Cultured Country takes a back seat to no one but sometimes it's best we take a back road to get home. This week Sir John recites a favorite from Rodney Atkins, "Take A Back Road". Are you ready for the Britt-Neck!

Here we go, Sir John with this week's 'Cultured Country'.
(Just hit the play button below.)

Just so you can follow along, below is the lyric:
I've been cooped up, tied down, 'bout forgotten
What a field looks like, full of corn and cotton
If I'm gonna hit a traffic jam
Well it better be a tractor man
So sick and tired of this interstate system
I need a curve and wide a twistin'
Dusty path to nowhere
With the wind blowing through my baby's hair
Yeah, it makes me wanna take a back road
Makes me wanna take the long way home
Put a little gravel in my travel
Unwind, unravel all night long
Makes me wanna grab my honey
Tear down some two-lane country, who knows
Get lost and get right with my soul
Makes wanna take, makes me wanna
Take a back road
Some old back road

"Cultured Country," listen for it Thursday mornings at 7:45 with Jim & Lisa, "The Wakeup Crew," on Kicker 102.5.

Here's the way it sounds when Rodney does it...


How It Works: The premise is simple, country music lovers like us are generally thought of as un-cultured, so to fight this ridiculous notion and bring what we consider a little more refinement to our show, we thought having someone from jolly old England read some country music lyrics, out loud, on the radio might raise the culture bar a notch or two. Since we don't have any access to the Royals and the only Brit we know in the immediate area just happens to be Lisa's husband John, that's the way we went.

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