We had four tapes in the car for what turned out to be a six-week trip — bad idea — including The Eagles’ Hotel California and the Muppet Moviesoundtrack, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy.
—Writer Maile Meloy and her brother, Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy, on how a childhood road trip with their mother became a memorable musical experience.
Photo: The siblings Meloy: Colin and Maile at home in Helena, Mont., circa 1981.
via Mom And Dad’s Record Collection
Listened to this in the care on the way home from the gym. Was very excited because I love Maile Meloy. She wrote one of best books I read this past school year: The Apothecary