Discography

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Albums[edit]

Some Guys[edit]

(released March 26, 2019)

Apparently this guy recorded a collection of 70's hits by other artists. I found this website by googling "Still Alive" from the Portal 2 soundtrack which Spotify recommended; all of which probably says something about JoCo's belief in the power/beauty/corruptibility/commercialism/magic of the Internet. Not sure what - something. Anyway, this playlist is straight outta my (ideal?) Saturday night; bumbling around my mp3 collection drunk, fumbling guitar chords, howling corny love songs like a broken-up teen. Only he does it much better. Let's see how sad I am - I betcha I can even name the artists here from memory...

  1. Sister Golden Hair def America. I could poorly sing "Daisy Jane" all night.
  2. On and On Stephen Bishop, I think? Such a lonely song. Why, Stephen? Who was she, Stephen?
  3. Alone Again (Naturally) Gilbert O'Sullivan Jesus Christ, this song is sad. God: Hope you enjoyed having parents *YOINK* (call your mother).
  4. The Things We Do for Love oooff... eh eh... pass PASS
  5. Make it with you Bread. David Gates has the voice of an angel if you dont mind the sappiest earsap ever.
  6. New Kid in Town Eagles. Not a Joe Walsh song, so..
  7. Baker Street Gerry Rafferty. Also a good Foo Fighters version but you knew that.
  8. How Deep Is Your Love The Bee Gees. RIP most of the Bee Gees.
  9. Easy Classic non-funk Commodores. You know who writes a good song? That Lionel Richie.
  10. Wildfire Michael Murphy with maybe a middle name in there, like Michael "Clarke" Murphy, I forget. Note the extra "e" in Clarke. The label prob made him do that, even if I'm wrong about the middle name. The Label. Phaugh. Anyway, this song mentions my home State, so that's nice.
  11. Everybody's Talkin' Harry Nilsson. I've said it before and I'll say it again here... Harry Nilsson kicks ass.
  12. If You Could Read My Mind Love! by Gordon Lightfoot. I read a comment by some uber-elite Brooklynite that 89 year-old GL should stop playing live shows to make way for new artists. Sure, why dont you hop up there and write/perform some Grammy-level timeless love songs, POWNK?!
  13. Crazy Love Poco. I bet there's a good reason for the name "Poco"
  14. Same Old Lang Syne Dan Fogelberg. He's from Peoria and you hear it dripping from every note of this classic. Fun fact: this girl is for real. Whether she married an architect and he truly kept her "safe", UNCONFIRMED.

As you can clearly ascertain, this is a great collection of classics from a classic collection of songwriters, re-presented to you in Hi Fidelity Internet by a talented artist.

(Commentary written by 38.124.111.95)

Solid State[edit]

(released April 28, 2017)

  1. Wake Up
  2. All This Time
  3. Solid State (song)
  4. Brave
  5. Square Things
  6. Pictures of Cats
  7. Ordinary Man
  8. Robots.txt
  9. Don't Feed the Trolls
  10. Your Tattoo
  11. Ball and Chain
  12. Sunshine
  13. Solid State (Reprise)
  14. Pulled Down the Stairs
  15. All to Myself, Pt.1
  16. All to Myself, Pt.2
  17. There You Are

One Christmas at a Time[edit]

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One Christmas at a Time

(released November 15, 2012)

  1. Uncle John
  2. One Christmas at a Time
  3. 2600
  4. Christmas in Jail
  5. Christmas in July
  6. Christmas with You Is the Best
  7. Christmas Is Interesting
  8. The Week Between
  9. Wikipedia Chanukah
  10. Christmastime Is Wunnerful

Artificial Heart[edit]

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Artificial Heart

(released September 2, 2011)

  1. Sticking It To Myself
  2. Artificial Heart
  3. Nemeses
  4. The World Belongs to You
  5. Today With Your Wife
  6. Sucker Punch
  7. Glasses
  8. Je Suis Rick Springfield
  9. Alone at Home
  10. Fraud
  11. Good Morning Tucson
  12. Now I Am An Arsonist
  13. Down Today
  14. Dissolve
  15. Nobody Loves You Like Me
  16. Still Alive
  17. Want You Gone
  18. The Stache

Smoking Monkey[edit]

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Smoking Monkey

(released November 5, 2003)

  1. I'm Having a Party
  2. Bozo's Lament
  3. Kenesaw Mountain Landis
  4. Ikea
  5. I Hate California
  6. Christmas Is Interesting
  7. Over There
  8. Millionaire Girlfriend
  9. First of May
  10. De-Evolving
  11. I'm a Mason Now
  12. Overhead

