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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* The raging guitar solo on this track is played by [[Jonathan Coulton]]'s friend [[Darin Strauss]], award-winning author of the novel ''Chang and Eng'' and fellow member of [[Supergroup]].
 
* The raging guitar solo on this track is played by [[Jonathan Coulton]]'s friend [[Darin Strauss]], award-winning author of the novel ''Chang and Eng'' and fellow member of [[Supergroup]].
* This song was made at the suggestion of Coulton's friend Adam, who said Coulton should write a song about a guy who's de-evolving into an ape and whose wife is angry with him about it, and the guy tries to convince her to not be angry.  The lines "Keeping the thumb but I'm getting dumb" and ending it (inexplicably) with the line "I'm a coal miner's daughter" were Adam's ideas.
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* This song was made at the suggestion of Jonathan's friend Adam Strauss, who said he should write a song about a guy who's devolving into an ape, and the resulting argument with his wife about it.  The lines "Keeping the thumb but I'm getting dumb" and ending the song (inexplicably) with "[[wikipedia:Coal Miner's Daughter (song)|I'm a coal miner's daughter]]" were Adam's ideas.<ref>[[A Talk with JoCo, Part 2 (Undocumented Songs)]]</ref>
  
 
== Themes ==
 
== Themes ==
 
*[[Monkeys]]
 
*[[Monkeys]]
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== References ==
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De-Evolving
ReleaseSmoking Monkey
LengthLENGTH
Release date11-05-2003
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Trivia

  • The raging guitar solo on this track is played by Jonathan Coulton's friend Darin Strauss, award-winning author of the novel Chang and Eng and fellow member of Supergroup.
  • This song was made at the suggestion of Jonathan's friend Adam Strauss, who said he should write a song about a guy who's devolving into an ape, and the resulting argument with his wife about it. The lines "Keeping the thumb but I'm getting dumb" and ending the song (inexplicably) with "I'm a coal miner's daughter" were Adam's ideas.[1]

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References

Smoking Monkey
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