The Simpsons Similar Artists

"Weird Al" Yankovic - 42% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Monty Python - 39% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Soundtracks Spoken Word
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Spinal Tap - 39% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Adam Sandler - 33% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy
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Tom Lehrer - 33% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Andrew Lehrer, 9 April 1928, New York City, New York, USA. Lehrer was a song satirist who also recorded a number of albums during the 50s and 60s. Having graduated from Harvard University, Lehrer then taught mathematics there. Having trained on piano, he began to perform song satires of his own for colleagues at the college. They enjoyed his songs, so Lehrer recorded Read more

The Muppets - 31% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Allan Sherman - 26% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Allan Copelon, 30 November 1924, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 21 November 1973, Los Angeles, California, USA. Allan Sherman enjoyed a lucrative career during the 60s with his self-penned parodies of popular and folk songs. After his parents’ 1930 divorce, Sherman lived with his mother and attended 21 different schools in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Miami. After att Read more

Bob Rivers - 20% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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Denis Leary - 17% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
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William Shatner - 16% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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While it’s tempting to dismiss the musical ramblings of William Shatner as mere novelty, as with the self-deprecating man himself, the true nature of Shatner’s recordings is darker, more complex. While it’s hard to take his Captain Kirk-era album THE TRANSFORMED MAN, with all its pompous poetry and oddball psychedelics, too seriously, his 21st Century work with B Read more

Ray Stevens - 13% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Christian & Gospel Comedy Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Ray Ragsdale, 24 January 1939, Clarksdale, Georgia, USA. A prolific country pop writer and performer, Stevens’ novelty hits of the 70s and 80s illustrate the history of the fads and crazes of the era. He became a disc jockey on a local station at 15 and the following year recorded ‘Five More Steps’ on the Prep label. Stevens’ first nonsense song, & Read more

The Rutles - 12% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s
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The product of satirists Neil Innes (9 December 1944, Danbury, Essex, England) and Eric Idle (b. 29 March 1943, South Shields, Tyne And Wear, England), formerly of the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and the comedy team Monty Python’s Flying Circus respectively, the Rutles was an affectionate and perceptive parody of the Beatles’ career. The project is now rightly regarded, Read more

They Might Be Giants - 12% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Flansburgh (6 May 1960, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA) and John Linnell (b. 12 June 1959, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA) formed this New York, USA-based band in 1984 after an initial meeting in Massachusetts. The duo took the band’s name from a 1971 George C. Scott movie. Their original intention to recruit a full band was abandoned, but Linnell learned the accordion a Read more

Stephen Lynch - 11% match to The Simpsons

Genres: Comedy Comedy Pop / Rock
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