Oct 28, 2019

Billy's Books 26: Wichita Lineman

Here is a whole book dedicated to one song,"Wichita Lineman": its history, and all the players involved. It's definitely good reading for a songwriter. I don't know if it's good for any ol' music fan, but my guess is yes.

"What makes a record sound good in a car? It's not going to be a hit if it doesn't sound good in a car."
Jimmy Webb


The book review has the song starting halfway through. With hesitation, I offer the imperfect performance here in its entirety.