Music Review

Third Rock from the Sun


Details Lead Performance: Joe Diffie; Genre: Country

A quintessential working class hero, Joe Diffie not only understands the blue-collar ethic from the inside out — he's also familiar with its humorous underbelly, as he shows on Third Rock from the Sun. For example, Diffie knows what it's like to go after his girlfriend's suitor — a drywall hanger named Shorty — with an air-powered nail gun. Eudora Welty, eat your heart out. A

Originally posted Jul 29, 1994 Published in issue #233 Jul 29, 1994 Order article reprints

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