WorldCat Identities

Dr. Demento

Overview
Works: 599 works in 657 publications in 1 language and 2,310 library holdings
Genres: Humorous songs  Popular music  Documentary films  Christmas music  Novelty songs  Nonfiction films  Biography  Rock music  Biographical films  Humorous music 
Roles: Host, Performer, Author, Contributor, Compiler, Narrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dr. Demento
In search of Blind Joe Death : the saga of John Fahey( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Interviews, performances and archival footage with animation are combined in a musically charged tribute to a tremendously influential composer, guitarist and provocateur
Dr. Demento presents the greatest Christmas novelty CD of all-time( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento 20th anniversary collection : the greatest novelty records of all time( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Dr. Demento( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento, king of obscure novelty songs, has been introducing strange music to his radio audience for decades. This collection contains of some of his shows most popular songs that made him famous for making them famous
Dementia 2000! : Dr. Demento's 30th anniversary collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jingle bell rocks!( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a cinematic sleigh-ride into the strange universe of alternative Christmas music, Mitchell Kezin delves into the minds of some of the world's most legendary Christmas music fanatics and hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes, including hip hop legend Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons of RUN-D.M.C., the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, filmmaker John Waters, bebopper Bob Dorough, L.A. DJ and musicologist Dr. Demento, and calypso legend the Mighty Sparrow. Features live performances, interviews, and rare archival footage
Dr. Demento 25th anniversary collection : more of the greatest novelty records of all time( Recording )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holidays in dementia( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento : covered in punk( Recording )

2 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spike Jones story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the life and career of musical humorist Spike Jones. Includes performances of Laura, Cocktails for two, Der Fuehrer's face, You always hurt the one you love, and All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, along with some rarely seen 1950's rock & roll parodies. Features interviews with Milton Berle, Danny Thomas, Dr. Demento, and Helen Grayco, along with other family members and members of Jones' band, The City Slickers
Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty records of all time. christmas by Dr. Demento( Recording )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty CD of all time( Recording )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento's country corn( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento gooses Mother!( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty records of all time( Recording )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty records of all time. the 1980s by Dr. Demento( Recording )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento's hits from outer space( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty records of all time( Recording )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty records of all time by Dr. Demento( Recording )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Demento presents the greatest novelty records of all time by Dr. Demento( Recording )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityHansen, Barry, 1941-

Barret Eugene Hansen

Demento Dr

Doctor Demento

Dr. Demento

Hansen, Barret Eugene

Languages
English (69)