Oh my sweet Carolina…

May 28, 2014 | Hip tunage, Things I wish I'd written

Stuck here in this city, feels like things are closing in
Sunset’s just my light bulb burning out

…from one of the Top-5 Greatest Country Songs ever written, track number five from Heartbreaker, by Ryan Adams, who has never had a platinum record, though he did have a gold, aptly titled, and who for a brief moment was the greatest songwriter of the last century.

One of these days I’m going to write a novel about Emmylou Harris signing up for this album because she’d fallen in love with Adams, believing him to be the reincarnation of Gram Parsons.

Ryan Adams' James Dean Lean as he waits for the bus