Jimmy Fallon has a recurring segment called “Do Not Play List”. As he explains, the segment highlights “real songs by real bands who [he] think[s] You should avoid. “Fallon highlighted five titles in his latest installment, including” Old Man on the Bridge, “the title track from King Kong’s 1991 debut, as Pitchfork employee Marc Masters points out. Contrary to the guiding principle of the segment, Fallon and the roots seemed to be contrary to the principle behind the segment Enjoying “Old Man on the Bridge” with Fallon dancing and saying, “This one grows on me. It’s kind of a jam.” Watch the following segment. The King Kong song will be introduced around the 5:41 mark.
Slint’s original bassist Ethan Buckler formed King Kong in 1989. King Kong’s first single, Movie Star, featured Buckler’s former Slint bandmates David Pajo, Britt Walford and Brian McMahan. Pajo and McMahan later contributed to Old Man on the Bridge.