A song for Thursday

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Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Tod Kelly
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    I’m not sure that counts as a dork question, but rather a pretty good one.  Better than just saying, “I think your music is really awesome” over an over agin, which is what star-stuck me probably would have done.Report

  2. Avatar Koz
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    This reminds me of Glenn Frey meets the Kingston Trio (none of that is intended to be disparaging in case anyone wondered).

    In general, from say the middle 90s on, there was a lotta really really good alt-country stuff out there, but I can’t think of any of the acts that ever made it really big. I suspect that really was a case where the music, especially the poetic content, was too sophisticated to play for mass audiences.Report

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