Prolific, late-blooming Texas singer-songwriter Charley Crockett has endured the collapse of the recording industry, no money, petty crime, societal ennui, the Covid-19 pandemic, open heart surgery, one-night stands, long distance rides in a van, loud truck stops, and diners serving stale, lukewarm coffee to get to where he is now. Hard as it is to describe such an enigmatic figure and his equally enigmatic music, Charley transcends stereotype. Whatever you might think he is or isn’t, he’ll change your mind with his next song. You know he’s a skilled driver familiar with all the roads. You just don’t know exactly which one he’s taking, or where he’s taking you, only that the journey will be a pleasurable one.