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1 hour ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

 

Here’s another newer one.

 

”Now and then I feel a cold wind,

blowin’ through my achin’ bones!”

 

50 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

The next line is...

 

“I think back to what my daddy said,

he said, ‘boy in this darkness, 

before the dawn,’ “

 

Anybody??

 

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Like a snowball roliing down the side of a mountain...............

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3 minutes ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Like a snowball roliing down the side of a mountain...............

I know "Stop rollin' down hill like a snowball headed for hell . . ", but I don't know that one, Rye.

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7 minutes ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Like a snowball roliing down the side of a mountain...............

 

The Temptations “It’s Growing”?

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15 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

 

Anybody??

 

"Soulshine",  Allman Brothers.

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16 hours ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

"Soulshine",  Allman Brothers.

 

ANNNNND! WE HAVE A WINNAH!!

 

Thanks, Marshal!!

 

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24 minutes ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Like a snowball roliing down the side of a mountain...............

Are the good times really over

Merle haggard

Was my first thought too!

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15 minutes ago, Dirty Dan Dawkins said:

Runway four, flight 209 
Teardrop falls, we start to climb

 

Love that one “1000 Miles From Nowhere” 

 

They’re using it for a commercial these days.

 

 

“Alvin never told me he got high,

Then I heard that he got wasted,

Scorin’ from a guy who issued mainline,

As a sideline.”

 

I’ll offer a hint: think blind artist!

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9 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

Love that one “1000 Miles From Nowhere” 

 

They’re using it for a commercial these days.

 

 

“Alvin never told me he got high,

Then I heard that he got wasted,

Scorin’ from a guy who issued mainline,

As a sideline.”

 

I’ll offer a hint: think blind artist!

Dwight yoakum did two great songs with very similar names. “1000 miles” and “1000 miles from nowhere”

 

 

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9 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

Love that one “1000 Miles From Nowhere” 

 

They’re using it for a commercial these days.

 

 

“Alvin never told me he got high,

Then I heard that he got wasted,

Scorin’ from a guy who issued mainline,

As a sideline.”

 

I’ll offer a hint: think blind artist!

If I had to guess Jeff Healey? But I won’t give a Google search answer 

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8 minutes ago, Dirty Dan Dawkins said:

Dwight yoakum did two songs with similar names. 1000 miles and 1000 miles from nowhere

 

 

Got my titles and lyrics mixed up!!  I’m not a fan of country music, but I AM a Dwight Yoakum fan!!

 

Not Jeff Healey, but that would fit the description!!  You’re gonna shake your head when the answer is revealed.  This is a really obscure number by a really popular performer!!  It’s old too!!

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12 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Got my titles and lyrics mixed up!!  I’m not a fan of country music, but I AM a Dwight Yoakum fan!!

 

Not Jeff Healey, but that would fit the description!!  You’re gonna shake your head when the answer is revealed.  This is a really obscure number by a really popular performer!!  It’s old too!!

Stevie Wonder?

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51 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

The Temptations “It’s Growing”?

Winner Winner chicken dinner :lol:

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1 minute ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

Stevie Wonder?

 

Not Stevie! Almost as famous!

 

 

1 minute ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Winner Winner chicken dinner :lol:

 

Late nights with the radio when I was a kid!!

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If we don’t get an answer to this one in another 30 minutes, I’ll post the YouTube clip with the title and artist!!

 

 I remember hearing this song when I was not long out of high school and being amazed at who the artist was!!

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Okay!!  Here it is!!  The artist is Ronnie Milsap!!   "The Cat Was A Junkie"

 

 

 

This song rattled around in my brain for years, but I never went as far as finding it until a couple of years ago!!  When I first heard it, it sounded like a B.J. Thomas song and it was a month or more before I heard the artist's name in connection with it!!  I'd forgotten the title or that Milsap was the singer until I finally broke down and did a search by lyrics!!

