Tuesday, December 01, 2009

TK #88: Drive-By Truckers – Southern Rock Opera (2001)

The album that put these clear-eyed Southern boys on the map, it’s a ferocious and lucid reflection on the complicated heritage handed down to thoughtful men born beneath the Mason-Dixon Line. And by the end of “The Three Great Alabama Icons,” you’ll realize that Bear Bryant, George Wallace and Ronnie VanZant had more in common than you could previously have imagined.

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