OK, it’s 41 years ago and I’m being lazy, reblogging myself. BUT… it is a great song.
“It’s often said that life is strange, oh yes, but compared to what?”
. . . a line that Steve Forbert has gotten a lot of mileage from.
A song about friends, being young, wild and carefree.
A song about going home.
Elissa, Steve & I in Charlotte, NC, September 2014. What a special night that was.
A song about this week, forty years ago.
Note: If you are so inclined, Steve could use our prayers as he is going through what appears to be a serious medical challenge.
January 23-30, 1978
Plane comes down on the old runway, home again for a week I’ll stay
Hanging out like I used to do, hope to find some old friends I knew
Hear the news in the honky tonk, who got married, yes, and who split up
Drinking beer while the jukebox plays, brand new songs for brand new…
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