"Weird Al" Yankovic videography

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A list of music videos by American musician "Weird Al" Yankovic.

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Year Title Director(s) Notes
1980 "My Bologna" Jay Levey[citation needed] Parody of "My Sharona" by The Knack
1983 "Ricky" Janet Greek[1] Parody of "Mickey" by Toni Basil
"I Love Rocky Road" Dror Soref[1] Parody of "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
"Eat It" Jay Levey[1] Parody of "Beat It" by Michael Jackson
"I Lost on Jeopardy" Francis Delia[2] Parody of "Jeopardy" by the Greg Kihn Band
1984 "This Is the Life" Jay Levey, Robert K. Weiss[1] Original song.
1985 "Like a Surgeon" Parody of "Like a Virgin" by Madonna
"Dare to Be Stupid" Style parody of Devo
"One More Minute" Original song.
1986 "Living with a Hernia" Jay Levey[1] Parody of "Living in America" by James Brown
"Christmas at Ground Zero" Al Yankovic[1] Original song.
1988 "Fat" Jay Levey[1] Parody of "Bad" by Michael Jackson
1989 "Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies" Parody of "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits
"UHF" Original song, lead single on the soundtrack for "Weird Al"'s feature film UHF
1992 "Smells Like Nirvana" Parody of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana
"You Don't Love Me Anymore" Original song.
1993 "Jurassic Park" Mark Osborne, Scott Nordlund[1] Parody of "MacArthur Park" by Jimmy Webb
"Bedrock Anthem" Al Yankovic[1] Parody of "Under the Bridge" and "Give It Away" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
1994 "Headline News" Parody of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" by Crash Test Dummies
1996 "Amish Paradise" Parody of "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio
"Gump" Parody of "Lump" by The Presidents of the United States of America
"Spy Hard" Original song. Theme to the movie Spy Hard
1999 "The Saga Begins" Parody of "American Pie" by Don McLean
"It's All About the Pentiums" Parody of "It's All About the Benjamins (Rock Remix)" by Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs
2003 "Bob" Style parody of Bob Dylan
2006 "Don't Download This Song" Bill Plympton[3] Style parody of charity songs, such as "We Are the World" and "Hands Across America"
"I'll Sue Ya" Thomas Lee[4] Style parody of Rage Against the Machine
"Virus Alert" David C. Lovelace[5] Style parody of Sparks
"Close but No Cigar" John Kricfalusi[6] Style parody of Cake
"Pancreas" Jim Blashfield[7] Style parody of Brian Wilson
"Weasel Stomping Day" Robot Chicken[8] Style parody of animated musical specials of the 1960s[9]
"White & Nerdy" Al Yankovic[10] Parody of "Ridin'" by Chamillionaire
"Do I Creep You Out" Evan Spiridellis[11] Parody of "Do I Make You Proud" by Taylor Hicks
2007 "Trapped in the Drive-Thru" Doug Bresler[12] Parody of "Trapped in the Closet" by R. Kelly
2009 "Craigslist" Liam Lynch[13] Style parody of The Doors
"Skipper Dan" Divya Srinivasan[14] Style parody of Weezer
"CNR" Gregg Spiridellis, Evan Spiridellis[15] Style parody of The White Stripes
"Ringtone" Josh Faure-Brac, Dustin McLean[16] Style parody of Queen
2011 "TMZ" Bill Plympton[17] Parody of "You Belong with Me" by Taylor Swift
"Party in the CIA" Roque Ballestros[18] Parody of "Party in the U.S.A." by Miley Cyrus
"Another Tattoo" Augenblick Studios[19] Parody of "Nothin' on You" by B.o.B
"If That Isn't Love" Brian Frisk[20] Style parody of Hanson
"Whatever You Like" Cris Shapan[21] Parody of "Whatever You Like" by T.I.
"Stop Forwarding That Crap to Me" Koos Dekker[22] Style parody of Jim Steinman
"Perform This Way" Al Yankovic[23] Parody of "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga
"Polka Face" Melanie Mandl, et al.[1] A polka medley
2014 "Tacky" Al Yankovic[24] Parody of "Happy" by Pharrell Williams
"Word Crimes" Jarrett Heather[25] Parody of "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke
"Foil" Al Yankovic[24] Parody of "Royals" by Lorde
"Handy" Parody of "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea
"Sports Song" Al Yankovic, Andrew Bush[26] Style parody of U.S. college football fight songs
"First World Problems" Liam Lynch[27] Style parody of Pixies
"Lame Claim to Fame" Tim Thompson[28] Style parody of Southern Culture on the Skids
"Mission Statement" TruScribe[29] Style parody of Crosby, Stills & Nash


Other videos[edit]

Director: unknown
Release: 1997
Director: Keith Alcorn
Release: 1997
Director: Keith Alcorn
Release: 1997
Director: Keith Alcorn
Release: 1997
Director: unknown
Release: 1999

Awards and nominations[edit]

Grammy Award winners[30]
Grammy Award nominees
Australian gold long form videos[31]
U.S. gold long form videos[31][32]
U.S. platinum long form videos[31][32]
  • The Ultimate Video Collection

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Rabin & Yankovic 2012, p. 205–07.
  2. ^ "Weird Al" Yankovic: The Videos (album liner notes). "Weird Al" Yankovic. Image Entertainment. 1998. ID4105AADVD. 
  3. ^ "Don't Download This Song | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "I'll Sue Ya | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Virus Alert | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Close But No Cigar | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Pancreas | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Weasel Stomping Day | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ Moss, Corey (September 26, 2006). "Track By Track: In Weird Al's Lynwood, Green Day's 'Idiot' Is Canadian". MTV. Viacom. Retrieved July 4, 2010. 
  10. ^ "White & Nerdy | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Do I Creep You Out | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Trapped In The Drive-Thru | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Craig's List | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Skipper Dan | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  15. ^ "CNR | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  16. ^ Abbott, Jim (August 26, 2009). "Weird Al Yankovic keeps on keeping on…". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Appearances & Events – Upcoming Events – September". Plymptoons. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Party In The CIA | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Another Tattoo (Parody of 'Nothin' On You' by B.o.B. featuring Bruno Mars) | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  20. ^ "If That Isn't Love | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  21. ^ "Whatever You Like (Parody of 'Whatever You Like' by T.I.) | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Stop Forwarding That Crap To Me | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  23. ^ Luippold, Ross (June 20, 2011). "'Weird Al' Yankovic Debuts Full 'Perform This Way' Video". The Huffington Post. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  24. ^ a b "More Video Facts". WeirdAl.com. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Word Crimes | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  26. ^ "'Weird Al' Yankovic – Sports Song". Funny or Die. Turner Entertainment. July 18, 2014. Retrieved July 18, 2014. 
  27. ^ "First World Problems | Weird Al Yankovic | Music Video". MTV. Viacom Media Networks. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  28. ^ "Portfolio". Tim Thompson Film. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  29. ^ Danton, Eric R. (July 21, 2014). "'Weird Al' Yankovic Wraps 8 Days of Videos With 'Mission Statement' (Exclusive)". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 21, 2014. 
  30. ^ "Grammy Award Winners.". Archived from the original on December 24, 2008. Retrieved December 1, 2006. 
  31. ^ a b c ""Weird Al" Yankovic: Awards". Archived from the original on June 20, 2007. Retrieved December 14, 2006. 
  32. ^ a b "RIAA Searchable Database". Archived from the original on January 17, 2010. Retrieved August 13, 2007.