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|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||TMBG Unlimited - March, No!, TMBG Clock Radio|
|first played||June 11, 2002 (136 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell|
- From TMBG Unlimited, "With Garo Yellin and Krystof Witek on strings, this is one of the most winding journeys from the No! album."
- Reflecting on each track from No! for the tenth anniversary of the album's release, John and John said of this song:
This started out as a Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, and then it went seriously off the rails. We were subsequently very impressed when a kid showed us a T-shirt he had made that illustrated the 'George Washington's head' verse with quarters gradually adding up to a dollar. Everything started making sense after that.
- During many shows of the Spine tour, the audience was instructed to perform the wave during the bridge of this song.
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