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Hippie Dribble
03-04-2011, 11:55 PM
traditional. a heart wrenching song. one of the earliest known American industrial ballads.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OAmP367Wr0

thanks for bending an ear to a man in distress.

Eric Blooduke
03-05-2011, 09:50 AM
Powerful, emotive, evocative, beautifully played and sung, thanks for bringing it to us.

Hippie Dribble
03-05-2011, 09:37 PM
Powerful, emotive, evocative, beautifully played and sung, thanks for bringing it to us.

Thanks so much Eric. Really appreciate such kind words mate. It's one of those songs that, if it grabs you, it grabs you hard. Sure were some hard lives lived in those old industrial songs.

rijopogeo
03-05-2011, 10:38 PM
i lov this one!!

Uncle Leroy
03-06-2011, 12:47 AM
The first time I heard this song it was by Stephen Stills. I now have a new favorite version. Excellent.

DAPuke
03-06-2011, 09:51 AM
Thanks Eugene, that was great. You totally sold it.
Don

Hippie Dribble
03-06-2011, 02:15 PM
cheers rij, Uncle and DAP. It's a haunting song, for sure. Thanks for the compliments fellas. :o

mm stan
03-06-2011, 09:15 PM
Aloha Eugene,
Another great song mate..a sad song of misfortune...but well played....Just loved it....Thanks for sharing...Always a pleasure and a treat...Happy Strummings..MM Stan:):)

Hippie Dribble
03-07-2011, 11:53 AM
Cheers brother Stan. Thanks for the comment mate. :)