Saturday, January 2, 2010

New Year's Resolution #3-B: Listen to More "Luke the Drifter" on Sundays in 2010

Show me the light Luke.

No more darkness, no more night.

Now I’m so happy, no sorrow in sight.

Note: "Luke the Drifter" was the nom de guerre in 1949-1952 for Hank Williams when he recorded talking blues, gospel, hymns, and preaching/morality songs. This was done at the insistence of Fred Rose for reasons of "protecting" Hank's reputation and also because many jukebox owners had standing orders for Hank's 78's and the last thing most saloon patrons wanted to hear at midnight on a Saturday night was "The Funeral" (even if it might have been for the best).

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