Terry Fowler

Monthly Archives: February 2012

Brother, Can You Spare a Context?

Songs from the 20s and 30s often had an introduction – sometimes called a verse – that preceded the main melody, the one that everyone knew and hummed. Stardust, Over the Rainbow, On the Sunny Side of the Street all … Continue reading

A Craft Shop off the Interstate

It was after almost a thousand miles of interstate culture – gas bars with unskilled and indifferent attendants, nauseatingly recurring retail chains, and huge malls with labyrinthine access roads. We were approaching Walterboro, South Carolina, on the second day of … Continue reading