I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You

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song name I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song, The Frank O' Toole Show, Power Of Dial-A-Song, Free When You Call From Work, Stumpbox Speak My Thoughts, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1987
run time 1:59
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Flansburgh in a 1996 interview with ICE Magazine: "We actually took lyrics from another song and grafted them on to another piece of music, so it's not strictly a cover."
  • Adaptation of "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You", first made famous by trombonist Tommy Dorsey when he adopted it as his band's theme song in 1935.
  • The drums on this song are from a Casio MT-100 keyboard.
  • One of the first songs to be on Dial-A-Song, just like "Swing Is A Word".

Song Themes

Falling, Love, Sadness, The Senses, TMBG Remakes


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I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You is currently ranked #538 out of 910. (32 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.00)