Very early in his career, Steve Earle wrote a classic, one might say, traditional, Christmas song, "Nothing But A Child." Later, as he turned increasingly political, he penned something quite different, written as Bill Clinton, was facing 2nd term troubles and a terrible economy, hoping for "Four more years of things not getting worse." So "come back Woody Guthrie." Here's the before-and-after.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
'Christmas Time in Washington'
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