Thing a Week series[edit]

Thing a Week One[edit]

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Thing a Week One

(released August 31, 2006)

  1. See You All in Hell
  2. My Monkey
  3. W's Duty
  4. Shop Vac
  5. Baby Got Back (Sir Mix-a-Lot cover)
  6. Someone Is Crazy
  7. Brand New Sucker
  8. Sibling Rivalry
  9. The Town Crotch
  10. When I'm 25 or 64
  11. Podsafe Christmas Song
  12. Furry Old Lobster
  13. Drive

Thing a Week Two[edit]

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Thing a Week Two

(released November 2, 2006)

  1. Flickr
  2. Resolutions
  3. You Could Be Her
  4. I Will (Beatles cover)
  5. Dance, Soterios Johnson, Dance
  6. So Far So Good
  7. Curl
  8. Chiron Beta Prime
  9. Take Care of Me
  10. A Talk with George
  11. Don't Talk to Strangers (Rick Springfield cover)
  12. Stroller Town
  13. Re: Your Brains (spelled "Re Your Brains" on album cover)

Thing a Week Three[edit]

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Thing a Week Three

(released December 15, 2006)

  1. Madelaine
  2. When You Go
  3. Code Monkey
  4. The Presidents
  5. Just as Long as Me
  6. Till the Money Comes
  7. Tom Cruise Crazy
  8. Famous Blue Raincoat (Leonard Cohen cover)
  9. Soft Rocked By Me
  10. Not About You
  11. Rock and Roll Boy
  12. Drinking With You
  13. Pizza Day

Thing a Week Four[edit]

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Thing a Week Four

(released December 15, 2006)

  1. SkyMall
  2. Seahorse
  3. Creepy Doll
  4. Under the Pines
  5. Big Bad World One
  6. Mr. Fancy Pants
  7. You Ruined Everything
  8. I'm Your Moon
  9. The Big Boom
  10. Make You Cry
  11. Pull the String
  12. Summer's Over
  13. We Will Rock You (Queen cover)
  14. We Are the Champions (Queen cover)

EPs[edit]

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Our Bodies, Ourselves, Our Cybernetic Arms

Our Bodies, Ourselves, Our Cybernetic Arms[edit]

(released August 2005)

  1. That Spells DNA
  2. I Feel Fantastic
  3. Womb with a View
  4. Todd the T1000
  5. Better

Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow[edit]

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Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow

(released October 1, 2004)

  1. The Future Soon
  2. Skullcrusher Mountain
  3. I Crush Everything
  4. Betty and Me
  5. Mandelbrot Set

Television Work[edit]

The Good Fight Musical Shorts[edit]

(released April 15, 2018 - May 21, 2020)

(This list may be incomplete as some songs haven't been uploaded by Paramount/Jonathan Coulton)

  1. High Crimes and Misdemeanors Season 2 - Episode 7 (Emmy Nominated)
  2. NDA Season 3 - Episode 1
  3. Roy Cohn Season 3 Episode 2
  4. Russian Troll Farm Season 3 - Episode 3
  5. John Barron Season 3 - Episode 4
  6. Satire Season 3 - Episode 5 (Alternately called "Cartoon Nazi Frog")
  7. Melania Trump Season 3 - Episode 6
  8. Downton Abbey Season 3 - Episode 7
  9. Chinese Censorship [Season 3 - Episode 8] (This song is not available anywhere, as CBS had it removed, hopefully Jonathan Coulton Releases an album of his television work with it included)
  10. Cultural Appropriation Season 3 - Episode 9
  11. The Season's Over Season 3 - Episode 10
  12. Secret Law Song Season 4 - Episode 6

(Source: https://www.headgearanimation.com/#/the-good-fight-season-3/)

CBS' Evil[edit]

(released December 12, 2019)

  1. Pudsy's Christmas (Santa Got High) Season 1 - Episode 10

Braindead Recap Songs[edit]

(released 2016)

(Songs written for the 13 episode Sci-fi-Drama show "Braindead")

Episode 2 Intro

Episode 3 Intro

Episode 4 Intro

Episode 5 Intro

Episode 6 Intro

Episode 7 Intro

Episode 8 Intro

Episode 9 Intro

Episode 10 Intro

Episode 11 Intro

Episode 12 Intro

Episode 13 Intro

Episode 13 Epilogue

Compilations[edit]

JoCo Live[edit]

