Lee Majors Come Again

Album: Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. Two (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This hardcore punk-esque single from Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. Two deals with the career of Lee Majors, who was the star of cult '70s TV series Six Million Dollar Man. Majors played Colonel Steve Austin, an ex-astronaut with bionic limbs.
  • The track's first appearance in media was on the 2009 game DJ Hero, where it was paired with Daft Punk's "Da Funk."
  • The lyric, "I seen your grandpa in apple bottom jeans" refers to a women's fashion and lifestyle brand launched by recording artist Nelly in 2003. Other pop culture references rapped on this song include New York's 1980 hardcore bar A7 and the "Kung-Fu grip," a hand design alteration on GI Joe dolls, which allowed its fingers to grip objects in a more lifelike fashion.
  • Did you know Lee Majors once inspired a hit record? Back in the early '70s, songwriter Jim Weatherly was a good friend of Majors, who had just started dating Farrah Fawcett. One day he called the actor and Fawcett answered the phone. She explained she was getting ready to take the midnight plane to Houston to visit her folks. Inspired, Weatherly penned the song "Midnight Train To Georgia," using Majors and Fawcett as characters.

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