My summer of ’84 officially kicked off during the first listen to “Darlington Country.” And yeah, while we might have been more reserved on our road trips (nobody ended up in state trooper’s handcuffs), there was always plenty of music “blasting off the T-top.”
When I hear this now — the chiming guitars, the sha-la-la’s, Bruce calling out Clarence to let that sax roar…it’s hard to not let more than a little bit of that nostalgia take over. Let’s face it, age and adulthood have put a lot of distance between a responsibility-free romp down the highway and the ever-present now.
Up next: Working On The Highway
|Darlington Country – MP3||Born In The USA – MP3s||Born In The USA – CD|
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