The Late Movies: Lobsters
By the time you read, I will be stuffing my face with lobster rolls in Maine. Pretend you’re on vacation with me by checking out these lobster-themed songs. (Plus find out why you shouldn’t trust Friends when it comes to this crustacean.)
According to a 2010 article, John Lennon was inspired to begin recording again after a five-year hiatus when he heard this song by the B-52s.
The Lobster Quadrille
Also known as the “Mock Turtle’s Song,” this song that the Mock Turtle recites in Alice in Wonderland has been covered by many artists, including Carly Simon.
Scroll to 3:00 for the song.
This song by the exclamation-point-obsessed Aquabats is wacky and fun.
The Lobster Song
This adorable old guy is something of a minor YouTube celeb. There are multiple videos of him singing this funny little lobster ditty.
He’s Her Lobster!
No, this is not a song, but this seemed like an excellent time to correct a common misconception perpetuated by Phoebe on Friends. In this episode, she says lobsters mate for life. False! (Pardon the subtitles; it was the only embeddable version!)