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53 Best Funny Songs That Will Make You Crack Up Laughing

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Things sure are serious in the world these days. We could all use a good laugh to lighten the mood, don't you think? We know that laughter makes us feel good. And we also know that music has an incredible power to change our mood and help us feel good.

So, what happens when you merge those two things together? We get hilarious, fun songs to blast at full volume.

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If your day is in need of some comic relief, here are some howlers, in no particular order, that will put a smile on your face. And if you aren’t familiar with the more creative artists behind the words and music, they're all worth much deeper listening. Now, scroll away and let the healthy, healing, hilarious laughing begin!

53 Best Funny Songs Of All Time

1. Flight of the Conchords, "Business Time"

This is the funniest song ever written about doing... that thing. Play it for your partner when they're feeling a bit lazy, or when you're stuck in a little bit of a rut.

Funniest lyrics:

That's all part of the foreplay / I love foreplay

Then you sort out the recycling / That isn't part of the foreplay process, but it is still very important

2. Weird Al Yankovic, "Eat It"

Weird Al is probably the number one comedy "singer/songwriter" today. Would Michael Jackson have laughed at this parody? Who cares! It’s funny.

Funniest lyrics:

Just eat it, eat it, eat it, eat it

Open up your mouth and feed it

3. Kellie Pickler, "Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind"

If you've ever wanted a look inside the male mind, look no further than this song by "American Idol" contestant, Kellie Pickler. She perfectly sums up what you'll never find a guy thinking about.

Funniest lyrics:

Boy, she looks like the marryin' kind

Things that never cross a man's mind

4. Jimmy Fallon, "Road Rage"

Jimmy Fallon, despite laughing in every "Saturday Night Live" skit he ever appeared in, has a few musical comedy albums out there. Give it a try, and laugh... without worrying about breaking.

Funniest lyrics:

Roll down your window and see

There's a psycho in your rearview mirror / IT'S ME!

5. Sandra Boynton, "Bolero Completely Unraveled"

Sandra Boynton is a children's author and illustrator. And though this song has no words, this re-imagining of the movie theme from "10" aptly demonstrates that it doesn't matter.

6. Steve Martin, "Ramblin' Man"

"King Tut" was great, but "Ramblin’ Man" is Steve at his musical-genius comedic best. What's not to love about Martin with a banjo?

Funniest lyrics:

This half of the room. / Ok, now this half. Beautiful.

This two-fifths of the room. / Now this three-fifths. Ok.

Two-sevenths / five-sevenths. Ok.

In Chinese now.

7. Tom Lehrer, "Send the Marines"

The godfather of musical comedy gave us this timeless hit, along with its closely-related cousin: "It Makes a Fellow Proud to Be a Soldier."

Funniest lyrics:

For might makes right / And till they've seen the light

They've got to be protected / All their rights respected

'till somebody we like can be elected!

8. Lil Dicky, "Ex-Boyfriend"

When the girl you're dating brings up her ex, you probably expect her to have upgraded to you. But sometimes, that's not the case. Heck, you may fall in love with him, too.

Funniest lyrics:

And I ain't usually the one to be the jealous type

But as I'm lookin' at this dude, I can't believe my eyes

'Cause he's the best lookin' guy that I've seen in my whole life

9. Garfunkel and Oates, "The Loophole"

Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates) give us this hilarious song about the "loophole" of premarital sex. Listen to this song, and you'll figure out what that means.

Funniest lyrics:

I do whatever The Bible tells me to / Except for the parts that I choose to ignore

Because they're unrealistic and inconvenient / But the rest I live by for sure

10. Mr. Oizo, "Bruce Willis is Dead"

If you've never seen "The Sixth Sense," this song includes serious spoilers. And it's repeated over and over again.

Funniest lyrics:

Bruce Willis is dead / Bruce Willis is dead

11. Johnny Cash, "A Boy Named Sue"

Anyone with a not-so-savory name can probably relate to this song. Hey, at least there are options to change your name.

Funniest lyrics:

Now, I don't blame him 'cause he run and hid / But the meanest thing that he ever did

Was before he left / he went and named me 'Sue'

12. Beck, "Satan Gave Me a Taco"

Don't think too hard about this song! It's a whacky tale that gets more bizarre as it goes on. And ends with Beck joining a band and, surprisingly, opening a taco stand.

