Combine psychedelic with an offbeat British sense of humor, add a cloak & a homeless mouse, and you have Pink Floyd's "Bike." Long live Syd Barrett.
A novelty song from the years of World War II, it made the charts several times, once all the way to No. 1. Spike Jones did a version.
It starts out as a linear narrative about lumberjacks from a famous comedy troupe, but when the lyrics go to "I cut down trees / I skip and jump / I like to press wildflowers," that's when things go hilariously awry.
One of the members of this comedy rock duo was on this legendary outer-space TV show. Their big hit was about what fish heads can and cannot do, including play baseball, wear sweaters or drink cappuccino in Italian restaurants with Asian women.
It's one of the best Christmas novelty songs ever, done by a legendary entertainer. Find out how he got his stage name.
Maybe it's a genre. Allan Sherman won a Grammy for this camp complaint song, which employs a classic melody.
Critics can't decide if the singer of this novelty song is crooning about a lost lover or his dog. How did it do on the charts when it was released in 1966?
Quite possibly the most popular silly song ever, this ubiquitous Halloween party song was created by a band that featured this legendary singer.
One of the most successful silly songwriters ever, he had chart success with a serious religious song before the 1969 novelty ditty about a man who lives in a jungle. He is said to have had some help composing 'Gitarzan.'
The song-skit by an often under-the-influence comedy team features a character that's a cross between a theatrical rock star and a musical chameleon.