Purple Toupee (Live NYC)

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song name Purple Toupee
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Live!! New York City 10/14/94, TMBG Clock Radio
year 1994
run time 2:48
sung by John Linnell; John Flansburgh sings back-up


  • Considering the subject matter of the song, it's notable that Flansburgh introduces this song saying "This is a stroll down memory lane" before the horns kick in.

Song Themes

1964 World's Fair, Age, Artificial Body Parts, Cities, Clothes, Colors, Death, Forgetting And Remembering, History, Precious Metal, Presidents, Size, Trade Names


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