Carson is a professional musician with a story to share. For him, the VW bus is an emotional journey that has come to define his relationship with his father. It’s a heartbreaking look at how the things we own are sometimes an extension of ourselves.
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Podcast: John Hammond
John Hammond is a professional podcaster whose bus doubles as his studio. He took the time to sit down with us to talk about podcasting, bus life in California, and, of course, the history of his Vanagon, Guapo.
One last song
Has there ever been a song that captures the spirit of travel more than Willie Nelson’s On the Road Again? For Miracle, Jolene, and I it has become a refrain to our travels—the song we played when we first went on a weekend together, a song that topped our wedding playlist, the song we playedContinue reading “One last song”
Three fresh tunes from the Natural State. While we cruise through the eastern edge of the state, we have these three tunes to crank on the old radiobox.
Hello from the northeast corner of the Sooner State, where we will see a Frank Lloyd Wright tower, visit the Bob Dylan archives and manage to squeeze in an interview. Here’s a few tunes to keep us company until we hit the state line.
Kansas is big and broad and flat like an area rug with all the smell of cattle. Like any state we’ve visited, you have to know where to look to keep yourself entertained. But the distance between those locales need some road music. Here’s three songs for the Sunflower State. And, no, I am notContinue reading “Playlist: Kansas”
It’s our second time through the Hawkeye state and since I missed the playlist the first time, here’s an offering of some really solid tunes to get us through until Kansas.
Playlist: North Dakota
Yeah, there’s not a ton to see here. And honestly, there’s not a lot to hear about around these parts either, which is why we are clipping through the corner of the Roughrider State just enough to visit Teddy Roosevelt NP.
Playlist: South Dakota
Man, oh man, South Dakota has some songs written about it. Unfortunately, none of them are anything to write home about. The Mount Rushmore State (that is, actually for real, the state’s official moniker). Anyways, here’s a list of South Dakota-related songs: Deadwood Mountain: Yes, John Rich is bigoted trash. Not sure about Big. And,Continue reading “Playlist: South Dakota”
Hello from the squarest state in the union where all the attractions are in the corners, but there’s plenty of good stuff to be seen all over. Here are some tunes to download (because there’s nary a cell signal here): The Beaches of Cheyenne: Confession time: I listened to a lot of Garth Brooks atContinue reading “Playlist: Wyoming”