Dickie Goodman B Side Bizarre Bazaar
Album Title: Dickie Goodman B Side Bizarre Bazaar
Artists: Dickie Goodman
Released: 2007-06-14
Format: MP3
Bitrate 320 kbps
Genre: Comedy,Music
Price: Free
ORIGIN: Hewlett, NY
BORN: 1934-04-19
Catalog Number: 39288 26313

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Tracklist:

Crazy (1956 1:31 Buchanan And Goodman On Trial on side A, Dedicated to Bill Buchanan).mp3, Martian Melody (1957 3:01 Flying Saucer The Second on side A).mp3, Little Tiger (1961 2:30 Berlin Top Ten on side A).mp3, Dayton's Theme (1970 3:02 Speaking Of Ecology on side A, Dedicated to George Goldner).mp3, The Purple People Eater (1973 2:19 Side A of Ruthie’s Theme).mp3, Ruthie's Theme (1973 2:53 The Purple People Eater on side A, Ruth Goodman).mp3, Part Two (1973 1:50 Super Fly Meets Shaft on side A, Dedicated to Stanley Lewis).mp3, Jon and Jed's Theme (1974 2:10 Inflation In The Nation on side A).mp3, Irv's Theme (1975 2:15 Mr. Jaws on side A, Irv Lichtman/Editor/Billboard).mp3, Ed's Tune (1977 2:45 KONG on side A, Dedicated to Bill Ramal).mp3, Pain (1979 4:26 Energy Crisis ’79 on side A).mp3, Chomp Chomp (1979 3:00 Super, Superman on side A).mp3, Robert's Tune (1981 2:09 Super-Duper Man on side A).mp3, Get a Job (1982 2:32 Hey ET on side A).mp3, Safe Sex Report (1987 2:01 Swapped with Safety First).mp3, Y2K Millennium Bug (1999 2:16 Jon Goodman).mp3,

About Dickie Goodman

Although Weird Al Yankovic gets most of the credit for popularizing novelty songs and parodies, the godfather of the genre is unquestionably Dickie Goodman. Born on April 19, 1934, in Hewlett, NY, Goodman first came to the attention of the record-buying public in the '50s, when he scored a major hit with "The Flying Saucer," a song that nearly topped the U.S. pop charts (peaking at number three in 1956). As with all of Goodman's ensuing parodies, he used a then-unique method of sampling: he would act as a "reporter," while the responses from the "people" he was interviewing would be lines from pop artist's songs. Despite its success, Goodman's first hit caused some controversy when 17 different labels sued him for using samples without permission. But the judge in the case ultimately sided with Goodman, stating that "he had created a new work" and didn't simply copy another's work. Goodman continued to issue a steady stream of song parodies throughout the '50s and '60s (including such outlandish titles as "The Second Flying Saucer," "Touchables in Brooklyn," and "Batman and His Grandmother," among others), but failed to score another hit as big as "The Flying Saucer." But the phenomenon of the hit 1975 movie Jaws fueled Goodman's imagination, which resulted in probably his best-known song, "Mr. Jaws," which peaked on the U.S. pop charts at number four the same year and sold over 500,000 copies (Goodman's only recording to obtain gold certification). After 1977's single, "Kong," Goodman appeared to fall off the face of the earth, as he never managed to score another charting single, and he died in Fayetteville, NC, on November 6, 1989 (from an apparent suicide). Goodman's son, Jon Goodman, runs his father's estate, as his songs continue to be included on comedy compilations (especially via the Rhino label), while a biography, The King of Novelty, was issued as well. Goodman's influence continues to be felt, especially in the work of Yankovic and even radio personality Howard Stern, who has created quite a few parodies over the years patterned directly after Goodman's style. 1997 saw the release of a 39-track career overview, Greatest Fables. ~ Greg Prato

Dickie Goodman B Side Bizarre Bazaar

Dickie Goodman

2007-06-14
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    1:32 Crazy (1956 1:31 Buchanan And Goodman On Trial on side A, Dedicated to Bill Buchanan).mp3
    3:02 Martian Melody (1957 3:01 Flying Saucer The Second on side A).mp3
    2:32 Little Tiger (1961 2:30 Berlin Top Ten on side A).mp3
    3:06 Dayton's Theme (1970 3:02 Speaking Of Ecology on side A, Dedicated to George Goldner).mp3
    2:21 The Purple People Eater (1973 2:19 Side A of Ruthie’s Theme).mp3
    3:10 Ruthie's Theme (1973 2:53 The Purple People Eater on side A, Ruth Goodman).mp3
    1:41 Part Two (1973 1:50 Super Fly Meets Shaft on side A, Dedicated to Stanley Lewis).mp3
    2:17 Jon and Jed's Theme (1974 2:10 Inflation In The Nation on side A).mp3
    2:24 Irv's Theme (1975 2:15 Mr. Jaws on side A, Irv Lichtman/Editor/Billboard).mp3
    2:51 Ed's Tune (1977 2:45 KONG on side A, Dedicated to Bill Ramal).mp3
    4:27 Pain (1979 4:26 Energy Crisis ’79 on side A).mp3
    3:01 Chomp Chomp (1979 3:00 Super, Superman on side A).mp3
    2:01 Robert's Tune (1981 2:09 Super-Duper Man on side A).mp3
    2:33 Get a Job (1982 2:32 Hey ET on side A).mp3
    1:48 Safe Sex Report (1987 2:01 Swapped with Safety First).mp3
    2:15 Y2K Millennium Bug (1999 2:16 Jon Goodman).mp3
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