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Novelty Music

The Muppets' 'Mah Na Mah Na (Doot Doo-Doo Doot Doo)' Ca...

January 17, 2020

"Mah Na Mah Na" is one of the best-known gibberish songs in entertainment -- and not because of its original appearance in a smutty Swedish movie. "Mah Na Ma...

Gayla Peevey Of 'I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas' F...

December 14, 2019

“I want a hippopotamus for Christmas, only a hippopotamus will do,” those strange lyrics sung by a cute 10-year-old girl have been stuck in our heads since 1...

Behind The 'Monster Swim' and Other Halloween Tracks Yo...

October 16, 2019

When Bobby “Boris” Pickett and his group of Halloween-mad studio musicians laid down the “Monster Mash” in 1962 they were just trying to cash in on teen danc...