Let's just start by saying being able to get out of my driveway was the highlight of our road trip. After a 13 hour day of blowing snow, slippery roads and heavy traffic we landed 800 miles down the road in Clarksville TN only to find that the major interstate between Clarksville and Nashville was CLOSED!!! WHAT? The detour was going to navigate traffic through local villages and tiny backroads. As I stood there in the hotel lobby I imagined what THAT backup would look like as thousands of people tried to get to work in Nashville on Friday morning. We set a 3:00am wakeup call, hit the road by 3:30am and sailed through the detour. The balance of the trip provided a nice mix of fog and rain (thankfully no ice).
Oh well! We're here! Sunny and 89 degrees. Wearing flip flops and shorts and and honestly feeling sorry for those we left behind.
The Turntable - 50's Nostalgia . . . The flipSide - 60;s, 70's and 80's revisited . . . The Club PUB - Robot- assisted surgery going mainstream!
Till Next week / be safe and I'll see you on the Turntable!
"Put Your Head on My Shoulder" is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter Paul Anka. Anka's version was recorded in August 1958 and released as a single by ABC-Paramount in 1959 "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" became very successful, reaching number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. (Kept of out the number one spot by Bobby Darin's recording of Mack the Knife).
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"The Happy Organ" is the name of an instrumental composition made famous by Dave "Baby" Cortez in 1959. Cortez co-composed it with noted celebrity photographer James J. Kriegsmann and frequent collaborator Kurt Wood. A significant portion of the tune bears a strong resemblance to the traditional "Shortnin' Bread" tune.The record topped the Billboard Hot 100 on 11 May 1959