"Weird Al" Yankovic ‎– Running With Scissors

Volcano (2) ‎– 61422 32118-2, Way Moby ‎– 61422 32118-2
CD, Album, Enhanced

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1 The Saga Begins
Keyboards – Ruben ValtierraLyrics By [New Lyrics] – Al Yankovic*Written-By – Don McLean
2 My Baby's In Love With Eddie Vedder
Fiddle – Tom SauberWritten-By – Al Yankovic*
3 Pretty Fly For A Rabbi
Clarinet – Joel PeskinLyrics By [New Lyrics] – Al Yankovic*Vocals [Female] – Mary Kay Bergman, Tress MacNeilleWritten-By – B. Holland*
4 The Weird Al Show Theme
Engineer, Mixed By – Richie WiseKeyboards – Ruben ValtierraTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Warren LueningWritten-By – Al Yankovic*
5 Jerry Springer
Keyboards – Ruben ValtierraLyrics By [New Lyrics] – Al Yankovic*Vocals [Female] – Tress MacNeilleWritten-By – E. Robertson*
6 Germs
Keyboards – Kim BullardWritten-By – Al Yankovic*
7 Polka Power!
Arranged By [Medley] – Al Yankovic*Clarinet – Joel PeskinTrumpet – Warren LueningTuba – Tommy Johnson (2)
7.1 Wannabe
Written-By – E. Bunton*, G. Halliwell*, M. Rowbottom*, M. Brown*, M. Chisholm*, R. Stannard*, V. Adams*
7.2 Flagpole Sitta
Written-By – A. Huffman*, E. Sult*, J. Lin*, S. Nelson*
7.3 Ghetto Supastar
Written-By – Barry Gibb, B. Byrd*, J. Brown*, Maurice Gibb, S. Prakaselmichel*, Robin Gibb, Ronald Lenhoff*, R. Jones*, W. Jean*
7.4 Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
Written-By – Dag Volle, Martin Sandberg
7.5 Walkin' On The Sun
Written By – J. IannelloWritten-By – G. Camp*, P. Delisle*, S. Harwell*
7.6 Intergalactic
Written-By – Horowitz*, Yauch*, Caldato Jr.*, Diamond*
7.7 Tubthumping
Written-By – A. Holden*, M. Whalley*, D. Bruce*, J. Hamer*, J. Abbott*, L. Watts*, N. Hunter*, A. Greco*
7.8 Ray Of Light
Written-By – C. Leach*, C. Skinner*, L. Atkins*, M. Ciccone*, W. Wainwright*
7.9 Push
Written-By – M. Serletic II*, K. Thomas*
7.10 Semi-Charmed Life
Written-By – A. Salazar*, K. Cadogan*, D. Jenkins*
7.11 The Dope Show
Written-By – B. Warner*, J. White*
7.12 Mmmbop
Written-By – I. Hanson*, J. Hanson*, Z. Hanson*
7.13 Sex And Candy
Written-By – John Wozniak
7.14 Closing Time
Written-By – D. Wilson*
7.15 Way Moby Polka
Written-By – Al Yankovic*
8 Your Horoscope For Today
Saxophone – Tom EvansTrombone – Dan Regan, Lee Thornberg*Trumpet – Lee Thornberg*, Tavis WertsWritten-By – Al Yankovic*
9 It's All About The Pentiums
Lyrics By [New Lyrics] – Al Yankovic*Written-By – David Styles, Deric Angelettie*, Jason Phillips, Kimberly Jones, Linda Laurie, Notorious B.I.G., Sean "Puffy" Combs*, Sean Jacobs, Terry Etlinger
10 Truck Drivin' Song
Banjo – Pat SauberSteel Guitar [Pedal Steel] – Marty RifkinWritten-By – Al Yankovic*
11 Grapefruit Diet
Keyboards – Ruben ValtierraLyrics By [New Lyrics] – Al Yankovic*Saxophone – Tom EvansTrumpet, Trombone – Lee Thornberg*Written-By – S. Perry*
12 Albuquerque
Written-By – Al Yankovic*
Video There's No Going Home 14:34

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Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering, L.A., CA.
Art Direction and Design for Soul dDesign

Parodies of:
1: Don McLean's "American Pie"
3: The Offspring's "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)"
5: Barenaked Ladies' "One Week"

7: Medley of:
a. Spice Girls' "Wannabe"
b. Harvey Danger (2)'s "Flagpole Sitta"
c. Mya's "Ghetto Supastar"
d. Backstreet Boys' "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"
e. Smash Mouth's "Walkin' on the Sun"
f. Beastie Boys' "Intergalactic"
g. Chumbawamba's "Tubthumping"
h. Madonna's "Ray of Light"
i. Matchbox Twenty's "Push"
j. Third Eye Blind's "Semi-Charmed Life"
k. Marilyn Manson's "The Dope Show"
l. Hanson's "Mmmbop"
m. Marcy Playground's "Sex and Candy"
n. Semisonic's "Closing Time"

9: Puff Daddy's "It's All About the Benjamins", also contains an interpolation of "I Did It For Love"
11: Cherry Poppin' Daddies' "Zoot Suit Riot"

Also contains Quicktime movie from the Disney Channel concert special "Weird Al" Yankovic: There's No Going Home.

© & ℗ 1999 Volcano Entertainment III, L.L.C.
Manufactured in the United States by Zomba Recording Corporation.
Printed in the United States.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 14223 21182 4
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L027
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 1044
  • Matrix / Runout: 61422321182 + + 98390-01 SONOPRESS USA
  • ASIN: B00000JH89

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61422 32118-2 "Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors(CD, Album, RP) Volcano (2), Way Moby 61422 32118-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
SBC 5545 "Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors(Cass, Album) Volcano (2), Attic SBC 5545 Canada 1999 Sell This Version
7243 8 48241 2 9, none "Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors(CD, Album) Volcano (2), Way Moby 7243 8 48241 2 9, none Europe 1999 Sell This Version
0550002 "Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors(CD, Album) Volcano (2), Way Moby 0550002 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
0550002 "Weird Al" Yankovic Running With Scissors(CD, Album) Volcano (2), Way Moby 0550002 Australia 1999 Sell This Version


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October 21, 2016

So a vinyl issue of this classic album would be incredible!


August 10, 2016
I don't know if its to any importance but one of the scans provided is used twice while another one them is not used at all.