"This beautiful image took me to another place. A land of Saturday afternoon movies, of subways and sleet cold. As a kid, I knew one day I'd better go and check out subways and sleet cold...it would do me good. Leave that small town behind and find this other world before it got too small and started to look and act the same... it would be time to hit the road, leave my kansas ...with a sparkle in my eye, and my dancing shoes on... and singing like some crazed old bastard.."
When Stuart asked Charles if he could supply a bio for this program, this is what he received.
jesus...how about this...
Charles Jenkins writes songs. Other guys dig ditches, climb mountains, rope
cattle, send business to the wall...it's all the same.