(released September 26, 2014)

  1. Artificial Heart - Live 2014
  2. Code Monkey - Live 2014
  3. Sticking It To Myself - Live 2014
  4. Big Bad World One - Live 2014
  5. Shop Vac - Live 2014
  6. Want You Gone - Live 2014
  7. Je Suis Rick Springfield - Live 2014
  8. A Talk With George - Live 2014
  9. Good Morning Tuscon - Live 2014
  10. Glasses - Live 2014
  11. Blue Sunny Day - Live 2014
  12. Mandelbrot Set - Live 2014
  13. You Ruined Everything - Live 2014
  14. Zombie Instructions - Live 2014
  15. Re: Your Brains - Live 2014
  16. Gratuitous Applause - Live 2014
  17. Still Alive - Live 2014
  18. I Feel Fantastic - Live 2014

Code Monkey Save World Unplugged[edit]

(released January 5, 2014)

  1. The Future Soon (Acoustic)
  2. Code Monkey (Acoustic)
  3. Better (Acoustic)
  4. Skullcrusher Mountain (Acoustic)
  5. Chiron Beta Prime (Acoustic)
  6. Curl (Acoustic)
  7. I Crush Everything (Acoustic)
  8. Creepy Doll (Acoustic)
  9. Mr. Fancy Pants (Acoustic)
  10. Re: Your Brains (Acoustic)

The Complete Jonathan Coulton Recordings, Season Two[edit]

(released January 3, 2014)

Tracks and Downloads available at NPR.org, yet to be physically released

  1. Faith (George Michael cover)
  2. Pressure (Billy Joel cover)
  3. Mammal (They Might Be Giants cover)
  4. All I Wanna Do (Sheryl Crow cover)
  5. Livin' On A Prayer (Bon Jovi cover)
  6. The Princess Who Saved Herself
  7. We Are The Champions (Queen cover)
  8. Drinking With You
  9. Should I Stay Or Should I Go? (The Clash cover)*
  10. Call Me (Blondie cover)
  11. Still Alive
  12. I'm Your Moon
  13. Helter Skelter vs. AMA Theme*
  14. Bills, Bills, Bills (Destiny's Child cover)
  15. The Gambler (Kenny Rogers cover)
  16. You Ruined Everything
  17. Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head (B.J. Thomas cover)
  18. Skymall
  19. Sharp Dressed Man (ZZ Top cover)
  20. Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond cover)
  21. Brookline
  22. Here Comes Your Man (Pixies cover)
  23. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Beatles cover)
  24. I Crush Everything
  25. Poisoning Pigeons In the Park (Tom Lehrer cover)
  26. Kiss (Prince cover)
  27. Queen of Hearts (Dave Edmunds cover)
  28. Good Morning (cover)
  29. Creep (Radiohead cover)
  30. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Simon & Garfunkel cover)
  31. Bodega
  32. (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo (Glenn Miller cover)
  33. Bad Reputation/Freaks and Geeks Theme (Joan Jett cover)
  34. Particle Man (They Might Be Giants cover)
  35. Pi (Hard 'n Phirm cover)
  36. Venus (Bananarama cover)
  37. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror (Elvis Costello cover)
  38. De-Evolving
  39. Help! (Guttural Version) (Beatles cover)
  40. Margaritaville (Jimmy Buffett cover)
  41. Money, Money, Money (ABBA cover)
  42. Money (Pink Floyd cover)
  43. Mrs. Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel cover)
  44. Birdhouse In Your Soul (They Might Be Giants cover)
  45. Happy Together (Turtles cover)
  46. Care of Cell 44 (Zombies cover)

(These are random songs played at the end of Ask Me Another, usually shortened to less than two minutes, the longest on this compilation being Bodega at 3:54, with Joco being dreamy as ever en Español.)

{* Indicates that these are live mashups of songs}

Jonathan Coulton's Greatest Hit (Plus 13 Other Songs)[edit]

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Jonathan Coulton's Greatest Hit (Plus 13 Other Songs)

(released July 26, 2012)

  1. Sticking It to Myself
  2. Good Morning Tucson
  3. Code Monkey
  4. Redshirt
  5. Creepy Doll
  6. You Ruined Everything
  7. I Feel Fantastic
  8. Shop Vac
  9. The Future Soon
  10. Skullcrusher Mountain
  11. Re: Your Brains
  12. I Crush Everything (Live in Portland)
  13. Want You Gone (Live in Toronto)
  14. Still Alive (Live in Toronto)

