So you regret giving that up.
I got it back.
I’m back. I went down to Memphis and I used the original guys that
worked at Stax. The spirit of that blues movement is what I tried to
capture. A song like “Down Don’t Bother Me”—”I’ve been down so long,
down don’t bother me”—that’s what people are feeling. But you’re gonna
get back up again here, come on, come on.
The age of Obama, right?
Obama’s not steppin’ up or they’re not lettin’ him, but this stuff in
the Gulf, this is where government should step in. They sold every part
and parcel of us to some freakin’ corporation for the money. Things are
fucked up, but they could change, and we could do it.
So Ally McBeal was a really horrible show in a lot of ways, but there was one episode where she talked about having a soundtrack, a song that would sort of provide the background for your good moods and put you into one when you weren’t, and this was mine:
Hey, I’m a child of the 80s, sue me.