Aside from the nutrients we get from eggs, their delicious taste is also undeniable. That’s why you’ll find eggs served at breakfast, lunch, and dinner tables all over the world. Moreover, eggs can be prepared in a variety of ways, so one is unlikely to get bored of having this protein source for meals frequently.
That’s why we’ve compiled this collection of delightful songs about eggs spanning a wide range of musical styles to give you the boost you need to have an extra-special day.
Table of Contents
- 21. Egg Man — Beastie Boys
- 20. I’m Puttin’ All My Eggs in One Basket — Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
- 19. Egg Head — Benny Goodman
- 18. The Future Is in Eggs — Guided by Voices
- 17. How Do You Like Your Eggs in the Morning? — Dean Martin and Helen O’Connell
- 16. The Little Black Egg — The Nightcrawlers
- 15. Temptation of Egg — Giant Sand
- 14. Hammerin’ Eggs (The Metal Song) — Goo Goo Dolls
- 13. Egg — Mr. Bungle
- 12. Walking on Eggs — The Ground Floor People
- 11. Eggs And Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson) — Tom Waits
- 10. Knock, Knock! Whose Eggs? — Pinkfong
- 9. Egg Raid on Mojo — Beastie Boys
- 8. Bacon ‘n Eggs – Muni Long
- 7. Pork Roll Egg and Cheese — Ween
- 6. Whose Egg Is It — JunyTony
- 5. Eggs Over Easy — Remy Munasifi
- 4. Ham ’n’ Eggs — A Tribe Called Quest
- 3. Baked Beans & Egg — Macka B
- 2. Dirty Old Egg Sucking Hound — Johnny Cash
- 1. Happiness Is Eggshaped — The Seahorses
21. Egg Man — Beastie Boys
Let’s dig in! Our first entry is a song that will surely energize you. It is a hip-hop song titled “Egg Man”. Egg Man” was recorded by the classic rock band Beastie Boys for their Paul’s Boutique album. Its catchy melody is infectious, but it’s the witty lyrics about egging someone that will make you smile.
20. I’m Puttin’ All My Eggs in One Basket — Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
We’re joined by two incredible musicians with major reputations in the industry. We’re talking about Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. “I’m Puttin’ All My Eggs in One Basket” was recorded by the two of them. The jazz and holiday influences in the tune have a calming and engaging effect. The adage “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” is a popular one. In this case, however, they’ve decided to put everything (including their lives and hearts) on the line for each other.
19. Egg Head — Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman, the most popular American clarinetist, will transport you back in time as you listen and enjoy his song “Egg Head”. This track falls into the genre of jazz, and despite not having any lyrics to it, the impressive sound quality of the instruments playing and Benny’s amazing talent in playing the clarinet are things you will love about this instrumental piece.
18. The Future Is in Eggs — Guided by Voices
Guided by Voices released Self-Inflicted Aerial Nostalgia back in 1989. This album features a track that opens in a haunting way, and it is titled “The Future Is In Eggs”. It is indie folk-rock music with a soft and light lyrical delivery and an interesting instrumental arrangement. Although it is hard to identify the reason why they gave this title to this song through its lyrics, it is hard to deny that “The Future Is In Eggs” will leave a lasting mark.
17. How Do You Like Your Eggs in the Morning? — Dean Martin and Helen O’Connell
Do you prefer your eggs sunny side up, hard, soft, or scrambled? Dean Martin, regarded as “The King of Cool,” would respond, “I like mine with a kiss,” if you asked him. Your mornings will be filled with love thanks to the timeless, hearty song “How D’ya Like Your Eggs in the Morning,” featuring Helen O’Connell, from his Hot 100 Swingin’ album.
16. The Little Black Egg — The Nightcrawlers
In 1967, The Nightcrawlers released the title track “The Little Black Egg,” which instantly became a fan favorite. The guitar’s chord progression can hook its listeners, as can the great combination of the vocals and the instrumentation. The words in this song can be taken literally or symbolically, as the vocalist sings about a little black egg he found under a tree.
15. Temptation of Egg — Giant Sand
The way the next track sounds raw makes it sound unique and pleasing. It is “Temptation of Egg” from the Giant Sand’s album titled Chore of Enchantment. Lyrically, in this alternative slow rock song, they sing about the link between the “shape of a woman” and the “temptation of egg.” When you listen to this song from the year 2000, you can’t help but feel sentimental.
14. Hammerin’ Eggs (The Metal Song) — Goo Goo Dolls
You probably know the worldwide smash“Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls, right? Well, they also created a song about eggs for their self-titled album, which they released in 1987; it is titled “Hammerin’ Eggs (The Metal Song). It is an instrumental piece that showcases their musical competence as a famous rock band. As you continue to listen to this piece, you may feel a pleasant sense of tension developing within you.
