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Thursday, December 18, 2014

'Christmas Time in Washington'

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.


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