Music Featured on the Simpsons

Originally by Dave Sweatt
Maintained by Darrel Jones

This collection includes songs performed, featured, parodied or otherwise referenced. It does not include original songs written for the show (that is covered quite nicely in the Simpsons song lyrics list.

Each listing includes the production code, song title, recording artist, the year it was released by that artist, and a brief description of it's appearance on the show. Songs are associated with either the original artist to release it or the artist that is most often associated with it, which ever happened to be more appropriate. Entries are grouped by decade based on that association.


The 30's - 50's
The 60's
The 70's
The 80's
The 90's
The 00's
The 10's

OFF's Record Collection
The Larry Davis Band Appearances

The 30's - 50's

Breatless, Jerry Lee Lewis, 1958
[9F14] episode title Duffless is a reference {rl}
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?, Ricky Nelson, 1957
[AABF08] Homer sings this
High Hopes, Frank Sinatra, 1959
[1F01] a mob after Mr. Burns' bear sings this song
High School Confidential, Jerry Lee Lewis, 1958
[4F09] episode title Grade School Confidential is a reference {kb}
Hound Dog, Elvis Presley, 1956 (first sung by Big Mama Thornton in 1953)
[DABF22] played during the Rock 'n Roll Camp jam session
[NABF09] dessert menu item "You Ain't Nothing but a Pound Cake" parodies the title
I Put a Spell on You, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, 1956
[EABF07] Heard at the Spellympics, and over the closing credits
I'm a Man, Bo Diddley, 1955
[JABF20] heard as Homer learns to be more confident
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face, Rex Harrison, 1956
[EABF01] sung by Bob as "... Your Face" at episode's end
Jet Song, West Side Story Cast, 1958
[NABF03] plays while Bart imagines sharks attacking fighter pilots
Jingle Bell Rock, Bobby Helms, 1957
[5F07] Retirement Castle seniors dance to this tune
[DABF17] the Dancing Santa dances to it
[HABF01] Ned's cell phone plays this song
Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley, 1957
[BABF05] "Mentalhouse Rock" tune
La Bamba, Ritchie Valens, 1959
[CABF04] Sung by OFF at the restaurant
Lollipop, Chordettes, 1958
[4F20] performed on the Simpsons Variety Hour
Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, Four Aces, 1955
[RABF07] episode title a reference
Love Me Tender, Elvis Presley, 1956
[MABF15] episode title a reference
Mr. Sandman, Chordettes, 1955
[CABF21] Homer and his pals sing this as pre-teens
On the Town, Leonard Bernstein
[1F06] parody "Springfield Springfield" {rl}
Patricia, Perez Prado, 1958
[8F08] played by the Larry Davis Band {jg}
Que Sera, Sera, Doris Day, 1956
[2F11] the citizens sing this as they wait on Bart's comet to arrive
Raw Hide, Link Wray, 1959
[5F10] parody version of this appeared as the Canyonero theme song
(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock, Bill Haley & his Comets, 1955
[8F12] performed during the football game half-time show
[1F12] Homer attempts to play it on the giant keyboard at the toy store
[EABF10] Plays at start of Itchy & Scratchy short
[EABF21] Plays at episode's end
[JABF04] Plays as Bart pulls up to the ladies in North Haverbrook
Santa's On His Way, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, 195?
[5F07] played during the ending credits
Short Shorts, Royal Teens, 1958
[9F01] Homer dances in his underwear to this song
[3F24] played as people are looting the crates of short shorts
[DABF02] Lyrics recited by Lenny and Carl while "enlightened"
Shout, Isley Brothers, 1959
[JABF21] sung by Homer, Bart, and Lisa at a family toga party
Sing Sing Sing, Benny Goodman, 193?
[1F21] Mr. Burns and Ms. Bouvier dance to this song {im}
[AABF12] played as Homer sleeps at the SNPP control room {im}
Sixteen Tons, Tennessee Ernie Ford, 1955
[1F15] on the radio while Bart is cleaning the living room
South of the Border, Frank Sinatra, 195?
[8F24] played with the ending credits {cl}
The Twelfth of Never, Johnny Mathis, 1957
[9F10] Homer sings his version as "I gave my love a chicken, it had no bones..."
White Christmas, Bing Crosby, 1955
[AABF15] Mr. Burns owns the rights to this song, it has made him billions
Whole lot of Shakin' going on, Jerry Lee Lewis, 1957
[9F10] Marge says there's a whole lot of frownin' going on {rl}
Why do fools fall in love, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, 1956
[4F12] I&S episode title "why do fools fall in lava" is a parody {kb}
Witch Doctor, David Seville, 1958
[AABF12] Homer sings this while lying in the water tank {ca}
Witchcraft, Frank Sinatra, 1958
[8F03] Bart sings this in the kitchen dressed in a suit
You Make Me Feel So Young, Frank Sinatra, 195?
[AABF11] Apu plays this record [16 rpm]

