New Music Friday: Guy by Steve Earle

The very first artist featured for Music Monday was Steve Earle.  How could I resist when he wrote a song called Hillbilly Highway?

Out today: Guy by Steve Earle.  Earle has recorded an album of Guy Clark songs as a tribute to his mentor.

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Music Monday: Choctaw Bingo by James McMurtry

We took no-angel (our daughter’s nom de gerber) down to Texas over Christmas to see my wife’s family.  It was her first time on a plane.  The first flight was a quick hop affair, but that didn’t stop it from being the longest flight of our life as no-angel threw up on us over and over.  And over.  And over again.  Those poor people behind us, and their poor bags.  At some point you would think we would have learned our lesson about saying “at least she doesn’t have anything left in her.”

We should have give her some Benadryl.

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Music Monday: Merry Christmas From the Family by Robert Earl Keen

Given the amount of snow we’re getting dumped on us right now, I probably should have finished putting the Christmas lights up already.  But everybody knows that the Christmas season officially begins after Thanksgiving.  Everybody except the local Christmas stations, at least.  There is only one song, though, that truly embodies the Christmas spirit: Merry Christmas From the Family by Robert Earl Keen.

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