Funniest lyrics:

Satan gave me a taco and it made me really sick

13. The Offspring, "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)"

This song calls out wannabes and posers trying to be someone they aren't. It's catchy, funny, and the music video is great, too.

Funniest lyrics:

And all the girlies say I'm pretty fly for a white guy

14. Stephen Lynch, "Lullaby (The Divorce Song)"

Singer and comedian Stephen Lynch starts out his songs on a pretty normal note, and it quickly devolves into something weird and funny. And this song is no exception.

Funniest lyrics:

And if daddy plays his cards right / He'll bring home your new mommy tonight

15. Jimmy Fallon, "Idiot Boyfriend"

Comedian Jimmy Fallon gives us another hit with this song about, literally, being an idiot boyfriend. We can all relate, I'm sure.

Funniest lyrics:

I know what you want, and I know what you need / But I'm gon' screw it up, yeah

Cause I'm an idiot, and I'm your boyfriend / yes I am

16. The Lonely Island, "Jack Sparrow"

What happens when you combine Michael Bolton, the boys of the Lonely Island, and Bolton's obsession with Captain Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean?" This masterpiece, of course.

Funniest lyrics:

This is the tale of Captain Jack Sparrow / Pirate so brave on the seven seas (What?)

A mystical quest to the isle of Tortuga / Raven locks sway on the ocean breeze

17. Flight of the Conchords, "Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros"

Dubbed a gangster/folk song, you'll be scratching your head trying to keep up with how strange this bop is.

Funniest lyrics:

They call me the Hiphopopotamus / My lyrics are bottomless

18. Frank Zappa, "Bobby Brown Goes Down"

Though a bit outdated in its message, this song is about a rich misogynist named Bobby Brown. And, well... the song ends with him questioning his sexuality.

Funniest lyrics:

Eventually me 'n' a friend / Sorta drifted along into S&M

I can take about an hour on the tower of power / 'Long as I gets a little golden shower

19. The Mountain Goats, "Cubs in Five"

Sports fans can probably relate to this fun song about the basic impossibility of certain teams succeeding. But, if they somehow do, it's all you need to love your partner again.

Funniest lyrics:

And the Chicago Cubs will beat every team in the league / And the Tampa Bay Bucs will take it all the way to the top

And I will love you again / I will love you like I used to

20. The Smiths, "Frankly Mr. Shankly"

Anyone who hates their job will get a kick out of this tune. Because if you can imagine yourself writing a letter of disdain to your employer, this hits the nail on the head.

Funniest lyrics:

Frankly, Mr. Shankly, this position I've held

It pays my way and it corrodes my soul

21. Daveyboyz, "Heavy Metal Farmer"

What are two unlikely things? A farmer who loves heavy metal. And well, the song kind of speaks for itself.

Funniest lyrics:

Moo, moo! / Cow go moo, when they poo,

Tractor, / I milk my cows / Moo!

22. Doja Cat, "Mooo!"

Before going mainstream, Doja Cat's "Mooo!" became a viral sensation after her attempt to make her video in a meme. Who doesn't love dressing up in a cow costume and mooing, right?

Funniest lyrics:

B—, I'm a cow / B—, I'm a cow

I'm not a cat / I don't say meow

23. Rebecca Black, "Friday"

Remember laughing hysterically at this awful song? Well, turns out it was so bad that it's actually good. Black instantly became a viral sensation, because of that music video... good lord. Fun, fun, fun, fun...

Funniest lyrics:

Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday

Today is Friday, Friday / (Partyin')

24. Las Ketchup, "The Ketchup Song"

The best part of this song is that the chorus translates into lyrics from "Rapper's Delight" by Sugarhill Gang. It's also ridiculously catchy and is a true bop.

Funniest lyrics:

And the DJ that he knows well / On the spot always around twelve

Plays the mix that Diego mezcla con la salsa / Y la baila and he dances y la canta

25. Tenacious D, "Low Hangin' Fruit"

When you're a man who can't quite get a girl, you might just go for the "low hanging fruit." For Tenacious D, that means getting with an "easy" girl.

