Eggs are a common staple in many diets around the world. They are a good source of protein and can be cooked in many different ways. Eggs are often used as a metaphor for something that is new or has the potential to be great.
There are many songs that feature eggs as a central theme or subject. In this blog post, we will take a look at some of the best songs about eggs. These tracks will make you think about eggs in a whole new way!
1. “Egg Head” by Benny Goodman
Starting off our list is a classic tune by Benny Goodman. “Egg Head” is an orchestra-driven swing tune that was released in 1949.
If you’re a fan of big band music, then this tune is definitely for you. This instrumental track will get you grooving and is the perfect song to listen to while you cook breakfast.
2. “How D’ya Like Your Eggs in the Morning” by Dean Martin
The next song on our list of songs about eggs is “How D’ya Like Your Eggs in the Morning” by Dean Martin. In this song, Dean Martin is singing about how his loved one likes her eggs prepared.
He sings about he can cook it in any way as long as he gets a morning kiss after. It can be streamed on all music platforms out there.
3. “I’m Putting All My Eggs in One Basket” by Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald
“I’m Putting All My Eggs in One Basket” is a song originally sung by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. It’s a playful duet that was used for the movie Follow the Fleet.
It was released in 1936 and was covered by popular artists over the years. You can find it on all major music platforms.
4. “Egg Raid On Mojo” by Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys are known for their wacky and humorous songs and “Egg Raid On Mojo” is no exception. It’s a short song off of their 1994 album Some Old Bullshit.
The song is about raiding someone’s house and stealing all their eggs. It has over 180k views on Youtube.
5. “The Future Is in Eggs” by Guided by Voices
The next song is “The Future Is in Eggs” by Guided by Voices. This song is off of their 1989 album Self-Inflicted Aerial Nostalgia.
The song is a bit more abstract and could be interpreted in many ways. It has over 2k views on Youtube so be sure to check this song out.
6. “Happiness Is Egg-Shaped” by The Seahorses
Another song that’s a bit more lighthearted is “Happiness Is Egg-Shaped” by The Seahorses. This song is off of their 1997 album Do It Yourself.
The song is about being content with what you have and not needing material things to be happy. You can find it on all major music platforms.
7. “Pork Roll Egg and Cheese” by Ween
The next song on our list is “Pork Roll Egg and Cheese” by Ween. This song is about, you guessed it, a pork roll egg and cheese sandwich.
This song will make you crave one of these delicious sandwiches, even if you’ve never had one before. It was released in 1991 for his album The Pod.
8. “Eggs And Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson)” by Tom Waits
“Eggs and Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson)” is a song by Tom Waits. This song will make you crave one of these delicious breakfast foods.
It was released in 1975 for his album Nighthawks at the Diner. It can be streamed on all music platforms out there.
9. “Egg” by Mr Bungle
Next on the list is “Egg” by Mr Bungle. This song is about an egg, specifically a fried egg. It was released in 1991 on their self-titled album. The band has since broken up, but this song remains as one of their most popular songs.
10. “Temptation of Egg” by Giant Sand
Giant Sand is a band from Tucson, Arizona and “Temptation of Egg” is one of their most popular songs. This song is about an egg that is temptingly placed in front of a person, but they have the will power to resist it. The song was released in 2000 on the album Chore of Enchantment.
11. “They Punctured My Yolk” by Flaming Lips
The next song on our list of songs about eggs is “They Punctured My Yolk” by the Flaming Lips. This song is a bit more light-hearted than some of the other songs on this list, but it’s still a great tune about eggs. It was released in 1995 for their Clouds Taste Metallic album.
12. “The Egg Or The Hen?” by Hot Lips Page And His Orchestra
Hot Lips Page was a famous jazz musician and bandleader in the early 20th century. He recorded this song in 1938, and it’s about a man who is trying to decide whether he wants to eat an egg or a chicken. It’s a hilarious tune, and it’s definitely one of the more unique songs on this list.
13. “Little Black Egg” by The Night Crawlers
“Little Black Egg” is a song about a bird that lays a black egg. It was released in 1967 by the Night Crawlers, and it’s a pretty creepy tune.
This is one of the tracks under their album of the same title. You can listen to it on all music platforms out there.
14. “Whose Egg Is It” by JunyTony
The next song on our list is “Whose Egg Is It” by JunyTony. This is a fun and quirky song for children under their album Sea Animal Songs for Kids.
If you have kids at home, be sure to check this one out! You can listen and watch the music video on YouTube.
15. “Egg man” by Beastie Boys
“Egg man” is a song by the Beastie Boys. It was released in 1989 under their album Paul’s Boutique. This is about a guy referred to as the egg man because of his bald head.
The song is pretty humorous, and it’s definitely one of the more light-hearted songs on this list. You can listen to it on all major music platforms.
16. “Baked Beans and Egg” by Macka B
Macka B is a reggae artist with a focus on social and political commentary. In this song, Macka B sings about the humble dish of baked beans and eggs.
He talks about how this dish is simple but filling, and how it can be enjoyed by people of all walks of life. It was released in 1986 for the album Sign Of The Times.
17. “Eggs” by Land Before Time II
Next on the list is a song from the movie Land Before Time II. In the movie, the character Ducky sings about how eggs are a symbol of new life and hope.
She talks about how they are fragile but strong, and how they must be protected. If you haven’t watched the movie, I highly recommend it! It’s a classic.
18. “Walking On Eggs” by The Ground Floor People
The Ground Floor People is a band from New Zealand. This song is about taking chances and putting yourself out there, even when it feels like you’re walking on eggs.
It’s a fun, upbeat song that will get your toes tapping. It was released in 2004 for the album Trash Box.
19. “Egg” by Smashing Pumpkins
“Egg” is a short but sweet song by the Smashing Pumpkins. It’s a simple song about an egg, but it’s also about new beginnings.
It was released in 1989 for the album Moon. If you want to listen to a more light-hearted song about eggs, this is the one for you.
20. “Hammerin’ Eggs (The Metal Song)” by Goo Goo Dolls
Finishing off the list is a song by the Goo Goo Dolls. “Hammerin’ Eggs (The Metal Song)” is, as you can probably guess, a metal song about eggs.
It’s a silly song but it’s also really catchy. This was released in 1987 as part of their self-titled album.
There you have it, a list of songs about eggs. Eggs are such a common food but they also have a lot of symbolism and meaning behind them. I hope you enjoyed this list and maybe even found a new song to add to your playlist. Thanks for reading!