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An Evening’s Ramble With Todd Snider – Geek Girl Navigating the World
28 September 2015 6:56 AM, PDT
The first time I encountered Todd Snider was seeing his performance on “Austin City Limits.” It was shortly after he released the album “Songs for the Daily Planet”, and not even two days later, I special ordered it from the CD store roughly 30 miles from my house (it was the closest one).
It was the first album I ever bought that had a swear word in one of the songs. I got that album home and I listened to it and listened to it again and kept listening to it almost constantly. To this day, it’s still one of my “desert island” albums. One of the other ones is Snider’s “Happy to Be Here”, which came out while I was in college.
I wanted to see him in concert, but the closest in geographical proximity he ever got was Ames, Iowa and at the time I had no »