadsworth. Today, Chris returns as we play listener favorites: Reunion, Cheech & Chong, Alexei Sayle, and Screaming Blue Messiahs.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 456: Novelty Songs – ‘Witch Doctor,’ ‘Pencil Neck Geek’

    Episode 456: Novelty Songs – ‘Witch Doctor,’ ‘Pencil Neck Geek’

    We conclude this little novelty song string with two bizarre selections. Chris Wadsworth (filling in for Patrick) plays “Witch Doctor” by David Seville (later of Alvin and the Chipmunks fame), and Jim plays “Pencil Neck Geek” by wrestler Fred Blassie (later of Andy Kaufman fame).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 455: Novelty Songs – ‘Convoy,’ ‘Time Warp’

    Episode 455: Novelty Songs – ‘Convoy,’ ‘Time Warp’

    More novelty songs, as Chris Wadsworth sits in for Patrick. Jim plays “Convoy” by C.W. McCall, and Chris plays “Time Warp” from “Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

  • Thumbnail for Episode 454: Novelty Songs – ‘Mr. Jaws,’ ‘King Tut’

    Episode 454: Novelty Songs – ‘Mr. Jaws,’ ‘King Tut’

    Chris Wadsworth joins the podcast (Patrick Foster is out for a few days). We talk about novelty songs, both based on ’70s pop culture. Chris plays “Mr. Jaws” by Dickie Goodman. Jim plays “King Tut” by Steve Martin and the Toots Uncommon.