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|song name||Dirt Bike|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||John Henry, John Henry + Factory Showroom|
|first played||April 21, 1993 (52 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- John Flansburgh introduced this song at the first show it was played at by saying, "Here comes a brand new song. This song is about a fictitious rock band that became a phenomenon called Dirt Bike. It's the story of their phenomenon."
- In a 1994 appearance on Good Morning America, Flansburgh said this song is about "a kid sitting in a town and there's this religious cult passing through the country, and he's just thinking about what it would be like getting swept up by the cult."
- Features Steven Bernstein on trumpet.
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Dirt Bike is currently ranked #287 out of 844. (73 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.47)