My Son, the Box

Allan Sherman

2005: Rhino/Warner Bros RHM2 7891

My Son, the CD—Disc One

  1. Jack Benny Introduction


  2. The Ballad of Harry Lewis

    parody of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

  3. Shake Hands With Your Uncle Max

    parody of “Shake Hands with Your Uncle Mike”

  4. Sir Greenbaum’s Madrigal

    parody of “Greensleeves”

  5. My Zelda

    parody of “Matilda”

  6. The Streets of Miami

    parody of “The Streets of Laredo”

  7. Sarah Jackman

    parody of “Frère Jacques”
    with Christine Nelson

  8. Jump Down, Spin Around (Pick a Dress o’ Cotton)

    parody of “Jump Down, Spin Around”

  9. Seltzer Boy

    parody of “Water Boy”

  10. Oh Boy

    parody of “The Mexican Hat Dance”

  11. Shticks and Stones:
    Gimme Jack Cohen
    parody of “Jimmy Crack Corn”
    Little David Susskind
    Mt Sinai Hospital
    God Bless You Jerry Mendelbaum
    parody of “God Bless You Merry, Gentlemen”
    Oh When the Painters Go Marching In
    parody of “Oh When the Saints Go Marching In”
    Yascha Got a Bottle
    parody of “Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho”
    I Gave My Love a Chicken
    parody of “I Gave My Love a Cherry”
    Catskill Ladies
    parody of “Camptown Ladies”
    I’m Melvin Rose of Texas
    parody of “The Yellow Rose of Texas”
    Mammy’s Little Baby Loves Matzoballs
    parody of “Mammy’s Little Baby”

  12. My Fair Lady—“Goldeneh Moments from Broadway”
    Scene I: Outside of the National Theatre, 2nd Ave, New York


  13. Wouldn’t It Be Lovely


  14. Scene II: at the C&L Delicatessen, 76th St & Broadway


  15. With a Little Bit of Lox


  16. Scene III: At Grossinger’s


  17. On the Streets Where We Live


  18. Scene IV: At His Home


  19. I Got the Customers to Face


  20. Scene V: In the Candy Store


  21. Get Me to the Temple on Time


My Son, the CD—Disc Two

  1. Al ’n Yetta

    parody of “Alouette”

  2. Medley:
    Barry Is the Baby’s Name
    parody of “Mary”
    parody of “Harrigan”
    Get on the Garden Freeway
    parody of “Give My Regards to Broadway”

  3. Mexican Hat Dance

    parody of “The Mexican Hat Dance”

  4. The Bronx Bird Watcher

    parody of “Titwillow”

  5. The Let’s All Call Up A.T.&T. and Protest to the President March

  6. Harvey and Sheila

    parody of “Hava Nagila”

  7. Won’t You Come Home, Disraeli?

    parody of “Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home”

  8. No One’s Perfect

    parody of “Annie Lisle”

  9. When I Was a Lad

    Parody of “Ruler of the Queen’s Navy” from HMS Pinafore

  10. Me

    parody of “Come Back to Sorrento”

  11. Shticks of One and Half a Dozen of the Other:
    Molly Malone
    parody of “Molly Malone”
    Old Lang’s Sign
    parody of “Auld Lang Syne”
    Billy Sol
    parody of “Billy Boy”
    Cary Grant
    parody of “Mary-Anne”
    Oh, the Moon Is Bright Tonight Upon the Carwash
    parody of “On the Banks of the Wabash”
    On Top of Old Somkey
    parody of “On Top of Old Smokey”
    Aura Lee
    parody of “Aura Lee”
    My Grandfather’s Clock
    parody of “My Grandfather’s Clock”
    Coming through the Rye
    parody of “Coming through the Rye”
    Polyunsaturated Fats
    parody of “Polly Wolly Doodle”
    Don’t Buy the Liverwurst
    parody of “Down by the Riverside”

  12. Chopped Liver


  13. Smart Ass

    parody of “Heartaches”

  14. You Went the Wrong Way, Old King Louie

    parody of “You Came a Long Way from St Louis”

  15. Automation

  16. I See Bones

    parody of “C’est Si Bon !”

  17. Hungarian Goulash No. 5

  18. Headaches

    parody of “Heartaches”

  19. Here’s to the Crabgrass

    with Jacqueline Ward

My Son, the CD—Disc Three

  1. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah! (A Letter from Camp)

  2. One Hippopotami

  3. Ratt Fink

    parody of “Rag Mop”

  4. You’re Getting to Be a Rabbit with Me

    parody of “You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me”

  5. Eight Foot Two, Solid Blue

    parody of “Five Foot Two”

  6. Hail to Thee, Fat Person

  7. Sue Me

    Debbie Reynolds & Allan Sherman

  8. The Twelve Gifts of Christmas

    parody of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”
    Unedited Single Version

  9. Skin

    parody of “Heart”

  10. Lotsa Luck

  11. Green Stamps

    parody of “Green Eyes”

  12. Holiday for States

    parody of “Holiday for Strings”

