Howard Stern videography and discography

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Between 1982–1994, American radio and media personality Howard Stern hosted a number of pay-per-view specials and released various VHS and audio tapes.

Home video releases[edit]

Howard Stern's Negligeé and Underpants Party[edit]

Howard Stern's Negligeé and Underpants Party [1] was the first pay-per-view special hosted by Howard Stern, aired on February 27, 1988 in New York City and cost $19.95. Filmed live in front of a studio audience, all stripped to their underpants and lingerie. Stern and his radio show staff led viewers through a series of provocative antics, including "Lesbian Dial-a-Date", goading a male audience member to tongue-kiss transvestite Siobhan Meow (a member of the show's Wack Pack), a homeless man makeover and a man lighting his crotch on fire. On March 7, 1988 the event was released on VHS via mail order for $24.95.

Celebrities making an appearance on the special included Penn & Teller, Richard Belzer, Jessica Hahn, Leslie West, Downtown Julie Brown, Judy Tenuta, Emo Philips, Geraldo Rivera, Dweezil Zappa, Moon Zappa, Mitch Fatel

Howard Stern's U.S. Open Sores[edit]

Howard Stern's U.S. Open Sores was an event that occurred at the Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York in front of a sold-out attendance of 16,000. Taking place on October 7, 1989, the main event featured a tennis match between Howard Stern and his radio show producer Gary Dell'Abate. The event sold out in four hours, with each ticket costing $22.50. Other suggested event titles included The Bush Open, U.S. Open Legs, U.S. Open Beaver and U.S. Beaver Open. The event was later released on VHS via mail order. A documentary crew shot behind-the-scenes footage including interviews with participants and guests creating a 105-minute program.

Butt Bongo Fiesta[edit]

Butt Bongo Fiesta is a VHS of a special hosted by Howard Stern. Released in late 1992, the tape features "Jungle Man," a segment filmed for 3-D viewing, with each original tape being supplied with two 3-D viewing glasses.

The Miss Howard Stern New Year's Eve Pageant[edit]

The Miss Howard Stern New Year's Eve Pageant (later released as Howard Stern's New Year's Rotten Eve 1994; a send off to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve) was a two-hour pay-per-view special that aired on New Year's Eve 1993 and New Year's Day 1994, hosted by Howard Stern. Included in the special were parodies of Michael Jackson and Jerry Seinfeld, a song by Gary Dell'Abate (Stern's radio show Executive Producer) called "Doing the Baba Booey," and a mock beauty pageant resulting in the crowning of the show's first "Miss Howard Stern." Judges for the pageant included Janis Ian, Daniel Carver, John Bobbitt, Sherman Hemsley, Mark Hamill, Tiny Tim and Joe Frazier.

More than 40 women (and one man) participated in the pageant, most of whom were winners from preliminary contests held in cities where the radio show was being syndicated at the time. The field, which was narrowed down to 20, competed in the lingerie and talent rounds. Five finalists were announced and after an interview round, the runners-up and winner were announced. During the pageant, there were many sentiments made among the contestants about favoritism given to certain girls, notably Debbie Tay, because they were hand-picked by Stern on his radio show, therefore given more attention and exposure.

The special was available for order on VHS videotape, and came packaged with a limited edition Leroy Neiman lithograph of Howard.

Notable contestants[edit]

The pageant itself featured many individuals who would go on to become notorious regulars on Stern's radio show. They include:

  • Elaine Marks, winner of the pageant. She claimed she appeared in Playboy magazine and left her husband shortly after her victory.
  • Debbie the Space Alien, who finished at second place. She committed suicide in 1995 by overdosing on heroin. She was a lesbian and believed she was visited by aliens.
  • Elaina Beastie placed third in the pageant. Elaina is a stripper/dominatrix for whom "pain is pleasure". She had her tongue pierced during the New York preliminary competition for the pageant and later returned to the show and changed a man's diaper.
  • Heather Barrett, the "Erotic Poet", was a secretary who recited "erotic" poetry. She placed fourth.
  • Miriam, "Miss Frigging Foreigner", placed 5th. Hailing from Czechoslovakia, Miriam did not hide her disappointment and disgust when she was named a runner-up instead of the winner. Unlike most of the other contestants, Miriam actually had a "real" talent; she was a gifted gymnast.
  • Tabboo, "Miss Gender Confused" was the only male contestant of the pageant. Tabboo is notable for his hairy bottom during the lingerie competition and his song during the talent portion of the pageant: "It's NATURAL! It's NATURAL! T-A-double-B double-O oooh one-calorie TABBOO!" When he didn't make the top 5, he flipped the bird.
  • Nicole Bass, the "World's Largest Female Body Builder". Her muscular build and deep voice prompted questions about her gender.
  • Roea, "Miss Fried Egg Tits", was notable for her thin build, scraggly auburn hair, pale pasty skin, and habitual drunkenness. Rowa played the guitar and sang "Fuck the President, fuck him in the ass".
  • Vanessa Warner, "Miss Chocolate Sundae", was a tall shapely brunette who spent the night before the pageant in the hospital after she passed out from her rigorous diet regime. Her talent was to pour ice cream all over herself.
  • Candace St. Clare, "Miss Good Head", was a sultry blonde whose talent was to masturbate on stage.
  • An anonymous woman, who withdrew from the contest, yet still achieved a high degree of notoriety. Her talent was spraying breast milk. She had previously competed in Howard's "Hooters for the Who" contest and withdrew from that also.


