The sound of much country music these days is bland and monotonous. The lyrics often seem to be written with commercial use in mind as they concern products, such as “my beer,” “my truck,” and so on. I especially dislike the song “I Can Fix a Drink.” Here is a sample of the lyrics: (more…)
Tag: rural life
Inheritors of the Earth: Port, Plain, & Mountain in Western Culture
As men and women of the Right, we are searchers for Truth. We believe that by finding Truth and living by Truth, we might know Beauty, and we might know ourselves. Essence is our mission and with it, survival. And so this essay will try to surface and then sketch three fundamental “lifeways,” (more…)
Grandpa pissed his pants again,
He don’t give a damn.
Brother Billy has both guns drawn,
He ain’t been right since Viet Nam.
I’m going down to the Dewdrop Inn
See if I can’t drink enough.
There ain’t much to country livin’
Sweat, piss, jizz, and blood.
— Warren Zevon, “Play It All Night Long” (more…)