The 60's

All Along the Watchtower, Jimi Hendrix, 1968
[3F06] played as the Springfield 7 sneak into Mr. Burns germ warfare lab
[EABF18] Heard during the 1960's montage
All summer long, Beach Boys, 1964
[3F22] played with the ending credits
All You Need is Love, Beatles, 1967
[JABF08] Selma says the title of this song might be wrong after all
April Come She Will, Simons & Garfunkel, 1966
[PABF11] plays as Bart and Shawna go on a whirlwind romance
Aquarius-Let the sunshine in, The 5th Dimension, 1969
[8F16] played as background music {rl}
At Last, Etta James, 1961
[EABF04] Heard on Moe's jukebox as Marge trashes it
[JABF03] Plays as Homer clubs yum-yum fish
Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969
[EABF09] Sung by Homer when Marge asks for "CPR"
Batman Theme, Neal Hefti, 1966
[3G02] Bart sings as "Buttman"
[5F23] Homer sings as "Fishing"
[5F23] Homer sings as "Leader"
[FABF15] Like much of "Batman"'s music, used during "Pie Man" scenes
[KABF17] heard as Homer remembers bounty hunting with Ned Flanders
A Beautiful Morning, Rascals, 1968
[KABF02] plays on the Synergy cell phone
Born free, Roger Williams, 1966
[9F18] played with the ending credits
Born to be wild, Steppenwolf, 1968
[7G11] episode title is a parody {rl}
[DABF09] plays as Grampa drives to Branson
Blowin' in the wind, Bob Dylan, 1963
[3F06] sung by Lisa and Homer's mother
[AABF02] Episode title parodied as "D'oh-in' in the Wind"
[HABF09] Lisa sings a modified version to protest bullfighting
Break on through, the Doors, 1967
[9F13] performed by Krusty on a classic episode of his show
Cabbage, Smothers Brothers, 1962
[MABF01] performed by the Smothers Brothers during Bart's dream, and again over the credits
Can't Buy Me Love, the Beatles, 1964
[AABF16] played when Grampa and friends were playing {dc}
[AABF16] accompanied the closing credits
[AABF17] title is a reference {dc}
Cherish, The Assicoation, 1966
[KABF19] heard at episode's end
Classical Gas, Mason Williams, 1968
[9F15] Lisa plays this on guitar {rl}
Color Him Father, Winstons, 1969
[EABF03] Plays as we see Lisa, Homer, and Bart's new T-shirts
Crazy, Patsy Cline, 1961
[7F24] telephone on-hold music for the mental hospital
Crystal Blue Persuasion, Tommy James & the Shondells, 1969
[RABF08] used while Homer sells cupcakes
Dang Me, Roger Miller, 1964
[CABF22] plays on Homer's radio at episode's end
A Day in the Life, the Beatles, 1967
[9F15] a small chord of this is heard when Lisa comes to after having her braces put on
Dazed and Confused, Led Zeppelin, 1969
[9F16] I&S episode title is a parody, Dazed and Contused {rl}
[HABF07] Ned uses the phrases "thread zeppelin" and "braised and contused" when Marge leaves a Band-Aid safety strip lying in his house
Dominique, Singing Nun, 1963
[8F22] a nun at the school for bad girls sings this song
Downtown, Petula Clark, 1965
[9F21] Groundskeeper Willie {rl}
Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream), Roy Orbison, 1962
[DABF04] plays as Homer wakes up
The End, the Doors, 1967
[HABF10] plays as Burns and Homer's family arrive at the Indian power plant
Eve of Destruction, Barry McGuire, 1965
[GABF16] plays as OFF sabotage the stamp museum construction
Everybody loves a clown, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, 1965
[9F04] telephone on-hold music for 1-800-dont-sue, the Krusty doll hotline
Fever, McCoys, 1965
[AABF11] Edna Krabappel sings "You give me fever, when you touch me me, fever when you hold me tight, fever..."
59th Street Bridge, Simon & Garfunkel, 1966
[2F16] Mr. Burns says "Hello lamppost, whatcha knowin? I've come to see your power flowin."
Fixing a Hole, The Beatles, 1967
[EABF16] Comment on the Beatles home repair kit
Fly me to the moon (Bossa Nova), Joe Harnell, 1963
[9F01] I&S episode title "Flay me to the moon" is a parody {rl}
Georgy Girl, Seekers, 1967
[9F02] Homer sings "Hey there Blimpy boy, flying through the sky so fancy free" {dl}
[DABF04] the "pleasant" tune on Artie Ziff's modem device
Get Together, Youngbloods, 1969
[8F02] sung by the people of Earth {rl}
[MABF01] heard in Bart's dream
Gimmie Shelter, Rolling Stones, 1969
[FABF03] Plays at the start of the Roofi concert
Good Morning Starshine, Oliver, 1969
[3G01] sung by the large group at the end of the episode {kb}
[AABF02] Homer says "Good morning starshine" to the hippies.
Good Vibrations, Beach Boys, 1966
[3F21] Record store was formally known as Good Vibrations Records.
[AABF02] homer says "I can feel the good vibrations"
[EABF11] Heard coming from Springfield Stadium
[MABF21] a parody is sung as Lisa enters art camp
Graduation Song, Adrian Kimberly, 1961
[2F19] played by the Springfield Elementary School Band {rl}
Hair, the Cowsills, 1969
[3G03] played as we see scenes of Marge's hair falling out
[AABF02] played during Homer's freak-out
Happy Together, Turtles, 1967
[CABF14] Plays while Lisa is spinning
[EABF02] Part of the "World of the Future" exhibit, and played over the closing credits
[FABF13] Plays during young Marge's and Homer's kissing fantasies
A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles, 1964
[AABF16] parody of the original cover shown during the end credits (A Bart Day's Night){cr}
Having a Wild Weekend, Rebels, 1963
[BABF16] played during spring break
Heaven Must Have Sent You, The Elgins, 1966
[NABF15] heard as Ned starts dating Ms. Karbappel
Hello Muddah, hello Fuddah, Alan Sherman, 1963
[3F07] a cassette in the Simpson's music collection, "camp grenada"
[KABF21] heard at the Billionaires' Retreat
Helter Skelter, The Beatles, 1968
[1F14] the Helter Shelter is a parody {rl}
[NABF09] title of the Allan Sherman album a reference
He's a Rebel, The Crystals, 1962
[JABF02] Plays as Bart and Nelson bond
Holly Jolly Christmas, Burl Ives, 1965
[JABF01] OFF sing a Grumble-y version at episode's end
Honey, Bobby Goldsboro, 1968
[1F17] Goldsboro's Honey, a beekeeper's business
I am the Walrus, The Beatles, 1967
[3F24] Jasper says "goo goo g' joob" {kb}
[EABF16] Bart's nonesense comment while hallucinating comes from this song
I fall to Pieces, Patsy Cline, 1961
[7G03] played at Moe's bar {rl}
I Fought the Law, Bobby Fuller Four, 1966
[EABF18] Sung by the female prisoners
I got you babe, Sonny & Cher, 1965
[7F11] played at Moe's bar {rl}
[3F01] Ned and Maude sing to Maggie {rl}
[EABF19] Plays as Homer and the bear bond
I got you (I feel good), James Brown, 1965
[1F05] performed by James Brown at the Do what you feel festival
[DABF05] plays during the movie preview
[MABF02] plays as Slimu enters during the aquarium show
I Want Candy, the Strangeloves, 1965
[4F20] performed on the Simpsons Variety Hour
[DABF03] played during the sugar bonfire
If Ever I Would Leave You, Robert Goulet, 1961
[JABF18] Homer sings this in the hospital
I'm a believer, the Monkees, 1966
[5F12] accompanied Moe and Renee's dating activities
I'm Henry VIII, I Am, Herman's Hermits, 1965
[FABF06] Homer, as Henry VIII, sings a version of this song
In a gadda da vida, Iron Butterfly, 1968
[7F24] played by the DJ so he could go see Michael Jackson
[3F02] "In the garden of eden" by I Ron Butterfly
In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus), Zager & Evans, 1969
[8F22] Enternity Magazine cover says "Were Zager & Evans right?" {rl}
Incense and Peppermints, Strawberry Alarm Clock, 1967
[AABF02] hippies play this cassette during the freak-out.
[DABF11] plays on Homer's radio, and as Homer tries medical marijuana
[FABF18] Plays as Skinner recalls his press from Vietnam
Is That All There Is, Peggy Lee, 1969
[CABF16] the torch song Homer sings for Rod and Todd
It was a very good year, Frank Sinatra, 1965
[9F14] Homer sings "when I was 17, I drank a very good beer...."
It's not unusual, Tom Jones, 1965
[7F20] played at a party at the Simpsons' home
[9F05] performed by Tom Jones
Jennifer Juniper, Donovan, 1968
[NABF04] heard as Skinner fantasizes about dating Ms. Juniper
Kicks, Paul Revere & the Raiders, 1966
[JABF10] Plays as Homer learns how to be a soccer referee
Last Train to Clarksville, Monkees, 1966
[EABF16] Wiggum tells Bart and Milhouse they're on the "last train to Clarksville"
Leader of the Pack, Shangri-Las, 1964
[EABF10] Itchy & Scratchy short title
Lemon Tree, Peter Paul & Mary, 1962
[2F22] Grandpa's anecdote is a reference {kb}
(The Man who Shot) Liberty Valence, Gene Pitney, 1962
[EABF04] One of the female bodybuilders sings it
Limbo Rock, Chubby Checker, 1962:
[3F03] Hummed by Bart as he ducks into the train ride
[KABF18] plays as Homer and Sylvia limbo
The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Tokens, 1961
[BABF17] Homer attempts to sing this while Krusty's gone
[DABF19] sung by Homer
[FABF12] Skinner sings a "making-up" parody
Little Green Apples, O.C. Smith, 1968
[4F05] Ned says "If God didn't making little green apples" {kb}
Look of Love, Dusty Springfield, 1967
[7F20] played at a party at the Simpsons' home {rl}
Louie Louie, the Kingsmen, 1963
[1F02] played with the ending credits
[BABF16] played during Homer's Everglades boat ride
Love is Blue, Paul Mauriat, 1968
[7G04] muzak played at Dr. Monroe's office {rl}
[NABF06] plays over the final kiss
[PABF06] a version plays while Homer prepares Marge's Valentine's Day gift
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, The Beatles, 1967
[9F15] the Beatles characters say "..Lisa in the sky.." "..but no diamonds.."
MacArthur Park, Richard Harris, 1968
[9F02] performed by Pahasatira Nahasapeemapetilon (with the tabla) in the Little Miss Springfield Pageant {jt}
[FABF10] Homer sings it to get Lisa off his back
Magic Bus, The Who, 1968
[BABF20] Requested at the Who concert.