50 Ways to Rank Your Mother[edit]

50 Ways to Rank Your Mother
Studio album by
LabelWren Records (1982)
Ichiban and Citizen X (1994)

50 Ways to Rank Your Mother is an album by Howard Stern released in 1982 during his time as a disc jockey at WWDC, an FM album-oriented rock radio station in Washington, D.C. Originally released on vinyl under Wren Records, the album was re-released as on audio CD as Unclean Beaver in 1994.

Track listing:

  1. Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, OJ—Baby You Can Rent a Car
  2. Unclean Beaver, Episode I
  3. 4 Blacks and a Mac
  4. Happy Birthday to You
  5. Richard's Family Fewd
  6. Barry Off-White's Ode to Howit
  7. Assola
  8. Havana Hillbillies
  9. He's Sick
  10. I Shot Ron Reagon
  11. Howard Stern?
  12. Unclean Beaver, Episode II
  13. Neil Young's Cat
  14. Family Affarce
  15. Springstern's Easter Parade
  16. 50 Ways to Rank Your Mother
  17. Howard Stern Is a God

Crucified by the FCC[edit]

Crucified by the FCC
Compilation album by
LabelInfinity Broadcasting

Crucified by the FCC is a compilation album of various moments from The Howard Stern Show that were either heavily edited for language or resulted in fines by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Released on audio cassette and compact disc in 1991, the tape includes audio of the "Christmas Show" on December 16, 1988 which resulted in the radio show's first FCC fine, including a man playing a keyboard with his penis and Howard Stern describing a lesbian in the studio as being "filled with lust."

Track listing:

  1. Anti-Censorship Rally
  2. Celebrities - Pt. 1
  3. Celebrities - Pt. 2
  4. The Christmas Party
  5. Phony Phone Calls
  6. Various Bits Remembered - Pt. 1
  7. Phone Calls
  8. Bob 'n Ray
  9. Sex Phone & Viper
  10. Fartman
  11. Out of the Closet Stern
  12. Homo Room
  13. Various Bits Remembered - Pt. 2
  14. Sam and Jessica
  15. The Stern Family
  16. The Gynaecologist
  17. Credits

Private Parts: The Album[edit]

Private Parts: The Album
Soundtrack album by
Howard Stern
ReleasedFebruary 25, 1997 (1997-02-25)
LabelWarner Bros.
Howard Stern chronology
Crucified by the FCC
Private Parts: The Album
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

Private Parts: The Album is the soundtrack album to the 1997 biographical comedy film based on Stern's first book Private Parts, released on February 25, 1997 by Warner Bros. Records.[3][4] The album is a compilation of classic and contemporary rock songs with excerpts from various scenes from the film. Two songs are original tracks featuring Stern on vocals: "The Great American Nightmare" performed by White Zombie and "Tortured Man", co-written and performed by The Dust Brothers with assistance from Stern's writers Jackie Martling and Fred Norris.[3] The former has been the opening theme to Stern's radio show since 1999. The album was produced by Peter Afterman, Jeff Gold, and Rick Rubin.[3]

The album was promoted with alternate covers. Of the first one million copies pressed, 600,000 of them depicted a cover of a nude Stern with the New York City skyline covering him with the Empire State Building covering his genitals. The remaining copies were divided into three alternate cover schemes that were one time pressings only, a similar tactic used for the paperback edition of Stern's second book, Miss America. A fifth version of the soundtrack was for promotional use only. A ticket was placed in one copy of the first million pressed which gave the buyer the chance to receive the album pressed in gold.[3]

Upon release, the album went to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. On May 8, 1997, it was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling one million copies.[4]

Track list
1."Pig Virus" 0:39
2."The Great American Nightmare"Rob Zombie with Howard Stern3:54
3."Mama Look - - A Boo Boo" 1:31
4."I Make My Own Rules"LL Cool J with Flea, Dave Navarro and Chad Smith4:33
5."The Match Game" 0:40
6."Hard Charger"Porno For Pyros6:46
7."Moti" 0:34
8."The Suck for Your Solution"Marilyn Manson4:01
9."Lance Eluction" 0:29
10."Pictures of Matchstick Men"Ozzy Osbourne with Type O Negative5:59
11."The Contest" 0:14
12."Tired of Waiting for You"Green Day2:30
13."WRNW" 0:13
15."Oh Howard" 0:49
16."The Ben Stern Megamix"Charlie Clouser2:15
17."The Howard Stern Experience" 0:40
18."Smoke on the Water"Deep Purple5:34
19."WCCC" 0:08
20."I Want You to Want Me"Cheap Trick3:37
21."The Antichrist" 0:12
22."Cat Scratch Fever"Ted Nugent3:36
23."WNBC" 0:33
24."Jamie's Cryin'"Van Halen3:26
25."Crackhead Bob" 0:09
26.""You Shook Me All Night Long" (Live)"AC/DC3:52
27."Howard You Stink" 0:10
28."Ladies & Gentlemen" 0:05
29."Tortured Man"Howard Stern and The Dust Brothers3:50
Total length:63:41


  1. ^ "Negligee and Underpants Party (TV Movie 1988)".
  2. ^ a b c "Private Parts - Original Soundtrack". Allmusic.
  3. ^ a b c d
  4. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum – Search – "Howard Stern"". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved October 20, 2019.

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