“Mess Around,” “Lonely Avenue,” “Hallelujah I Love Her So,” and “What’d I Say” were epochal records, new species of life, but their favorite, and the first LP they saved up the money to buy, was 1958’s .
The state and the country will be poorer for your absence from the senate, but there are many other platforms, and many people who will want to hear what you have to say.But two state legislators in Minnesota, one Democratic and one Republican, had just been forced to resign, making the issue overwhelming at home (I was in Minnesota as the scandal unfolded, watching Franken’s resignation speech in the airport on my way home to California).I agree with Lucien Truscott IV [link] that this is a Democratic circular firing squad. You may continue to submit questions, but no new entries will be posted until early or mid-January. -SWIn which readers ask Greil Marcus questions and he answers them.Thanks to everyone who participated, and to Greil for keeping the conversation(s) rolling. To submit your own question, email [email protected], and use the subject line, “Ask Greil.” (Alternatively, you can use the submission form at the bottom of this page.) 12/12/17 What do you make of Al Franken’s intention to resign? – Terry Given that he was abandoned and denounced by his own party, with at least 35 fellow Democratic senators in effect refusing to work with him, he was effectively forced out.Since English is not my main language some lyrics are even more difficult to grab. Isn’t this one of the great joys of rock music that even “simple” lyrics may be rather difficult to understand?