How Did I Miss... NKOTB's 'Dirty Dawg'?
In a way, I’m happy to know that I was 100 percent off New Kids on the Block by 1994. Looking at one of my high school yearbooks from a few years earlier, I was
horrified shocked to see how many people had wished me and Jordan Knight good luck in the future. But still, how is it that I have no recollection of their rather offensive, yet kinda catchy ode to a cheating girlfriend, “Dirty Dawg”? The video for which, according to Wikipedia, was “banned from MuchMusic due to its violent imagery against women. (An example being a night time scene of a woman being chased by an angry dog through a forest.)” Yeah, you’ll want to watch that below.
For lyrical highlights, let’s skip right to the chorus:
And then to the rap by Nice & Smooth, which I can’t be botheredto transcribe myself, so I’m pasting from a site that I hope isaccurate:
On a similar note, I’d also like to know how I blocked out what abad dancer my future brother-in-law Jonathan was, and how ridiculousDonnie was dropping to his knees during “This One’s For the Children.”Yeah, you’ll want to relive this classic medley awards show performance here.