Tom Petty, "It Won't Take But a Minute", and Redemption at Jail North

Let me tell you a story about Tom Petty, the case that should have put me in front of the Supreme Court, and redemption at the Jail North.

I’ll start with my trip last month to Boston, where we took our son on a college tour.  (Beware I will be digressing some.)  I ended up one evening at a bar called Great Scott where the internet said a few local bands were playing.  (Live music replenishes my soul.)  Ever since Petty died earlier this year, bands are playing covers of his songs at shows.  (I first noticed this a few months ago back at the Neighborhood Theater in Charlotte, when Conor Oberst played a rollicking version of the Petty song Walls/Circus.)

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