Archive for September, 2007
So for a while now the Professor and me have been saying things like “’Gypsy Biker’ is your favorite song” to each other, because we’ve been dreading what it might sound like (“Probable line fragment: ‘chasing that caravan through the night‘”). PrettyFaker KD defended the song, saying it was “actually the best song on the album and, to these ears, the best thing he’s done in more than twenty years.”
Last Friday night Jason Isbell blistered through his new record here in Jackson.
With Saturday’s last-minute victory over Arkansas, I finally believe that Alabama is “real.” After years of wandering, we’re on the cusp of walking back into the holy land. And lo, there shall be SEC championships, and possibly large rings encrusted with diamonds, and bragging rights that do not involve caveats like “in the seventies.”