Thursday, February 18, 2016

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Just a Quick Word from Old Dan Tucker

Sorry, but this week my day job -- covering the New Mexico Legislature for The Santa Fe New Mexican -- caught up with me.

The legislators went on past midnight and I've got to get back to the Capitol soon this morning, so i don't have anything fancy for this blog on Throwback Thursday.

So I'll just share this song that my grandfather, who was born in Kentucky, used to love. It's "Old Dan Tucker," performed here by Gid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers.

Enjoy. I've got to wash my face in a frying pan and get back to work.

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