gossamersixteen To be fair, when I was a kid, I would eat the HELL out of dolmades, Mom would get me the tins of them at Antones, and I would scarf them down like they were fast food.
Not that my feelings have changed about them since, but just sayin' that the cuisine ain't necessarily the issue.
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reggae"OH SHIT I HAD THAT SINGLE and yeah, I've blacked it out firmly enough that I would be glad to agree that it was atrocious.
(Also : I want to hear him do his version of "Veronica".
I was at the Police/UB40 show in 1983 for the Synchronicity tour, and also Peter Gabriel on the Secret World tour in 1993. And approximately eleventy-zillion "Holiday on Ice/Ice Capades/Disney on Ice/Sesame Street on Ice" shows in the late '70s. I don't think those are quite in the same league...
I was panicky as hell that I'd see the abyss staring back at me after reading this one, but I actually came out okay - even as a dyed-in-the-wool G1 Transformers fan, I'm not That Jerkwad who shouts that the most recent incarnation (whatever that might be, starting with the second wave of toys...
Also worth noting : the Reign was still cruising at that point, with their LP "Bled Roses" coming out that year. (And if anyone has a good listenable copy of their "Lonesome Coyote" cassette, please, please PLEASE let me know. I would LOVE to finally get a hold of that again.)