Tag Archives: Ricky Lee Jones

Well, he tried to be Standard

He tried to be Mobil/He tried living in a world/And in a Shell Gas Station, Hopper, 1940 (I don’t just throw this thing together you know)

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It’s a small category

the plaintive love song with the metaphoric allusion to petrol stations and cars. And good live performances by Ricky Lee Jones are probably a smaller category than that. It will help if you know the original recorded version from the … Continue reading

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