downwiththeavettbros:

“The audition was in an empty parking lot,” [Crawford] said. “I drove up, got my bass out, and here come these two guys in an a gold Ford Taurus station wagon, decked out in flannel, grunge clothes. They were wanting to play some of the stuff they were raised on, stuff by Rambling Jack Elliott, Kris Kristofferson, Hank Williams. The three of us sat in that parking lot playing stuff like ‘Going Down the Road Feelin’ Bad.’ They played an original song for me, ‘Kind of in Love,’ and it was different. We were really complete opposites. I came from more of a jam band, Grateful Dead background. They were into punk. We had some common ground, but musically we were coming from a completely different place.“ (x)