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Weird Al

"Weird Al" Yankovic during one of his performances.

"Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer and probably one of the best musical artists of modern times, and therefore one of the most liberal. He is also Vegetarian so there's some proof. Yankovic is a parody artist and probably the most famous in the genre. He asks artists before he makes his parodies so the industry doesn't shoot him like they did 2Pac. He has also received tons of praise from Urban Dictionary definitions, which is really quite something.

Parody Examples Edit

Song Name Song Parodying (Artist/Band) Release
A Complicated Song Complicated (Avril Lavigne) 2003
Bedrock Anthem Give It Away (R.H.C.P.)

and

Under the Bridge (R.H.C.P.)

1993
Bohemian Polka Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen) 1993
Eat It Beat It (Michael Jackson) 1984
Fat Bad (Michael Jackson) 1988
Ode to a Superhero Piano Man (Billy Joel) 2006
The Saga Begins American Pie (Don McLean) 1999
Smells Like Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana) 1992
Spam Stand (R.E.M.) 1989
Tacky Happy (Pharrell Williams) 2014
Word Crimes Blurred Lines (Robin Thicke) 2014

See AlsoEdit

Michael Jackson ("Weird Al" parodied multiple songs of his)

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