The Magic Kid

Album: Lovers and Leavers (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Hayes Carll wrote this song for his son Elijah, who was 9 years old at the time. "He's just super into magic," Hayes told us. "It's really special for me... you know, I don't do good writing about personal stuff."
  • The guitarist/songwriter Darrell Scott wrote this song with Carll. In collaborating with Scott, Carll found that he could write more personal songs, including "Willing To Love Again," which is about his wife.

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