Sundays here at the Imperial Dam LTVA is music day at the ramada. That’s what they call the open sided shelter just ’round the bend from South Mesa and up the road from The Gravel Pit, two of the camping areas here.
Festivities start at 1:30 P.M. I arrived a little late and things were already in full swing… perhaps I should say full country because mostly that’s what was played and country don’t swing. Not that I have anything against country music, mind you. I don’t. I have quite a bit of it in my music library and I enjoy listening to it. I like the stories that are told. It’s not frenetic and you can hear the words unlike so much rock and pop. The musicianship on some of it is second to none and I love listening to the twang of the Fender Telecaster guitar and the melodic glissandos of the pedal steel guitar, sometimes called Hawaiian guitar. On long drives out in the middle of nowhere I’ve been known to put on some country music, sing along and cry while drivin’ down that long lonesome road. READ MORE….