Legendary Athens band The B-52s put a rockabilly spin on Billy Joe Shaver’s country downer of a theme song for this week’s episode of “Squidbillies,” airing Sunday at 11:30 p.m. on Cartoon Network.
For the uninitiated, “Squidbillies” follows a family of, yes, hillbilly squid led by paterfamilias Early Cuyler and their shotgun-and-party-liquor-fueled shenanigans in a thinly disguised version of Douglas County, GA.
Here’s the upcoming episode’s title sequence:
And a very brief behind-the-scenes video:
This isn’t the show’s only Athens connection: The late Larry Munson, Drive-By Truckers and Widespread Panic have also appeared.
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