Weird Al Yankovic creates the most ingenious parodies of concurrent popular music, additionally he composes brilliant music of his own! Below is a list of my favourites!

  • Amish Paradise, parody of Coolios “Gangsta’s Paradise”
  • Fat, parody of Michael Jackson’s “Bad”
  • You don’t love me anymore, Weird Al original
  • Living with a Hernia, parody of James Brown’s “Living in America”
  • Good Enough for Now, Weird Al original, country style
  • Couch Potato, parody of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself”:
  • Wanna B Ur Lovr, Weird Al original in the style of Prince and Beck
  • Hardware Store, Weird Al original, not a parody
  • A complicated song, parody of Avril Lavigne’s “Complicated”
  • e-Bay, parody of The Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way”
  • Bob – Weird Al original with lyrics consisting exclusively of palindromes, performed “Bob Dylan style”
  • The saga begins, parody of Don McLean’s “American Pie”
  • White and Nerdy, parody of Chamillionaire’s “Ridin”
  • Virus Alert, Weird Al original in the style of Sparks
  • Don’t download this song, Weird Al original, imitating the ’80s benefit songs

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