Just Because I Can

Album: Man From Another Time (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • On this acoustic piece Seasick Steve harks back to the freedom of riding the rails in his younger days. During his youth, Steve would travel long distances across the southern states of America by hopping freight trains, as he looked for work as a farm labourer or in other seasonal jobs, often living as a hobo.
  • Steve told Uncut magazine that the songs on Man From Another Time are drawn from his own memories and experiences. He explained: "I always do that. I'm not very good at writing just for fun. Normally, I pick up a guitar, play a few things, think I like the way something sounds, and I remember something. If that goes past three or four words, I'll go with it."

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