Sammy Intro

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song name Sammy Intro
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Asbury Park Live
year 2009
first played October 1, 2009 (162 known performances)
run time 0:34
sung by Note.svg Instrumental


  • A recording frequently used to open live performances, described by John Flansburgh as "a morphing, treated version of Sammy Davis Jr.’s walk on music".
  • The song is based around a sample of "Ain't I", an instrumental introduction from Sammy Davis Jr.'s 1967 live album That's All!. Flansburgh has mentioned the album as one of his favorites,[1] and has cited it as a direct influence on the song Black Ops.

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Intros, Self-Reference


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