But, and this is a considerable but, he didn't play one damn song off of Sweet Somewhere Bound. He has only recorded three or four albums. That means, to me, that between a third and a fourth of the songs performed should have been from that album.
I suppose I didn't really set myself up for success by letting that be the only music of his with which I am familiar. At least I'm a fan though. My girlfriend came to the show with me having hardly ever heard of him. I had been playing Sweet Somewhere Bound on a loop all morning and afternoon so she could be familiar with some of the tunes, and then he didn't play one track from it!
The only song I recognized at all was a Hank Williams III cover.
And I'm going to go ahead and go on record and say that Animal is an awfully silly song. At least this performance of it was. …