Saturday, April 13, 2013

tennessee #4

what it is: tennessee #4
where i found it: south of the mason dixon

One toxic and wonderful by product of visiting Nashville is that I discovered the country era of Jerry Lee Lewis' career, which had eluded me to date despite my obsession with his early material. Here's a youtube mix with a number of highlights. You have to be in a certain head space to appreciate this stuff and I'm not sure how to help you get there. I might describe it as a cross between sincerity, mischief, painful heartbreak and being possessed by evil forces. Good luck.