The Extended Spider Intro

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song name The Extended Spider Intro
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Unreleased
year 1992
first played June 29, 1992 (8 known performances)
run time 0:33
sung by John Flansburgh; John Linnell


  • Used as an intro to 1992 live shows.
  • Takes the "Ladies and gentlemen!" line from "Spider" and repeats and distorts it for a minute.
  • The third "Ladies and gentlemen" clip is sampled from the introduction of the James Brown album Live at the Apollo, Volume II.

Song Themes

Animals, Intros, Spoken Word


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