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Richard Dorian "Dickie" Goodman (April 19, 1934 – November 6, 1989) was an American music producer. Goodman was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is known for his novelty records that would sample famous songs to humorous effect. Many of these "break-in" records were more "fill-in" because often a sample from just about any song would suffice.

In June 1956 Goodman created his first record, "The Flying Saucer Parts 1 & II", which he co-wrote with his partner Bill Buchanan, and featured a four-minute rewriting of Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds radio show. This recording was the subject of a copyright infringement case against Goodman. The lawsuit was settled out of court. "The Flying Saucer" was officially released under the artist name "Buchanan and Goodman" and was Goodman's highest-charting single on Billboard, peaking at #3. Buchanan and Goodman followed up with four other records: "Buchanan and Goodman on Trial" (#80 in 1956), "Flying Saucer The 2nd" (#18 in 1957), "The Creature (From A Science Fiction Movie)" (as by Buchanan and Ancell) (#85 in 1957), and "Santa and the Satellite (Parts I & II)" (#32 in 1957).

Starting in 1961, all of Goodman's hits carried the "Dickie Goodman" label credit. Goodman scored three Billboard Hot 100 hits based on the hit TV series "The Untouchables": "The Touchables" (#60), "The Touchables In Brooklyn" (#42), and "Santa and the Touchables" (#99).

In 1962 Goodman spoofed "Ben Casey" with "Ben Crazy" (#44). In 1966 his spoof of the "Batman" resulted in "Batman & His Grandmother" (#70).

In 1969 Goodman parodied the political unrest on college campuses with "On Campus" (#45) and charted with "Luna Trip" (#95). Goodman spoofed political issues such as the Watergate Scandal with "Watergrate" (#42 in 1973), the 1973 energy crisis with "Energy Crisis '74" (#33 in 1974), and Richard Nixon with "Mr. President" (#73 in 1974). Goodman failed to chart with a different version of "Mr. President" in 1981 after Ronald Reagan became President.

In 1975, Goodman parodied the movie Jaws with "Mr. Jaws" (#4 in 1975), becoming Goodman's biggest-selling record by achieving R.I.A.A. gold disc status in September 1975.[4] WLS played a customized version instead, with the line "This is Dickie Goodman at WLS" at the beginning.

Goodman's final chart record was "Kong" (#48 in 1977), followed by others that failed to chart. Altogether Goodman charted 17 hits, with five of them reaching the Top 40.

Luniverse, Goodman's record label, featured works by other artists including the Del-Vikings.

In 1998, his son, Jon Goodman, supervised the issue of Greatest Fables, the first authorized CD collection of Dickie Goodman's recordings. In 2006, Goodman's estate produced two albums: All Time Novelty Hits and Dickie Goodman's Greatest Hits.

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