If you happened to hear a dance beat-accompanied, distinctive Southern twang yelling “Who threw that ham at me?!” blasting through a car window on North Highland Avenue late Sunday night, it could only mean one thing.
The B-52’s frontman Fred Schneider is back in town.
On Sunday night, after dinner with friends at Sotto Sotto, the vocalist opted to world premiere his brand-new single ”Who Threw That Ham at Me?” with his side group, The Superions. The song’s kooky lyrics pay homage to a particular urban legend involving a canned ham, a grocery store, an overcoat and an ill-fated shoplifting attempt.
Joked Schneider: “It’s destined to become a holiday hit!”
Buzz was treated to an advance spin of the track while Schneider was in-studio Monday to co-host “Radio Free Lunch” with Mara Davis at Dave FM. The pop star is in town to DJ at the VIP post-party at Monday night’s annual Jeffrey Kalinsky’s Fashion Cares soiree.
Off air, Davis asked Schneider how he comes up