Magic Carpet Ride, Steppenwolf, 1968
[FABF04] Heard as Bart rides his decaled bike
Magical Mystery Tour, Beatles, 1968
[FABF06] Episode title a spoof
Mashed Potato Time, Dee Dee Sharp, 1962
[9F14] Prin. Skinner uncontrollably dances the mashed potato
Mellow Yellow, Donovan, 1966
[DABF13] Homer sings it as he gets home
Miserlou, Dick Dale, 1963
[3G03] played at the end of Itchy & Scratchy "Reservior Cats"
Monster Mash, Bobby "boris" Pickett, 1962 & 1973
[9F13] mistakenly played on valentines day
[9F13] mistakenly played on president's day
[LABF16] a record playing it skips at Moe's
Moon River, Henry Mancini, 1961
[3F17] performed by Andy Williams in Branson MO. {cr}
[LABF20] Penelope sings it at episode's end
[PABF21] episode title a reference
My Generation, The Who, 1965
[BABF20] Homer mentions this song.
[FABF03] Heard during the anti-child crusade
My Guy, Mary Wells, 1964
[5F04] played as Barney is a bachelor contestant
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss him goodbye, Steam, 1969
[8F09] sung by the gang at Moe's to Mr. Burns
[EABF10] Burns taunted with this by ex-employees as he leaves the plant
Name Game, the, Shirley Ellis, 1965
[1F08] At Mr. Burns' Casino, Krusty sings "...herpes, herpes, bo-berpes....."
[DABF03] Marge uses the phrase "meanie meanie bo-beanie". Such phrases were popularized by this song.
Natural Woman, Aretha Franklin, 1967
[9F11] Selma sings this song to Jub Jub
[9F11] played with the ending credits
North to Alaska, Johnny Horton, 1960
[9F07] one of Captain McCallister's chanteys
Octopus' Garden, The Beatles, 1969
[3F03] a reference to Apu's garden in the shade
Ol' MacDonald, Frank Sinatra, 1960
[9F21] Grandpa sings this as an audition for the B Sharps
On Broadway, Drifters, 1963
[PABF21] heard as OFF look at Times Square signs
One Fine Day, Chiffons, 1963
[8F03] played in the Legitimate Businessmen's Club
Out of Limits, Marketts, 1964
[CABF03] Played at the end and over the credits
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, James Brown, 1965
[AABF02] Homer says "What's in your brand new bag mama?"
[DABF17] episode title
People, Barbara Streisand, 1964
[4F03] played with the ending credits
Peppermint Twist, Joey Dee & the Starliters, 1962
[4F20] performed on the Simpsons Variety Hour
Pinball Wizard, The Who, 1969
[BABF20] Requested at the Who concert
Pink Panther Theme, Henry Mancini, 1964
[DABF16] plays as Lisa removes signs of her age from bike and backpack
Pipeline, The Chantays, 1962
[EABF03] Heard as Homer eats free samples
[NABF03] played as Bart imagines himself as a dodge-ball legend
Plastic Fantastic Lover, Jefferson Airplane, 1969
[3F06] Mona Simpson talks about Plastic Fantastic
Puppy Love, Paul Anka, 1960
[CABF07] Played during Comic Book Guy's loving romp with Agnes Skinner
Purple Haze, Jimi Hendrix, 1968
[7F06] Otto hums it on the bus (?)
[8F23] Homer says "excuse me while I kiss the sky"
[EABF11] Episode title a reference to a line from this song
Raindrops keep fallin' on my head, B.J. Thomas, 1969
[9F14] played with the ending credits
Revolution No. 9, The Beatles, 1968
[9F21] parodied as Number 8 by Barney of the Be sharps
Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash, 1964
[HABF03] Plays as several people dispose of their damaged tires
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Brenda Lee, 1960
[JABF01] Gil performs it as "Jazzin' Around the Christmas Tree"
Season of the Witch, Donovan, 1966
[LABF19] plays at episode's end
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles, 1967
[4F06] couch gag parody of the album cover
[4F12] couch gag reappears
[3F03] sung by Apu
She's Leaving Home, The Beatles, 1967
[3F03] Paul quotes this song title about Lisa
the Shoop Shoop Song, Betty Everett, 1964
[4F11] Bart dances to this song
Somethin' Stupid, Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra, 1967
[8F20] Side Show Bob and Selma sing
[8F20] Side Show Bob later changes the words to "...explode you"
Soul Man, Sam & Dave, 1967
[2F04] Bart sings as "Troll Man"
Sounds of Silence, Simon & Garfunkel, 1966
[8F03] I&S episode title is a parody, Sound of Silencers {rl}
[1F21] parodied as the "Sound of Grandpa"
Spanish Flea, Herb Alpert, 1966
[8F21] played on the car radio at the Spinal Tap Concert
[3F10] played during the school uniform fashion show
[5F18] Heard on Homer and Marge's Car Radio {r}
[AABF08] played in the High Pressure Tire Sales waiting room
[AABF08] played with the closing credits
Spinning Wheel, "Blood, Sweat & Tears", 1969
[FABF18] Performed by "Blood & Tears" at the Geezer Rock dedication ceremony
Stand By Me, Ben E. King, 1961
[LABF10] sung by Homer and Milhouse
Stand by your man, Tammy Wynette, 1969
[8F19] Lurleen Lumpkin sings "Stand by your manager"
Star Spangled Banner, Jimi Hendrix, 1969
[AABF02] Jimi plays this during the Woodstock scene just as he did in 1969.
Strange Days, the Doors, 1967
[MABF22] heard during the psychedelic Polar Express trip
Strawberry Fields Forever, The Beatles, 1967
[AABF02] Homer says "I buried Flanders" as John says in the song "I buried Paul".
Sugar Sugar, the Archies, 1969
[1F06] Homer listens to it on headphones and sings
[DABF03] plays over the closing credits
[DABF17] plays as Jughead "returns" to Springfield Elementary
Summer in the City, Lovin' Spoonful, 1966
[DABF17] plays as downtown Springfield is looted
A Summer Place, Theme from, Percy Faith, 1960
[9F21] Jasper sings this as an audition for the B Sharps
Summer Wind, Frank Sinatra, 1966
[1F22] Martin sings this at the end of the episode
Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows, Lesley Gore, 1965
[1F03] played in the car radio
Sunshine of your Love, Cream, 1968
[3F06] played as Homer's mother is affected by Joe Nameth's side burns
Surfin' Safari, Beach Boys, 1962
[JABF10] Heard as Marge discovers the wonders of the Internet
Sympathy for the devil, Rolling Stones, 196?
[7F10] the devil says "Please allow me to introduce myself"
Talk to the Animals, Rex Harrison, 1967
[9F21] Chief Wiggum (in disguise) sings this for his B Sharps audition
Talkin' Baseball, Terry Cashman, 19??
[8F13] played with the closing credits as "We're Talkin' Softball" {bp}
Then He Kissed Me, Crystals,1963
[HABF16] heard over the "Kiss Cam" at the ballpark
There's a kind of hush (all over the world), Herman's Hermits, 1967
[8F19] Lenny sings it to his bowling ball
These Boots Are Made for Walkin', Nancy Sinatra, 1966
[HABF02] Sideshow Bob sings "These Feet are Made for Stompin'"
Tighten Up, Archie Bell/The Drells, 1968
[1F11] a young Homer attempts to be a one man band with this song {rl}
Tijuana Taxi, Herb Alpert, 1966
[7F10] played during Mr. Burns testimony at the civil trial
Time of the Season, Zombies, 1969
[AABF02] played as Homer makes Garden Blast Juice.
To Sir With Love, Lulu, 1967
[RABF01] episode title a reference
Turn Turn Turn, Byrds, 1965
[7F21] played as Bart reminisces similar to "the Wonder Years"
[5F15] played during Kent Cares news show
Twist and Shout, The Beatles, 1964
[BABF19] played during the TV test screening
Under the Boardwalk, Drifters, 1964
[JABF21] sung by a group of abducted towboys
Up-Up and Away, the 5th Dimension, 1967
[3F08] played as Martin and others fly box kites
[5F05] Homer sings to the tune
Viva Las Vegas, Elvis Presley, 1964
[AABF06] episode title "Viva Ned Flanders" is a parody
[AABF06] played as Homer and Ned run from their second wives
[AABF06] played with the closing credits
Walk on by, Dionne Warwick, 1964
[7F05] played as background music {rl}
Wear Your Love Like Heaven, Donovan, 1967
[DABF11] plays during Homer's drugged-out fantasy
Wedding Bell Blues, 5th Dimension, 1969
[CABF22] "Weddings Are Nice" an obvious (and similar-sounding) parody
(What a) Wonderful World, Louis Armstong, 1967
[LABF07] sung as Lisa's Forgetitall kicks in
What's new pussycat, Tom Jones, 1965
[9F05] piped in the Nuclear Plant sound system on Funny Hat Day
[JABF17] a Korean cover plays at Coolsville
When a Man Loves a Woman, Percy Sledge, 1966
[EABF09] Krusty campaign ad plays "When a Man Loves his Country"
[LABF16] a promotional poster for Marge's fight says, "When a Man Gloves a Woman"
Where have all the flowers gone, Kingston Trio, 1962
[5F15] played during Bart's People
White Rabbit, Jefferson Airplane, 1967
[AABF02] played as the citizens of Springfield drink Garden Blast Juice
[KABF12] heard as Marge burns her hemp purse
Wichita Lineman, Glen Campbell, 1969
[7F20] played at a party at the Simpsons' home {rl}
[FABF10] Homer sings it while on hold
Wipe Out, the Surfaris, 1963 & 1966
[9F22] Side Show Bob dedicated it to Bart on the radio
[KABF22] a "folk art" version plays at the Folk Art Museum
With a little help from my friends, Joe Cocker, 1967
[1F18] accompanied Homer's home movies
Wooly Bully, Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs, 1965
[CABF20] Homer picks this song at the jukebox
[DABF04] plays as Dr. Hibbert and Dr. Nick "play golf"
[DABF17] the Wooly Bully hat store
Yellow Submarine, The Beatles, 1966
[9F15] Fab four seen riding in a submarine
You are my Sunshine, Ray charles, 1962
[4F21] Marge sings this on a tape she sent to Lisa at military school
You Can't Always Get What You Want, Rolling Stones, 1969
[JABF15] Episode title a reference
You're All I Need to Get By, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, 1968
[PABF22] plays as Homer sleepwalks
You're Nobody til Somebody Loves You, Dean Martin, 1965
[NABF06] used in the opening scene
You really got me, Kinks, 1964
[4F16] played on the frying pan radio
Yummy Yummy Yummy, Ohio Express, 1968
[9F03] Homer listens to this during the first moon landing

