I had a different intention for this post, but, I couldn’t find the song I wanted on line. So, I’ll tell a story through a different route.
I suppose many people my age were forced to watch “Hee-Haw” as we grew up. For those who do not know, “Hee-Haw” was a music/variety/comedy show which highlighted traditional country and bluegrass music. Typically, the show was ran by Roy Clark and Buck Owens …. with a guest host … ( a style which SNL copied).
But, they also had several other regular entertainers. Unlike Saturday Night Live, these entertainers had already established a name for themselves. But, as I grew up, watching Hee-Haw, I didn’t know this. Granpa Jones, and Minnie Pearl are two characters who stand out in my mind from the old TV show.
Well, Minnie Pearl was truly an entertainer. But, the gal did have a voice! But, the…
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