Is There a Merit Badge for Shame? (Rememorie…

“Bingo, Chet, and Lionel” — Mike Heidorn’s (Uncle Tupelo’s original drummer) sincerely sung and believed-to-be lyrics to “Jet Airliner” by the Steve Miller Band. To this day, I touch the outside of every plane I fly on as I’m boarding, and think to myself: “Don’t carry me too far away, Bingo, Chet, and Lionel”.

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