Dare To Be Stupid

Album: Dare To Be Stupid (1985)
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  • Put down your chainsaw and listen to me
    It's time for us to join in the fight
    It's time to let your babies grow up to be cowboys
    It's time to let the bedbugs bite

    You better put all your eggs in one basket
    You better count your chickens before they hatch
    You better sell some wine before it's time
    You better find yourself an itch to scratch

    You better squeeze all the Charmin
    you can while Mr. Whipple's not around
    Stick your head in the microwave and get yourself a tan

    Talk with your mouth full
    Bite the hand that feeds you
    Bite on more than you chew
    What can you do
    Dare to be stupid

    Take some wooden nickels
    Look for Mr. Goodbar
    Get your mojo working now
    I'll show you how
    You can dare to be stupid

    You can turn the other cheek
    You can just give up the ship
    You can eat a bunch of sushi and forget to leave a tip

    Dare to be stupid
    Come on and dare to be stupid
    It's so easy to do
    Dare to be stupid
    We're all waiting for you
    Let's go

    It's time to make a mountain out of a molehill
    So can I have a volunteer
    There's no more time for crying over spilled milk
    Now it's time for crying in your beer

    Settle down, raise a family, join the P-T-A
    Buy some sensible shoes and a Chevrolet
    And party 'till you're broke and they drive you away
    It's OK, you can dare to be stupid

    It's like spitting on a fish
    It's like barking up a tree
    It's like I said you gotta buy one if you want to get one free

    Dare to be stupid (yes)
    Why don't you dare to be stupid
    It's so easy to do
    Dare to be stupid
    We're all waiting for you
    Dare to be stupid

    Burn your candle at both ends
    Look a gift horse in the mouth
    Mashed potatoes can be your friends

    You can be a coffee achiever
    You can sit around the house and watch Leave It To Beaver
    The future's up to you
    So what you gonna do

    Dare to be stupid
    Dare to be stupid
    What did I say
    Dare to be stupid
    Tell me, what did I say
    Dare to be stupid
    It's alright
    Dare to be stupid
    We can be stupid all night
    Dare to be stupid
    Come on, join the crowd
    Dare to be stupid
    Shout it out loud
    Dare to be stupid
    I can't hear you
    Dare to be stupid
    OK, I can hear you now
    Dare to be stupid
    Let's go, Dare to be stupid
    Dare to be stupid
    Dare to be stupid
    Dare to be stupid
    Dare to be stupid
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Comments: 7

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1985 {December 29th} 'Weird Al' Yankovic performed "Dare To Be Stupid" on the ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program, 'American Bandstand'...
    "Dare To Be Stupid" was track two of side one on his third studio album, 'Dare To Be Stupid', the album peaked at #50 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    One track from the album made Billboard's Top 100 chart, "Like A Surgeon", it reached #47 in July of 1985...
    Between 1983 and 2014 the Downey, California native had eleven records on the Top 100 chart, one* made the Top 10, "White & Nerdy", it reached #9 {for 1 week} on October 15th, 2006...
    Alfred Matthew 'Weird Al' Yankovic celebrated his 60th birthday two months ago on October 23rd, 2019...
    * He came close to having a second Top 10 record when his "Eat It" peaked at #12 in April of 1984...
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxIn honor of this song, I went out and sold some wine before its time.
  • Matthew from Milford, Ma"And this victory will be the delicious mustard on that sandwich! The MUSTARD OF YOUR DOOM!!!"
  • Joshua from Chico, CaThis song was used in the old animated Transformers movie.
  • Ralph from Newton, MaThis is probably Al's best style piece. It captures Devo's style in both sound and lyrics. Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo says that that song came out when Devo was unable to recreate their own sound and he hates Al for being able to do them better than they could at that difficult time for the band.
  • Bob from Wheaton, Misince my stroke 8 years ago I can now understand Weird Al.

    strez
  • Nathan from L-burg, KyI bought Dare To Be Stupid at walwart and i just laughed my head off when i heard it
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