We too were in Arcadia...

Dock Boggs left his hat here in 1925 as he bought a saddle. Hank Williams emptied a bottle of whisky here in 1950 and felt so lonesome he could cry. In 1953 John Coltrane retreated here for six month and rehearsed 13 hours a day. According to rumors, Bob Dylan and The Band made recordings here in the basement in the summer of 1969. That remains doubtable. Sometimes between 1972 and 1973 Nick Drake entered the post and asked for leaves. In 1979 Townes van Zandt lost all his money playing poker against a kid from Cincinnati. Sadly Calexico never were here, Neil Young only for a short time, and Will Oldham arrives tommorow.

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