30 Seconds With Hayes Carll

Categories: Inquiring Minds

Mr. Hayes Carll from The Woodlands is one of our greatest treasures, and his country magic is making him a name all over America. We sat down with Carll to see what we could learn in 30 seconds.

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Photo by Jim Bricker
Carll at Free Press Summer Fest 2011
Rocks Off: What is worst song in the world?

Hayes Carll: I really don't know how to answer that question.


RO: What is the best lyric in the world?

HC: "From the rocking of the cradle to the rollin' of the hearse/ The going up was worth the coming down."

-- Kris Kristofferson, "The Pilgrim, Chapter 33"


RO: Someone throws a beer bottle at you onstage. What do you do?

HC: Duck.


RO: Without worrying about space, time, or the laws of physics, what would be the ultimate gig to play?

HC: I'd start my gig at the Alamo on the night before it fell. Sing a few songs, blow some minds. Then I'd move on over to San Francisco to jump in on The Last Waltz and see what rock-star cocaine in 1978 was all about.

Location Info

House of Blues

1204 Caroline, Houston, TX

Category: Music


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2 comments
westerndove
westerndove

Hot damn I'm in love! Hayes is the kit and the kaboodle - witty and handsome make the sexiest kind of musician!

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