Mudcat Café message #3161279 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #138137   Message #3161279
Posted By: pdq
27-May-11 - 09:56 AM
Thread Name: Casey's last ride - meaning?
Subject: RE: Casey's last ride - meaning?
"...I thought he had set it in London with the mention of the Golden Crown..."

Surly this song is set in England, since it mentions The Underground, the British version of our subway. Paul Simon, Roger Miller, Rod McKuen and may other Yanks wrote songs about England after visiting the place. The best songs on the Grateful Dead's "American Beauty" album were written in a London hotel room by Robert Hunter while he was vacationing.