Bein’ Green

Tim Byrd
8:00am (about an hour ago)

Start drinkin’ and fightin’. Dance like you’re stompin’ a swarm of bugs. Eat some cabbage. Write some genius poetry. Have freckles and a burn instead of a tan. Keep drinkin’. Wonder where the feckin’ snakes went.

In honor of St. Paddy’s today and the fact that I get to see Springsteen tomorrow (Bruce was nice enough to come to town expressly for my birthday)…

The Galway Girl (Song of the Week, 3/16/2011)

Just in time for St. Patty’s Day, radiant Irish accordionist Sharon Shannon joins Steve Earle on his great song “The Galway Girl…”