Monday music: “Mission Temple Fireworks Stand”

I first saw Paul Thorn when he opened for Mark Knopfler at the Beacon Theatre in 2001. I was supposed to see him again in 2013, but the concert was the same night as one day of my second black belt promotion, so Wrenn and Laura Anne went without me. *sadface*

This song is a delightful ditty that, apparently, was inspired by the fact that Christian tent revivals and roadside fireworks stands both use the same kind of tent, so he wrote about a preacher who decided to meld the two……..

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