Mr. Hughes Says
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|song name||Mr. Hughes Says|
|releases||The Hal Cragin Years, It's Fun To Steal, TMBG Clock Radio|
|first played||September 19, 1997 (13 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- This song is about the poet Langston Hughes. His poem "Motto" ends with the lines: "My motto, as I live and learn / Is dig and be dug, in return."
- Flansburgh: "A love song and a list song combined. The lyric in the chorus quotes a poem by Langston Hughes."
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Mr. Hughes Says is currently ranked #430 out of 910. (20 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.25)