What does the song at the end of ‘S-Town’ mean?

Though light in tone, the lyrics actually tell a heartbreaking tale of loneliness:
She watches her flowers grow
While lovers come and go
To give each other roses from her tree
But not a rose for Emily


 And as the years go by
She will grow old and die
The roses in her garden fade away
Not one left for her grave
Not a rose for Emily 

The bittersweet ballad stems from William Faulkner’s 1930 short story, which John B. What plays at the end of each Southern Gothic-esque chapter is “A Rose for Emily,” a melodic song from 1968 by the British rock band The Zombies. As EW’s Joe McGovern notes in his review of the podcast, Faulkner’s sad tale could easily be subtitled “A Rose for John B. Show Full Article What was initially believed to be a podcast about an alleged murder in a small town turned out to be a multifaceted exploration of a man’s life that was as complicated as it was fascinating. WARNING: This post   contains spoilers about the S-Town series
Nothing in S-Town is simple. Faulkner’s   tale depicts a wealthy woman from a fictional town in Mississippi who died a “spinster.” During her life, she became a recluse and her peculiar behavior often caught the attention of the nearby townspeople. McLemore.” Listen to the full song by The Zombies below. McLemore, the main subject of S-Town, gave a copy of to host and producer Brian Reed during the first days of their initial meeting. As each hour unfolds in the seven-episode series by the creators of Serial   and   This American Life, the dark-and-twisty journey listeners are   on is suddenly met with a sound so jarring, it’s impossible not to pay attention. It’s hard to ignore the parallels between the story’s main character and McLemore, both misunderstood beings who lived lives of   solitude and mystery. The same complexity can apply to the show’s use of music.