Back On My Feet Again

Album: Good Old Boys (1974)

Songfacts®:

  • Speaking to Mojo in a 2017 interview, Randy Newman said this track, which concerns a patient in the mental hospital, whose sister absconds with a white millionaire wearing blackface is the one he's most proud of on Good Old Boys. "It's from-the-heart weird," he said. A white guy pretending to be black because people are after his money? Nuts. Southern nuts."

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  • Bill from UsYou mean he didn't steal the idea from a William Faulkner novel? !
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