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." Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Yippee-Ki-Yay, Nellie McKay!

Clean up Bruce Willis' Die Hard catchphrase, trivialize some dog breeds and guess celebrities with triple names. Plus, Nellie McKay uses her voice and brain to show her love of the icon Doris Day.

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

Manhattan Avenue Nellie McKay 1:17

867-5309/Jenny Tommy Tutone 1:41

Hound Dog Elvis Presley 0:21

Mean to Me Nellie McKay 1:57

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    Artist
    Nellie McKay
    Track
    Mean to Me
    Album
    Normal as Blueberry Pie: A Tribute to Doris Day
    Label
    Verve

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