Bobby McGee deconstructed-
We start with nothing:
“Busted flat in Baton Rouge, waitin’ for a train”
We end with nothing:
“Nothing and that’s all that Bobby left me”
We’d give anything to do it all over again:
“I’d trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday”
This is deeper than just a typical little folk/country/rock song- Kris Kristofferson has hit on something profound.
“I pulled my harpoon from my dirty red bandana”
The Bandana: The symbol of the outlaw, cowboy or counter culture.
Harpoon: slang for harmonica …this is groovy man….the good ol’ harmonica and echoes of first person blues sung on the road. This goes all the way back to the origins of…
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