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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Urgent Research Needed on Ol' Possum readers, I need your help. Does anyone have the lyrics for George Jones' classic comedy-rock-country song "Root Beer"? It is from back in the 1950's (I think) and has all the elements of the best work of Mr. No-Show, albeit a light touch and not nearly as emotional as many of his forlon ballads...well a bit emotional as it is something of a paeon to not having enough alcohol, and being left to drink "Root Beer".

Anyone have this? I have searched high and low on the Internet for this.


Anonymous said...

i will search my tapes and cds, my grandpa Scheirer might have known all though not from hog city he did love to listen to george.

Anymore info on this song.

sempleman said...

Here, try this link:

sempleman said...

Oops, forgot you need to be registered on the site. Gimme a couple of days and I will get you a link that works so you can download this thing.

sempleman said...

As promised...George Jones'
"Root Beer." If you want to try and track down the CD, it's on one called "The New Favorites of George Jones."
Follow this link:
The downloaded file is in mp3 format, playable on any computer media player (Windows Media, MusicMatch, Winamp, etc.).


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