Archive | Mar 15, 2018

Certain Songs #1157: The Miss Alans – “Yellow Gardens”

Album: Smack The Horse
Year: 1990

If Manny believes that “The Shiny Unfeeling” was the song that was instrumental in diverting The Miss Alans away from the dark side, Scott has a slightly different memory: he believes that song was “Yellow Gardens.” He’s mentioned more than once that it was the song he marks as a turning point.

So allow me to split the difference. I have a journal entry from September 30, 1988 (I know), a short time before the meeting that almost broke up the band, which describes my feelings about Manny’s first rehearsal with the band after his motorcycle accident at the beginning of the month.