DROUGHT

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I wrote a song! Well, I wrote alternate lyrics to an existing song by Bobby Braddock and Curly Pitman. DIVORCE was composed in 1968 and made famous by Tammy Wynette.

Kristin Cotts, singer/songwriter of The Cinematic Garden theme, was kind enough to sing it for us and include a verse of her own. Enjoy it along with this 12-week animation from University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s U.S. Drought Monitor


3 thoughts on “DROUGHT

    Happy New Baktun! | thecontrerasgabrielproject said:
    December 21, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    [...] still in the throes of a devastating drought. I prayed to the Aztec God, Tlaloc and wrote a parody country song about it throughout July and August. If one good thing has come out of this, it’s that a lot [...]

    We Are the Soil! | thecontrerasgabrielproject said:
    April 5, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    [...] year took a toll on us as Garden Gangsters. It was tough to get excited about starting again after such a dry season but this TED talk helped kick me into gear. I listened to it while sowing squash seeds and [...]

    [...] DROUGHT – Aug. 3 – Kristin Cotts sang this parody of an old county song, DIVORCE, and it was twice as popular as anything else we’ve written or produced this year. Mario’s first attempt at writing music stemmed from his frustrations in the garden and the lack of awareness around the drought in the spring and early summer. [...]

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