Novelty Songs from the 50s and 60s


Stranded In The Jungle

by The Cadets

Reached #18 in 1956

Purple People Eater

by Sheb Wooley

Reached #1 in 1958

Witch Doctor

by David Seville

Reached #1 in 1958

Beep Beep

by The Playmates

Reached #4 in 1958

Seven Little Girls

by Paul Evans & The Curls

Reached #9 in 1959

Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini

by Brian Hyland

Reached #1 in 1960

The Battle of Kookamonga

by Homer & Jethro

Reached #14 in 1960

Monster Mash

by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

Reached #1 in 1962

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah

by Alan Sherman

Reached #2 in 1963

Leader Of The Pack

by The Shangri-Las

Reached #1 in 1964

Name Game

by Shirley Ellis

Reached #3 in 1964

Jolly Green Giant

by The Kingsmen

Reached #4 in 1964

Leader Of The Laundromat

by The Detergents

Reached #19 in 1965

Lil’ Red Riding Hood

by Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs

Reached #2 in 1966

Eggplant That Ate Chicago

by Dr West’s Medicine Show

Reached #52 in 1966

The Streak

by Ray Stevens

Reached #1 in 1974