images from the Bright Eyes, ‘Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground’ album booklet
I hope you all have a fantastic Thanksgiving. I really think one of the best things you could do is feel grateful for what you have whether it’s just… I was thinking about that… There will be some point in some time we’re all gonna be lying somewhere, probably dying, and we’ll be thinking back on our lives and how we just pissed it all away and never took into any account the world or remembering how nice things were for at least a part of the time.
how Conor Oberst says “Happy Thanksgiving!” (Carnegie Hall, 11/21/12)
Bringing this back. Happy Thanksgiving!!
- Conor Oberst, in 5th grade at the time, at home playing guitar.
From left to right: Justin Oberst, 5, Conor Oberst, 3, and family friend Ramona Kanocke.
So in the ’90s there was this up-and-coming singer-songwriter who gained quite a following at an early age. His name was Conor. While dipping into our Oberst archive, we found that the
BABY CONOR PICS/14 Y/O CONOR INTERVIEWS FROM OMAHA.COM
Yeah, “Lime Tree” is a song that I actually dreamed. Which I never dream music… or I dream music a lot but I can never remember it in the morning. But I actually remembered the lyrics and the melody to a lot of that song from a dream. Which was.. Which has never happened to me before. Um… I kinda liked- I kinda liked that. That was cool.
Anonymous asked: What country singers is Conor talking about in Classic Cars?
Hank Williams, Sr. He died in the back of a 1952 Cadillac when he was just 29. See this post. :)