Album: Untying the Not (2003)

Songfacts®:

  • Kyle Hollingsworth, the keyboard player in String Cheese Incident, wrote this song about the death of his father, describing the images and events around the time of his passing. Hollingsworth barely knew his dad, which made his death and funeral a bit surreal. "It's a very introspective song," he told us. "In the end, as hard as the concept is for me, I'm part of my dad, even though I didn't really know him. He wasn't part of my life."
  • Hollingsworth wrote this with Randi Michael, a Nashville-based songwriter and vocal coach who gave him ideas on how to structure the song and make it more coherent.

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