"Weird Al" Yankovic is the self-titled debut studio album from recording artist "Weird Al" Yankovic. Most of the album was recorded in March 1982, with some early songs like My Bologna being re-recorded. The album was originally released on LP and cassette in 1983 and was reissued on CD in 1991 and 1996. The album was reissued again in 1999, along with his other studio albums, by Volcano Records as a result of their buyout of the original label Scotti Brothers.
To the left of Al's head in the album artwork is a picture of Dr. Demento.
This is one of two albums without a polka medley (the other being Even Worse).
Al made his TV debut performing "Another One Rides the Bus" on The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder on April 21st, 1981. The rainbow pants he wore for the appearance can be seen hanging of the foot of his bed on the album cover
If you look closely in the letters of the album title, you can see tiny faces.