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… driving to work today I’m listening to a great recording of Billy Bragg playing at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville on April 17th… Billy tells a story about an imaginary Newport Folk Festival performance in 1959 where Buddy Holly and Woody Guthrie team up to perform “My Flying Saucer”, an electric “supersonic boogie”… at the end of the song I notice the personalized license plate of the little red Saturn car that I had been following, it reads “MY UFO”…

here’s a clip of the same story/song as performed in Chicago April 13th:




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