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

Video Roundup
02/15/2016
Janice Headley

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
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David Byrne


Flight of the Conchords


The White Stripes


Sir Mix-a-Lot


Mick Jagger & Keith Richards

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Elvis Costello


R.E.M.


U2

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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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