Kings Of The Cave

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song name Kings of the Cave
artist They Might Be Giants
releases TMBG Unlimited - July as ‘Kings Of The Caves’, (2000-2006), TMBG Clock Radio
year 2001
first played March 1, 1985 (1 known performance)
run time 2:10
sung by John Flansburgh, John Linnell sings very prominent harmony


  • According to John Flansburgh, this is the only original TMBG song that was not written by a member of the band; it was written by Jim Gillson of The Mundanes and given to They Might Be Giants to perform.
  • The line "get a little help from Friday" refers to the character from Robinson Crusoe, Friday, Crusoe's loyal servant.

Song Themes

Animals, Food, Geography, Hair, People (Imaginary), Reading, Titles And Honorifics, Transportation


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