But Compared To What?

OK, it’s 41 years ago and I’m being lazy, reblogging myself. BUT… it is a great song.

Mitigating Chaos

“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.

image-20 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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About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Charleston,, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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