Indeed, for those of you who haven't read IT, lyrics from "My Town" are included as one of the many epigraphs in the book:
Michael Stanley died this year--a great rocker whose passing went mostly unremarked outside of his native Cleveland. I listened to this obsessively while writing IT. The MTV promo at the head of the video is a little extra.https://t.co/ge5PovHUtm— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 27, 2021
“This old town been home long as I rememberThis weekend's shows — Dec, 3, 4 and 5 — will feature covers from Stanley's five-decade-long career.
This town gonna be here long after I’m gone.
East side west side take a close look ’round her
You been down but you’re still in my bones.”
—The Michael Stanley Band
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