December 13, 2012
David Allan Coe is misunderstood by many; though his shifting musical personas are partially liable. At the every least, he's much more complex, talented and deep than one hit and a brilliant cover would suggest. Many write about a life of hardship, turmoil and resilience. So to speak, he's the real deal. His work is life's ups and downs, sin and piety, life really lived, good AND evil. Here's a killer cut from 1974 about rising when the blows bring you down.