#AprilCountry – April 8th, “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”, Waylon Jennings (and Morrissey)

Authenticity seems to be a recurrent concern in popular music – from Richey Edwards “4 Real” self-mutilation to hip hop artists perpetual concern with being “real”. Country is no exception (and maybe the template), as Waylon Jennings’ excoriation of corporate country illustrates:

Slightly surreally it has been covered (fairly directly) by no less than Morrissey.

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