I’m traveling this weekend, so I figured I better write a traveling song. I’m looking forward to getting away from NC and playing some golf. I’ve got a show to play but I’m more interested in the Iron Maiden show I’m gonna see Sunday night. But regardless, I will travel light like JJ Cale says, just a few clothes, guitars, golf clubs etc. Maybe not too light.
Monday again and back on the recycling boat. Of course I made the mistake of spending my whole weekend building my massive fence, so I’m starting the week sore; which is not a good thing. Oh well, at least today I managed to work, drive 130 miles, go to the library, return my mower and get a new one, practice for my golf tournament this weekend in Georgia, mow the grass (with my new cordless mower), write this song and the song for tomorrow (because I’ll be out of town) and hang out with my lovely wife and our pets (and watch the Lakers).
For some reason money is the subject for the second day in a row. Honestly, it’s not something that’s on my mind right now for the first time in my life. This must be how I’m exorcising those demons.
Something compelled me to go back and dig up this song and re-create it today. Part of this recording is something I recorded in the original Mealtime Brown studios in Athens, Georgia around 1998 or ’99. I don’t even know who the guys are that are playing the awesome banjo and upright bass. I went and found it, re-arranged it, added some funk, junk and rewrote the vocals. But I was sincerely trying to keep the original vibe we had cooking that day.