Wednesday, February 15, 2006

"Rednecks & Bluenecks"

Interesting article via Cursor: Reason.com tries to sort out the political puzzle that is country music.

Merle Haggard, who has historically been a musical hero of right-wingers, also recently called Dubya one of "the top three assholes of all time," right next to Hitler and Nixon.

2 comments:

Matt Bors said...

I do love Merle Haggard, regardless of songs like 'Walkin' on the fightin' side of me'

No Mind said...

Indeed. Here's another article from Seattle Weekly on the dearth of war-related songs from either side. Makes me wish I had a little musical talent...