Hard times for Weird Al, musically speaking

Weird Al appears in a still from his 'Perform This Way' music video. (Volcano / 'Weird Al' Yankovic)

July 14, 2011 7:23:07 AM PDT
Since 1983, "Weird Al" Yankovic has released 13 albums, with six of them going platinum and four reaching gold status. It's a pretty good batting average for any artist, and an especially great one for a comedian-musician.