[98], Separately, Yankovic needs to negotiate for royalties to the original artists for including their songs within a polka medley, which is considered a cover in copyright law. Découvrez tous les produits Weird Al Yankovic à la fnac : Musique, Livres, BD, Ebooks [81] Other style parodies includes those of Rage Against the Machine with "I'll Sue Ya" (which features many aspects of the hit song "Killing in the Name"), Devo with "Dare to Be Stupid", Talking Heads with "Dog Eat Dog", Frank Zappa with "Genius in France", Nine Inch Nails with "Germs", and Queen with "Ringtone". Eric Appel produced a Funny or Die movie trailer for Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, a fictional biographical film that parodies other films based on musicians; Yankovic (played by Aaron Paul) is seen hiding his "weirdness" from his parents (Gary Cole and Mary Steenburgen), making it big using song parodies with the help of Dr. Demento (Patton Oswalt), falling in and out of love with Madonna (Olivia Wilde), and fading into alcoholism and being arrested, at which point his father finally admits he is "weird" as well. [186] Quite a few of the songs, such as "Star Wars Cantina" by Mark Jonathan Davis (not, in a double misattribution, his lounge-singer character Richard Cheese), "Star Wars Gangsta Rap", "Yoda Smokes Weed", "Chewbacca", "The Devil Went To Jamaica", "The Twelve Pains of Christmas" by Bob Rivers and several more have a Star Wars motif. Weird Al at his most original, an artist who learned to exploit his mediocrity to extreme effect, the Neil Diamond, the Barry Manilow, the Lionel Richie, of novelty music. He had previously shaved his moustache in 1983 for the video of "Ricky" to resemble Desi Arnaz, in 1989 for segments of the "UHF" music video, and in 1996 for the "Amish Paradise" video. ", in which his deceased friend owes him $5. Titres. ", Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of "Weird Al" Yankovic, "Weird Al" Yankovic: The Ultimate Collection, "Weird Al" Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Peter & the Wolf/Carnival of the Animals – Part II, The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late), An Evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp), To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With, Those of You with or Without Children, You'll Understand, Music for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents ... America: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction. [...] Weird Al is not gonna do a parody of your song if you're not doing it big. The comedic singer revealed that he recently reconnected with his ninth-grade crush — who saved a portrait he had sketched nearly 50 years ago. Yankovic had turned it down because he believed that "a lot of my fans were young and impressionable". Sauter à la navigation Sauter à la recherche "Weird Al" Yankovic . One of Yankovic's recurring jokes involves the number 27. Yankovic initially stated that he would instead shop the script around to other potential studios,[171] but in 2013 revealed that the project had been scrapped as "it was really geared for Cartoon Network" and that he had "cannibalized jokes from that script to use for other projects". Toadblatt's School of Scorcery/Educating Grim/It's Hokey Mon! Liste des paroles de Weird Al Yankovic. "[80] More current polka medleys features songs that Yankovic had wanted to parody but proved difficult, such as Daft Punk's "Get Lucky", which lacked sufficient lyrics to parody. [79] Yankovic said that converting these songs to polka was "...the way God intended". [12][14], Yankovic's first accordion lesson, which sparked his interest in music, took place on the day before his seventh birthday. [14] He continued lessons at the school for three years before deciding to learn on his own. [98] Among parodies that Yankovic had ideas for included one based on "Let's Go Crazy" about The Beverly Hillbillies, "Yellow Snow" as a parody of "Purple Rain", "1999" as an infomercial with a call-in number ending in −1999, and parodies of "Kiss" and "When Doves Cry". Yankovic stated that he does not have any unreleased original songs, instead coming up and committing to the song ideas he arrives at for his albums and other releases.[83]. [14] Lin-Manuel Miranda directly credits Yankovic as an influence on his musical Hamilton. Yankovic also asks his celebrity guests if they could "shave his back for a nickel". Andy Samberg of the group The Lonely Island considered Yankovic an influence during his childhood. [90][91] RCA Records opted not to fund production of any of these videos, and Yankovic turned to various social media portals including Funny or Die and CollegeHumor which he had worked with in the past; these sites helped to cover the production cost of the videos with Yankovic foregoing any ad video revenue. [66][67] He later said, "Since my music had helped many of my fans through tough times, maybe it would work for me as well [...] it would at least give me a break from sobbing all the time. [92], Under the "fair use" provision of U.S. copyright law, affirmed by the United States Supreme Court in the 1994 case Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., artists such as Yankovic do not need permission to record a parody. [177] He also competed on Rock & Roll Jeopardy! The algorithm was called "Weird A.I. On his website, Yankovic wrote of this event, "I don't remember what we said to each other exactly, but it was all very friendly. 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