It was our first night in Austin, where we had traveled for the Netroots Nation bloggers convention, and Left-Over and I decided to go out and listen to some music. We ended up at The Continental Club for James McMurtry. It was a great show, with an enthusiastic audience and all that, but the best part was later when we checked in and got our official program to find that McMurtry was the one local musician who had purchased an ad as a supporter of our event!
Turns out his new album has a pretty sharp political tone, characterized by this instant classic:
[Update] On further review, this particular song is actually from his previous album. Guess I'll just have to buy both of them!