Welcome to Fact Boss
\"Weird Al\" Yankovic Facts

\"Weird Al\" Yankovic Facts

Here are some facts about \"Weird Al\" Yankovic and his songs. Al got a gig with the campus radio station playing records on Wednesdays from midnight to 3 a.m. and needed a DJ name, christening himself \"Weird Al.\" \"weird Al\" Yankovic doesn't legally have to seek out permission to parody an artist's song, but he asks for it anyway. Some musicians and record labels have denied “Weird Al” Yankovic permission to parody their songs. One group's fans threw things at Weird Al and his band for 45 minutesIn 1982, Weird Al and his newly formed band played at their first major gig—and it was a profound disaster.

About Us

Nothing but the facts. Unlock knowledge and tap into your inner nerd with these great facts.

Subscribe to our newsletter and offers from our partners!