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05/11/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Best Song Ever About State Capitals? (WATCH)

"Springfield Illinois, where they're all obsessed with Lincoln."

Ever have trouble remembering the state capitals? Can you name all 50?

Chicago Magazine's "Closer" Jeff Ruby learned the hard way the value of a catchy jingle, after losing a bet with a friend over who can name more of the capitals. Turns out his buddy knew the Animaniacs capital song.

Watch Ruby's new tune and teach it to your kids (or not):