The Weird Al guide to modern marketing

by Lucia Moses
Talk about an unlikely career. Weird Al Yankovic’s first music parody was “My Bologna,” a riff on The Knack’s “My Sharona,” which he made in 1979 as a college student. He then went on to become a staple of ’80s culture, stamping out hundreds of songs. Amazingly, 35 years into his career, the curly-maned crooner with the adenoidal voice is back in the spotlight again with a new album.Read the full article

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  • Why Weird Al is still the king of spoof - 2 readers, 5 Tweets - Weird Al was a college student in 1979 when he recorded his first hit, “My Bologna” — a parody of “My Sharona” by the Knack. Then an architecture student at California Polytechnic State University ...