The Complete Jonathan Coulton Recordings, Season One[edit]

(released July 19, 2012)

Tracks and Downloads available at NPR.org, yet to be physically released

  1. Furry Old Lobster
  2. The Geek Jock Convergence Is The End Of The World (Shortened to "The Geek Jock Convergence" in the song list)
  3. She Works Hard For The Money (Donna Summer cover)
  4. Mr. Fancy Pants
  5. Good Morning Tucson
  6. Millionaire Girlfriend
  7. Big Bad World One
  8. Betty and Me
  9. Skullcrusher Mountain
  10. I Dream of Jeannie Theme Song
  11. Mandelbrot Set
  12. Washy Ad Jeffy
  13. Ikea
  14. That Spells DNA
  15. The Presidents
  16. Dance, Soterios Johnson, Dance
  17. Nemeses
  18. Je Suis Rick Springfield
  19. Shop Vac
  20. I Lost On Jeopardy (Weird Al cover)
  21. I'm Your Moon
  22. Re: Your Brains
  23. I Feel Fantastic
  24. Baby Got Back

(These are random songs played at the end of Ask Me Another, usually shortened to less than a minute and a half, the longest on this compilation being Washy Ad Jeffy at 1:38)

New Folder[edit]

(released 2012)

  1. Redshirt
  2. Code Monkey (Slashdot version)
  3. You Wouldn't Know (From Lego Dimensions Portal 2 Level Pack)
  4. Villainy Affiliated LLC: Corporate Anthem

Lost + Found[edit]

(released 2010)

  1. You Oughta Know (Originally recorded by Alanis Morissette)
  2. Code Monkey (PG)
  3. Mandelbrot Set (PG)
  4. The Princess Who Saved Herself

Best. Concert. Ever.[edit]

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Best. Concert. Ever

(released May 12, 2009)

  1. The Future Soon
  2. Ikea
  3. Shop Vac
  4. I'm Your Moon
  5. Baby Got Back
  6. Kenesaw Mountain Landis
  7. Chiron Beta Prime
  8. Tom Cruise Crazy
  9. Code Monkey
  10. Creepy Doll
  11. Still Alive
  12. Mr. Fancy Pants
  13. I Crush Everything
  14. Skullcrusher Mountain
  15. Mandelbrot Set
  16. You Ruined Everything
  17. Re: Your Brains
  18. A Talk with George
  19. I Feel Fantastic
  20. First of May

The Aftermath[edit]

(released 2009)

  1. Octopus
  2. Re Vos Cerveaux
  3. My Beige Bear
  4. Lady Aberlin's Muumuu
  5. Washy Ad Jeffy
  6. Monkey Shines *
  7. Big Dick Farts a Polka *
  8. Space Doggity *
  9. Always the Moon *
  10. Blue Sunny Day

(* Indicates these tracks were originally from the Masters of Song Fu collection, but are also added to The Aftermath.)

JoCo Looks Back[edit]

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JoCo Looks Back

(released October 22, 2008)

  1. Code Monkey
  2. Ikea
  3. I Feel Fantastic
  4. Mandelbrot Set
  5. Tom Cruise Crazy
  6. Shop Vac
  7. Chiron Beta Prime
  8. I'm Your Moon
  9. My Monkey
  10. Skullcrusher Mountain
  11. I Crush Everything
  12. When You Go
  13. A Talk With George
  14. You Ruined Everything
  15. Creepy Doll
  16. Mr. Fancy Pants
  17. Baby Got Back
  18. First of May
  19. Re: Your Brains
  20. The Future Soon

Songs from Ze Frank's "The Show"[edit]

(released 2007)

(all songs are Ze Frank covers)

  1. Fun Winter
  2. Giant Baby
  3. Hindsight
  4. Sandwich
  5. Stay the Same
  6. Ugly
  7. Walnuts
  8. Work this Thing

Other Experiments[edit]

(released 2005)

  1. Screwed (demo)
  2. Bills, Bills, Bills (Destiny's Child cover)
  3. A Laptop Like You (demo)
  4. Bacteria
  5. Brookline (demo)
  6. Dance, Soterios Johnson, Dance (demo)
  7. Beds Hurt My Booty
  8. I Crush Everything (demo)
  9. Skullcrusher Mountain (demo)
  10. The Future Soon (demo)
  11. Gambler's Prayer (demo)
  12. Mandelbrot Set (demo)
  13. Camp Bachelor Alma Mater

Live Cover Versions[edit]

Miscellanea[edit]