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We met in the springtime when blossoms unfold
The pastures were green and the meadows were gold
Our love was in flower as summer grew on
Her love like the leaves now has withered and gone.

 

It ain't obscure but it's old enough that it may give pause to some.

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I love I love you I do girl

but you ain’t gonna cheat on me

I need you I need you I really do

Choose is it him or me 

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For Southern Rock enthusiasts:

 

"I met a peroxide blonde in a bar on D-ville
I was flying high and feeling mean
Poured down a bottle and a half of red eye
I dropped 35 dollars in the slot machine"

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6 minutes ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

For Southern Rock enthusiasts:

 

"I met a peroxide blonde in a bar on D-ville
I was flying high and feeling mean
Poured down a bottle and a half of red eye
I dropped 35 dollars in the slot machine"

 

Charlie Daniels!!  Call Up Trudy!!!

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2 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

Charlie Daniels!!  Call Up Trudy!!!

Step right up, young man, and claim your new Cadillac!

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4 minutes ago, Marshal Hangtree said:

Step right up, young man, and claim your new Cadillac!

 

That one was right in my wheelhouse!!  Two of my schoolmates and a friend all played on that album!  Barry Barnes was the lead guitar and wrote "Feelin' Free"!!

 

More recently he played in my band for several years!!  Good friend and was a neighbor when we were in middle school!!  LOT of history there!!

 

He has played several SASS events with us in the past!!  Also an avid shooter, though not in SASS.

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3 hours ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

I love I love you I do girl

but you ain’t gonna cheat on me

I need you I need you I really do

Choose is it him or me 

 

Had to look that one up, so I won't say.  My band covers another song by the same band!!  Great song!!

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9 hours ago, Smuteye John SASS#24774 said:

We met in the springtime when blossoms unfold
The pastures were green and the meadows were gold
Our love was in flower as summer grew on
Her love like the leaves now has withered and gone.

 

It ain't obscure but it's old enough that it may give pause to some.

 

I don't know that one AT ALL!!  Gonna' look it up!!  C'MON Y'ALL!  This is FUN!!

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47 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

 

Had to look that one up, so I won't say.  My band covers another song by the same band!!  Great song!!

It was their first big hit!!;) Great band!! I saw them live in New York when they first came out!

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5 hours ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

I love I love you I do girl

but you ain’t gonna cheat on me

I need you I need you I really do

Choose is it him or me 

Okay, The Young Rascals 1965!! "I ain't gonna eat out my heart anymore"

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1 hour ago, Rye Miles #13621 said:

Okay, The Young Rascals 1965!! "I ain't gonna eat out my heart anymore"

 

They did a great cover of "Good Lovin' "!!  We do it with all the parts!!  Lots of fun!!!

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2 hours ago, Joke 'um said:

If the river was whiskey 

     And I was a duck

I'd dive to the bottom

     And never come up

 

Rye Whiskey rye whiskey,

Rye whiskey I cry

If I don't get rye whiskey

I surely will die!!

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I've been thinking 'bout our fortune,  

And I've decided that we're really not to blame,

For all the love that's deep inside us now,

Is still the same.

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8 minutes ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

Rye Whiskey rye whiskey,

Rye whiskey I cry

If I don't get rye whiskey

I surely will die!!

Another version, same tune and some shared verses, Jack of Diamonds.  Rye Whiskey'll do.

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2 minutes ago, Joke 'um said:

Another version, same tune and some shared verses, Jack of Diamonds.  Rye Whiskey'll do.

 

Jack of Diamonds was the version my grandmother always sang and then medleyed it with Rye Whiskey!!

 

I never knew they were two different songs until I took music in high school!!

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5 hours ago, Blackwater 53393 said:

I've been thinking 'bout our fortune,  

And I've decided that we're really not to blame,

For all the love that's deep inside us now,

Is still the same.

 

So??  Anybody???

 

Great band!!  Great song!

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