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 in his secret addiction to junk food. The song is currently released on K-tel International.[2]

"Junk Food Junkie" reached #48 in Canada.[3]

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


  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.

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