By Joe Ely
Since he first hitched a experience out of Lubbock, Texas, on the age of 16, singer-songwriter and Flatlanders band member Joe Ely has been a highway warrior, touring highways and again roads throughout the USA and Europe, taking part in song for "2 hours of ecstasy" out of "22 hours of misery." to stick sane at the highway, Ely retains a magazine, penning verses that typically morph into songs, and different instances stay "snapshots of what was once flying through, simply out of achieve, so that you could savour at a later date whilst the wheels cease rolling, and the gears hand over grinding, and the engines close down."
In Bonfire of Roadmaps, Ely takes readers at the street with him. utilizing verse passages from his highway journals and his personal drawings, Ely authentically re-creates the adventure of a musician's existence on journey, from the demanding goodbyes at domestic, to the lengthy hours at the highway, to the pleasure of an outstanding stay express, to the exhaustion after weeks of traveling. Ely's highway journeys start as he rides the rails to big apple in 1972 and proceed up via fresh live performance excursions with fellow Flatlanders Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock.
While acknowledging that "it isn't the nature of a gypsy to appear within the rearview mirror," Joe Ely however bargains his many lovers a revelatory glance again over the roads he is traveled and the knowledge he is received from his reviews. And for "those who are looking to enterprise past the horizon simply to see what's there... to these, i am hoping those money owed will supply a glint of inspiration..."
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