The song “Sugar And Ice” tells the age old tale of a man struggling with his woman but with little twists and lines that represent my life.
“I need a Dixie and a whiskey”. My Paw Paw drank Dixie beer and loved his IW Harper whiskey.
“Hanging in the Quarter, shooting firewater,” I’ve spent many a night in the French Quarter hanging out past my bedtime. If you’re a New Orleanian, then you’ve done it too. You know what that is about.
It’s these little ingredients, the autobiographical details, that make these songs mine and no one else’s.