Showing posts with label Jimmy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jimmy. Show all posts

Aug 19, 2014

The Upper Class of Jim

What's the song about Jim or Jimmy...
1. In which the untimely death of an agricultural titan is celebrated by employee misbehavior and lack of concern.
2. In which the speaker wonders about the return of her lover, fearing she'll be distracted by a rival suitor.
3. In which the tragic death of a societal outcast is brought about by parental interference.
4. In which the life of a simply country boy is chronicled by harmonious church instruments.
5. In which a locally-known criminal is brought to justice in a seedy billiards parlor.

1. "Jimmy Crack Corn"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rohh-uZyK3o (Smothers Brothers' version)
2. "Jimmy Mack"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=obvSFWvgBhg
3. "Leader of the Pack"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTA_7RwPUPA
4. "The Bells"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wtyx8wG8BsI
5. "Don't Mess Around with Jim"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4qUXcXuMSE

Everybody Lies

    First, let me say I'm aware that I make things up for a living, so writing about lying is a little hypocritical. But I don't pre...