Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay (left) and house musician Jonathan Coulton ham it up at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, with a rendition of the tune "Get Along Little Doggies."
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Yippee-Ki-Yay, Nellie McKay!

This week, clean up Bruce Willis' Die Hard catchphrase, trivialize some dog breeds, and since no rule of three is complete without the third item, guess celebrities with triple names. Plus, the lovely and talented singer-songwriter Nellie McKay uses both her voice and brain to demonstrate her love of the icon Doris Day.

Mama Told Me (Not to Come) Three Dog Night 0:40

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Manhattan Avenue Nellie McKay 1:17

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    Manhattan Avenue
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867-5309/Jenny Tommy Tutone 1:41

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Hound Dog Elvis Presley 0:21

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Mean to Me Nellie McKay 1:57

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    Normal as Blueberry Pie: A Tribute to Doris Day
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    Verve

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