Music Monday: Luckenbach, Texas by Waylon Jennings

Looking for something patriotic in anticipation of the Fourth? It doesn’t get more patriotic than a lawn mower parade on the Fourth of July.

Hillbilly Highways

After a couple heavy music posts, talking about my dad and my sister, let’s go with something a little lighter.  But not too light, because it is almost the Fourth of the July, and that means it is time to double the ‘Murica, fuck yea!

Thankfully, country music has never lacked for patriotic verve.  [/scribbles note to address a certain controversy around patriotism involving artists with the initials D.C. and T.K.]  So I have a lot of grist for my patriotic mill.  But, while it may not be overtly patriotic, there is only one country song intimately related to an annual tradition of lawn mower parade on the Fourth of July.

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About H.P.

Blogs on books at Every Day Should Be Tuesday (speculative fiction) and Hillbilly Highways (country noir and nonfiction).
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