The 70's

ABC, Jackson 5, 1970
[NABF10] Homer dreams about messing up singing this song and getting verbally abused by Bart
Afternoon Delight, Starland Vocal Band, 1976
[2F32] Homer shows the family his Starland Vocal Band Tatoo. This was SVB.'s only hit record.
[EABF19] Lenny and Carl sing along to it
All the Young Dudes, Mott the Hoople, 1972
[RABF07] used in the British movie
Aloha Oe, Don Ho, 197?
[4F07] played in Ned Flanders car while he "drove himself insane"
Alone Again (Naturally), Gilbert O'Sullivan (1972):
[BABF10] episode title "Alone Again, Natura-Diddly"
[HABF11] the "inspirational music" that plays for Comic Book Guy on the radio
[LABF03] episode title a reference
Another Day, Paul McCartney, 1971
[LABF15] plays as Ms. Krabappel prepares for school
At Seventeen, Janis Ian, 1974
[8F18] sung by Miss American Girl Pagent contestants
[3F24] heard as Homer is searching for his soul mate
[MABF09] the "ominous" song Louie plays by mistake; heard again over the closing credits
Baby come back, Player, 1977
[8F14] telephone hold music Homer's hears while looking for Maggie
Baby I'm-a Want You, Bread, 1972
[CABF07] Comic Book Guy's make-out music
Baker Street, Gerry Rafferty, 1978
[3G02] Lisa plays this on her saxaphone (3g02)
Band on the Run, Paul McCartney & Wings, 1974
[DABF01] heard on the Wings "Best Of" album
Basketball Jones, Cheech & Chong featuring Tyrone Shoelaces, 1973
[NABF09] heard as Homer imagines what kind of reward Cheech will give him
Ben, Michael Jackson, 1972
[7F24] the mental patient sings Homer to sleep (changed lyrics)
Benny and the Jets, Elton John, 1974
[CABF21] Lenny wanted to call his group "Lenny and the Jets"
Bitch is Back, The, Elton John, 1974
[AABF11] [Apu says] "ooh, the bitch is back." to Elton
Blitzkrieg Bop, Ramones, 1976
[JABF16] heard as Bart, Lisa, Milhouse, and Nelson trick others {ma}
Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen, 1975
[1F17] the second best band's hit song, Born to Run-ner up
Brandy (you're a fine girl), Looking Glass, 1972
[7F15] Selma sings to Lisa as a bedtime story
Brick House, Commodores, 1977
[5F12] Moe and Homer dance to this song in Stu's Disco
Brown Sugar, Rolling Stones, 1971
[MABF15] one of the American Idol contestants sang it so well, Mick Jagger retired
Burning Love, Elvis Presley, 1972
[7G12] I&S episode title is a parody {rl}
[CABF18] Episode title
Can't get enough of your love, babe, Barry White, 1974
[9F18] performed by Barry to lure the snakes to the Simpson home
[1F07] plays as Marge visits with Homer in a Capitol City Hotel
Candle in the Wind, Elton John, 1973
[AABF01] I&S episode title, Candle in the Wound, is a parody
[KABF01] Krusty sings a tribute to Sideshow Bob/ DVD-shilling version
Candy Man, Sammy Davis Jr., 1972
[5F09] parodied as "the Garbage Man Can"
[RABF12] Ralph tries to sing this at the school talent show
Car Wash, Rose Royce, 1977
[GABF18] heard as Burns and Smithers wash the manatee
Cat Scratch Fever, Ted Nugent, 1976
[8F11] Itchy & Scratchy episode with parody title "Cat splat fever"
[PABF03] a parody is sung over the closing credits
Cat's in the Cradle, Harry Chapin, 1974
[8F07] telephone hold music for the National Fatherhood Institute
[2F04] Homer sings this song
Changes, David Bowie, 1972
[RABF03] used as Homer uses his old parking meter to make money
Chase, Giorgio Moroder, 1979
[MABF07] heard while Bart and Nikki race, and again as Nikki rushes to resuscitate Bart
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, John Williams, 1978
[3G01] listed on the marque at the concert {rl}
Coconut, Nilsson, 1972
[AABF15] Homer sings a parody of this {pc}
Colour my world, Chicago, 1971
[7F12] played at Marge and Homer's prom
[CABF20] second song to play on the jukebox
[FABF11] Plays at the juvie prom
[LABF01] in an alternate timeline, Homer suggests it as a class song; it later plays at the prom
Come Monday, Jimmy Buffet, 1974
[KABF15] plays as Bart fetches golf balls
Convoy, C.W. McCall, 1976
[8F11] sung by a boy during a celebrity microphone commercial
[8F11] sung by Homer with the celebrity microphone
[FABF02] "Christmas Convoy" a parody
Copacabana, Barry Manilow, 1978
[2F10] played on the car radio at a Krusty Burger drive thru
[DABF08] The siren song is based on this
Da ya think I'm sexy?, Rod Stewart, 1979
[9F13] Ned sings a cuddlely version to Maude
Dark Side of the Moon (LP), Pink Floyd,1973
[KABF04] Homer takes his copy as he breaks up with Marge
Day After Day, Badfinger, 1971
[KABF02] heard at episode's end
Day by Day, Godspell, 1972
[RABF11] plays as Homer becomes involved as a deacon; Homer later sings "deacon" and "father" versions of the song
December 1963 (Oh, What a Night), 4 Seasons, 1976
[KABF02] sung by the Retirement Castle residents
Disco Duck, Rick Dees, 1976
[3G02] Homer mentions Disco Duck while singing the "All in the Family" parody
Disco Inferno, Trammps, 1978
[4F05] episode title "Burns Baby Burns" is a parody {kb}
[DABF04] plays at the prom
Disco Lady, Johnnie Taylor, 1976
[BABF04] Disco Stu parodies this twice while hittong on Marge
Do you feel like we do?, Peter Frampton, 1976
[3F21] performed during Hoolapalooza
(Don't Fear) the Reaper, Blue Oyster Cult, 1976
[3F21] Homer says "don't fear the reaper" {kb}
[CABF22] mentioned by Homer; later played over the ending credits
[NABF05] Homer "apologizes" to this song for having a new favorite
Don't Stop, Fleetwood Mac, 1977
[4F08] played by the Fleet-a-Pita truck at the Nuclear Plant
[AABF22] Bart sings it during his tank spree {pc}
Dream Police, Cheap Trick, 1979
[3F09] Apu sings with his radio while washing his car
Entertainer, The, Marvin Hamlisch, 1974 (written and first performed by Scott Joplin around 1900)
[1F05] played by Reverend Lovejoy {rl}
[DABF21] plays in several scenes as OFF are in the antique house
Escape (the Pina Colada Song), Rupert Holmes, 1979
[9F04] an add in the springfield shopper matches the lyrics
[AABF08] Homer sings this with slightly altered lyrics
Everything is Beautiful, Ray Stevens, 1970
[4F22] played with the ending credits
Feel Like Makin' Love, Bad Company, 1975
[CABF06] Homer claims he wrote it as it plays on the radio
A Fifth of Beethoven, Walter Murphy, 1976
[DABF14] Stu boggies to it while posing as Stonewall Jackson
Fire and Rain, James Taylor, 1970
[1F13] performed by James for the space shuttle crew
Fish Heads, Barnes & Barnes, 1978
[4F02] Homer sings this song as he gets the fish heads for Hugo
Frankenstein, Edgar Winter Group, 1973
[8F04] Otto hums this tune
[3F21] played on the "second base mobile" radio
[JABF13] Plays as sleepwalking Homer, Bart, and Milhouse do crazy things at night
Free Bird, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1975
[8F21] Otto plays this song on Bart's guitar
Future Shock, Curtis Mayfield, 1973
[NABF21] plays as Bart and Nelson build a robotic seal
The Gambler, Kenny Rogers, 1979
[HABF17] Title of "You Gotta Know When To Golem" parodies a famous line
Get Dancin', Disco Tex & the Sex-O-Lettes, 1975
[7F07] played by "Hooray for Everything" at half time
[CABF15] Plays while Stu's in heaven and over end credits
Get Down Tonight, KC & the Sunshine Band, 1975
[HABF11] Disco Stu quotes the chorus when he urges others to "do a little dance, make a little love, get down tonight"
Golden Years, David Bowie, 1976
[NABF21] heard at episode's end and again over the credits
Goodbye yellow brick road, Elton John, 1973
[7F12] played at Marge and Homer's prom
Gonna Fly Now (Rocky Theme), Bill Conti, 1977
[7F18] played as Homer is working out
Grease, Frankie Valli, 1978
[DABF08] Lenny says, "Greece is the word!"
Groove me, King Floyd, 1971
[5F08] played with the ending credits
Gypsys, Tramps, & Thieves, Cher, 1971
[7F11] performed in the Japanese Kerioke bar
Happy Days Theme, Pratt & McClain, 1976
[5F19] played at the end of the episode
Heroes, David Bowie, 1977
[LABF13] Homer's second "montage" music
Highway Star, Deep Purple, 1972
[AABF06] Homer sings a version of this song about Ned {r}
Honky Cat, Elton John, 1972
[DABF20] Marge says, "Get back, honky cat" to Bart's satellite dish suggestion
A Horse with No Name, America, 1972
[EABF08] Ned sings "A Girl with No Name"
[JABF02] Homer and Marge's tape plays this song
Hot Blooded, Foreignor, 1978
[5F04] played and sung by Apu
[AABF18] Homer sings as "Hot buttered, check it and see. I got a fever of 453..."
How Deep is Your Love, Bee Gees, 1977
[RABF13] Homer sings it while resuscitating Moe; Bart sings it while resuscitating Grampa later
the Hustle, Van McCoy, 1975
[7F12] the second record Homer played when Marge was teaching him French
[9F16] played at Homer and Marge's class reunion
[4F08] played at Disco Stu's franchise stand
[5F12] Homer sings "Do the message"
I am Woman, Helen Reddy, 1972
