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17. When he was six years old, "Weird Al" Yankovic's parents signed him up for lessons in what musical instrument, which Yankovic later said they were convinced "would revolutionize rock"?

Yankovic's earliest hits, including "My Bologna," and "Another One Rides the Bus," were performed primarily on the accordion.

Yankovic's earliest hits, including "My Bologna," and "Another One Rides the Bus," were performed primarily on the accordion.

Yankovic's earliest hits, including "My Bologna," and "Another One Rides the Bus," were performed primarily on the accordion.

Yankovic's earliest hits, including "My Bologna," and "Another One Rides the Bus," were performed primarily on the accordion.

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Bagpipes

 

Accordion

 

Tuba

 

Theremin

 
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