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This song is about a one night stand, but it was commonly misinterpreted as a nostalgic song signifying the end of something special. As a result, it was was often played at school graduation ceremonies.
Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
Gary Louris of The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.