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Dennis Persica commented on Rev. Eryk Pruitt's blog post 'Sins of the Perfectly Average -- I Hate New York (aka Top Ten Songs about Dallas)'
"There was a song popular in about mid-20th century. Not sure of the name, but the lyrics included: "I'm from Big D, oh yes oh yes. Big D, little A, double-L, A, S!""
Dec 5, 2012
Dennis Persica commented on Rev. Eryk Pruitt's blog post 'Sins of the Perfectly Average -- I Hate New York (aka Top Ten Songs about Dallas)'
"The song may not be specifically about Dallas, but there's Dallas Alice in "Willin'." "
Dec 5, 2012
Dennis Persica replied to victor pearson's discussion 'Mystery lyrics /Great first lines'
"Not many of us have talked about the other part of this thread: Great First Lines. I can think of a couple, in terms of great story-telling lines. 1) Elvis Costello's "Stranger in the House." "This never was one of the great…"
Jul 26, 2012
Dennis Persica replied to victor pearson's discussion 'Mystery lyrics /Great first lines'
"When I was a kid, cattycorner had a very specific meaning, though it is related to the "diagonal" meaning.Imagine you had a dresser and you placed it in a corner of a room. But you didn't set it up so that the back of the dresser was…"
Jun 29, 2012
Dennis Persica replied to victor pearson's discussion 'Mystery lyrics /Great first lines'
"This isn't a misheard lyric (at least I don't think it is), but it's one I've never understood. In "Cody, Cody," that great Burrito Brothers tune, there's this line: "I remember the face that Harvey…"
Jun 29, 2012
Dennis Persica replied to victor pearson's discussion 'Mystery lyrics /Great first lines'
"A corruption of "cattycorner," "catercornered," etc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cattycorner?s=t ;   Basically it means "diagonally.""
Jun 29, 2012
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"I can't help but wonder where I'm bound, by Tom Paxton."
Oct 27, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"Has anyone mentioned Casey Jones, by the Grateful Dead yet?"
Oct 25, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"Never really got into the Allmans, but it's "Rambling' Man," right?"
Oct 18, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"Sweet Baby James, James Taylor Shackles and Chains, Jimmy (You are my Sunshine) Davis Midnight Moonlight, Peter Rowan"
Oct 18, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"Which reminds me. I forgot about "Wheels," by Gram Parsons. Also, "This Wheel's on Fire"  written by by Bob Dylan and Rick Danko.  "
Oct 17, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"Do-Re-Mi, Woody Guthrie Gentle on My Mind, John Hartford Travelin' Man, Ricky Nelson Going Down the Road Feeling Bad, Woody Guthrie and Lee Hays Old old Woodstock, Van Morrison"
Oct 17, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"(Stuck in) Lodhi, John Fogerty. Across the Great Divide, Kate Wolf (not the same as The Band's song) Country Roads, John Denver Someday Soon, Ian Tyson  "
Oct 16, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"How could I forget: "Route 66,"  written by Bobby Troup but performed by lots of folks.   Others: "Ventura Highway," America. "On the Road Again," Willie Nelson.  "
Oct 16, 2011
Dennis Persica replied to Jamie's discussion 'Songs About Travel'
"Four Strong Winds, Ian Tyson Marrakesh Express, Crosby Stills & Nash"
Oct 16, 2011
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Oct 16, 2011

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