Dr. Demento — 25th Anniversary Collection: More of the Greatest Novelty Records of All Time (1996)

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By Scott Goldfine

That wacky purveyor of novelty records, Barret Hansen, better known as radio personality Dr. Demento, celebrates 25 years behind the mike with the two-CD set “25th Anniversary Collection: More of the Greatest Novelty Records of All Time.”

The 35 cuts, which include favorites like “Smells Like Nirvana” and “The Curley Shuffle,” span 1946-1993 and range from inspired to painfully obnoxious.

GRADE: B-

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