List of fictional musical works

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This is a list of fictional musical works that are referenced or referred to by title, or sometimes by excerpt, in works of fiction or media. They are similar to fictional books in that they can be used to add to the plot of a fictional work or to add humour.

Fictional songs and singles[edit]

From Espedair Street by Iain Banks[edit]

By Frozen Gold

  • "2000 AM"
  • "Across From The Moon And Down"
  • "After-burn"
  • "And So The Spell Is Ended"
  • "Another Rainy Day"
  • "Answer and Question"
  • "Apocalypso"
  • "Balance"
  • "Blind Again"
  • "Cry About You"
  • "European"
  • "Frozen Gold"
  • "The Good Soldier"
  • "Love in Transit"
  • "No Lesson For Us"
  • "Oh Cimmaron"
  • "Old Budapest"
  • "Route 666", originally titled "25/68"
  • "Single Track"
  • "Slider"
  • "The Way It goes"
  • "Whisper"
  • "You'd Never Believe"

By Daniel Weir

  • "Espedair Street"

From The Fairly OddParents[edit]

By Chip Skylark (a caricature of his voice actor, Chris Kirkpatrick from 'N Sync)

  • "Find Your Voice (Chip off the Old Chip)"
  • "Icky Vicky (Boys in the Band)"
  • "My Shiny Teeth and Me (Shiny Teeth)"

By miscellaneous characters

From Still Crazy by Strange Fruit[edit]

  • "All Over the World"
  • "Bird On a Wire"
  • "Black Moon"
  • "Dangerous Things"
  • "Dirty Town"
  • "Scream Freedom"
  • "The Flame Still Burns"
  • "What Might Have Been""

From The Simpsons[edit]

By Lurleen Lumpkin in "Colonel Homer" and "Papa Don't Leech"

  • "Bagged Me a Homer"
  • "Bunk With Me Tonight"
  • "Daddy's Back (And I'm Feelin' Like A Daughter Again)"
  • "Stand by Your Manager"
  • "Your Wife Don't Understand You, But I Do"

From Uptown Girls[edit]

  • "Charmed Life" by Neal Fox
  • "Molly Smiles" by Tommy Gunn
  • "Night of Love" by Neal Fox
  • "Sheets of Egyptian Cotton" by Neal Fox
  • "Spinning Around the Sun" by Neal Fox

From Discworld novels[edit]

  • "Amber & Jasper" (trad.), from Moving Pictures
  • "Anarchy In Ankh-Morpork" by Ande Supporting Bandes, from Soul Music
  • "Ankh-Morpork! Ankh-Morpork! So good they named it Ankh-Morpork!", from Reaper Man
  • "Ankh-Morpork Malady", from Reaper Man
  • "Carry Me Away From Old Ankh-Morpork", from Reaper Man
  • "Gathering Rubharb" (trad.), from Soul Music
  • "The Gold Song" (trad.) from Wyrd Sisters
  • "The Hedgehog Song" (trad.) from Wyrd Sisters
  • "I Fear I'm Going Back To Ankh-Morpork" Reaper Man
  • "Om Is Trampling The Ungodly With Hooves of Hot Iron" (trad.) from Small Gods
  • "Something's Gotten Into My Beard" by We're Certainly Dwarfs, from Soul Music
  • "The Streets of Ankh-Morpork", from Reaper Man
  • "A Wizard's Staff Has a Knob On The End" (trad.), from Wyrd Sisters

By the Band With Rocks In, from Soul Music

  • "Good Gracious, Miss Polly"
  • "Pathway To Paradise"
  • "Sioni Bod Da"
  • "Sto Helit Lace"
  • "There's A Great Deal Of Shaking Happening"

By The Rutles[edit]

  • My Ronnie
  • Twist and Rut
  • Tragical History Tour
  • The Fool On the Pill
  • Lying
  • Blue Gay Way
  • Your Mother Should Go
  • I Am the Waitress
  • W.C. Fields Forever
  • Denny Lane
  • Abie You're a Rich Man
  • All You Need Is Lunch

from MADtv[edit]

by Gangsta Shop Quartet[edit]