[9F12] a woman who looks strikingly similar to Homer listens and sings with it as she splashes bart with her car
I Go to Rio, Pablo Cruise, 1978
[DABF10] Homer sings "I'm in Rio" at the beach to this tune
I love the Night Life, Alicia Bridges, 1978
[4F04] sung by Luanne Van Houten
[4F11] record that Homer and his friend danced to
[AABF11] a parrot sings "He loves the night life, he loves Manjula, the man they call Apu..."
[KABF20] Itchy dances to it at Studio 54
I'd like to teach the world to sing (In perfect harmony), New Seekers, 1972
[9F20] sung in Lionel Hutz's dream {rl}
I'll Always Love My Mama, Intruders, 1973
[MABF13] heard over the closing credits
I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Dionne Warwick, 1970
[RABF08] heard as Homer and Marge hold hands at episode's end
I'm gonna love you just a little more baby, Barry White, 1973
[7F12] the first record Homer played when Marge was teaching him French
In the Navy, the Village People, 1979
[9F07] one of Capt. McAllister's Sea chanteys
[3G04] sailors dance to it
[NABF19] "In the Na'vi" title a reference
In the Summertime, Mungo Jerry, 1970
[FABF13] Heard as Homer remembers summer camp
Iron man, Black Sabbath, 1972
[7F22] Otto hums this song
[EABF20] Nelson's campaign song a parody
I Shot the Sheriff, Bob Marley, 1973
[BABF19] Marge sings it during her nightclub act
Is She Really Going Out with Him?, Joe Jackson, 1979
[JABF08] Plays as Grampa starts dating Selma
It don't come easy, Ringo Starr, 1971
[7F18] heard as Marge is painting
It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It), Rolling Stones, 1974
[DABF22] "It's only Rock 'n Roll Camp." "But I like it!"
I Was Made for Lovin' You, Kiss, 1979
[EABF06] Homer dances to it in church
Jammin', Bob Marley, 1977
[4F16] played by the police as they got rid of some evidence
Jaws Theme, John Williams, 1975
[7G01] accommopanied Botz the Babysitter Bandit
Jazzman, Carole King, 1974
[2F32] performed by Lisa as a tribute to the late B.G. Murphy
Jessica, Allman Brothers Band, 1974
[JABF04] Plays as Bart drives home
Jesus is Just alright, Doobie Brothers, 1973
[4F18] played on the radio of a young Rev. Lovejoy
Jive Talkin', Bee Gees, 1975
[LABF01] heard as Dondelinger recalls why he threw out the class president results
the Joker, Steve Miller Band, 1974
[7F12] played on Homer's car radio
Just the way you are, Billy Joel, 1978
[8F22] Marge says "Homer, I love you just the way you are."
Killing Him Softly With His Song, Roberta Flack, 1973
[FABF04] In the announcers' words, Homer kills a robot softly with his saw
Kung Fu Fighting, Carl Douglas, 1974
[1F11] Bill & Marty mention playing this song {rl}
Lady, Styx, 1975
[DABF08] Homer as Odysseus must endure this song in Hades
Last Dance, Donna Summer, 1978
[FABF01] Heard as Homer recalls Santa's Little Helper's sexual fling
Le Freak, Chic, 1978
[HABF08] sung by a cold sore on an HDTV ad
The Legend of Billy Jack (One Tin Soldier), Coven, 1970
[EABF16] plays during the montage of good deeds
Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye, 1973
[CABF16] Plays while Snowball II and Santa's Little Helper "mate"
Life in the fast lane, Eagles, 1977
[7G11] alternate episode title is a reference {rl}
Little Brown Bag, George Baker Selection, 1970
[HABF18] Heard as Lisa rescues several animals
Live and Let Die, Paul McCartney & Wings, 1973
[3F03] Apu and Paul agrue over the correct title to this song
the Logical Song, Supertramp, 1979
[8F10] played as we see Homer working at the Putt Putt place
Love Story (Where Do I Begin), Andy Williams, 1971
[FABF14] Homer and Marge sing this "Love Story" theme before seing the movie
Love the One You're With, Stephen Stills, 1971
[DABF19] played at the end of the clone segment
Love will keep us together, Captain & Tennille, 1975
[5F09] the Simpsons Valentine's day yard ornaments (bears) play this song
Lovin' You, Minnie Riperton, 1975
[KABF14] Marge sings "Scrubbin' You" while doing the dishes
[KABF20] plays on the MyCube
Low Rider, War, 1975
[JABF04] Heard as Bart goes on a road trip
[NABF05] Homer sings a version with new words while touring with Cheech Marin
Lucky Man, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, 1971
[MABF03] Homer sings along with it in his car
Lust For Life, Iggy Pop, 1977
[EABF22] Plays while Bart and Lisa are on a chocolate high
Macho Man, Village People, 1978
[1F14] "Nacho Man" sung by Homer at a Springfield Atoms game
Mandy, Barry Manilow, 1975
[1F07] Homer sings his version in the bathroom
[1F07] Homer sings another version to Marge
Margarittaville, Jimmy Buffet, 1977
[3G03] a duet by Barney Gumble and Sherry Bobbins
[AABF21] Willie says "Margaritaville, here I come!"
[BABF13] Bart and Ralph play an obvious variation of this
Maybe I'm Amazed, Paul McCartney, 1970
[3F03] Paul says if you play it backwards you'll hear a recipe; plays over end credits
Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard, Paul Simon, 1972
[NABF18] heard while Homer takes Bart's sons on the town
Me and My Arrow, Nilsson, 1971
[RABF01] used twice as Homer remembers his old dog Bongo
Me and You Against the World, Helen Reddy, 1974
[GABF20] Marge considers singing it with Bart at karaoke
Mississippi Queen, Mountain, 1970
[3F21] played on the car radio during Homer's car pool
Mockingbird, Carly Simon & James Taylor, 1974
[EABF12] Marge reminds Homer how he loves this song
More More More (Pt. 1), Andrea True Connection, 1976
[DABF03] Disco Stu dances to this while high on sugar
[EABF13] Moe's song is based on this
The Morning After, Maureen McGovern (1973)
[HABF11] Lisa sings a parody, then we hear the original near the end of the episode
Mother, John Lennon, 1971
[EABF18] Heard while Homer remembers his mom
Mother and Child Reunion, Paul Simon, 1972
[EABF18] Plays during the montage of mother-son moments
[KABF!@] plays as Homer remembers his mother
Mr. Bojangles, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1971
[FABF07] Homer ruins this song while panhandling
Music Box Dancer, Frank Mills, 1978
[5F03] played during Homer's floor exercise routine
My Ding-A-Ling, Chuck Berry, 1972
[8F06] a boy at Springfield Elementary sings this {rl}
My Sharona, Knack, 1979
[GABF20] Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearny were going to sing it at karaoke night; they do at episode's end
New Kid in Town, Eagles, 1977
[GABF17] plays as Bart is jealous of David
Nights in White Satin, Moody Blues, 1972
[AABF06] tune plays as band members parody some of the spoken lyrics
No More Mr. Nice Guy, Alice Cooper, 1973
[NABF10] plays as Homer experiences "strangle therapy", and again over the closing credits
Off the Wall, Michael Jackson, 1979
[7F24] the mental patient [MJ] talks about "Off the Wall" {rl}
On Broadway, George Benson, 1978:
[KABF08] heard as the ballet dancer takes the bus, and again at episode's end
One Way Or Another, Blondie, 1979
[FABF17] Plays while Dr. Hibbert tries to innoculate Bart
Ooh Child, Five Stairsteps, 1970
[PABF22] heard as Homer shows off his "miraculous" tree
Our House, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, 1970
[4F06] "this house is a very very very fine house" is a reference {kb}
[GABF19] plays as Milhouse imagines his parents reunited
Pick up the pieces, the Average White Band, 1974
[7F12] played on Homer's radio as he studied for his debate speech
Precious and Few, Climax, 1972
[DABF04] sung at the second prom
The Pretender, Jackson Browne, 1978
[EABF15] Marge refers to Browne as "The Pretender"
Proud Mary, Ike & Tina Turner, 1970
[9F02] performed by Lisa in the Little Miss Springfield Pagent {jt}
Psycho Killer, Talking Heads, 1978
[KABF16] heard as Homer murders celebrities
Quadrophenia, The Who (album), 1973
[BABF19] "Krustophenia"'s cover a parody
Radar Love, Golden Earring, 1974
[3F17] played on the car radio as Bart, Martin, Milhouse, and Nelson headed for the World's Fair
[DABF17] Fat Tony requests this song
Raindrops keep fallin' on my head, B.J. Thomas, 1970
[9F14] Marge and Homer sing while riding a bike
[2F13] Bart hums this song as on-hold music for the waiting Austrailian man
Ramblin' Man, Allman Brothers Band, 1973
[EABF19] Heard when Homer drives his candy ball
[MABF15] mentioned by Ellen DeGeneres in her rant {ddg}
Reunited, Peaches & Herb, 1979
[3G04] sign says "Berlin reunited, and it feels so good" {kb}
[HABF07] plays at Toot-Toot and Mr. Teeny get back together
Rhiannon (will you ever win), Fleetwood Mac, 1976
[7F18] Mr. Burns says "will you ever win?" {rl}
Rip This Joint, Rolling Stones, 1972
[DABF22] plays over the closing credits
Rock and Roll All Nite, Kiss, 1976
[3F21] Homer says "I usta rock and roll all night, and party everyday"
Rock and Roll Part 2, Gary Glitter, 1972
[3F15] Homer's brain sing this song at the Bouvier-McClure wedding
Rock the Boat, Hues Corporation, 1974
