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Idlewild

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This page is for the They Might Be Giants song, Idlewild. For the record label of the same name, see Idlewild Recordings. For the 2014 compilation album, see Idlewild (Album).
From the video on giantkid.net

song name Idlewild
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song, Bed, Bed, Bed (Book), tmbg.com Free Tunes
year 2003
first played September 28, 2003 (14 known performances)
run time 1:35
sung by John Flansburgh and John Linnell

Trivia/Info

  • According to Flans, "it's kind of a dream of a perfect day in New York City, sometime in the past."
  • Recorded with TMBG Mini-Brass for the NPR radio show, Studio 360.
  • Idlewild Airport was renamed to JFK Airport in 1963.
  • Coney Island's Steeplechase Park closed in 1964.

Song Themes

New York City, Temperature, Transportation

Videos

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