Let Your Hair Hang Down

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song name Let Your Hair Hang Down
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Join Us
year 2011
run time 2:31
sung by John Linnell; John Flansburgh sings backup


  • The short sections at the end of each verse ("Who overturned the party cart?," etc.) have almost the exact same melody as sections of John Linnell's song "House Of Mayors" ("stacked in columns and rows," etc.). Only one note is different.
  • Curiously, much of the chord progression spells out the word "dead", most likely unintentionally.

Song Themes

Animals, Fire, Hair, Parties, Plans, Problems With Liner Notes, Questions, Sadness, Sailing, Time, Water, Weather, Writing


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