Incident at Conklin Creek

Album: The Fitzgerald (2005)
  • Richmond Fontaine songwriter Willy Vlautin told Uncut magazine the background to this song: "My mom's boyfriend and I go camping a lot out in Nevada, in the desert, and we look around old mines and I remember seeing a pair of women's underwear and a shoe at the foot of this mine. We were fifty miles from any resemblance of a town. It took us a half hour on foot to get to this old mine. What the hell were a pair of women's underwear and a single shoe doing there?"

    "I stayed awake all that night and worried about it. I could see these horrible scenarios in my mind and those sorta situations always haunt me. That sorta darkness just worries me and eats at me. Cause anyone could end up there. Even you or your mom's boyfriend." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    DeeTheWriter - Saint Petersburg, Russia Federation

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