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Thread #110176 Message #2390145
Posted By: Seamus Kennedy
15-Jul-08 - 05:53 PM
Thread Name: Origins/Add Verses: Cool Water (Bob Nolan)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Cool Water: Missing verse
I have the SoP singing all the verses.
Also a radio interview with Roy Rogers (one of my yodeling heroes) talking about the early days when he was just Leonard Slye from Cincinnati singing with the Pioneer Trio - Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer being the other two.
Bob Nolan was a poetic genius IMO, for his evocative imagery, especially of the Southwest.
A little topic for discussion: In Cool Water we assume that Dan and his rider survive the desert.
But did they die in the Jim Reeves song "The Blizzard/Mary Ann's"?
"Get up Dan, you ornery cuss, or you'll be the death of us,
It's just 100 yards to Mary Ann's."
Same Dan, same rider?