  13. You Need an Analyst

    parody of “I’ve Got a Little List,” Ko-Ko’s song from The Mikado

  14. The Drop-Outs March

  15. I Can’t Dance

    with Debbie Bush

  16. Night and Day (With Punctuation Marks)

    parody of “Night and Day”

  17. Little Butterball

    parody of “Little Buttercup”

  18. Good Advice

  19. My Son, the Vampire

    Single Version

My Son, the CD—Disc Four

  1. Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter from Camp)

    New 1964 Version / Single Version

  2. Grow, Mrs Goldfarb

  3. Your Mother’s Here to Stay

  4. Pills

  5. Shine On, Harvey Bloom

  6. J C Cohen

  7. Pop Hates the Beatles

  8. Beautiful Teamsters

  9. Kiss of Myer

  10. America’s a Nice Italian Name

  11. The Twelve Gifts of Christmas

    Edited Version

  12. Bye Bye Blumberg

  13. It’s a Most Unusual Play

    parody of “It’s a Most Unusual Day”

  14. The Laarge Daark Aardvark Song

  15. That Old Back Scratcher

    parody of “That Old Black Magic”

  16. Call Me

    parody of “Call Me Irresponsible”

  17. Peyton Place, USA

  18. The Drinking Man’s Diet

  19. Secret Code

    parody of “Secret Love”

  20. The Painless Dentist Song

  21. Chim Chim Cheree

    parody of “Chim Chim Cheree”

  22. Go to Sleep, Paul Revere!

  23. An Average Song

  24. When I’m in the Mood for Love (You’re in the Mood for Herring)

    parody of “I’m in the Mood for Love”
    Alternate Version with Extra Verse

  25. Overweight People


My Son, the CD—Disc Five

  1. Crazy Downtown

    Extended Version

  2. Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter from Camp)

    New 1964 Version / Alternate Version

  3. Where Do You Come from Tex


  4. Between 18th & 19th on Chestnut Street


  5. Christmas ’65 (Draft Cards)


  6. Intro to Allan Sherman Record

    Promo Version

  7. Introduction—Short Songs:
    Hello Muddah—Nevada Style
    A Song Written by Elizabeth Taylor

  8. Taking Lessons

    parody of “Makin’ Whoopee”

  9. A Waste of Money

    parody of “A Taste of Honey”

  10. How Van Nuys Got Its Name

  11. Smog Gets in Your Eyes

    parody of “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”

  12. Scotch and/or Water

  13. Sorry ’bout That

  14. The Learner’s Brassiere

  15. Mononeucleosis

  16. In Which I Finally Admit That I Won World War II Single-Handed

  17. Dodgin’ the Draft

    parody of “Ballin’ the Jack”

  18. The Rebel

  19. Warning to Those Who Have a Low Threshold of Sex

  20. When I’m in the Mood for Love (You’re in the Mood for Herring

    parody of “I’m in the Mood for Love”

  21. Second Hand Nose

  22. A Few Words about the Chinese New Year

  23. Sam You Made the Pants Too Long

    parody of “Lord You Made the Night Too Long”

  24. If I Could Play Piano

  25. Son of Peyton Place

  26. His Own Little Island

My Son, the CD—Disc Six

  1. Odd Ball

    Single Version

  2. His Own Little Island

    Single Version

  3. Makin’ Coffee

    parody of “Makin’ Whoopee

  4. Vending Machines

  5. There Are Cups

  6. That’s How the Change Is Made

    parody of “There’ll Be Some Changes Made”

  7. The Wonderful Tree in the Forest

  8. Scott Cups

  9. Westchester Hadassah

    parody of “Winchester Cathedral”

  10. Strange Things in My Soup

  11. Turn Back the Clock

  12. Signs

  13. Down the Drain

  14. Plan Ahead

  15. Togetherness

  16. Spanish Flea

  17. My Aunt Minnie

  18. If I Were a Tishman

    parody of “If I Were a Rich Man”

  19. There’s No Governor Like Our New Governor

    parody of “There’s No Business Like Show Business”

  20. Dum Dum Song


  21. Somewhere


  22. Westchester Hadassah

    parody of “Winchester Cathedral”
    Alternate Version

  23. Turn Back the Clock

    Takes 1 & 2 / Alternate Version

  24. Down the Drain

    Take 1 / Alternate Version

  25. Plan Ahead

    Take 1 / Alternate Version

  26. Togetherness

    Alternate Version

  27. Spanish Flea

    Alternate Version

  28. If I Were a Tishman

    parody of “If I Were a Rich Man”
    Take 1 / Alternate Version

  29. There’s No Governor Like Our New Governor

    parody of “There’s No Business Like Show Business”
    Takes 2 & 3 / Alternate Version

  30. Introduction

  31. Encron Is a Brand New Fiber

  32. Put Them All Together They Spell Encron

    parody of “MOTHER”

  33. There Is a Fiber Called Encron

  34. Encron Alive, Alive-O

  35. Encron’s the Name

  36. Why They Call It Encron

  37. Encron, Encron

  38. Encron Is a Great New Fiber

  39. Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter from Camp)

    Live Version