Good To You

Album: Magpie and the Dandelion (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This tune finds The Avett Brothers examining their need to tour. They started writing the song in 2005 and completed it for their 2013 Magpie and the Dandelion album.
  • One of the downsides of touring is missing out on important events and here bass player Bob Crawford sings a verse which mentions being unable to attend a wedding. He told Rolling Stone: "Most guys on the road, whether you're a rock star or you're just traveling a lot for work, you're going to be in that situation. You have a wife or a girlfriend or a family, and you can't make it. You just can't make it."

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