MP3 Ben Jezierski With Mighty Fine Wine - Last Night's Cigarettes. . .
"This is the poetry of addiction, of self-destructive nights in corner bars, and of lives built around the oblivion of sex, music and chemically fueled escapism. . ."
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SPOKEN WORD: With Music, SPOKEN WORD: Poetry
Imagine Scranton, Pennsylvania, a town once famous for its anthracite, prostitution and burlesque shows until the coal, iron and railroad industries pulled out, leaving it economically wounded - but with a rich cultural heritage that shaped its values.
Backed by Northeast PA favorites Mighty Fine Wine, "Last night''s cigarettes. . ." blows the dust off the things that often go unnoticed in a working class community: the people who live there, the choices they''ve made, and the ultimate price they pay for having made them.
This is the poetry of addiction, of self-destructive nights in corner bars, of lives built around the oblivion of sex, music and chemically fueled escapism.
It''s the music of parking lots, written with the engine running - on an evening in May like a page ripped from November. . .