I'm not really all that mysterious

glen campbell “wichita lineman”

Driving back from Harrah’s on the Rincon tribal lands, my iPod suddenly popped up ”Wichita Lineman Was a Song I Once Heard” by the KLF. (The KLF?!?) This immediately took me back to my childhood, when I couldn’t go to sleep without the radio on, and the station I would listen was the easy listening station. It used to be called KJOI 99, but now I think it’s Star 98.7. Crazy.

I am a lineman for the county.
And I drive the mainroad.
Lookin’ in the sun for another overload.

I hear you singing in the wire.
I can hear you thru the whine.
And the Wichita Lineman,
is still on the line.

I know I need a small vacation.
But it don’t look like rain.
And if it snows that stretch down south,
won’t ever stand the strain.

And I need you more than want you.
And I want you for all time.
And the Wichita Lineman,
is still on the line.

As for the KLF, who can forget their legendary song ”3 AM Eternal” or their hilarious song with Tammy Wynette ”Justified and Ancient”?

I totally rediscovered the KLF when I found out that they were followers of Discordianism, which is essentially a quasi-religion centered around the worship of Chaos. Now that’s a religion I can stand by.

Random, I know.

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