Get Your Summer Friday Started Right With Arrested Development's "Tennessee"

by Gary Pini

Summer's here (finally) and yours truly will be off on vacation, so today's oldie-but-goodie video is kind of appropriate. Of course Arrested Development's "Tennessee" has a lot more meaning behind it than my dumb a** vacation, and when Speech sings "take me to another place, take me to another land" he's talking about getting away from real stress, loneliness and hurt. The song was on the band's debut album and reached #1 on the R&B; chart in 1992 and it won a Grammy; the award-winning video was directed by Milcho Manchevski

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