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But when McCready stepped up and played his guitar and sang his songs, people stopped chatting. And they listened to the stunning, sometimes plaintive sounds he coaxed from the guitar and from his gut.Then, today, Mike sat down with Fat Kid Rules the World director, Matthew Lillard, to talk about his 7" single featuring two songs from the movie, Disconnect and Sock Hop, that you can get by donating $50 to the Fat Kid Kickstarter Campaign.
When McCready called the maestro up to play his violin in accompaniment, after one false start to change the key for McCready, their rendition of the Rolling Stone’s “No Expectations” was intense.
“Take me to the station and put me on a train,” the rocker rasped, with the violin playing all around his melody. “I've got no expectations to pass through here again. Once I was a rich man and now I am so poor. But never in my sweet, short life have I felt like this before …”