Junk Food Junkie

Album: Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (1976)
Charted: 9
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  • You know I love that organic cooking
    I always ask for more
    And they call me Mr. Natural
    On down to the health food store
    I only eat good sea salt
    White sugar don't touch my lips
    And my friends is always
    Begging me to take them
    On macrobiotic trips
    Yes, they are
    Oh, but at night I stake out my strongbox
    That I keep under lock and key
    And I take it off to my closet
    Where nobody else can see
    I open that door so slowly
    Take a peek up north and south
    Then I pull out a Hostess Twinkie
    And I pop it in my mouth
    Yeah, in the daytime I'm Mr. Natural
    Just as healthy as I can be
    But at night I'm a junk food junkie
    Good lord have pity on me
    Well, at lunchtime
    You can always find me
    At the Whole Earth Vitamin Bar
    Just sucking on my plain white yogurt
    From my hand thrown pottery jar
    And sippin' a little hand pressed cider
    With a carrot stick for dessert
    And wiping my face
    In a natural way
    On the sleeve of my peasant shirt
    Oh yeah
    Ah, but when that clock strikes midnight
    And I'm all by myself
    I work that combination
    On my secret hideaway shelf
    And I pull out some Fritos corn chips
    Dr. Pepper and an Ole Moon Pie
    Then I sit back in glorious expectation
    Of a genuine junk food high
    Oh yeah, in the daytime I'm Mr. Natural
    Just as healthy as I can be
    But at night I'm a junk food junkie
    Good lord have pity on me
    My friends down at the commune
    They think I'm pretty neat
    Oh, I don't know nothing about arts and crafts
    But I give 'em all something to eat
    I'm a friend to old Euell Gibbons
    And I only eat homegrown spice
    I got a John Keats autographed Grecian urn
    Filled up with my brown rice
    Yes, I do
    Oh, but folks lately I have been spotted
    With a Big Mac on my breath
    Stumbling into a Colonel Sanders
    With a face as white as death
    I'm afraid someday they'll find me
    Just stretched out on my bed
    With a handful of Pringles Potato Chips
    And a Ding Dong by my head
    In the daytime I'm Mr. Natural
    Just as healthy as I can be
    But at night I'm a junk food junkie
    Good lord have pity on me Publisher: PEACEABLE KINGDOM PUBLISHING
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Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyIn 1976 Larry Groce released "Winnie-the-Pooh for President" on the Disneyland Record label and he received a Grammy nomination for 'Best Recording for Children'...
    Larry Groce will celebrate his 71st birthday next month on April 22nd, 2019.
  • Jennifur Sun from RamonaOOH MOO is right, from one junk food junkie to another Bless You for this song. I didn't mind others who only wanted to eat healthy, but GOT SO SICK AND TIRED of them preaching at me when i went to eat something they didn't like.
  • Bruce from San Jose, Calif.As a sleepy, bleary-eyed teenager staying up way too late at night in order to secretly tune in to my Dr Demento broadcast on my little transistor radio under the covers of my bed....I was munching on a Ding Dong and some crackers when Junk Food Junkie came on...

    Wow! It was like Dr Demento could see me eating junk food under my bed covers and enjoying his show....LOL....

    I just about spattered a bunch of Ding Dong crumbs all over my bed laughing out loud when I first heard it!

    Junk Food Junkie is a classic!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 4th 1976, "Junk food Junkie" by Larry Groce entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on March 14th it peaked at #9 (for 1 week) and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    It was his only Top 100 record and was recorded live at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, CA...
    For the past thirty years he has hosted 'Mountain Stage', a two-hour live music program on National Public Radio...
    Mr. Groce will celebrate his 66th birthday in three months on April 22nd.
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