LOST IN THE NOISE

February 4 — EIGHT’R FROM DECATUR, Bob Wills (1967)

imageA handful of my parents’ old albums help define my childhood — Johnny Cash’s “I Walk the Line,” Charley Pride’s “Live at Panther Hall,” Elvis Presley’s “The Memphis Record” — and this one.

Of all Bob Wills’ recordings, this is my favorite. It’s hard to beat the exuberance of these songs; you can feel Wills’ joy, jumping through the speakers. This was our dinner music tonight at home, almost a sure-fire way to get Luke grooving. The Florence family tradition continues.

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