While criticizing Alex Chilton’s mastery of international geography in the musician’s post-Big Star single, “Bangkok,” Rod Liddle notes that “Alex is from North Carolina” and suggests that Chilton’s:
psychobilly Bangkok should form part of an exam question for American schoolkids, where they are asked to debate the appropriate levels of respect and knowledge from which the US should view the rest of the world.
Actually, as any self-respecting Big Star fan can tell you: Chilton is from Memphis, Tennessee. (Via TMFTML.)
Those southern U.S. states. They’re all the same.