of a Built to Spill
song, which I won't quote in its entirety, but the first verse
quite accurately portrays my own forays into amateur astronomy
, and perhaps yours as well.
When I was little someone pointed out to me
Some constellations, but the Big Dipper's all I could see
writ by Built to Spill
, from their 2nd album There's Nothing Wrong with Love
This was also the name of a band from Boston in the 80s, who recorded for Homestead Records. It featured ex-members of other Boston bands Dumptruck, Volcano Suns, and The Embarassment. In addition to the 3 albums they released, they were also on the Shonen Knife tribute album.