Tunesday: Lydia Loveless

Lydia Loveless–what a voice.  Classic, yet transcendent.

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About JunkChuck

Native, Militant Westsylvanian (the first last best place), laborer, gardener, and literary hobbyist (if by literary you mean "hack"). I've had a bunch of different blogs, probably four, due to a recurring compulsion to start over. This incarnation owes to a desire to dredge up the best entries of the worst little book of hand-scrawled poems I could ever dream of writing, salvageable excerpts from fiction both in progress and long-abandoned. and a smattering of whatever the hell seems to fit at any particular moment. At first blush, I was here just to focus on old, terrible verse, but I reserve the right to include...anything. Maybe everything, certainly my love of pulp novels growing garlic, the Pittsburgh Steelers and howling at the moon--both figuratively and, on rare occasions, literally.
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4 Responses to Tunesday: Lydia Loveless

  1. Ben Naga says:

    I confess I love a vast range of music, but this hits the spot too. Thanks for the signpost. 🙂

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  2. Kate Loveton says:

    My taste in music is varied. My heart belongs to Ol’ Blue Eyes and the blues singers like Billie (and the still lamented Janis Joplin), but I love me some country, too – especially THIS sort of country. She has a great voice. Good stuff.

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  3. Don says:

    Thanks for introducing me to Miss Loveless. Of course I immediately fired up youutube for more. Here’s another version, just her and the standup bass down by the river in Austin.

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  4. JunkChuck says:

    Don, I missed that one–it’s fantastic. Kate–my affection of country music sort of snuck up on me. I was all punk rock and attitude when I was younger, and disliked country because it was my dad’s music. Now, I’m a sucker for the simplicity of it though I can’t stand mainstream pop country.

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