  • "America's Most Addicted"
  • "Back to Nam Sam"
  • "Big Booty Ho"
  • "Bitchy Slap Party"
  • "Give Up That Car"
  • "Head Full of Lead"
  • "Rice Fatty Patty"
  • "Up In Ya"

by Darlene McBride[edit]

  • "Big Chief Sitting Pretty"
  • "Big Red Neck"
  • "Bleedin' Hearts"
  • "Clinton's Pants"
  • "Dances With White Woman"
  • "The Devil's Takin' Over"
  • "Food Stamp Shuffle"
  • "Foggy Marriage Breakdown"
  • "Geroni-Homo"
  • "God Is Watching You"
  • "Gore's Nuts Roasting On an Open Fire"
  • "Gun Rack Serenad"
  • "Hanoi Jane"
  • "He May Be Trailer Trash To You But He's A Trailer Treasure To Me"
  • "Hey Beastie Boys, Go Back to Israel"
  • "Hey Señorita"
  • "Hey Stupid. Did You Know You Were Adopted?"
  • "Hey There, Miss Baby Killer"
  • "Hillary The Red-Horned Clinton"
  • "How! How! How Do I Get A Job!"
  • "Hush. Little Crack Baby"
  • "I Didn't Know The Gun Was Loaded When I Accidentally Shot Your Whore"
  • "I Left My Fruity Son In San Francisco"
  • "In-A-Godda-We-Trusta"
  • "Janet Reno"
  • "Jesus Was Never A Jew"
  • "KKK-That's My Favorite Letter"
  • "I Don't Brake for Hippies"
  • "I Know Where Daddy Keeps His Gun"
  • "I'm Thankful"
  • "I'll Be Workin' On Martin Luther King Day"
  • "I Like My Men Straight"
  • "The Lord Loves the NRA"
  • "Mary Didn't Have a Lamb"
  • "Mr. Dot-Head"
  • "Nothin' Would Be Sweeter"
  • "Nothing Would Be Finer"
  • "Pee-Pee On Your Tepee"
  • "Peyote Coyote"
  • "The Real Brown Lady"
  • "Santa You Old Pedophile"
  • "Slim (Featuring Dido)"
  • "Song To My Daughters"
  • "The Only China I Like is White"
  • "The Things We White Folks Love"
  • "They're Poor for a Reason"
  • "What's So Bad About the Back of the Bus?"
  • "White Power Christmas"
  • "Y2K"
  • "You Say Kabbalah, I Say Crapola"

from The Also People (Doctor Who)[edit]

from Saturday Night Live[edit]

  • "Chocolate Lovin'" by JaMarcus Brothers
  • "Clint's Theme" by Clint Eastwood
  • "Delicious Memories" by Garth and Cat
  • "Directions to Grandma's House" by Garth and Cat
  • "Dog Trial Is Over" by Florence and the Machine
  • "Heimeytown" by Jesse Jackson
  • "Holiday Love" by Air Supply
  • "Kill The White People" by Tyrone Green
  • "The Lady I Know" by Derek Stevens
  • "Let’s Take a Shower, I’ll Go First and Then You Can Go: by JaMarcus Brothers
  • "The Say No To Drugs Shuffle" by the Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew
  • "The Stay In School Shuffle" by Jim McMahon
  • "Where Does My Penis Go Point to Where" by JaMarcus Brothers

from Drawn Together[edit]

  • "Black Chick's Tongue"
  • "Board Of Education"
  • "Choca Y Muere"
  • "Crashy Smashy Die Die Die"
  • "God Is Watching Everything You Do"
  • "La La La La Labia"
  • "Lengua Morena"
  • "Ling-ling Battle Song"
  • "Ling-ling Lament"

from Newton's Wake by Ken MacLeod[edit]

  • "Giant Lizards From Another Star" by Winter and Calder
  • "Great Old Ones" by Winter and Calder
  • "We're The Atomic Blasters" by Winter and Calder
  • "Winter and Calder" by Winter and Calder

from X-Play[edit]

from Doug[edit]

  • "Killer Tofu" by The Beets
  • "I Need More Allowance" by The Beets
  • "I Sneezed On My Face" by The Beets
  • "Think Big (One Little Voice) (Banging on a Trashcan)"
  • "Where's My Sock?" by The Beets
  • "You Gotta Shout Your Lungs Out" by The Beets

