"Weird Al" Yankovic - Dare To Be Stupid

  • Artist: "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • Name: Dare To Be Stupid
  • Genre: Pop
  • Size: 669 mb
  • Quality:FLAC, MP3
  • Label: Rock 'N' Roll Records ‎– 260·14·034
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
    Country: Germany
    Date of released: 1985
    Category: Rock, Pop
    Style: Pop Rock, Parody

    Tracklist Hide Credits

    A1 Like A Surgeon
    Music By – Billy Steinberg And Tom Kelly*
    A2 Dare To Be Stupid 3:24
    A3 I Want A New Duck
    Music By – Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis
    A4 One More Minute 4:02
    A5 Yoda
    Music By – Ray Davies
    B1 George Of The Jungle
    Performer [Special Appearance] – Bill Scott Written-By – Sheldon Allman, Stan Worth
    B2 Slime Creatures From Outer Space 4:20
    B3 Girls Just Want To Have Lunch
    Music By – Robert Hazard
    B4 This Is The Life
    Engineer – George Tutko
    B5 Cable TV
    Backing Vocals – The Waters Sisters
    B6 Hooked On Polkas: 3:50
    B6a 12th Street Rag
    B6b State Of Shock
    B6c Sharp Dressed Man
    B6d What's Love Got To Do With It
    B6e Method Of Modern Love
    B6f Owner Of A Lonely Heart
    B6g We're Not Going To Take It
    B6h 99 Luftballons
    B6i Footloose
    B6j The Reflex
    B6k Bang Your Head
    B6l Relax
    B6m Ear Booker Polka

    Companies, etc.

    • Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
    • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
    • Manufactured By – CBS Records
    • Distributed By – Bellaphon
    • Recorded At – Santa Monica Sound Recorders
    • Published By – Billy Steinberg Music
    • Published By – Denise Barry Music
    • Published By – Brigitte Baby Publishing
    • Published By – Polifer Publishing
    • Published By – Hulex Music
    • Published By – Davray Music Ltd.
    • Published By – Carlin Music Corp.
    • Published By – Jay Ward Publishing
    • Published By – Heroic Music
    • Published By – Ear Booker Music
    • Published By – Holy Moley Music
    • Mastered At – Sterling Sound


    • Arranged By – Al Yankovic*
    • Art Direction – Lane/Donald
    • Banjo – Al Viola
    • Bass Guitar, Banjo, Backing Vocals – Steve Jay
    • Clarinet – Joel Peskin
    • Drums, Percussion – Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz
    • Engineer – Tony Papa (tracks: A1 to B3, B5, B6)
    • Guitar – Rick Derringer
    • Guitar, Backing Vocals – Jim West
    • Illustration – Lou Beach
    • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Accordion, Keyboards, Theremin – "Weird Al" Yankovic
    • Lyrics By – Al Yankovic* (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B3)
    • Management – Jay Levey
    • Performer [Musical Hands] – "Musical Mike" Kieffer
    • Photography By – Dennis Keeley
    • Piano – Sonny Burke
    • Producer – Rick Derringer
    • Saxophone – Jimmy Zavala*
    • Saxophone, Clarinet – Gary Herbig
    • Scratches – The Glove*
    • Synthesizer, Piano – Pat Regan
    • Trumpet – Warren Luening
    • Tuba – Tommy Johnson*
    • Written-By – Al Yankovic* (tracks: A2, A4, B2, B4, B5)


    Recorded at Santa Monica Sound Recorders.
    Mixed and mastered digitally using the Mitsubishi X-80 system.

    Parodies of:
    A1: Madonna's "Like A Virgin"
    A3: Huey Lewis And The News' "I Want A New Drug"
    A5: The Kinks' "Lola"
    B3: Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"

    Track A1 published by Billy Steinberg Music, Denise Barry Music (ASCAP), Brigitte Baby Publishing, Pollfer Publishing (BMI)
    Track A3 published by Hulex Music (BMI)
    Track A5 published by Davray Music Limited and Carlin Music Corp.
    Track B1 published by Jay Ward Publishing (BMI)
    Track B3 published by Heroic Music (ASCAP)
    Tracks A2, A4, B2, B4, B5 published by Ear Booker Music, Holy Moley Music (BMI)
    Publishing info for B6 is not listed.

    Other versions

    Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
    FZ 40033 "Weird Al" Yankovic Dare To Be Stupid ‎(LP, Album, Pit) Rock 'N' Roll Records FZ 40033 US 1985
    FZ 40033 "Weird Al" Yankovic Dare To Be Stupid ‎(LP, Album, Car) Rock 'N' Roll Records FZ 40033 US 1985
    C25Y0129 "Weird Al" Yankovic Dare To Be Stupid ‎(LP, Album) Rock 'N' Roll Records C25Y0129 Japan 1985
    32005-2, 61422-32005-2 "Weird Al" Yankovic Dare To Be Stupid ‎(CD, Album, RE) Way Moby, Volcano , Way Moby, Volcano 32005-2, 61422-32005-2 US Unknown
    FZT 40033 "Weird Al" Yankovic Dare To Be Stupid ‎(Cass, Chr) Rock 'N' Roll Records FZT 40033 Canada 1985