Swing Is A Word

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song name Swing Is a Word
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song, Power Of Dial-A-Song, Free When You Call From Work, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1983
run time 0:53
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Originally called "Swing Is A Word (Six Feet Down)."
  • Flansburgh: "One of the first Dial-A-Song recordings, back in '83. A very ugly song." (ICE Newsletter, 1996)
  • During the song, Dial-A-Song's number (387-6962) is repeated.

Song Themes

Animals, Clothes, Death, Dial-A-Song Reference, Nonsense Words, Questions, Size, Telecommunication


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