Last Night: Steve Earle At Cactus Music

Steve Earle Cactus Music May 3, 2011

"We used to make records for girls but now we make them for nerds," says Steve Earle as he situates his instrument before jumping into Hank Williams Sr.'s "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive," the title of his new album and book.

He's talking about his Record Store Day releases that came out on April 16, which saw a decidedly "hairier" crowd snapping up his latest vinyl single.

We're at Cactus Music, scrunched into the corner for one of the best-attended in-stores we can remember in the store's recent history, since probably the last Steve Earle Cactus appearance at the record back in May 2009, give or take a few New West showcases.

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Craig Hlavaty
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