Penis Song

Album: The Meaning Of Life (1983)
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  • This is about the joys of masculinity, with a "stern" (actually, a comical) warning at the end.
  • This was composed and performed entirely by band member Eric Idle. It can be heard in the Monty Python movie The Meaning of Life. >>
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    Jeff - Haltom City, TX, for above 2
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Comments: 9

  • Claude from Kingston, MaEric Idle was the best Python song writer. Galaxy Song, The Bright Side, Do What John.....all excellently crafted songs. (Ok, Do What John not so much...)
  • Musicmama from New York, NyGood one, Pete. And, yes, Monty Python is/were the greatest comics of the last 50 or so years.

    I used to be a man. But as a woman, I find this song even funnier than I did before!
  • Hatty from Harrogate, EnglandThis is so funny It's unbelievable

    *Don't get him out in public

    Or they'll stick you in the docks

    and you won't. a-come. a-back.*
  • Pete from Nowra, Australiaso whos's got the 12inch remix?????

    ya get it??? 12 inch remix...ha ha tee hee
  • Windy from Otway, Ohgenius.pure genius.
  • Jayson from Herenesate, MsAlthough it might be hard to believe, monty python wrote this b/c he lacked a penis at birth and is simply letting out his inner turmoil.
  • Chiaki from Nagoya, JapanOh, my. Monty Python are a bundle of geniuses. I do so adore them. ;)
  • Ash from Charleston, WvWhat a frightfully witty tune!!
  • Jennifer from Lignoier, InThis song is supposed to parody Noel Coward's style... Hilarious song, by the way. Very catchy.
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