Jerry Reed Gives Us The Bird

So the other day I discovered that my wife Jane, the country music fan in the family, had nevertheless never heard Jerry Reed's song "The Bird"; and it occurred to me that you might not have either. While sitting in a bar, a fellow meets a guy with a bird that sings like Willie Nelson...and it goes on from there. Here it is, with Reed's trademark guitar fireworks and goofy lyrics. Even if you're not a country fan, you ought to give it a listen. … [Read more...]

Woof Guide to Popular Music: Amos Moses

A little story about a man, a plan, and a swamp full of alligators, in honor of my recent trip to New Orleans for the 20th Tcl/Tk Conference. As Jerry Reed tells us, you can sure get lost in the Lousiana bayou! … [Read more...]