I "third" Bob Slotta's motion re Rush's "Tom Sawyer," which I have long
considered my fave rock anthem of all time--and yes, especially at full
volume. Sitting in a parking lot while listening to it on the car radio,
passers-by think I'm having spontaneous whiplash.

Re Scott Dalrymple's "Huckleberry Finn" and "mouth feel." Um, uh, well, er,
that sounds like new subject-matter for a speech at the Stomach Club, on the
"Science of Song Lyrics." Apologies for the indelicacy, but that's what it
sounds like. Am now trying to remove the imagery from my mind by passing it
along. (Punch, brothers, punch!)


Mary Leah Christmas