Chronology:Why Does The Sun Shine?

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Song name Run time Releases Year Differences from other versions
Why Does The Sun Shine? 2:53

Why Does The Sun Shine (EP) 1993 Mellow version of the song, based on the original 1950s song performed by Tom Glazer.
Why Does The Sun Shine? (Live NYC) 2:37

Live!! New York City 10/14/94 1994 Fast-paced rock version.
Why Does The Sun Shine? (Live STD) 2:16

Severe Tire Damage 1998 Fast-paced rock version.
Where Your Eyes Don't Go - Why Does The Sun Shine? Medley 4:38

TMBG Unlimited 2001 Medley segueing into the slow version of the song.
Why Does The Sun Shine? (Ritz Show) 3:19

TMBG Unlimited 2001 Fast-paced rock version.
Why Does The Sun Shine? (Science Version) 2:36

Here Comes Science 2009 Fast-paced rock version. John Linnell sings lead vocals and John Flansburgh recites the spoken parts.