Greatest Hits

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Though 1989's Greatest Hits only covers the first half of "Weird Al" Yankovic's career, it nevertheless features nearly all of his best work, with classics such as "Eat It," "Fat," and "I Lost on Jeopardy" chief among its highlights. The collection takes a fairly even amount from each of Yankovic's early albums -- Weird Al Yankovic, In 3-D, Dare to Be Stupid, Polka Party!, and Even Worse -- thus gathering "Like a Surgeon," "Living With a Hernia," and "Ricky" in one place. The small, parody-heavy track-listing may disappoint die-hard Yankovic fans; indeed, some of his original work from In 3-D is better than a few of the parodies that wound up on the collection, and it ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Though 1989's Greatest Hits only covers the first half of "Weird Al" Yankovic's career, it nevertheless features nearly all of his best work, with classics such as "Eat It," "Fat," and "I Lost on Jeopardy" chief among its highlights. The collection takes a fairly even amount from each of Yankovic's early albums -- Weird Al Yankovic, In 3-D, Dare to Be Stupid, Polka Party!, and Even Worse -- thus gathering "Like a Surgeon," "Living With a Hernia," and "Ricky" in one place. The small, parody-heavy track-listing may disappoint die-hard Yankovic fans; indeed, some of his original work from In 3-D is better than a few of the parodies that wound up on the collection, and it seems that by 1989 Yankovic deserved to have at least a dozen songs on his greatest hits album. Regardless, Greatest Hits is still the most consistent and concise album in his catalog, and a great introduction to his very special brand of musical humor.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/12/1991
  • Label: SCOTTI BROS.
  • UPC: 614223200842
  • Catalog Number: 32008

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fat (3:37)
  2. 2 Eat It (3:21)
  3. 3 Like a Surgeon (3:31)
  4. 4 Ricky (2:36)
  5. 5 Addicted to Spuds (3:52)
  6. 6 Living With a Hernia (3:20)
  7. 7 Dare to Be Stupid (3:25)
  8. 8 Lasagna (2:47)
  9. 9 I Lost on Jeopardy (3:29)
  10. 10 One More Minute (4:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
"Weird Al" Yankovic Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Rick Derringer Producer
Dan Hartman Composer
Nicky Chinn Composer
Charlie Midnight Composer
Tony Papa Engineer
"Weird Al" Yankovic Arranger, Composer
Mike Chapman Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Loved it!!

    Played it so much at work they wanted to take away my boom-box!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    WEIRD AL ROCKS

    Weird Al's music is so cool! I memorized about 6 songs so far.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Weird Al RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This is THE ULTIMATE Weird Al collection. This album has HILLARIOUS '80s parodys like, Robert Palmer, Micheal Jackson, Maddona and more! Plus, two Weird Al origanls: ''Dare To Be Stupid'' and ''One More Minute''.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    the best

    It was great. it was very funny

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