Bad Songs #10: The Face from Outer Space
Jeff Barry is one of the greatest songwriters and producers in pop music history. Barry and his wife Greenwhich wrote dozens of hits for other artists including "Chapel of Love" and "Leader of the Pack" as well as "Then He Kissed Me", "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Baby, I Love You". He introduced the world to Neil Diamond and wrote the theme songs to "The Jeffersons", "One Day at a Time" and "Family Ties".
Given all that, how in the wide world of sports did he manage to record the painfully awful novelty song "The Face from Outer Space"? I understand horror themed novelty songs were big back in the day (i.e. Monster Mash, Purple People Eater, etc.), but, Good Lord, this is terrible.
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