12 January 2008

Morning Music - Weird Al Yankovic

I never thought that it would happen: Weird Al Yankovic gets my Morning Music highlight spot today with his "Polkarama" video. This is a polka medley with a harmonious bluegrass ring to it that spans 14 different artists, 15 if you count Yankovic.

from Wikipedia:
The medley's songs in order:

* "Chicken Dance" by Werner Thomas
* "Let's Get It Started" by Black Eyed Peas
* "Take Me Out" by Franz Ferdinand
* "Beverly Hills" by Weezer
* "The Nina Bobina Polka" by "Weird Al" Yankovic
* "Speed of Sound" by Coldplay
* "Float On" by Modest Mouse
* "Feel Good Inc." by Gorillaz & De La Soul
* "Don't Cha" by Pussycat Dolls & Busta Rhymes
* "Somebody Told Me" by The Killers
* "Slither" by Velvet Revolver
* "Candy Shop" by 50 Cent & Olivia
* "Drop It Like It's Hot" by Snoop Dogg & Pharrell
* "Pon de Replay" by Rihanna
* "Gold Digger" by Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
* "W.A.Y. Moby Polka by "Weird Al" Yankovic

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why wouldn't you count Weird Al as one of the artists??

Strictly speaking, the polka is Weird Al's but the video isn't. He does use montages of the original songs' videos when he performs the polka medleys live in concert so this might be from that, or it might be a fan effort, but it's not an officially-released Weird Al video.

Somehow when the bluegrass banjo comes in and turns "Drop It Like It's Hot" into something from "Hee Haw" it never stops being funny. OE