Long As I Got This Mule

My reaction initially to opening the case and playing this guitar the first time, I just turned on the mic and sat and sang. Started recording in free style thinking it would be about the guitar and Matt but then it became an emotional ride as the lyric evolved about loss in general, loved ones I lost in Covid, a break up, etc and to remind myself to keep on keepin on. In the Boxcar Willie tradition of traveling musicians. “You may be gone, but as long as I have this guitar, (Mule) I’ll be alright. Dedicated to the memory of Kelly Joe Phelps.