I Don't Care

Album: Charleston, SC 1966 (2010)


  • Rucker told The Boot about this collaboration with Brad Paisley: "It was awesome. He was part of the band. He's one of those guys that gets it. He gets what he's done, who he is."
  • The song was originally titled "Don't Know, Don't Care."
  • Rucker told The Boot: "It's funny, it's about two guys out on spring break having a good time."
  • Rucker expanded on the song to The Boot: "It's written from the perspective of two buddies taking time off from working, hanging out in Daytona or Panama City or something like that, having a good time. It's very funny."


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