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Thread #96951   Message #4118353
Posted By: GerryM
30-Aug-21 - 11:12 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Red Corvette (John McCutcheon)
Subject: RE: Origins: The Red Corvette (John McCutcheon)
Yes, it's in Jan Harold Brunvand, The Vanishing Hitchhiker, starting on page 22.

Start Brunvand

End Brunvand

OK, so the story, in one form or another, goes back way before the Red Corvette song. But it's possible that it was John McCutcheon who put it to music.