Wednesday, July 04, 2018
WACKY WEDNESDAY: Have Another Heaping Helping of Hyper-Patriotism
Hey baby, it's the Fourth of July! And it's a perfect time for hyper-patriotic country songs.
Let's start with Lulu Belle and Scotty in the early '50s. They couldn't stand those lowdown stinkin' Reds!
More than a decade later, Marty Robbins hated those low-down stinkin' commie protesters as much as he loved Wicked Felina
So did Leon Womack
Roy Acuff, country artist/super patriot performs "Smoke on the Water." I don't think Deep Purple done it that way ...
Haven Hamilton, Henry Gibson's character in Nashville, is said to have been inspired by ol' Roy
I owe this post to a recent thread in the 20th Century Country Music Facebook group. Thank you, fellow patriots!
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