Songs in the Key of D’oh: The Simpsons Video Roundup


Have a toast with a Duff Beer — today’s the birthday of Matt Groening, cartoonist and creator of beloved television series The Simpsons. Now in its 27th season, the show has established itself as the longest-running American sitcom of all time. (Take that, Gunsmoke!) Throughout their 587 episodes, the show has consistently had some of the coolest musical guests. KEXP embiggens Groening’s birthday with a look back at just a few of these cromulent highlights:

The Ramones

Sigur Rós

Yo La Tengo

decemberists_simpsonsThe Decemberists

David Byrne

Flight of the Conchords

The White Stripes

Sir Mix-a-Lot

Mick Jagger & Keith Richards

Elvis Costello



Johnny Cash (as the voice of the Space Coyote)

Smashing Pumpkins

Sonic Youth (and Peter Frampton)

Cypress Hill

Paul and Linda McCartney

Ringo Starr

George Harrison

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