Junk Food Junkie

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"Junk Food Junkie"
Junk Food Junkie - Larry Groce.jpg
Single by Larry Groce
from the album Junkfood Junkie
B-side"Muddy Boggy Banjo Man"
ReleasedJanuary 1976
LabelWarner/Curb 8165
Songwriter(s)Larry Groce
Producer(s)Randolph Nauert

"Junk Food Junkie" is a 1976 novelty song by Larry Groce. It spent 15 weeks on the U.S. charts, reaching #9 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] It was Groce's only song to chart.

The song tells the story of a man leading a double life: during the day he boasts of his natural diet lifestyle, however, at night, he indulges his secret addiction to junk food. The song is currently released on K-tel International.[2]

"Junk Food Junkie" spent two weeks at #31 in Canada,[3] and it was also a minor hit on the Adult Contemporary chart.

The song was performed by Mackenzie Phillips and The Jacksons, on the June 23, 1976, episode of The Jacksons TV variety show.

Chart history[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Larry Groce: Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Larry Groce "Junk Food Junkie"". K-tel International. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly". bac-lac.gc.ca.
  4. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly". bac-lac.gc.ca.
  5. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1976-04-10. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  6. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  7. ^ Musicoutfitters.com

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