13. Egg — Mr. Bungle
Allow me to revisit the ’90s with another timeless treasure. Mr. Bungle at the time recorded the song “Egg,” which appears on his album Mr. Bungle. There’s a nice middle ground between the rock and jazz elements that anyone will enjoy. Whether or not rock is your thing, this ten-minute-long track can set you in a good mood.
12. Walking on Eggs — The Ground Floor People
Have you heard the idiom “Walk on Eggs”? It is a phrase used to tell someone to do something carefully to avoid hurting someone or making things worse, in reference to the fact that eggs break easily. The album Trash Box by The Ground Floor People includes a classic rock tune titled, “Waking on Eggs”. The dreamy vocal effects and the groovy backing track are sure to hold you captive.
11. Eggs And Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson) — Tom Waits
You will imagine yourself in the 1970s, enjoying your meal at a diner, and enjoying the song the waiter put on as you listen to this track by Tom Waits. It is titled “Eggs and Sausage (In A Cadillac With Susan Michelson)” and can be found in Nighthawks at the Diner. This classic piece’s brilliant and poetic lyrics, as well as the enchanting instrumentation playing in the background, make this song deserving of praise and prizes.
10. Knock, Knock! Whose Eggs? — Pinkfong
Pinkfong is a YouTube channel that uploads nursery rhymes and makes educational, fun songs for kids. It has a huge number of followers, with almost 70 million subscribers on the said platform. Among the tracks found in their album Animal Songs (Pt. 3) is “Knock, Knock! Whose Eggs?” This 2021 song is not only entertaining for kids but for adults as well, as it introduces different kinds of animal eggs.
9. Egg Raid on Mojo — Beastie Boys
Bring out your guitar and jam with the rock song “Egg Raid on Mojo”. The Beastie Boys recorded this track as part of the album, Some Old Bullshit. Even though “Egg Raid on Mojo” is only a minute long, it has continued to fascinate listeners for the past 29 years with its captivating guitar riffs and catchy, repetitive lyrics.
8. Bacon ‘n Eggs – Muni Long
The Jukebox album by Muni Long contains a catchy, upbeat R&B song titled “Bacon ‘n Eggs”. The story is about a woman who loves a man so much that she will make him breakfast in bed with bacon and eggs just to make him happy. This song deserves a spot on your Sunday morning playlist, thanks to Muni Long’s endearing vocals and the track’s uplifting melody.
7. Pork Roll Egg and Cheese — Ween
Back in 1991, the song “Pork Roll Egg and Cheese” came out. It is an alternative-rock track from Ween’s The Pod album. While listening to this classic song from the rock band, it will make you forget about your worries for a while as the singer sings, “I’m not worried, just pass me the pork, roll egg and cheese and I’ll be happy”.
6. Whose Egg Is It — JunyTony
The next track is perfect to play for your kids, as it is not only enjoyable to listen to but educational as well. It is “Whose Egg Is It?” from JunyTony’s kid channel. The album Sea Animal Songs for Kids features this adorable children’s song that teaches what sea animals’ eggs look like while searching for a mystery egg.
5. Eggs Over Easy — Remy Munasifi
Putting on the song “Eggs Over Easy” will have you bopping your head while preparing your meal in the kitchen. It showcases Remy Munasifi’s sense of humor with his hilarious lyrical content. It is a rap song from Here for the Potty that was famous during the first years of YouTube. It has been 16 years since it was released, and yet it still doesn’t fail to put a smile on anyone’s face.
4. Ham ’n’ Eggs — A Tribe Called Quest
Instead of paying tribute to ham and eggs, A Tribe Called Quest’s “Ham ‘n’ Eggs” does the exact opposite. The protagonist in this story turns down his grandmother’s offer of the world’s most popular breakfast combo. However, there is a relaxed air to this rap single from the album People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.
3. Baked Beans & Egg — Macka B
Macka B’s “Baked Beans & Egg” is a reggae track that was first made available to the public in 1986 as part of an album titled Sign of the Times. With its groovy beat, astute lyricism, and fantastic rhythm and melody, this song demonstrates that reggae music has already been effective in lifting one’s spirits since the 1980s.
2. Dirty Old Egg Sucking Hound — Johnny Cash
The famous Man in Black, Johnny Cash, also has a song related to eggs. It is “Dirty Old Egg Sucking Hound” from his 1995 album, The Man in Black: 1963-’69 Plus. As the title hints, this amusing tune is about a dog who always goes to his hen house and eats his chicken eggs. Musically, as usual, Johnny Cash’s music has that classic style that makes all his songs pleasant and addicting to listen to.
1. Happiness Is Eggshaped — The Seahorses
Thank you for rolling with us! We are finally down to our last piece of egg! Our final selection is the song “Happiness is Eggshaped” from The Seahorses’ Do It Yourself album. Its romantic lyrics and wonderful melody will make you fall in love with it. Among the lines, the lyrics go, “Happiness is Egg-shaped and love’s a circle with no end.” This is a timeless indie song that will make you play it on a loop.