Album: Born on the Wrong Planet (1997)


  • One of the first String Cheese Incident songs, this band composition is a peculiar take on Johnny Cash clichés, complete with references to trains, his "man in black" persona, and his song "Ring Of Fire." It's all set to a very exaggerated rhythm that was typical of a Johnny Cash song.
  • The band first started playing this song in 1995, and included it on their 1997 debut album Born on the Wrong Planet. It quickly became a live favorite and staple of their setlists.
  • In our 2014 interview with SCI keyboard player Kyle Hollingsworth, he said of this song: "It is awesome, because I love the fact that it's a silly part of String Cheese, the fun part of String Cheese. Having fun to me is endearing, so I want to keep that."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Marvin GayeFact or Fiction

Did Marvin try out with the Detroit Lions? Did he fake crazy to get out of military service? And what about the cross-dressing?

Butch VigSongwriter Interviews

The Garbage drummer/songwriter produced the Nirvana album Nevermind, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish and Siamese Dream.

90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.

N.W.A vs. the WorldSong Writing

How the American gangsta rappers made history by getting banned in the UK.

George HarrisonFact or Fiction

Did Eric Clapton really steal George's wife? What's the George Harrison-Monty Python connection? Set the record straight with our Fact or Fiction quiz.

The Girl in That SongFact or Fiction

Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?