The skewed perspective of a conservative Catholic employee-side employment lawyer living in the most exciting city in the Milky Way, Las Vegas, Nevada USA, who listens to a lot of really strange music and who, for some reason, lives and dies St. Louis Cardinal baseball

4/27/2005

I'm not going to South Padre Island, Texas

Texas, down in Texas
Now I'm reelin' in the drunken sun
I jumped in the back of a Cadillac
I guess I'm a lucky son of a gun
Orange Juice, "The Day I Went Down to Texas," Texas Fever (1984).

No reelin' in the drunken sun on South Padre Island for me in Year 45.

And, while I'm at it, why don't I declare Orange Juice's sublime "The Day I Went Down to Texas," a wonderful bit of two-steppin' rockabilly sung in the resonant soulful voice of Edwyn Collins, off the six-track Texas Fever EP, the song o' the day? Let's!
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