Link: The Department Of Records.
More off kilter brilliance from The Department of Records..
"Here's a bizarre little album for ya. It was produced by J.I. Rodale, the publisher of Prevention and Men's Health magazines. On the first side is "It Shouldn't Happen To A Wolf", a twist on the old Little Red Riding Hood story. It's the same story until the wolf goes through Little Red's bag and discovers all the bad ingredients of the food Little Red got for Granny. The apple juice contains Don Quixote soda. There's Polywollyoxin in the cake. The figs have sulfites. And let's not even talk about the canned beef...
Side 2 gets really trippy. In "The Devil Wants You To Smoke", a deceased street gang member paying out his time in hell as a devil gets recruited to get people to smoke. He and his boss fly by UFO to Wilmington, Delaware to meet Little Miss Muffet (now, if that premise doesn't get you to smoke, nothing will). After repeated attempts, Muffet, who speaks almost entirely in nursery rhymes, refuses to take the hit, which is a real drag for the devil, since his chance of earning 2 merit badges goes up in a puff of smoke. To add to the devil's strife, the Pied Piper comes along to tell the sad tale of the death of his brother, Peter..."