Cabbagetown (Demo)

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song name Cabbagetown
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song, Free When You Call From Work, TMBG Unlimited - September, (2000-2006), TMBG Clock Radio
year 1983
run time 2:22
sung by John Flansburgh, John Linnell sings backup.


  • According to John Flansburgh in a Dial-A-Song outro message from around 1989[1], this was on the band's "very first demo."
  • This demo was also one of the first recordings to be put into rotation on Dial-A-Song[2].
  • This demo has dramatically different instrumentation and slightly different lyrics compared to the EP version.

Song Themes

Accents, Animals, Cities, Death, Falling, Food, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Relatives, Sea, Time, Transportation


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Cabbagetown (Demo) is currently ranked #587 out of 1010. (29 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.05)