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Music video for "Elephants"

song name Elephants
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2015), Why?
year 2015
run time 2:38
sung by Danny Weinkauf; Lena Weinkauf and her friend Randin speak


  • This song was performed live by Danny Weinkauf and his Red Pants Band at the Bronx Zoo in August 2015, at concerts celebrating the re-opening of their Children's Zoo.[1][2]
  • Video designed by Alison Cowles, co-directed by David Cowles and Jeremy Galante.
  • According to Danny Weinkauf, as he recalls on an episode of This Might Be a Podcast, there were talks of an animal-themed kids album that never materialized, which is why "Elephants" was written years before it was released on Why?

Song Themes

Animals, Body Parts, Educational, Funny But Sad, Geography, Non-John Vocals, Science, Size, Spoken Word, Swing Feel, This Town


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