Wild Country: The Hills Have Bigfoot
by Max Sparber
I can't say precisely why, but Bigfoot has become a common enough theme in country music as to deserve its own subgenre. Every alt-country badn either seems to be chasing a Sasquatch, befriending it, or just puzzling about the apelike cryptoid.
And why not? We all deserve a little mystery and wonder in our lives, and Bigfoot is one of the last great unexplained things, one of the few places in the world that may or may not be true, may or may not be real, and may or may not be something we can ride piggyback through the woods, if we could befriend it. Here are a few of mty favorite Bigfoot songs: