Maybe You Never Heard Of Him

This morning, reading the news on my iPad, with my granddaughter on my lap, I learned of the death of Jerry Jeff Walker.  I suppose it is possible that some of my readers have never heard of Walker or the song he wrote, performed by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB) in 1970, which I might say launched them into relative stardom.

It was a pretty big hit back in 1970 and if you are old enough to have been listening to music back then, you know this song.

The NGDB performed this song on 3/4 time (like a waltz). In later years, Jerry Jeff performed in in 6/8 time, which in my opinion, completely changed the song.

RIP, Jerry Jeff Walker and thank you for this gem.  YT won’t let the video be imbedded on another website, but here is the link that will open it.

Who remembers, Mr. Bojangles ?

 

About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Charleston,, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.
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3 Responses to Maybe You Never Heard Of Him

  1. gltff says:

    On yeah – one of the most famous songs out of the ’70’s. A Texas song writer from New York.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jim Borden says:

    one of my favorite songs…

    Liked by 1 person

  3. petespringerauthor says:

    I absolutely remember this band and that song.

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