How many other people hearing “Jenny” and “song” immediately thought “8675309”?
For the sake of the narrator of the Tommy Tutone song I hope that the Jenny he wants to call isn’t the same one from the Mountain Goats song
For pretty much anyone Gen X or older, that’s 100%…
The Mountain Goats’ song has long since driven Tommy Tutone out of my Gen-X head. All hail West Texas!
Not sure why Jenny is now from Thebes, but Darnielle knows his Classics. The album cover shows the shield of Polynices as described in the Greek tragedian Aeschylus’ play “Seven Against Thebes,” about the war fought between the sons of Oedipus, Polynices and Eteocles, to control Thebes. The Greek on the album cover says “I will bring this man back and he will have his city and move freely in his father’s halls." The t-shirt has the image from the album but not the Greek.
why hello, fellow mountain goats fan!
ALL HAIL WEST TEXAS, indeed!
The utility of that number is that if you’re in a grocery store and don’t have their loyalty card, the local area code followed by 8675309 often works as “your” phone number.
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