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Dare to Be Stupid is the third studio album by "Weird Al" Yankovic, released on June 18, 1985. One of many Weird Al records produced by former McCoys guitarist Rick Derringer. Recorded between August 1984 and March 1985, following the success of 1984's In 3-D, which included the Top 40 single "Eat It".

The music on Dare to Be Stupid is built around parodies and pastiches of pop and rock music of the mid-1980s, featuring reimaginings of Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Huey Lewis and the News, and the Kinks. The album also features many "style parodies", or musical imitations that come close to, but do not copy, existing artists.

Dare to Be Stupid sold well and peaked at number fifty on the Billboard 200. The album produced one of Yankovic's more famous singles, "Like a Surgeon", a parody of Madonna's "Like a Virgin" which peaked at #47 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was Yankovic's second Gold record, later certified Platinum. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording in 1986.


  • Like A Surgeon (3:29)
  • Dare To Be Stupid (3:24)
  • I Want A New Duck (3:01)
  • One More Minute (4:02)
  • Yoda (3:53)
  • George Of The Jungle (1:00)
  • Slime Creatures From Outer Space (4:20)
  • Girls Just Want To Have Lunch (2:44)
  • This Is The Life (3:02)
  • Cable TV (3:34)
  • Hooked On Polkas (3:50)
  • 12th Street Rag
  • State Of Shock
  • Sharp Dressed Man
  • What's Love Got To Do With It
  • Method Of Modern Love
  • Owner Of A Lonely Heart
  • We're Not Going To Take It
  • 99 Luftballons
  • Footloose
  • The Reflex
  • Bang Your Head
  • Relax
  • Ear Booker Polka

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Dare To Be Stupid [USED][CASSETTE]

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