Why Did You Grow A Beard?

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song name Why Did You Grow a Beard?
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Podcast 2A, TMBG Clock Radio, Podcast Highlights, Cast Your Pod To The Wind
year 2006
first played April 26, 2006 (19 known performances)
run time 1:05
sung by John Linnell


  • According to John Linnell, the answer to this song's title is "We Live In A Dump".
  • The term "no-goodnik" (sometimes seen without the hyphen) comes from the Russian "negodnik", defined as a "worthless person, reprobate".[1]

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Animals, Death, Hair, Questions, Relatives, Religion, Supernatural, Screaming


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