Episode 50″ – Chris Ballew of The Presidents of the United States of America
Original Air Date – April 15, 2020
Dave and Ethan interview Chris Ballew – lead singer and front man of the band behind hits such as Lump, Peaches, and Kitty – The Presidents of the United States of America! Not only does Chris talk about having songs both covered and parodied by Weird Al – Dave and Ethan world premiere the original 1989 version of his song Going to a Weird Al Concert.
Chris Ballew was the lead singer of the alternative rock group The Presidents of the United States of America, whose hit song “Lump” was parodied by Al in “Gump,” Al also directed their music video “Mixed Up S.O.B.” Currently, Chris performs as a children’s artist under the pseudonym Caspar Babypants, in which Al performed an accordion solo on “Long Long Dream” from his Sing Along! album.