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This song is a celebration of the remarkable musicianship of Nashville, Tennessee guitar pickers who have been "Playin' since they's babies." John Sebastian held for the Nashville musicians in very high esteem. (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England)
The lyrics refer to the Sun Records company. While Sun was best known for first recording Elvis Presley, it also released songs by Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison. (thanks, Ed - Cincinnati, OH)
Mark Arm of Mudhoney
When he was asked to write a song for the Singles
soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.
Annie Haslam of Renaissance
The 5-octave voice of the classical rock band Renaissance, Annie is big on creative expression. In this talk, she covers Roy Wood, the history of the band, and where all the money went in the '70s.