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song name Frankenstein
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Stumpbox, TMBG Unlimited - July
year 2001
first played June 20, 1992 (98 known performances)
run time 3:58
sung by Note.svg Instrumental


  • Originally written and performed by the Edgar Winter Group, this tune has been one of TMBG's favorite songs to cover for years and years, played mainly between 1992 and 1995 with some scattered performances since.
  • The version included in Stumpbox has a few samples common to Spider: "Ladies and gentlemen!" is played repeatedly at the beginning, and "We love you [spider]" appears at 2:51.

Song Themes

TMBG Remakes


  • Watch it on Youtube.png - Live on JBTV, 1994

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