Johnnie Allan finds his swamp-pop promised land amongst gold rushes, klieg lights and an expertly crafted cuba libre. A Louisiana kid inspired by music, seeking the big time. He's looking to where the sun sets for his star to rise.
Ive never heard this version. Always loved the tune. Its kinda like Statesboro Blues in that it's impossible to not feel good when you listen to it.
Amazing how those CDs can transform your life. I was recently talking (in the comments of another Substack) about how I found Nick Drake through an NME cover CD.