"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Birthday Today - Lyle Lovett

Lyle Lovett turns 55 today.   Lovett has never made it super-big, but if you ever turn past Austin City Limits accidentally on a Saturday night and he happens to be playing, you'll see a musician/songwriter who writes beautiful, heartfelt songs with a jazzy/country flavor.   Here's a beautiful song called "Nobody Knows Me":

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