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Old 12-05-2013, 06:50 PM   #101
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Old 12-06-2013, 08:37 AM   #102
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And what a fine rendition that is (not)! What a waste of Roy Clark's talents. Anyhooo... that post dated the blues versions. So I guess you can still say it is from a C&W song (if that qualifies as a song), but the original is still blues (like almost everything!). -ERD50
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Old 12-06-2013, 03:27 PM   #103
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:35 AM   #104
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:42 PM   #109
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