Probably most of you don’t remember Jesse Winchester. He was a somewhat obscure singer and guitar picker who had the courage, savvy and ethical commitment to go to Canada when he got called to be drafted instead of serving in a war he knew was wrong.
The Learn to Love It album was the best he ever did and it came at a time when neanderthals were waving flags and banners saying, America – Love it or Leave it!
Jesse never whined about the consequences of his patriotism.
He’s dead from cancer of the goozle today.
Thank you for your service, Jesse.