The Influences

The Killing. Sam Peckinpah. Wanted: The Outlaws. Summertime. The Wild Bunch. “Mr. Saturday Night Special.” CinemaScope. Robert Ryan. Bar-B-Que. Ellen Barkin. Junior Bonnor. Jim Fain. Sheree North. Interstate 35 (south to Laredo). Lynrd Skynrd. Kris Kristofferson. Once a Upon a Time in the West. L.Q. Jones. Townes Van Zandt’s “Lungs.” Fat belt buckles. Elmore Leonard. 8-track decks in the dashboard.