The song I’m bathing in today is “Cabbagetown” by Shawn Mullins. Why? For starters Shawn Mullins is from my state, and Cabbagetown has historical significance for someone like me…an Atlantan.
Cabbagetown is a particular section of Atlanta….you can read about it here…the neighborhood website has everything you would want to know about it.
Quick facts regarding Shawn Mullins:
*best known for his 1998 hit Lullaby. It was number one on the Adult Top 40 and nominated for a Grammy Award.
*Graduated from Clarkston High School in Clarkston, Georgia.
*Friends with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls.
*Attended North Georgia College and State University where he was bandmaster of the military marching band.
*You might recognize another famous song of his titled “All Im My Head,” featured on the hit tv show “Scrubs.” The song was written after an email was sent out by the producers indicating they were searching for a new theme song. It wasn’t selected, but was used in the first episode.
*The television show “Dawson’s Creek” used his song “Shimmer.”
*His official website is here, his Myspace page is here