Saturday, December 26, 2009
That Popular Feeling
You arrived as I was leaving
You were filled with that popular feeling
I could tell by the walk
I have heard about the walk
Like the Invisible Man directing traffic
I'd be ineffective no matter how enthusiastic
"It Is What It Is"
I post the lyrics in the hope it will drive folks to access the songs and consider the life. He left us yesterday in Athens, Georgia under a rising tide of over $70,000 in medical bills. He's one for the ages. I'm reminded that we'd all do well to celebrate, champion, and lift up the voices of the geniuses we're given to discern while they're still with us.
Kristin Hersh remembers him here.
Some especially good conversations with the man are here and here.