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"Pico and Sepulveda"
Single by Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra
Released 1947
Genre Jazz
Length 2:30

"Pico and Sepulveda" is a song by Felix Figueroa & His Orchestra (stage name for Freddy Martin's band). The 1947 song was frequently featured on Dr. Demento's radio show. [1] It is about former drive-ins in Los Angeles, comparing them to the La Brea Tar Pits, and was composed by Eddie Maxwell and Jule Styne. (Ambassador Records, 1947 (b/w "She of the Coffee Brown Eyes"))

The intersection of West Pico Blvd and South Sepulveda Blvd is in the Rancho Park neighborhood.

The song was featured in Richard Elfman's 1980 underground cult film, Forbidden Zone. "Pico and Sepulveda" was covered in 2002 by Lee Press-on and the Nails on their album "El Bando En Fuego!".

Pico & Sepulveda, 2008

The song was first covered in 1975 by the Roto Rooter Good Time Christmas Band, a Los Angeles pastiche performance group. That recording was regularly featured on the Doctor Demento show, a program of novelty music.

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Coordinates: 34°02′13″N 118°26′06″W / 34.03693°N 118.4351°W / 34.03693; -118.4351

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