10 Hilarious Weird Al Rock Parodies

August 29, 2018

Winning an award like a Grammy is kind of a big deal for any artist. But there may not be a greater honor than having Weird Al Yankovic parody one of your songs!

He's been writing spoofed songs since the '70s and has covered everyone from Michael Jackson and Madonna to Pharrell and Lorde.

We could listen to Weird Al songs all day, but we decided to list ten of our favorite rock songs covered by the Prince of parody himself!

1. "Smells Like Nirvana"
based on "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana

2. "My Bologna"
​based on "My Sharona" by The Knack

3. "Pretty Fly For A Rabbi"
based on "Pretty Fly For A White Guy" by The Offspring

4. "Yoda"
based on "Lola" by The Kinks

5. "Canadian Idiot"
​based on "American Idiot" by Green Day

6. "I Love Rocky Road"
based on "I Love Rock and Roll" by Joan Jett

7. "The Saga Begins"
​based on "American Pie" by Don Mclean

8. "Bedrock Anthem"
​based on "Give It Away" and "Under The Bridge" by Red Hot Chili Peppers

9. "Angry White Boy Polka"
based on "Last Resort" by Papa Roach, "Chop Suey" by System Of A Down, "Get Free" by The Vines, "Hate To Say I Told You So" by The Hives, "Fell in Love With a Girl" by the White Stripes, "Last Night" by the Strokes, "Down With The Sickness" by Disturbed, "Renegades of Funk" by Rage Against The Machine, "My Way" by Limp Bizkit, "Bawatiba" by Kid Rock, "Youth of the Nation" by P.O.D., and "The Real Slim Shady" by Eminem

10. "Another One Rides The Bus"
based on "Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen