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Friday, April 26, 2013

The One Time We Wish He Had Lived Up to the "No Show" Sobriquet

Old Possum has passed. And Eric Loomis left out one of the all-time greats.  (You youngsters may know it as the only good track on Elvis Costello's Almost Blue album.)


Then again, he only listed six, not sixty.


And, for those wondering about his sense of humor, the man who was once arrested for driving his riding mower to the liquor store gives us:

UPDATE: I tend to avoid "nostalgia" songs—they generally rank slightly higher than "radio" songs in the Pantheon of Schmaltz—so I was going to skip this one. Then again, it's the question everyone, with the possible exceptions of Randy Travis and Alan Jackson, is asking right now:



posted by Ken Houghton at 9:48 PM |

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