12. The Be Sharps: “Baby On Board” (seen on The Simpsons, 1989-)
The Simpsons did their own take on the Beatles story, and even got George Harrison (as well as David Crosby) in on the act! Back in the mid-80s, Homer, Principal Skinner, Barney Gumbel and Apu released a barbershop quartet record that launched them into the music stratosphere, before they were dragged back down to Earth by ego and infighting. Despite their acrimonious breakup, the reunited one more time on the roof of Moe’s bar.
11. Dethklok: “I Ejaculate Fire” (seen on Metalocalypse, 2006-)
In case the title didn’t give it away, these guys aren’t messing around. This Adult Swim band’s album Dethalbum III jumped off the small screen and into Number 10 on the Billboard 200 Charts, apparently giving it the distinction of the highest charting death metal record!
10. The Archies: “Sugar Sugar” (seen on The Archie Show, 1969)
The original cartoon cut, session guys Andy Kim and Jeff Barry penned this sweet sweet song that went to Number One for four weeks in 1969. We’re pretty sure that’s a cartoon first!