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``WEIRD AL`` YANKOVIC

Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, satirist, actor, music video director, and author known for humorous songs that make light of pop culture and often parody specific songs by contemporary musical acts. He also performs original songs that are style pastiches of the work of other acts and polka medleys of several popular songs, most of which feature his trademark accordion.

8/104 ratings
1996
Amish Paradise parodies "Gangsta's Paradise" music video with Yankovic dressed in Amish garb and has a beard and features Florence Henderson in the role originally portrayed by Michelle Pfeiffer. The video shows many aspects of regular Amish life, such as raising a barn. It took Coolio more than a decade to warm up to the parody, which he initially loathed.
7/103 ratings
2011
Perform This Way parodies Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" and features Al's head superimposed on the bodies of dancer Vlada Gorbaneva and contortionist Marissa Heart using CGI effects. Throughout the video, "Yankovic" dances in several different outlandish outfits.
6.75/104 ratings
1993
Jurassic Park was shot in claymation, and parodies scenes and the general plot of the late Michael Chrichton's Jurassic Park and was approved by Steven Spielberg. The video received attention in animation festivals worldwide for its use of claymation effects. The song is a parody of Richard Harris's version of Jimmy Webb's song MacArthur Park.
8/104 ratings
1996
Amish Paradise parodies "Gangsta's Paradise" music video with Yankovic dressed in Amish garb and has a beard and features Florence Henderson in the role originally portrayed by Michelle Pfeiffer. The video shows many aspects of regular Amish life, such as raising a barn. It took Coolio more than a decade to warm up to the parody, which he initially loathed.
7/103 ratings
2011
Perform This Way parodies Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" and features Al's head superimposed on the bodies of dancer Vlada Gorbaneva and contortionist Marissa Heart using CGI effects. Throughout the video, "Yankovic" dances in several different outlandish outfits.
6.75/104 ratings
1993
Jurassic Park was shot in claymation, and parodies scenes and the general plot of the late Michael Chrichton's Jurassic Park and was approved by Steven Spielberg. The video received attention in animation festivals worldwide for its use of claymation effects. The song is a parody of Richard Harris's version of Jimmy Webb's song MacArthur Park.

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