The battlefield at Chalmette Plantation
Jimmy Driftwood sings The Battle of New Orleans.
What’s on your mind tonight?
Good evening, CT.
Hey, ES. Battle, for sure.
Hi CTuttle too!
ahh, this takes me waAay back — many a bus ride to one game/activity or another, and then there were rusty razors and drunken sailors. God dham Tony Hayward to hell.
British kept a coming and the EPA folded. And the the Gulf was decimated. And the president yawned and said they are our allies and the British kept a coming.
Hi Es and Ct.
I liked this book about CW battlefields…
Great song. What drink comes from Tennessee? Whiskey?
This is Saint Bernard Parrish…. Down the road from mint julep territory..)
The Gulf and music just go together, don’t they? Along with shrimp and fish…
I always think of Kentucky bourbon…sure hope Rand Paul doesn’t ruin that for me…
Maybe Tennessee has bourbon too.
The song said something about liquor from Tennessee.
Night Loo Hoo — I have to sleep.
This song is counting chickens before they roost. The damned British won the Revolutionary war after all just like the Germans ended up winning WWII.
Hi Chris, thanks for the book tip, it looks good.
Hi ES and everyone.
No Johnny Horton? BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Driftwood wrote it.
And like Driftwood, I am a native Arkansan, so I took some liberty…)
Night CE. Nice art dreams!
Dang, this is my fifth attempt to comment after the zed…!
Finally…! That circle of doom sucks…! ;-)
NIce hit with Jimmy Driftwood, one of Doc Watson’s favs.
But I knew this song from Johnny Horton,
We will not be denied…)
When do you leave? Michael Whitney arrived in NOLA today.
Hi Loo Hoo!
That last line, what he said, Damn the fucker to hayall.
Hey CT, I had a problem entering a comment too. Database error.
ya’ll cleared your cache recently? that usually resolves that particular problem
Hi Suz. Wish I could stop thinking about NOLA. Lieberman gives a diversion of sorts. (Thanks, Teddy.)
The Rev. Horton Heat
“Weeee fired our guns and the British kept a comin.
There wasn’t nigh as many, as there was a while ago.
We fired once more and they began a runnin.
On down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.”
“Old Hickory said we could take ‘em by surprise
If we didn’t fire our muskets till we looked them in the eyes.
We held our fire till we seen their faces swell.
Then we opened up our squirral guns and really gave ‘em . . . .well
We fired our guns . . . . . .
Love that song.
Yer not even funny. You should be banned yer so bad.
He/She’s talking about BP I think, Larue.
I’d fight for New Orleans before I’d fight for Folsom Prison!! *SHOCKED*
Thanks, another bookmark!!!
Loo, that’s a day time rooster trying to scratch at proggies.
A troll. Well known.
and then again
I thought you were LOST
Yep, and often played in fest campgrounds . . . sometimes for it’s mirth, sometimes for it’s worth.
You remain a hoss. ;-)
was just a driveby before i go watch last night’s episode again on hulu
OK. I just read the articles during the day unless I can’t sleep and get up really early!
all you high speed internet hulu viewers… I’m jealous.
LLN Music Time:
Alison, Jerry, Dobro!
Take ME! For The Longing . . . sigh.
Not trying to rule a roost, just sharing what’s been said by the hens . . .
N I’m a Rooster . . . ;-)
I’m not sure it’s about the”damn British”, or the “damned Germans’. I’m of the opinion that those days were the foundation of The New Global Corporate Era.
Wish I wasn’t part of the generation of American School Children who were drilled in emergency response during the Bay of Pigs. “At the sound of the ALARM drop what you are doing …get UNDER your desk…put your head between your knees…OKAY!!…you are safe in an ATOM BOMB disaster.
I just keep looking for my desk!! It’s so pathetic. :>
Soooooooo Sistah Suzzzzzzzz . .
All I’ve read?
They all died on the crash.
The ISLAND is where some of them went to work thru ‘issues’.
As others had, before them.
And that’s it?
I have read a few other reviews, and I concur, they fucked up not resolving a lot of unexplained shit.
(can’t WAIT for her and Nahant on this one)
I think you are profiling myself…)
I knew that song but not in the version offered here.
