(As appeared in a previous issue of Inprint)
Five Best…Songs with Another Artist in the Title
5- “Jello Biafra”
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
Comment: Ever wonder what a 350-pound schizophrenic singing about the ex-lead singer of the Dead Kennedy’s sounds like? Well, wonder no longer!
4- “Howlin’ Wolf”
Comment: A tribute from one great bluesman to another, Muddy sings, “I get so bad sometime/ I be jumping from limb to limb.”
Weird Al Yankovic
Comment: Weird Al finally settles the long standing debate if a whole song can be done in palindromes (example lyric: “Go hang a salami/ I’m a lasagna hog.”)
2- “Oh Yoko”
Comment: We here at Five Best only consider Yoko an “artist” in the most technical definition of the word but this song almost makes you see what John saw in her.
1- “Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)”
Saint Dominic’s Preview
Comment: Van The Man proving once and for all that white people can get funky.