Dr. Demento

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Dr. Demento
Dr. Demento in 2004
Dr. Demento in 2004
Background information
Birth nameBarret Eugene Hansen
Also known asDr. Demento
Barry Hansen
Born (1941-04-02) April 2, 1941 (age 81)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)Disc jockey
Years active1970–present

Barret Eugene "Barry" Hansen (born April 2, 1941),[1] known professionally as Dr. Demento, is an American radio broadcaster and comedic singer. He is known for his parody songs and for being the inspiration of "Weird Al" Yankovic.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Online Internet Site for Information on Dr. Demento music, songs, lyrics and chat". Drdemento.com. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
  2. Kreps, Daniel (2022-03-02). "See Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna in First Look Photo From 'Weird Al' Yankovic Biopic". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2022-03-05.