Funniest lyrics:

Low hangin' fruit / She wears a pink parachute

She's got the fly tattoo and the honky tonky Daisy Dukes

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26. The Presidents of the United States of America, "Peaches"

Presidents of the United States of America are known for their novelty songs. The song is literally about eating peaches.

Funniest lyrics:

Peaches come from a can / They were put there by a man

In a factory downtown

27. Amy Winehouse, "F*** Me Pumps"

For places like Las Vegas, women will go out to the bars with the idea that they'll pick up a rich man. But, in the end, it's the same cycle: they get dumped and are alone again. So, dust off your pumps and get back out there again, right?

Funniest lyrics:

Never miss a night / 'Cause your dream in life

Is to be a footballer's wife

28. “Oh My God I Think I Like You” from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"

Anyone who has ever been in a 'friends with benefits' situation can totally relate. It's just about physical intimacy... until you start developing a crush.

Funniest lyrics:

But as I'm beggin' for more / Writhing around on the floor

I feel somethin' deep inside I never felt before... / Oh my god, I think I like you

29. The Lonely Island, "Threw It on the Ground"

What do you do when you don't want to be part of "the system"? You throw things on the ground, of course. Literally.

Funniest lyrics:

Some poser hands me cake at a birthday party / Whatcha want me to do with this? Eat it?

Happy birthday to the ground!

30. Aqua, "Barbie Girl"

Everyone in the world knows this song and how utterly ridiculous it is. Still, it's incredibly catchy... and definitely not appropriate for kids.

Funniest lyrics:

I'm a Barbie girl / in a Barbie world

Life in plastic / it's fantastic

31. Weird Al Yankovic, "Amish Paradise"

A spoof on Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise," Weird Al doesn't disappoint with this song. Instead of a song about the struggles of being a gangsta, it's the life of an Amish man.

Funniest lyrics:

I've churned butter once or twice

Living in an Amish paradise

32. Monty Python, "Lumberjack Song"

Monty Python was way ahead of its time, and this song is proof of that. Though it's from the 1970s, you'll still get a nice hearty laugh out of it.

Funniest lyrics

I cut down trees / I eat my lunch

I go to the lavatory

On Wednesdays, I go shopping and have buttered scones for tea

33. LCD Soundsystem, "Losing My Edge"

Back in the day, you probably thought you were pretty cool. Now, the kids are making you lose your edge. And guess what? Hey, they're really nice kids!

Funniest lyrics:

But I'm losing my edge to better-looking people with better ideas and more talent

And they're actually really, really nice"

34. Jens Lekman, "The Cold Swedish Winter"

When you're cold and it's snowing outside, of course, you want to be wrapping up in warm arms. Well, should you freeze over, when people dig you up centuries later, at least they'll find you nice and cozy.

Funniest lyrics:

They seem to have a point / After meeting with this girl

Maybe not Cliff Richards / But Lou has surely met her

35. The Presidents of the United States of America, "Kitty"

Another song from this group where the lyrics are literally about the title! What happens when kitty gets too much attention? Beware of those claws.

Funniest lyrics:

Kitty at my foot and I wanna touch it

36. Stephen Lynch, "Talk to Me"

No parent wants to walk into their kid's room and catch them doing bad things. Unfortunately, it happens, and your dad will never look at you the same way again.

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Funniest lyrics:

Well it seems last night you caught me spanking it / No use denying it, I was really cranking it

Now dry your eyes, don't be so sad / But I wouldn't use those tissues, they've already been had

37. Peaches, "Mommy Complex"

Well, the lyrics for this one speak for themselves. Because if you've got mommy issues, all it takes is one woman to change you, and not in a good way.

Funniest lyrics:

Hush now baby, don't you stress

I'm gonna fill you mommy complex

38. The Mighty Boosh, "I Did a S*** on Your Mum"

As grotesque as this song is, it's pretty hilarious and makes for a great insult for your friends when they're bugging you. Taking "your mama" jokes to a new level right here.

Funniest lyrics

I did a s— on your mom

And she rather liked it

39. Bo Burnham, "Country Song"

We're familiar with what country singers usually gripe about: losing your woman, your truck, and the great outdoors. Bo Burnham sings this song as someone who doesn't like any of those things.

