Asbury Park

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A scan of the actual lyrics sheet used by John Flansburgh in the below photo, taken at the Stone Pony show.
John Flansburgh (foreground) and John Linnell read off their lyrics sheets.

song name Asbury Park
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Venue Songs, Asbury Park, NJ July 29, 2004, Them Ain't Big Eye Ants
year 2004
first played July 29, 2004 (99 known performances)
run time 0:59
sung by John Flansburgh, John Linnell


  • Also known as The Stone Pony (in the original concert setlist)
  • The venue song for the Stone Pony.
  • The show for which this song was written was originally booked at a small club in Seaside Heights, NJ, but moved to the Stone Pony not long before the concert. If it hadn't moved, we would probably have a very different song called, "The Sawmill".

Song Themes

Animals, Bad English, Denial, Drinking, Heads, Strangers, Swing Feel, Venue Songs, Violence


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