The Alphabet of Musical Nations

You might be familiar with the song “The Alphabet Of Nations” by They Might Be Giants from their album Here Come The ABC’s CD/DVD (2005).  Well we’re going to take that a step further here and investigate the music from each of these countries.  First we need a reference point so without further ado I present John and John and They Might Be Giants:

OK, got all that?  Come on, my kids have memorized this tune!  We’ll do a few at a time…let’s get started.




Dominica(n Republic):



(The) Gambia:


About J

I am a happily married Father of three living in Westchester County New York.
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2 Responses to The Alphabet of Musical Nations

  1. Pingback: The Alphabet of Musical Nations | Aural Addict | algertoday

  2. Anthony Inserro says:

    What about Guatemala? From the live version in the podcast. That’s the favorite part in our household.

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