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Dare to Be Stupid

Dare to Be Stupid
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Description: A handful of contemporary movies have whimsically looked back at the '80s. Various bands have borrowed from the time period's musical trends with a tongue-in-cheek attitude. But Weird Al was busy sending up that decade while it was still happening. On Dare to Be Stupid, Yankovic parodies, among other things, smash hits by two reigning divas of yore. "Like A Surgeon" turns Madonna's song into an inexperienced doctor's first-person account of his, uh, practice. Weird Al's version of a certain Cyndi Lauper hit proclaims, "Girls Just Want to Have Lunch." In this loony world, the object of desire in "I Want a ... (more)
Manufacturer: Volcano
Release date: 12 March 1991
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0614223200521 UPC: 614223200521
Male Solo (1), LP (1), Vinyl (1), Music Mecca 15 (1), Parody (1), Weird Al (1)
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Ashley Winchester added this to a list 1 week ago
AW's CD Collection (220 music items)

" Despite only having a dubbed copy of this on cassette from my cousins when I was younger, Dare to Be Stupid was still one of the most iconic releases from Weird Al at that time. However, despite being released in the mid-1980's, the album has held up relatively well and like Even Worse up above the star of the show for me is Al's original creations; not the parodies. Top Picks: "Dare To Be Stupid" and "Slime Creatures from Outer Space""

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AW's Current Vinyl (20 music items)
NDMirskov added this to a list 3 years ago
20 Life-Changing albums (20 music items)

"As stated above, I bought this album in conjunction with License to Ill, as my first two musical purchases. More than anything probably could, that fact defines two fundamental things of my being. First, the desire to explore a culture I identified with and wished to learn from and second the acceptance of where and what I am at the time (then and now). The Beastie Boys gave me hip hop and everything that would later come to mean to me and Weird Al gave me acceptance of who and what I am. I wa"

the giraffe added this to a list 4 years, 11 months ago
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