JON DURHAM - Roots and Wings (2008), Half Fast Music
I was so pleased to find this in my mailbox one day. The cover art and the song titles are so pretty. Inside are words of wisdom – “Remember your roots and use your wings”, “Wings can unfold at a moment’s notice.”
In the first song, Jon revisits the small town he remembers. It’s true, man. I grew up that way, too.
“Courtesy” follows and brushes up against a question that’s been on my mind lately - Are we growing more patient because so many things take so much longer due to the lack of courtesy, customer service, thoughtfulness and general efficiency in our day to day activities? Or, is it just driving us crazier? (more…)