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Storymaker

I Won’t Be Going Back…

To any of my old schools

Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash

“Goin’ back.” “Going up the country.” “Goin downtown.”

Phrases from songs half-remembered. Why do these fragments pass through my soul so quickly, or at all?

I sit down to write an essay about my old schools, and so of course Steely Dan pops into my memory. I can understand that. Great song, from Countdown to Ecstasy. I was…

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in One Table One World, The Riff, InTune, FanFare, SongStories, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Pop Off.