AUK’s Chain Gang: Otis Gibbs “The Town That Killed Kennedy”

Following on from last week’s selection of ‘Dallas’ by the wonderful Caitlin Rose, I’ve gone with that Texas location link and have chosen ‘The Town That Killed Kennedy’ by Otis Gibbs. The song is taken from his 2010 album ‘Joe Hill’ Ashes’ and is about riding a Greyhound bus. As the album title indicates, Otis Gibbs is a political songwriter (he has supported Billy Bragg in the past), but he also writes great songs of everyday life and personal experiences. If you are not familiar with him already, do check him out.

Author: Clint West

From buying my first record aged 10 and attending my first gig at 14, music has been a lifelong obsession. A proud native of Suffolk, I have lived in and around Manchester for the best part of 30 years. My idea of a perfect day would be a new record arriving in the post in the morning, watching Ipswich Town win in the afternoon followed by a gig and a pint with my mates at night,

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