Song: Christmas At Ground Zero

Running Time: 3:07

Year: 1986

Album: Polka Party!, Greatest Hits 2, Al-In-The-Box, The Night Santa Went Crazy

Style Parody: Phil Spektor's & The Ronettes Christmas Album (A Christmas Gift For You) and (Wall of Sound), Yogi Yorgesson (I yust go nuts at Christmas).

Lyrics: Lyrics

Video: Yes


Download/Listen: Mp3

Forum: Forum Discussion Page

Alternate Versions: Christmas At Ground Zero (Alternate Mix)


  • The term Ground Zero may be used to describe the point on the earth's surface where an explosion occurs.
  • This is considered to be one of the most morbid songs by Weird Al, and some broadcasters didn't even air it due to the content!
  • “Weird Al” only appears in the music video for this song at the end.
  • Ronald Reagan appears in the music video.
  • Scenes from the cartoon, “Duck and Cover” are used in the music video.

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