List of "Weird Al" Yankovic polka medleys

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"Weird Al" Yankovic is well known for his polka medleys. In these, he takes choruses and other memorable lines from popular music and they are reinterpreted into a polka.

List of Polkas[change | change source]

"Polkas on 45"[change | change source]

"Polkas on 45"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album "Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D
ReleasedFebruary 28, 1984
FormatCassette, CD, Vinyl (12")
RecordedDecember 13, 1983
GenreComedy, Polka
Length4:23
LabelScotti Brothers

The following songs are in the medley:

"Hooked on Polkas"[change | change source]

"Hooked on Polkas"
Single by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Dare to Be Stupid
ReleasedJune 18, 1985 (Japan only)
FormatCassette, CD, Vinyl (12")
RecordedMarch 25, 1985
GenreComedy, Polka
Length3:51
LabelScotti Brothers
"Weird Al" Yankovic singles chronology
"One More Minute"
(1985)
"Hooked on Polkas"
(1985)
"Dare to Be Stupid"
(1986)
"One More Minute"
(1985)
"Hooked on Polkas"
(1985)
"Dare to Be Stupid"
(1986)

The following songs are in the medley:

Polka Party![change | change source]

"Polka Party!"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Polka Party!
ReleasedOctober 21, 1986
FormatCassette, CD, Vinyl (12")
RecordedAugust 28, 1986
GenreComedy, Polka
Length3:15
LabelScotti Brothers

The following songs are contained in the medley:

"The Hot Rocks Polka"[change | change source]

"The Hot Rocks Polka"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album UHF
ReleasedJuly 18, 1989
FormatCassette, CD, Vinyl (12" & 7")
RecordedMay 25, 1989
GenreComedy, Polka
Length4:50
LabelScotti Brothers

The following songs are in the medley:

"Polka Your Eyes Out"[change | change source]

"Polka Your Eyes Out"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Off the Deep End
ReleasedApril, 1992
FormatCassette, CD
RecordedJanuary 27, 1992
GenreComedy, Polka
Length3:50
LabelScotti Brothers

The following songs are in the medley:

"Bohemian Polka"[change | change source]

"Bohemian Polka"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Alapalooza
ReleasedOctober 5, 1993
FormatCassette, CD
RecordedJuly 17, 1993
GenreComedy, Polka
Length3:39
LabelScotti Brothers

This is actually a polka version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody", but is counted as a polka medley.

The following songs are in the medley:

"The Alternative Polka"[change | change source]

"The Alternative Polka"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Bad Hair Day
ReleasedMarch 12, 1996
FormatCassette, CD
RecordedJanuary 3, 1996
GenreComedy, Polka
Length4:50
LabelScotti Brothers

The following songs are in the medley:

"Polka Power!"[change | change source]

"Polka Power!"
Single by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Running with Scissors
ReleasedSeptember 26, 1999 (Germany only)
FormatCassette, CD
RecordedApril 20, 1999
GenreComedy, Polka
Length4:21
LabelVolcano
"Weird Al" Yankovic singles chronology
"It's All About the Pentiums"
(1999)
"Polka Power!"
(1999)
"Pretty Fly for a Rabbi"
(1999)
"It's All About the Pentiums"
(1999)
"Polka Power!"
(1999)
"Pretty Fly for a Rabbi"
(1999)

The following songs are contained in the medley:

"Angry White Boy Polka"[change | change source]

"Angry White Boy Polka"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Poodle Hat
ReleasedMay 20, 2003
FormatCassette, CD
RecordedMarch 21, 2003
GenreComedy, Polka
Length5:04
LabelVolcano

The following are in the melody:

"Polkarama!"[change | change source]

"Polkarama!"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Straight Outta Lynwood
ReleasedSeptember 24, 2006
FormatCassette, CD
RecordedApril 12, 2006
GenreComedy, Polka
Length4:17
LabelVolcano

The following songs are in the medley:

"Polka Face"[change | change source]

"Polka Face"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Alpocalypse
ReleasedJune 21, 2011
Format
  • CD
  • digital download
RecordedMay 8, 2010 [1]
Genre
Length4:47
LabelVolcano

The title is a reference to Lady Gaga's song Poker Face. The following songs are contained in the medley:[2]

Song Artist
Liechtensteiner Polka Will Glahé
Poker Face Lady Gaga
Womanizer Britney Spears
Right Round Flo Rida ft. Ke$ha
Day 'n' Nite Kid Cudi
Need You Now Lady Antebellum
Baby Justin Bieber ft. Ludacris
So What Pink
I Kissed a Girl Katy Perry
Fireflies Owl City
Blame It Jamie Foxx ft. T-Pain
Replay Iyaz
Down Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne
Break Your Heart Taio Cruz ft. Ludacris
The Tick Tock Polka Frankie Yankovic
Tik Tok Ke$ha
Poker Face (Reprise) Lady Gaga
Whatever's Left Over Polka "Weird Al" Yankovic

"Now That's What I Call Polka!"[change | change source]

"Now That's What I Call Polka!"
Song by "Weird Al" Yankovic
from the album Mandatory Fun
ReleasedJuly 15, 2014
Format
  • CD
  • digital download
Genre
Length4:06
LabelRCA

The title of the medley is a parody of the compilation album series Now That's What I Call Music!. The following songs are included in the medley:[3]

Song Artist
Too Fat Polka Arthur Godfrey
Wrecking Ball Miley Cyrus
Pumped Up Kicks Foster the People
Best Song Ever One Direction
Gangnam Style Psy
Call Me Maybe Carly Rae Jepsen
Scream & Shout will.i.am feat. Britney Spears
Somebody That I Used to Know Gotye feat. Kimbra
Timber Pitbull feat. Kesha
Sexy and I Know It LMFAO
Thrift Shop Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz
Get Lucky Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
Mandatory Polka "Weird Al" Yankovic

References[change | change source]

  1. "Archive of recording dates for Weird Al songs". weirdal.com. Retrieved 2014-07-02.
  2. "Live performance of 2010 polka medley". Retrieved August 11, 2010.
  3. Mandatory Fun (liner notes). "Weird Al" Yankovic. RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. 2014.