First Listen: An Unreleased 1982 Track From "Weird Al" Yankovic

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"Weird Al" Yankovic is a legend.  The best song parodist of the late 20th century, hands down.  He's never failed, and he's kind of a cultural hero to the sorts of people who like shops like this one.  I won't say he's trippy, but his music is better with certain enhancement.  We have loved everything he has done, from his early days as Dr. Demento to "White & Nerdy" (his 2006 parody of "Ridin' Dirty.")

The video above contains a song from 1982 entitled "Pac-Man," which is based on the Beatles' classic "Tax Man."  Why this never came out we don't know.  But we do suspect we would have liked it in 1982, since we spent most of that year playing video games at a bowling alley that is now a BMW dealership.  The song was unearthed as part of Squeeze Box, a multimedia retrospective on Yankovic that will be released later this year.

Blaze on, "Weird Al."

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