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Emphysema, age 71. Smokey and the Bandit may have been near the top of his resume, but how many of you know he authored Elvis' Greatest Shit staple "U.S. Male?" And appeared as himself on Scooby Doo? Scott Soriano forwards this clip with Chet Atkins:
Posted by Brian Turner on September 02, 2008 at 10:37 PM in Brian Turner's Posts, Music, Video Clips | Permalink
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September 02, 2008 at 10:42 PM
Another notable moment in Jerry's career: he played lead guitar on the Porter Wagoner session at which The Cold Hard Facts Of Life was recorded.
Listener Greg G. |
September 02, 2008 at 11:19 PM
Never mind all that -- doesn't anybody remember Jerry's huge 1970 hit, "Amos Moses"?
Here, remind yourself:
Jim Russell |
September 03, 2008 at 01:37 AM
Amos Moses is such a great thumping hit. His voice is a great part of that song's success, an embodiment of the human male swamp ape. That
was one of the songs I bought as a 45, and I played the shit out of it for weeks, on my crappy, cheapest Radio Shack stereo. I don't play it as much any more, but I've yet to grow tired of it.
September 03, 2008 at 04:11 AM
"doesn't anybody remember Jerry's huge 1970 hit, "Amos Moses"?"
I'm sure more people do with it being in GTA: San Andreas. Such a good song to go on a combine harvester beach rampage with (if you can even GET the stupid thing to a beach anyway)...
Nick the Bard |
September 03, 2008 at 09:42 AM
They said his fingers were so fast that he could thread a needle on a sewing machine going full speed.
September 05, 2008 at 04:57 PM
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