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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:36 pm

Mark Steyn's Glen Campbell obit.

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Playing the melody along with Sinatra, he started to notice the way the singer pushed certain words and held back on others. He was so fascinated by the vocal technique he couldn't take his eyes off Frank. At the end of the session, Sinatra said to Jimmy Bowen, "Who's the faggot on guitar?"

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Postby Nyarlathotep » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:16 pm

Not fond of that song, but Galveston is one of the very small handful of country songs I like (The others being Ghost Riders in the Sky, The Winner and When The Man Comes Round). Dunno why that song appeals to me, but it does
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Postby ed » Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:07 pm

Webb was 20 when he wrote it.
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