Songs to Salute the Chicken (aka Monument for the 308)

When we were told to have fun with the 24-foot chicken sculpture in DPL Central's Schlessman Hall (also known as Monument for the 308), the first thing I thought of after "chicken dance flash mob!" was "chicken playlist." I asked my colleague Andrew Wickins to take on this challenge, and you are in for a treat. He even discovered a Johnny Cash song which has become his new favorite! YouTube links provided.
 
The Chicken in Black - Johnny Cash 
 
The Chicken Dance song (AKA the Bird Song, the Birdie Song, the Chicken Song) - Werner Thomas (instrumental)
 
Chicken Soup with Rice - Carole King & Maurice Sendak
 
Crow Black Chicken - Ry Cooder 
 
Set My Chickens Free - Merle Haggard
 
 
Chicken - The Cramps
 
Chicken McNuggets - Goldfinger
 
 
 
And a bonus selection from Mikel!
 
Know Your Chicken - Cibo Matto
 
Want the lyrics? We have those too!
 
Written by Dodie on September 10, 2019

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Solid list! I'd add:

Back at the Chicken Shack - Jimmy Smith

Dixie Chicken - Little Feat

Chicken Strut - The Meters

I Know A Chicken - Laurie Berkner

Andrew on September 24, 2019

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Thanks! These are some great additions.

drbob on October 8, 2019

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'Chicken,
Gravy and Biscuits'
Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials

drbob on October 8, 2019

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Maybe not in the title; but, in the tasty refrain in:
'Danny's All Star Joint,' by Rickie Lee Jones...."chicken in the pot!"

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Thanks for the wonderful additions! Who knew the humble chicken was so inspirational?

I'll add the American banjo/fiddle tune, "Cluck Old Hen."

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