Sing Me Back Home
In Sing Me Back Home, Dana Jennings muses on country songs from the golden era of 1950-70 between riffs about growing up amid actual cheatin’, drinkin’, and poverty.
A tune by Merle Haggard prompts Jennings to recall Grandpa’s explanation for why his outhouse had no door: ”When I’m doin’ my business, I like to look at nature.”
Solipsistic at times, but Jennings nails classic country’s poetic realism. A-