Mr. Me

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song name Mr. Me
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Lincoln, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1988
first played January 28, 1987 (87 known performances)
run time 1:52
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh goes "yo yo yo"


  • A live performance of this song was filmed at The Lone Star and can be found in the special features of Gigantic. This version is slightly different from the album version as it has a faster tempo and a different bass track and drum track.
  • As reported in the Aug. 3, 1987 issue of New York magazine, the band threatened to sue the electronics chain Crazy Eddie because of a commercial they claimed used parts of "Mr. Me" and "Absolutely Bill's Mood."

Song Themes

Funny But Sad, People (Imaginary), Puns, Sadness, Sea, Songs With Handclaps, Spanish, Titles And Honorifics


  • Watch it on Youtube.png - 1987 performance taped by Joy Farm (from the Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) DVD)
  • Watch it on Youtube.png – Recorded live on July 1, 2006

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Mr. Me is currently ranked #68 out of 910. (137 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.96)