Funniest lyrics:

I write songs about riding tractors

From the comfort of a private jet

40. Awkwafina, "My Vag"

This is the female counterpart to Mickey Avalon's song, "My D***." Funny lady Awkwafina shows us she's a great actor and rapper.

Funniest lyrics:

My vag, a Beyoncé weave

Your vag a polyester K-Mart hairpiece

41. Tenacious D, "Tribute"

This song is a tale about Jack Black and Kyle Gass running into a demon and playing "The Best Song in the World." It's catchy, funny, and will be stuck in your head all day.

Fun fact: Dave Grohl plays the demon in the music video!

Funniest lyrics:

All of a sudden, there shined a shiny demon/ In the middle of the road.

And he said, 'Play the best song in the world, or I'll eat your soul'

42. Frank Zappa, "Don't Eat The Yellow Snow"

It's a tale we can all relate to and a fair warning for kids who don't seem to want to listen. No, it's not a snow cone, Jimmy.

Funniest lyrics:

Watch out where the huskies go / and don't you eat that yellow snow

43. Sarah Silverman, "I'm F***ing Matt Damon"

While she was still dating comedian Jimmy Kimmel, Silverman and Damon teamed up to make this hilarious music video and song. Really, the laughs are endless.

Funniest lyrics:

Hey Jim, don't take it bad / Remember all the good times we had

Like the time we went fishing / And we caught a bunch of fish

Then you puked in the bucket / Of the fish that we caught

44. Elmo & Patsy, "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer"

A classic Christmas song, gather your family 'round the tree and sing this song together. Hopefully, the kids know that it's all in fun!

Funniest lyrics:

You can say there's no such thing as Santa

But as for me and grandpa, we believe

45. LFO, "Summer Girls"

Add this to your list of Catchy Songs with the Worst Lyrics Ever. If you need a good laugh, pay close attention to the awful rhymes and meaningless words on this bop.

Funniest lyrics:

When I met you, I said my name is Rich

You look like a girl from Abercrombie & Fitch

46. Right Said Fred, "I'm Too Sexy"

A great song to blast when you're really feeling yourself, it's kind of reminiscent of Zoolander. You're a model, and you're too sexy for pretty much everything.

Funniest lyrics:

I'm too sexy for my shirt / Too sexy for my shirt

So sexy it hurts

47. The Bloodhound Gang, "The Bad Touch"

Another fun song about doing the dirty, this song has quite a crazy amount of innuendos. Hopefully, you can keep up.

Funniest lyrics:

You and me baby ain't nothin' but mammals

So let's do it like they do on the Discovery Channel

48. Howdytoons, "Everybody Farts"

Much like the book "Everybody Poops," this song is about the next best thing. You can't avoid it, so just embrace your gas!

Funniest lyrics:

Farting is so natural / it's as healthy as can be

If you smell one stinking / don't you look at me

49. Rodney Carrington, "Dear Penis"

Another really silly song, you'll find yourself singing along to the words. Don't you just love when the worlds of comedy and country come together?

Funniest lyrics:

Dear penis, I don't think I like you anymore

50. Stephen Lynch, "3 Balloons"

Another facetious song from Stephen Lynch, the ending of this one has quite a twist! Don't be fooled that it starts out a bit slow.

Funniest lyrics:

Well, I hope the Law Enforcement Agents can't tell from my face

I've got three balloons of coke in an uncomfortable place

51. Crazy Frog, "Axel F"

One of the first memes and earliest viral videos, be prepared to get this earworm stuck in your head for days on end.

52. Psy, "Gangnam Style"

There was a whole year where it was impossible to get away from this song and, even more so, the crazy dance that went along with it.

Funniest lyrics:

Eh, sexy lady

Oppa's gangnam style

53. Sheb Wooley, "The Purple People Eater"

This classic is about a monster that comes out of the sky to eat purple people and, more importantly, become a rock star.

Funniest lyrics:

It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater

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Bill Protzmann is a speaker and life coach on a mission to raise awareness about the power of music as self-care. Check out his website, Music Care.

Samantha Maffucci is an editor for YourTango who focuses on trending news and entertainment.​

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