I found this by Johnny Cash
Wow! Jim DeMint may have a battle!
And to think that back then, they could split an atom. Now they can split the nucleus of an atom…
Nah, more like this I see yas . . .
Too Lazy To Crow The Day
Another Arkansan. He sure could slow a song way down.
“Watch out stray cat people,
Little Red Rooster’s on the prowl.”
And gravelly too! I noticed he changes key from the other versions to accommodate his low range.
Dang, MUCH better . .
Lil Mick Rooster
Delightful! Thanks, Starbuck.
Jesus! Is that a pinko commie rag, or are we that screwed?
I guess you’re right. I always thought of it as a “Renaming Campaign” for propaganda after the reality of the the Atom Bomb began to sink into American Awareness..” Yeah, Nuclear sounds better the Hiroshima and Nagasaki.’.
Nuclear sounds so futuristic.
Damn, I’m not sure I’m going to pull out of my “inner dark” this week. Sorry. Peace
That’s what I’m asking. First I’ve seen of that blog. I sure hope it’s hype, but it seems at least plausible.
The hurricane thing worries whether or not this is legit.
Hi Sunny, Nice.
Wow, thanks for posting this!
I’m a contributing writer over at AMERICAblog Gay, Timothy Beauchamp, and my grandmother dated Jimmy Driftwood when she was a young girl. Jimmy, his wife Cleda and my grandmother, along with my grandma’s family, all were lifelong friends and I got to actually meet him back in the 1980′s at his home in Timbo, AR.
I realize you didn’t post this simply to honor Jimmy Driftwood, but it was a nice surprise to hear this song again.
I think a severe tropical storm could be devastating… especially if it kills the grasses and such in the marshlands.
Okay, so people on facebook are saying not to trust that site.
Sorry, I was on my phone and couldn’t write long. But, no, do not trust this site. I believe it’s propaganda. I personally have some neocon friends that used this site to spread lies. In fact, neocons were using this site when the oil disaster first happened to say the the US orders a blackout because North Korea torpedoed the rig and caused the whole thing. Here’s the article -
My trip to the battlefield last week led to all kinds of music and reminiscing…. glad you stopped by.
Howdy, cowboyneok! That song takes us all back. Congrats on your connection.
Even if these predictions are of one or 2 orders of magnitude less, it’s still unfathomable.
Timing is everything.
Where’s the article?
Time for me to turn in.
Good night firedogs.
Good night ES. Sweet dreams!
And this one’s even more fantastically neocon.
Forget I ever mentioned it, please!
Thanks, ES. Sleep well.
Too late. I sent out the link to the first story already.
Love Cash, this is NOT his best effort.
Much like his remake of The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore.
I can’t find Michelle Shocked’s version, it’s to die for. *G*
A high school graduate with some confidence about capping the spill.
Hoss, I’m the bonafide Doc Watson and Driftwood lover in this group, despite that ES is the FDL GOD that brought it to us . .
I’m a huge fan of that old Driftwood stuff . . .
But I’ll bet ES has some edges on me, as he did with tonight’s pick.
What an honor to hear from you!
If you have archive music from Mr. Driftwood, I know folks who would LOVE to play it on internet streams.
I don’t know about the royalty issues and such, but I CAN put you in touch with folks who worship and play Jimmy Driftwood!
I’d love to hook you up if you have access to Driftwood’s music . . . .
What’s the first story?
Not his best effort for sure, but I disagree on it sucked.
Ok, but I heard and have Cash music that is on key and spans more n one octave.
So, I’m kinda critical of his music like that .
There were times he sucked.
I’m outta here.
Niter’s Puppers .. .
Be well, one and all.
Night, Larue. It wasn’t Cash’s voice, it was the fact that it was the same song ES put up for us. A nice contrast.
The link in post 34 which is the same as “Here” in post 80.
I didn’t mean he was off key. He changed the key from G to Eb. Singers and sometimes, instrumentalists do that. It’s SOP and not indicative of any failings.
The Bach/Gounod “Ave Maria” is in the key of F but the Bach Prelude from which Gounod derived it is in C.
I have heard Cash suck as well, but this isn’t one of them. IMO, that is.
Guess I’m off to bed too.
This is the same? Apparently this is the Fox news of the EU.
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