I first came across Lucinda Williams in the early-mid 1990s, the years when I was falling in love for the first time, just getting out on my own in the world, and finding emotion in everything. Lucinda Williams finds the raw emotion behind the simple things in everyday life...
I've been listening to ESSENCE every day for a month now and I can't seem to get enough. My iTunes now contains every song she's ever released. What an incredible singer/ songwriter she is. I've been googling her lyrics. This gal is good. Seriously, seriously good.
I'm not a country music kinda girl. I'm not sure she qualifies as country. But anyway she's fantastic. Great tunes. Great lyrics. I saw her name in your list of stories and immediately started humming "Big Red Sun blues."
"I Lost It" from the album "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road" is getting heavy play in my home. car and office. Here's the lyrics:
think I lost it
Let me know if you come across it
Let me know if I let it fall
Along a back road...