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|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Apollo 18, Dial-A-Song: 20 Years Of They Might Be Giants, Flood + Apollo 18|
|first played||February 1, 1992 (158 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell|
- According to John Linnell, most of the factual information contained in this song was collected from an encyclopedia.
- "The monkey with no tail" may refer to the Barbary macaque, whose appearance is distinguished by a vestigial tail. In a broader sense, the lyric may also refer to apes or humans, who are notably distinguished from closely related monkeys by the lack of a tail.
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