Miscellaneous[edit]

Fictional albums[edit]

From Espedair Street by Iain Banks[edit]

By Frozen Gold

  • All Wine Tastes Sour
  • And So The Spell Is Ended
  • Ended
  • Frozen Gold and Liquid Ice
  • Gauche
  • Let It Be
  • MIRV
  • Nifedge
  • Night Shines Darkly
  • Nuggets

By Daniel Weir

  • Personal Effects

By The Rutles[edit]

  • Please Rut Me
  • Meet The Rutles
  • A Hard Day's Rut
  • Rutles for Sale
  • The Triangular album
  • Ouch!
  • Rutter Soul
  • Rutler
  • Sgt. Rutter's Only Darts Club Band
  • Tragical History Tour
  • The Rutles (The Shite Album)
  • Yellow Submarine Sandwich
  • Shabby Road
  • Let It Rot

By Spinal Tap[edit]

  • Spinal Tap Sings (Listen to the) Flower People and Other Favorites
  • We Are All Flower People
  • Silent But Deadly
  • Brainhammer
  • Nerve Damage
  • Blood to Let
  • Intravenus de Milo
  • The Sun Never Sweats
  • Jap Habit
  • Bent for the Rent
  • Tap Dancing
  • Rock 'N Roll Creation
  • Shark Sandwich
  • Smell The Glove
  • Heavy Metal Memories

From The Simpsons[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Fictional musical compilations[edit]

Fictional operas[edit]

From The Blue Aspic by Edward Gorey[edit]

  • Amable Tatsu (Amiable Tatsu)
  • L'avvelenatrice di Glasgovia (The Poisoner of Glasgow), featuring the aria "Una tazza di cacao" (A cup of cocoa).
  • Die Chinesische Brille (The Chinese Spectacles), featuring the character Tsi-Nan-Fu.
  • The Dubious Errand, featuring the character Mae. Possibly a parody of Puccini's La fanciulla del West
  • Elagabalo (Heliogabalus), featuring a triple wedding scene. Based on the life of the Emperor Elagabalus.
  • Il Fiore sotto il Piede (The Flower Underfoot), featuring the aria "Vive con una mira".
  • Gli Occhielli (The Buttonholes)
  • Gomiti di Rammarico (Elbows of regret)
  • Julietta di Lavenza
  • Lizzia Bordena, obviously about Lizzie Borden.
  • Nera Agnese di Dunbar, featuring the aria "Ah, paese dei bovini hisipidi" (Oh, land of hospitable cattle). Possibly a parody of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.
  • La Reine des Iguanes (Queen of the Iguanas) .
  • Teodora, based on the life of either the martyr Theodora or the Byzantine Empress.
  • La Vengeance Posthume (The Posthumous Revenge), featuring the aria "Vide le cerceuil, vide mon coeur" (Empty the casket, empty my heart).

From Maskerade by Terry Pratchett[edit]

From the works of Peter Simple[edit]

  • Alderman Foodbotham di Bradford, opera by Giuseppe Fittopaldi and conducted by Sir Jim Gastropodi.
  • Bramwell, opera by Giuseppe Fittopaldi and conducted by Sir Jim Gastropodi.
  • La Fanciulla del Riding Occidentale, opera by Giuseppe Fittopaldi and conducted by Sir Jim Gastropodi.
  • Le Sorrele Brontë, opera by Giuseppe Fittopaldi and conducted by Sir Jim Gastropodi.

From The Phantom of the Opera (1986 musical)[edit]

  • Don Juan Triumphant by the Phantom, based on the Don Juan legend. It resembles Mozart's Don Giovanni in format but is more romantic in musical style.
  • Hannibal by Chalumeau, featuring the aria "Think of Me" for the character of Elissa, Queen of Carthage, sung by Carlotta. It is a grand opera in the bel canto style of Verdi.
  • Il Muto by Albrizzo, featuring a ballet entitled the "Dance of the Country Nymphs". Resembling Mozart or Rossini.
  • The Angel of Shiloh – from the sequel The Phantom of Manhattan

Other[edit]

Fictional orchestral and instrumental works[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]