Food Songs

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