Musings on the Most Ridiculous Band I Can't Stop Listening To

Dead Songs With “Big” In The Title, Ranked

  1. BIG RIVER It’s a about a lady, but it’s also about a river. Or maybe Bobby’s just cutting out the middle-lady and straight-up river-fucking. That’s the good kind of lyrical ambiguity.
  2. BIG RAILROAD BLUES They didn’t play it a ton, which–according to a certain subspecies of Deadhead–makes the song inherently groovy. I will not call them liars!
  3. BIG BEAUREGARD’S BEEF Played only once on 9/24/68 and thankfully not recorded or even remembered all that well by anyone in attendance, BBB was about a fellow named Beau and his gargantuan meat. Blot out the sun, Big Beau’s steak-shaft would. Hog city down there.
  4. BIG BOSS MAN This should probably be where Big Railroad Blues is, but I don’t have the energy to fix it. Use your imagination.


  1. Tor Haxson

    Big Boss Man is horrible..

    There I said it..

  2. JES

    #3 clearly inspired by this . . .

    I blame Bobby.

  3. Luther Von Baconson

    Don & Dewey?

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