[HABF11] played at the boat party
[LABF01] plays as Homer remembers his campaign for class president
Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu, Johnny Rivers, 1973
[3F06] seen in the germ warfare lab
Rosie, Jackson Browne, 1978
[EABF15] "Marjorie" a parody
Rumours (album), Fleetwood Mac, 1977
[KABF14] Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks are seen posing for its cover in the row of McMansions
Sad Eyes, Robert John, 1979
[JABF13] Heard as Homer can't deal with his kids' disillusioned faces
Sanford and Son Theme, Quincy Jones, 1972
[5F09] accompanied Ray Patterson (sanitation commissioner) at a city hall meeting
Saturday Night, Bay City Rollers, 1976
[KABF05] Martin plays it on the jukebox
School's Out, Alice Cooper, 1972
[8F24] played as students destroy the school
[EABF07] Skinner sings "School's Back"
Scorpio, Dennis Coffey, 1972
[3F23] played with the ending credits
The Seeker, The Who, 1970
[BABF20] Played at the Who concert
Send in the Clowns, Judy Collins, 1975 & 1977
[7G12] Chief Wiggum says "send in the clowns" {rl}
[9F19] sung by Krusty on his Komeback special
[DABF19] "Send in the Clones" title
Shake your booty, KC & the Sunshine Band, 1976
[9F12] Homer says "to shake your booty means to wiggle one's butt"
[3F31] played during the nudity segment at the end of the show
Shaft Theme from, Isaac Hayes, 1971
[7F11] Bart sings this in the Japanese Karaoke bar, with Lisa
Shine on you crazy diamond, Pink Floyd, 1975
[4F17] refered to by Mr. Burns
Shinin' On, Grand Funk Railroad, 1975
[3F21] on the car radio as Homer explains 70's rock music
Signs, Five Man Electrical Band, 1971
[FABF03] Heard as signs are changed at the amusement park and library
Smoke on the Water, Deep Purple, 1973
[9F01] a restaurant is named smoke on the water
[DABF11] Homer sings it while high
[HABF15] Otto says rocks songs should be about "smoke and where it is in relation to water"
[KABF08] episode title a reference
Someone Saved My Life Tonight, Elton John, 1975
[AABF11] [Apu says] "Someone saved your life tonight" to Elton
Song from M*A*S*H (Suicide is Painless), Al DeLory , 1970
[DABF04] plays as Marge's helcopter takes off
Speak Softly Love, love theme from the Godfather, Andy Williams, 1972
[2F12] Homer's head hears this {rl}
Squeeze Box, The Who, 1976
[BABF20] Homer mentions this song.
Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin, 1971
[FABF02] Homer talks about the stairway to heaven Jesus sang about
Star Wars (main title theme), John Williams, 1977
[2F21] played during an outdoor concert
Stayin' Alive, Bee Gees, 1978
[2F04] heard as Bart struts down the sidewalk
[3F09] "Table 5" parody performed by Homer
[5F04] played as moe is a bachelor contestant
[EABF21] Plays while Frink Senior struts in his new body
[RABF13] Homer rejects Lenny's suggestion to sing this as "too obvious"
the Streak, Ray Stevens, 1974
[7F12] played at the prom
[2F18] Santa's Little Helper digs up Homer's copy of the streak album
Stuck in the middle with you, Steelers Wheel, 1973
[3G03] played in an Itchy & Scratchy episode
Summer, War, 1976
[MABF08] plays at the start of Burns' July 4th picnic
Sunshine on my Shoulders, John Denver, 1974
[1F22] a hippie sings this and gets punched
Sweet Emotion, Aerosmith, 1975
[BABF04] "Sweet Emotions" cereal
Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1974
[7F22] name of a store in the mall
[GABF20] Bart and Marge sing a verse; Homer and Marge sing it later
[MABF15] played by Moe's limo driver
Take Me to the Pilot, Elton John, 1970
[AABF11] [Apu says] "Shall I take you to the pilot?" to Elton
Take the Money and Run, Steve Miller Band, 1976
[BABF16] Episode title a reference
Take this job and shove it, Johnny Paycheck, 1978
[8F06] [Homer says] "Take this job and re-staff it" {rl}
[1F12] [Grandpa says] "Mr. Peterson, you can take this job...and fill it."
[1F15] on the radio as Bart is cleaning the living room
Takin' Care of Business, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, 1974
[BABF09] performed at the State Fair
Thank You For Being a Friend (a.k.a. Theme Song from The Golden Girls), Andrew Gold, 1979
[KABF14] Lenny sings it at his party
That Lady, Isley Brothers, 1973
[MABF18] heard as Dahlia gets out of her car
That's the way (I like it), KC & the Sunshine Band, 1975
[7F20] a record played at the Simpsons home during a party
[4F24] played at the Freak-E-Mart
Theme from 'Mahogany' (Do You Know Where You're Going To), Diana Ross, 1976
[1F01] Played during the tribute to Mr. Burns {pc}
Theme from "MASH", Al DeLory, 1970
[RABF13] plays over the suicide hotline as Moe is placed on hold
Theme from "Rocky", Bill Conti, 1977
[KABF07] plays at Martin's funeral
[LABF02] played by the school band as Bart boards the "helocopter"
Theme from SWAT, Rhythm Heritage, 1976
[JABF12] Heard as Santa's Little Helper undergoes police training
(They long to be) Close to you, the Carpenters, 1970
[7F12] played on Homer's car radio
[7F12] is heard as Homer is falling for Marge in detention
[7F12] is played at the prom
[5F04] is played at Apu and Manjula's wedding (Indian version)
[AABF13] Marge's new doorbell plays this tune
[PABF17] plays when 1974 Homer meets 1974 Marge
Thick As a Brick, Jethro Tull, 1972
[HABF12] performed by Martin, and continues over the closing credits
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree, Dawn featuring Tony Orland, 1973
[AABF15] Homer has yellow ribbons all over his oak tree
Top of the World, the Carpenters, 1973
[1F10] muzak played at the Kwik-E-Mart headquarters {rl}
[4F14] Sideshow Bob's brother Cecil sings this {fb}
Two tickets to Paradise, Eddie Money, 1978
[1F14] on the radio at Homer's work station
Use Ta Be My Girl, O'Jays, 1978
[DABF04] plays while Bart stalks Milhouse and Greta
Vincent, Don McLean, 1972
[9F19] Grandpa says "this world was never meant for one as beautiful as you" {rl}
Walk on the Wild Side, Lou Reed, 1973
[9F11] sung by Hooray for Everything
[AABF13] [Marge says] "Maybe its time we took a walk on the wild side"
Walk this Way, Aerosmith, 1976
[8F08] performed by Aerosmith and Moe in Flaming Moe's Bar
[NABF15] Joey Kramer makes reference to the lyrics; Homer then asks a question about the song
Walking on the Moon, Police, 1979
[NABF16] Homer sings a parody on his way to work
War, Edwin Starr, 1970
[5F02] Homer plays it on his radio while dancing naked in church
Watching Scotty grow, Bobby Goldsboro, 1971
[8F07] played while Homer and Bart worked on the soapbox racer
Waterloo, Abba, 1974
[3F06] dubbed over by Smithers on Burns' noise attack cassette
The Way We Were, Barbra Streisand, 1974
[7F12] episode title is a reference {rl}
[EABF01] plays as Moe reminisces about the egg jar
We Are Family, Sister Sledge, 1979
[DABF01] OFF's celebration song is based on it
We are the Champions, Queen, 1978
[7F20] sung by Homer {hl}
[AABF07] sung by Homer, Barney, Lenny, and Carl in the elementary school showers
We're an American Band, Grand Funk, 1973
[HABF15] Otto listens to this song while "rocking out"
We Will Rock You, Queen, 1978
[AABF07] sung by Homer, Barney, Lenny and Carl in the Elementary School showers
[HABF20] Homer sings it with Carl and Lenny to cover up Marge's groans
What a Fool Believes, Doobie Brothers, 1979
[HABF14] plays at the museum's "Myth of Creation" exhibit
Whole Lotta Love, Led Zeppelin, 1970
[HABF16] the commentator says a zeppelin is bringing "a whole lot of love" to the game
Why can't we be friends, War, 1975
[4F03] music that accompanied Homer the boxer into the arena
Wildfire, Micheal Murphy, 1975
[8F06] Lisa plays this on her saxophone for her pony
Vincent, Don McLean, 1972
[EABF11] Plays during the meteor shower
Wishing You Were Here, Chicago, 1974
[AABF13] postcard says "Wishing you were her"
Won't Get Fooled Again, The Who, 1971
[BABF20] Homer mentions this song and the band plays it later.
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, 1974
[BABF09] performed at the State Fair
You are so Beautiful, Joe Cocker, 1975
[7F02] sung by a singing telegram {rl}
[7F02] sung by Marge and Homer {rl}
[AABF04] sung by Krusty to Grandpa in the hospital
You Light Up My Life, Debbie Boone, 1974
[8F10] played on the car radio while Marge and Homer sing it
You Make Me Feel Like Dancin', Leo Sayer, 1977
[3F21] Homer and Barney sing this as they are "rockin' out"
You Sexy Thing, Hot Chocolate, 1976
[EABF02] Plays while Bart imagines the available men of Springfield
You're My Best Friend, Queen, 1976
[EABF17] plays as Maggie rides the bumper cars, and over the montage of photos
Your Song, Elton John, 1970
[AABF11] Elton sings this in Apu's garden in the shade
(You're) Having my Baby, Paul Anka, 1974
[7G11] sung at the Singing Sirloin {rl}
You've Got a Friend, James Taylor, 1971
[1F13] performed by James for the space shuttle crew

