Chronology:The Guitar

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Song name Run time Releases Year Differences from other versions
The Guitar 3:49

Apollo 18, Dial-A-Song: 20 Years Of They Might Be Giants 1992  
The Guitar (Williamsburgh Mix) 4:13

The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (EP) 1992 Contains an instrumental breakdown before the final chorus, and adds a delay effect on some vocals.
The Guitar (Outer Planet Mix) 6:39

The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (EP) 1992 Remixed by Coldcut. Contains samples of the Apollo 11 moon landing and of the phone call from president Nixon to the astronauts.
The Guitar (Even Further Outer Planet Mix) 6:38

The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (EP) 1992 Identical to the Outer Planet Mix but without the original vocals.
The Guitar (UK Single Edit) 3:50

The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (EP) European Release 1992 Very similar to the album version, but the chorus at 1:46 featuring horns is replaced with a standard chorus.
Spider - The Guitar Medley 7:00

TMBG Unlimited 2001  
The Guitar - No One Knows My Plan (08-19-2000 Brooklyn Show) 13:36

TMBG Clock Radio 2003