Sunday, November 29, 2015

AWAY OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN

We’re playing this slightly surreal Jimmie Rodgers travelogue today for one line, which has been making the rounds of our fevered brain in the past few days, in the hope of exorcising it:

“And the beavers paddle on walkin’ canes. . . .”


Jimmie Rodgers • Away Out on the Mountain • 1927



Image: Jimmie Rodgers, from The Singing Brakeman (Bear Family, 1992)

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