The 80's

All Night Long (All Night), Lionel Richie, 1983
[PABF05] plays on the jukebox as Quimby adjourns the town meeting
America, Neil Diamond, 1981
[FABF17] Heard at episode's end
Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2), Pink Floyd, 1980
[NABF22] chalkboard gag a reference
Another One Bites the Dust, Queen, 1980
[EABF12] Homer's song for Weird Al parodied this
Anyway you want it, Journey, 1980
[4F05] played during a street party outside of the Aztec Theatre
[AABF06] played in a convertible that Grandpa is driving
Axel F, Harold Faltermeyer, 1985
[8F11] parodied as Bart goes down into the well he gets trapped in
[8F15] played as Prin. Skinner and Bart search lockers for the missing teacher's editions
[DABF03] plays as Apu leads Homer into the sugar cabal
Bad to the Bone, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, 1986
[2F04] Bart says "I'm bad to the bone honey" {kb}
Beat it, Michael Jackson, 1983
[7F24] the mental patient [MJ] says "no, you beat it" {rl}
[7F24] Bart hums {rl}
[7F24] the "big fat mental patient" sings this
Burning down the house, Talking Heads, 1983
[1F02] I&S episode title is a parody, Burnin' down the Mouse {rl}
Cars, Gary Numan, 1980
[FABF05] Homer sings a parody while cleaning his ambulance
Celebration, Kool & the Gang, 1980
[2F07] record played by Al Gore when Lisa purchased his book
[FABF04] Dr. Hibbert's air freshener, and his comment after hitting Snowball II, refer to it
[JABF15] Used by the ice cream parlor as Homer buys its millionth cone
Chariots of Fire, Vangelis, 1982
[9F08] played during the Itchy & Scratchy episode
Christmas in Hollis, Run D.M.C., 1987
[MABF22] plays in Santa's office after Bart leaves
Clubland, Elvis Costello, 1981
[MABF18] plays while Dahlia flips through her Springfield Elementary School yearbook club activities
Conga, Miami Sound Machine, 1986
[FABF14] Homer sings a parody just before he spots Bart and Lisa
Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd, 1980
[BABF11] Marge says "Hello, hello, hello, is there anyone out there?", words from this song
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, AC/DC, 1980
[KABF17] Homer and Ned sing an obvious "kindly" knockoff
Don't Cry for Me Argentina, Patti LuPone, 1980
[EABF20] Lisa's campaign song a parody
Don't worry, be happy, Bobby McFerrin, 1988
[1F14] parodied as "I'm worried, need money"
[3G02] played during the 1990 flashback
[LABF07] heard as a whacked-out Lisa has a "smiley" view of her room
Don't You (Forget About Me), Simple Minds, 1985
[NABF17] plays as Chalmers remembers getting beaten by students in study hall
Dream Operator, Talking Heads, 1986
[PABF08] a version is sung over the closing credits
Ebony and Ivory, Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder, 1982
[GABF20] Marge considers singing it with Bart at karaoke
[GABF20] Skiner sings it at karaoke with his mother
Electric Avenue, Eddy Grant, 1983
[KABF17] heard as Ned and Homer round up criminals
Everybody Have Fun Tonight, Wang Chung, 1986
[HABF12] Homer asks Marge if she wants to "Wang Chung tonight", a line from the chorus
Eye of the Tiger, Survivor, 1982
[9F12] Bart says "Eye of the tiger" {rl}
[EABF19] Briefly plays as Homer finishes his bear armor
[LABF13] Homer's first "montage" music
Fame, Irene Cara, 1980
[AABF11] Ms. Krabappel sings "Fame! I'm not gonna teach forever, gonna give show biz a try, try!"
Footloose, Kenny Loggins, 1984
[LABF02] plays at episode's end
Freak-a-zoid, Midnight Star, 1985
[3F18] played at Sanjay's party, Apu loves this song
Freeze-Frame, J. Geils Band, 1982
[JABF06] Plays as Marge takes replacement photos for the new family photo album
Funkytown, Lipps Inc., 1980
[8F19] Homer refers to this song
[MABF01] Homer asks the Smothers Brothers if they know it
Get Out of My Dreams, Get into My Car, Billy Ocean, 1988
[BABF14] Homer says this
Ghostbusters, Ray Parker Jr., 1984
[DABF08] Plays at episode's end
[MABF05] a parody is sung at the Parade of Nations
Girls just wanna have fun, Cyndi Lauper, 1984
[9F08] played along with baby Bart's antics
[AABF07] Cyndi Lauper sings the National Anthem then breaks into "Home of the Brave" to this tune
[HABF12] episode title a parody
Here Comes Your Man, Pixies, 1989
[RABF05] heard as Milhouse starts doing "manly" stuff, and again at episode's end
Highway to Hell, AC/DC, 1981
[AABF14] played with the closing credits {bl}
Hill Street Blues, Theme from, Mike Post, 1981
[2F21] played as Marge is a cop
Hip to be Square, Huey Lewis & the News, 1986
[3F21] riding in the car, Marge says its like that song, its hip to be square
Hot Hot Hot!, Buster Poindexter, 1988
[DABF10] plays as OFF search the slums of Rio de Janeiro
Hungry Like the Wolf, Duran Duran, 1983
[KABF03] plays as Homer does on one last pre-diet binge
I Can't Drive 55, Sammy Hagar, 1984
[EABF15] CBG tells Homer he can't drive 55
I Feel For You, Chaka Khan, 1984
[EABF15] Homer imitates the "Chaka Khan, Chaka Khan" rap from this song
I Know What Boys Like, Waitresses, 1982
[HABF12] plays as Lisa takes boy's math in disguise
I Love L.A., Randy Newman, 1983
[HABF09] plays on the Los Angeles promo tape
I Love Rock 'n' Roll, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, 1982
[CABF20] Homer, Barney, Lenny, and Carl sing "I Won't Drink at Moe's"
It's a wild weekend, NRBQ, 1989 {pn}
[AABF08] while Homer and the gang ride the party bus to Super Bowl
It's rainin' men, the Weather Girls, 1983
[2F08] Homer's favorite jukebox record, thrown out by Moe
It' the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine), REM, 1987
[CABF20] played at Homer's
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Johnny Mathis, 1986
[FABF02] Plays when OFF gets ready for the holiday season
(I've Had) The Time of My Life, Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, 1987
[BABF06] Parodied during the halftime show.
Jack & Diane, John Cougar Mellencamp, 1982
[EABF12] Weird Al's songs about Homer, and played during the closing credits, parody this
Just the Two Of Us, Grover Washington Jr. & Bill Withers, 1981
[FABF12] Performed at the after-non-wedding reception
[GABF20] Marge considers singing it with Bart at karaoke
[RABF04] used as Homer and Marge go on some fun dates as a couple
Kokomo, Beach Boys, 1988
[FABF01] Parody sung at the Bar Mitzvah
Lady, Kenny Rogers, 1980
[RABF07] heard when Bart realizes Mary Spuckler is back
Legs, ZZ Top, 1984
[AABF08] plays at the gas station
Let's Hear It For the Boy, Deniece Williams, 1984
[EABF04] Box of "Let's Hear It For the Soy"
Like a Rock, Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, 1986
[EABF07] Parody of this GM truck ad jingle heard in the Ribwich ad
Living After Midnight, Judas Priest, 1980
[AABF16] Played on Otto's headphones {ds2}
Living in America, James Brown, 1986
[BABF09] Lisa's class plays this at the State Fair
Love in an Elevator, Aerosmith, 1989
[NABF15] Flanders imagines Joey Kramer saying he and Krabappel "made love in so many elevators"
Love is a Battlefield, Pat Benatar, 1984
[EABF04] Heard on Moe's jukebox as Marge trashes it
Love Stinks, J. Geils Band, 1980
[JABF11] Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearny sing "Bart Stinks"
Luka, Suzanne Vega, 1987
[5F06] Homer sings this song while driving Snake's car
Maneater, Hall & Oates, 1982
[RABF17] Mona mentions this song while comforting Marge
Maniac, Michael Sembello, 1983
[3G03] Groundskeeper Willie sings this in the park
Miami Vice Theme, Jan Hammer, 1985
[DABF03] plays during the final chase scene
[DABF10] plays as Homer floats down the Amazon
[FABF14] Heard during a montage of Miami Beach
Mickey, Tony Basil, 1982
[4F23] Bart says "you're so fine, you're so fine, you blow my mind" {kb}
Money For Nothing, Dire Straits, 1985
[HABF22] Blares from Homer's ice cream truck
Mr. Roboto, Styx, 1983
[3F10] Homer sings "domo arigato Mr. Roboto" {kb}
[GABF17] Homer's quip "Thanks a lotto, Mr. Roboto" parodies the lyrics
New Attitude, Patti Labelle, 1985
[4F08] played as the investorettes are announced as new Fleet-a-Pita franchise owners
9 to 5, Dolly Parton, 1981
[8F10] Marge on the Lam
1999, Prince, 1983
[2F09] One of the founding fathers said " let us party, like twas 1799!"
[3F18] Apu said "I'm going to party like it's on sale for $19.99!"
[3F21] Otto's shoes say "don't worry, we won't hurt you. we only want to have some fun."
Oh Yeah, Yello, 1987
[4F22] played in Moe's Bar during the Duff party
[5F21] used by Bill & Marty as sound effects on the radio
[DABF05] plays as Duffman enters Moe's
[PABF22] heard as Duffman parties at Moe's
On the Dark Side, John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band, 1984
[JABF21] heard as Homer pulls into Guidopolis
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, 1986
[5F12] played with the ending credits
Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money), Pet Shop Boys, 1986
[JABF17] heard over a montage of Marge's business success
Owner of a Lonely Heart, Yes, 1984
[KABF06] Homer sings "Owner of a Loaner Car"
Pac-Man Fever, Buckner & Garcia, 1982
[BABF20] Requested, then sung, by Homer
Papa Don't Preach, Madonna, 1986
[KABF09] episode title a parody
Pass the Dutchie, Musical Youth, 1981
[AABF20] Homer parodies a line {dc}
Physical, Olivia Newton-John, 1981
[CABF04] The slogan at the financial planner is similar to the chorus
Pride (in the name of love), U2, 1984
[5F09] performed at a live performance in Springfield
Purple Rain, Prince & the Revolution, 1984
[EABF02] Homer wants Little Richard to sing this
Rainbow High, Patti LuPone & Cast, 1980
[EABF20] Parody sung while Lisa's appearance is upgraded
Rebel Yell, Billy Idol, 1984
[8F19] Rebel Yell Record Co.
Relax, Frankie goes to Hollywood, 1985
[3F14] played during Smithers' vacation away from workie
[EABF04] Heard on Moe's jukebox as Marge trashes it
Rio, Duran Duran, 1983
[RABF13] Moe has the 45 in his jukebox
Rock me Amadeus, Falco, 1986
[3F15] "Help me Dr. Zeaius" parody in the Troy McClure musical
Rock the Casbah, the Clash, 1983
[1F03] Bart says Rock the Casbah to Marge
[5F18] played with the ending credits
Rock you like a Hurricane, Scorpions, 1984
[3F08] played at the air show
Rockit, Herbie Hancock, 1983
[GABF17] robots play and dance to it
Ronnie's Rap, Ron & the D.C. Crew, 1986
[1F14] Homer played his tape in the Flanders' car
Safety Dance, Men Without Hats, 1983
[AABF12] played on Homer's radio at work
Say You, Say Me, Lionel Richie (1985)
[JABF20] Homer asks to hear a version about beer
Sea of Love, Honeydrippers, 1985
[KABF21] Moe plays the record as bees mate
Sharp Dressed Man, ZZ Top, 1983
[DABF09] plays as Grampa drives off; we also see long-bearded men, like the video
She Blinded Me With Science, Thomas Dolby, 1983
[EABF21] Heard at the Nobel ceremony
She Works Hard for the Money, Donna Summer, 1983
[AABF21] Homer mangles this song on tape
She's So Cold, Rolling Stones, 1980
[DABF22] plays during Mick Jagger's "onstage aerobics" course
St. Elmo's Fire (man in motion), John Parr, 1985
[2F02] on the car radio when Lisa was driving
Start Me Up, Rolling Stones, 1981
[DABF22] plays just before Mick Jagger and Keith Richards appear
Suddenly last summer, Motels, 1983
[5F11] "suddenly last supper" is a parody reference {kb}
Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2, 1982
[7F16] I&S episode title is a reference {rl}
[AABF08] episode title is a reference
Superman, R.E.M., 1986
[HABF09] heard as Grampa lives "dangerously"
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), Eurythmics, 1983
[DABF04] the tune on Artie Ziff's Snore Converter
The Sweetest Taboo, Sade, 1986
[DABF14] episode title
Take Off, Bob & Doug McKenzie, 1982
[AABF02] plays as OFF tour Toronto
Thriller, Michael Jackson, 1984
[7F24] the mental patient [MJ] mentions Thriller {rl}
[7F24] a Thriller T-Shirt is seen {rl}
Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper, 1984
[HABF03] Heard as Homer imagines himself playing with his mystery father
Toy Soldiers, Martika, 1989
[HABF21] Plays as Homer's unit undergoes basic training
True, Spandau Ballet, 1983
[4F04] played by the hip rock and roll combo {kb}
12 bar blues, NRBQ, 1983
[AABF13] as Homer goes bar hoppin' {pn}
Up where we belong, Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes, 1982
[7G11] played as background music {rl}
[RABF11] Rev, Lovejoy tries to play a "holy" version on guitar
Uptown Girl, Billy Joel, 1983
[AABF02] Homer's cassette played twice during the freak-out.
[AABF02] Homer sings this as the Springfield cops close in.
[AABF02] Homer sings this with the closing credits.
The Waiting, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, 1981
[5F01] played while Homer is waiting 5 days to get his gun
Walking on Sunshine, Katrina & the Waves, 1985
[NABF04] Skinner sings a version with "improved" lyrics
Wango Tango, Ted Nugent, 1980
[JABF19] sung over the phone as part of a political ad
Watch Your Step, Elvis Costello, 1981
[KABF15] plays as Marge trails Bart with the cell-phone chip {ddg}
We are the World, USA for Africa, 1985
[8F11] parodied as "We're sending our love down the well" performed by Sting, Krusty, Side Show Mel, Captain Lance Murdock, McBain, Bleeding Gums Murphy, Mayor Quimby, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Troy McClure, the Capitol City Goof Ball, Princess Kashmir, Scott Christian, and a Ch. 6 newswoman
[HABF09] the studio recording session on the Los Angeles promo tape parodies the video
We Built This City, Starship, 1985
[BABF16] Homer sings this song several times
We Didn't Start the Fire, Billy Joel, 1989
[DABF12] song played at episode's end an obvious parody
Welcome to the Jungle, Guns & Roses, 1988
[1F03] played on Ruth Power's car radio
[BABF03] played at the Octopia show {pc}
[HABF07] Ned sings a "child-safety" parody
West End Girls, Pet Shop Boys, 1986
[EABF12] Plays as Homer tries on his new outfit
When doves cry, Prince, 1984
[2F22] Milhouse says "so this is what it feels like when doves cry"
Whip it, Devo, 1980
[4F20] performed on the Simpsons Variety Hour by Mr. Smithers
[DABF02] Homer sings "Floss It"
White Wedding, Billy Idol, 1983
[FABF11] Heard as Bart "registers" wedding gifts
Who Can It Be Now?, Men At Work, 1982
[JABF19] plays as Marge worries about a visit from Dwight
Who's That Girl, Eurythmics, 1984
[FABF09] Plays while Lisa tries various new identities
Wind beneath my wings, Bette Midler, 1989
[8F07] played toward the end of "Saturdays of Thunder" episode
[9F19] sung by Krusty and Bette on his Komeback special
Woke Up This Morning (aka "The Sopranos Theme"), A3 (Alabama 3), 1999
[DABF17] plays as Fat Tony cruises the street, and at episode's end
Word Up, Cameo, 1986
[KABF19] plays as Lisa sweeps through the tournament
Young Lust, Aerosmith, 1989
[8F08] played by Aerosmith in Moe's Bar {c}

