Food Songs

Title Average Rating Media
5 Little Hot Dogs
Video
Animal Crackers
Video
Apple Harvest
Video
Apple Tree
Video
Apples
Video
Apples and Bananas
Video
Apples and Oranges
Video
Are You Hungry?
Video
Bake a Cake
Video
Banana Song
Video
Banana Splits Song
Video
BBQ Song
Video
Beans
Video
Blow Wind Blow
Video
Camp Spaghetti
Video
Chocolate
Video
Coffee And Tea
Video
Counting Bananas
Video
Cut the Carrot
Video
Dinner Table Rhymes
Video
Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream?
Video
Doughnut Song
Video
Eat Your Bread
Video
Five Crispy Pancakes
Video
Five Fat Sausages
Video
Five Little Peas
Video
Found a Peanut
Video
Found A Peanut Parody
Video
Ginger
Video
Gingerbread Man
Video
Goober Peas
Video
Gravy And Potatoes In A Good Brown Pot
Video
Great Green Gobs
Video
Green Cheese
Video
Green Peas And Mutton Pies
Video
Hot Cross Buns
Video
I Am Thirsty
Video
I Like Bananas
Video
I Love Sweets   Newly Added
Video
I Want Stew   Newly Added
Video
I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
Video
Ice Cream
Video
Ice Cream Song
Video
IceCream Song
Video
If You Like Apples
Video
Jack Sprat
Video
Jelly On A Plate
Video
Jelly on My Head
Video
King Boggen
Video
Lazy Mary Will You Get Up?
Video
Let's Make a Pizza
Video
Let's Make Cookies for Santa Claus   Newly Added
Video
Let's Make Some Pizza   Top Rated
Video
Little Jack Horner
Video
Macoroni and Cheese
Video
Maiden In The Moor Lay
Video
McDonald's
Video
Muffin Man
Video
No Bananas in the Sky
Video
Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow
Video
Octopus Song
Video
Old Mother Hubbard
Video
On Top of Spaghetti
Video
One Pink Porpoise
Video
One Potato, Two Potato
Video
Open Close   Newly Added
Video
Overheard In The Corn-field
Video
Pancake Song
Video
Pat-a-cake Pat-a-cake
Video
Peanut Butter
Video
Peanut Butter Jelly
Video
Pease Porridge Hot
Video
Peppermint Patty
Video
Pippin Apple And Lady Apple
Video
Popcorn Man
Video
Popeye The Sailor Man
Video
Put The Lime In The Coconut
Video
Ravioli
Video
Scab Sandwich
Video
Snot Sandwiches
Video
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Video
Ten Fat Sausages
Video
The Banana Boat Song (Day-o)   Most Visited
Video
The Burglar Bold
Video
The Gingerbread Man
Video
The Peanut Butter Song
Video
The Pizza Song
Video
The Soup Song
Video
The Super-Supper March
Video
The Vomit Cheer
Video
Three Little Peanuts
Video
Turkey Bacon
Video
Two Little Apples
Video
We're Happy Little Vegemites
Video
Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?
Video
Who Took The Cookie?
Video
Witch is Stew
Video
Yummy Vegetables   Newly Added
Video

There are More Food Songs Out There Than You'd Think

They say that music is the food of love, but food is about more than just sustenance. Believe it or not there are many, many songs written about different types of food. Peaches, coconuts, apples and bananas have all been featured in song. Ham, eggs, steak and cake have also been heavily features in musical numbers. Since the nutritional education initiative seen across the world, more and more songs about food have cropped up; the songs are intended to teach children about the importance of healthy eating. Don’t be fooled, though, not all food songs are supposed to be all about education. In fact, there are many food songs that are just simple, fun and easy songs to learn for both kids and adult audiences.

Food Moves People

When searching for food songs, most people will be utterly surprised to see the number of songs written about or featuring food. The food songs available in the Food Songs library is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to songs written about or featuring food in them. There are literally thousands of songs that feature foods in some way, shape or form. So, why do people write about food so often? Simply put, people are moved by food. Aside from providing substance, food is also used as a gathering tactic. Food can quickly get a group of people together. The same can be said about songs about food. Food songs seem to unite people across all types of demographics and age groups. Even silly songs for kids will resonate with adults when they are about food, and vice versa. Adult-focused songs will still resonate with the young if it is about food.

Food Songs for Kids

Food songs for kids are the most common type of food songs. In fact, the majority of songs written about food are intended for children on some level. Many food songs for kids focus on teach simple lessons. The Ice Cream Song, for example, teaches counting and can be used to entertain on long trips. The Apples and Bananas song teaches the basics of phonics while allowing kids to be silly and feel entertained when other forms of entertainment are not available.

Food songs are commonly seen on children’s television shows. Mulligan Stew, a show that ran from 1972 through 1981, used a song called “The Four Food Groups” as their theme song. Sesame Street, The Muppet Babies, and many other educational programs have used food songs in some way. Hey Arnold!, a children’s cartoon that ran in the 1990s, for example, had an entire episode dedicated to the food groups, with characters singing about and dressed as fruits, vegetables and grains.

Food Songs Intended for Adults

While there are a lot of food songs that are directly intended for children audiences, there are also quite a few food songs that were originally cut and played for adult audiences. In fact, there have been several songs about foods that have made it to the top of popular charts. Peaches by The Presidents of the USA topped the charts in the 1990s with its catchy ditty about eating peaches in all sorts of different circumstances. Coconut, originally recorded by Harry Nilsson in 1971. The song has been covered many times over the years by many different artists. The songs meaning is unknown, but it was once performed by The Muppets, which goes to show how well these types of songs transcend across different age groups and demographics.

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