Today, we’re introducing another new sporadic feature around here called Hidden Track: At The Barbecue. This is a chance to get a little loose with the Dead Guy Ales, suck down a variety of tube steaks, and shoot the shit with the gang.
Basically, this is an opportunity for the various HT contributors to talk about the germane on goings in the music world or just chat about who likes what.
So, for this first barbecue, we thought we’d kick it off with a little icebreaker: What was your very first favorite song?
Big Papi: For somebody who grew up in the ’80s, a very first favorite song can easily be Eye of the Tiger or Jump. However, the choices are broad, so favorite song needs to be expanded to the first song that you memorized all the lyrics to, which in my case would be The Beastie Boys’ Paul Revere. Perhaps nothing rolled off the tongue of a pre-puberty fifth grader better than repeating the lines:
The sheriff’s after me for what I did to his daughter
I did it like this, I did it like that I did it with a wiffleball bat
So I’m on the run the cop’s got my gun
And right about now it’s time to have some fun
The King Adrock that is my name
And I know the fly spot where they got the champagne.
Read on to see what your favorite HT’ers got down to as young ‘ens…