The 90's

Achtung Baby, U2, 1991
[AABF07] Wiggum says this
Achy Breaky Heart, Billy Ray Cirus, 1992
[9F21] Homer mentions that the Achy Breaky was 7 years away
[1F12] the Achy Breaky Stacey is featured {rl}
[3F05] Homer reads about the "Achy Breaky Pelvis" disorder
[4F17] played at the Springfield Retirement Castle
All Star, Smash Mouth, 1999
[DABF16] heard on the radio
Baby Got Back, Sir Mix-a-Lot, 1992
[HABF17] "Baby Likes Fats" a parody
[JABF15] A dental disease in an educational film says, "Baby got bacteria"
Bad Boys, Inner Circle, 1993
[9F09] parodied as "Bad Cops"
Bitter-Sweet Symphony, The Verve, 1998
[KABF04] plays as Marge tears off her octopus's tentacle
California Love, 2Pac featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman, 1996
[NABF07] heard as Homer is driven to the Oscars
Can't buy me love, NRBQ, 1999 {pn}
[AABF16] in show and over credits
Caterpillar (Rabbit in the Moon Remix), Superstar DJ Keoki, 1996 {bp}
[3F19] plays on Erin Von Berztenberger's car radio
Circle Of Life, Elton John, 1994
[HABF12] the song "Circle of Knife" as obvious parody
Cruisin', D'Agnelo, 1995
[KABF06] plays on Homer's car stereo
Everybody Hurts, REM, 1993
[HABF02] plays as Marge wants to be alone
Get Ready For This, 2 Unlimited, 1995
[DABF05] plays at the Gay Pride Parade
[MABF12] heard as Duffman enters Moe's, and again over the closing credits
Give it Away, Red hot chili peppers, 1992
[9F19] performed on the Krusty's Komeback special
Glycerine, Bush, 1996
[KABF04] "Margerine" a parody
Gonna make you sweat (everybody dance now), C & C Music Factory, 1990
[4F11] played at the Steel Mill (after hours)
[5F20] Marge says "every Simpson dance now" {kb}
[NABF10] heard as the football stadium's Fan Cam shows people dancing
Hangar 18, Megadeth, 1990
[3F08] an alien is seen in Hangar 18. The theme of the song is the military keeping aliens under wrap. {lj}
Hip Hop Hooray, Naughty By Nature, 1993
[KABF21] heard as Burns tried to be a flamboyant team owner
I can love you like that, All 4 One, 1997
[5F20] played at the school dance {cr}
I'll Make Love to You, Boyz II Men, 1994
[KABF04] Homer's band records a similar song
I Will Always Love You, Whitney Houston, 1996
[AABF05] sung by the bodyguard academy instructor
[AABF05] played with the ending credits
I Will Remember You, Sarah McLachlin, 1996
[KABF07] heard over a montage of Martin clips
I'm Too Sexy, Right Said Fred, 1991
[AABF18] played when Homer was posing for pictures {dc}
Insane in the Brain, Cypress Hill, 1992
[3F21] performed during Hollapolluza
[AABF06] [Ned says] "...a tinsy bit insane in the old membraine."
[NABF16] the name of a buisness in Little Ukraine parodies it
Justify My Love, Madonna, 1991
[8F12] Homer says "...justify my love!"
Living La Vida Loca, Ricky Martin, 1998
[EABF12] Homer's song for Weird Al parodied this
Lord of the Dance, Ronan Hardiman, 1996
[5F20] episode title is a reference {ca}
Macarena, Los Del Rio, 1996
[4F22] the guys from Moe's bar sing this
[AABF08] [postal worker says] the day of the gun toating disgruntled postal worker went out with the Macarena
[AABF17] stuffed animal with a "Macarena Monster" shirt {ds}
[EABF02] Sung by the English teacher in his video
Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...), Lou Bega, 1999
[FABF08] Heard as Artie Ziff recounts his downfall
My Heart Will Go On, Celine Dion, 1998
[PABF01] Murray paraphrases the title while saving Mr. Burns
Mysterious Ways, U2, 1991
[LABF11] U2 Moving System's slogan is lifted from this song's lyrics
O.P.P., Naughty By Nature, 1991
[JABF15] Said by a dental disease in an educational film
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em (album), M. C. Hammer, 1990
[HABF20] Episode title a reference
Rape Me, Nirvana, 1993
[KABF04] Sagasm's breakthrough hit is a parody
Riverdance, The Riverdance Orchestra, 1994
[GABF09] Catholic heaven dances to it, also plays over end credits {jp}
Song 2, Blur, 1997
[AABF08] played while a group of Springfieldians rush up and down the stadium halls {jl}
Spybreak!, Propellerheads, 1998
[CABF01] plays when Bart's posting menus and over end credits {jp}
There's a Party, ??, 1997
[5F20] played in the Dingo Junction clothing store
Throw your hands in the air, Cypress Hill, 1996
[3F21] performed during Hollapolluza {?}
Time 4 sum aksion, Redman, 1992
[4F03] played as Dreaderick Tatum entered the boxing ring {?}
Tubthumping, Chumbawamba, 1997
[DABF16] Homer ruins the song while singing at home
U Can't Touch This, M.C. Hammer, 1990
[8F05] performed by the Rappin' Rabbis
[1F11] parodied as "I didn't do it"
[1F11] accompanied the I didn't do it boy dancers
[AABF01] Snake says "It's hammer time!"
Vogue, Madonna, 1990
[NABF04] plays after Moe decides not to reveal he's lying about being gay
Wannabe, Spice Girls, 1997
[AABF13] played on the radio in the truck Homer was driving
[FABF18] Plays briefly on Homer's stereo
[LABF02] Ralph sings it in the restroom
Where Have All the Cowboys Gone, Paula Cole, 1997
[GABF20] Apu sings it at karaoke night
Woke Up This Morning (aka "Theme Song from 'The Sopranos'), A3, 1997
[HABF15] Plays as rival gangsters pull up to Fat Tony
You've Got a Friend in Me (a.k.a. Theme from Toy Story). Randy Newman, 1996
[NABF07] Randy sings a parody to Lisa
Zero, Smashing Pumpkins, 1996
[3F21] performed during Hollapalloza {?}

The 00's

Beverly Hills, Weezer, 2005
[LABF10] parody "Waverly Hills" used during an establishing montage, and again at episode's end
Can't Get You Out of My Head, Kylie Minogue, 2002
[JABF06] Plays at the Snub Club
Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys, 2009
[NABF20] a parody plays while Marge, Bart, & Lisa explore Springfield's ethnic restaurants
Get Ur Freak On, Missy Elliott, 2001
[HABF22] Plays as Homer shows his kids the "pimped-up" ice cream truck
The Hardest Button To Button, White Stripes, 2003
[HABF18] The video is parodied when Bart starts drumming around Springfield
I Kissed a Girl, Katy Perry, 2008
[MABF22] Burns quotes the lyrics after Ms. Perry gives him a smooch
Just Dance, Lady Gaga, 2009
[MABF13] a sound-alike is heard in the game at Moe's
The Last D.J.,Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, 2002
[DABF22] plays on Homer's stereo as he drops Bart off at school
Let's Get It Started, Black-Eyed Peas, 2004
[HABF19] Plays as the poets go on a hay ride
Milkshake, Kelis, 2003
[MABF11] heard during the magic show's "great milk-can escape" attempt
Oops! I Did It Again, Britney Spears, 2000
[EABF13] Maggie dances to it
Poker Face, Lady Gaga, 2009
[PABF14] heard on the Lady Gaga Express; then, over closing credits, Homer sings a parody
Superhero, Jane's Addiction, 2003
[JABF18] plays on the limo's radio to drown out Carl's pick-up attempt
Who Let the Dogs Out, Baha Men, 2000
[DABF18] "Who Let the Milk Out" during the Radio Disney segment
[DABF18] parodied as "Who Let Marge's Jugs Out" during the closing credits
Speed of Sound, Coldplay, 2005
[MABF03] performed in concert
Why Can't You Be Nicer to Me, White Stripes, 2002
[MABF15] plays as Moe becomes a popular judge

The 10's

Born This Way, Lady Gaga, 2011
[PABF14] Luigi greets Lady Gaga with a sign reading "Born This-a Way"

OFF's Record Collection

[7F11] Larry King, The Good Book [on cassette] {rl}
[7F20] It's not unusual, Tom Jones
[7F20] That's the way (i like it), KC & the Sunshine Band
[9F01] These things I believe, Johnny Calhoun
[9F01] Short Shorts, Royal Teens
[9F17] Leo Sayer (Self-titled) {rl}
[9F18] Tiny Tim
[9F18] Chipmonks Greatest Hits
[9F18] A Castrato Christmas
[9F18] Can't get enough of your love, babe, Barry White
[9F21] Meet the Be Sharps, the Be Sharps
[9F21] Bigger than Jesus, the Be Sharps
[2F32] Sax on the Beach, Bleeding Gums Murphy
[2F18] Best of Ray Stevens featuring the Streak
[3F07] Camp Grenada [on cassette]
[3F24] Jim Neighbors
[3F24] Glen Campbell
[3F24] Doodle Town Pipers
[4F11] the New Curiosity Minstrels
[4F11] Barrachi(?)
[4F11] Loony Luau
[4F11] the Wedding of Lydia Bird Johnson(?)
[4F11] I love the night life, Alicia Bridges
[4F11] Shoop Shoop Song, Betty Everett
[5F13] 99 Hilarious Phone Messages [including Do the Message]

The Larry Davis Band

the Larry Davis Band
[7F12] played at Homer and Marge's prom, dressed as Elton John wanna be's
performed Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, (They long to be) Close to You, and Colour My World
the Larry Davis Experience
[7G01] performed at the Ye Olde Off Ramp Inn dance room
dropped the glamour look for a more elegant show, plays Patricia {jg}
the Larry Davis Dance Kings
[7F17] performed at the Springfield Community Center
played Embraceable You and others
added a brass section in order to play Big Band Era material


{bl}  Brendan Lee
{bp}  Brian Petersen
{c}   Cole
{ca}  Claus Rasmussen
{cl}  Chad Lehman
{cr}  Craig Lang
{dc}  DCBastian
{ddg} Don Del Grande
{ds}  Dave Sussman
{ds2} Daniel Schroeder
{fb}  Frederic Briere
{hl}  Haynes Lee
{im}  Iam Marks
{jg}  Joshua Greenberg
{jl}  Joyce Lacomb
{jp}  Jouni Paakkinen
{jt}  J. Toivanen
{kb}  Kevin A. Bowman
{lj}  Luke Jaconetti
{ma}  Marc Alberts
{pc}  Paul Campa
{pn}  Par Nilsson
{r}   Raine
{rl}  Ricardo Lafaurie Jr.
{rl}  Rebecca Lamey
This list was originally maintained elsewhere. As such, individual entries were not credited to specific contributors. There are a couple of contributors that I have forgotten. If there is any entry to your credit here, please notify me and you will be credited.

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