Album: Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (1998)

Songfacts®:

  • This was written in the car while Williams was driving to Fayetteville, Arkansas to visit her parents.
  • Williams says she frequently writes songs while driving in the car and this is why she prefers cars to airplanes.

Comments: 2

  • Dennis from Chicagoland Burrows, IlKyle, I think that you are wrong. I am largely a fan of alterna-rock/psychadellic rock, but Lucinda's real. I dont like any country at all, but Lucinda's music is just good music, plain and simple.
  • Justin from Austin, TxWe had an amazing dinner one night in Slidell (LA).
    That was before Katrina. I don't know whether that
    restaurant is there anymore.
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