You can throw me in the Colbert County jailhouse.
You can throw me off the Wilson Dam
but there ain’t much difference in the man I wanna be and the man I really am.
We ain’t never gonna change.
“The Dirty South” was released on August 24 in 2004 – 11 years ago today.
The Dirty South is the fifth album by Alabamian alternative country/Southern rock group Drive-By Truckers, released in 2004. The Dirty South is Drive-By Truckers’ third concept album. Like its two predecessors, the album examines the state of the South, and unveils the hypocrisy, irony, and tragedy that continues to exist.
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This is a great show a couple of weeks after the release of Heartbreaker, Adams plays most of the album and some other favorites. He doesn’t talk much but delivers a good concert.
“Ryan doesn’t mind if live recordings make it up on sites as long as no money is changing hands, you know he allows anyone to plug into the board and record. Keep it fun and free and I think we are all ok with it.” as quoted from the co-webmaster of a Ryan Adam’s fan site. Quote was from Ryan Adams’ management.
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Here is a download link (via Archive.org)