1. Jason Isbell "Flying Over Water" 09/16/13

Jason Isbell "Flying Over Water" 09/16/13

Jason Isbell performs a track from his album, Southeastern.

Transcript:

CONAN: Please welcome Jason Isbell.
[Cheers and applause]
JASON ISBELL: From the stye we look so organized and brave walls that make up barricades and graves daddy's little empire built by hand and built by slaves from the sky we look so organized and brave in the heat I saw you rising from the dirt drunken tears and tugging at your skirt if only you could tell me then what part of you got hurt in the heat I saw you rising from the dirt take my hand baby we're over land I know flying over water makes you cry where's that liquor cart?
Maybe we shouldn't start but I can't for the life of me say why from the sky the highway's straight as it could be a string pulled tight from home to Tennessee and still somehow those ditches took a better part of me from the sky the highway's straight as it could be take my hand baby we're over land I know flying over water makes you cry been in the sky so long seems like a long way home but I can't for the life of me say why did we leave our life behind did we leave our love behind did we leave our love behind did we leave our love behind?
take my hand baby we're over land I know flying over water makes you cry been in the sky so long seems like a long way home but I can't for the life of me say why did we leave our love behind?
did we leave our love behind?
[Cheers and applause]
CONAN: that was great.
Good to see you.
That was fantastic.
Jason Isbell, ladies and gentlemen.
[Cheers and applause]
That's our show.