My favorite country song

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  1. Estocada

    Estocada Well-Known Member

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    is 'Ode to Billy Joe', Amazing the subject matter was allowed in 1967, if you think about it. Girl was from Chickasaw County Mississippi. I've been through the Delta of Mississippi and the song is really evocative and accurate. I dunno how to embed YouTubes, but google Bobby Gentry and Ode to Billy Joe...the lyrics are beautiful.
     
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    Country music is :shit:.
     
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    you're surrounded by it
    you should be more proud of your town
    :redneck:
     
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    It's No 419 of Rolling Stones greatest 500 songs of all time. I'm not a huge country music fan, but it's a great song.:dontknow:
     
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    What'd they throw off the bridge?
     
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    'Dixieland Delight' by Alabama is a good song.
     
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    The whole song hints at a relationship between the two. I'd always assumed it was an aborted child-back in those days, you didn't have kids out of wedlock. I read up on the song, and Gentry said most people thought it was that or a wedding ring. Apparently, the person who really did jump off the bridge's reasons were unknown to her.
     
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    So what did they throw off the bridge?
     
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    In the movie Billy Joe was a homo. I think they were just throwing rocks or sumpin.
     
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    That is disappoint
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Plus that bridge wasn't that high. :no: What a faeg.
     
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    I've always really liked that song
     
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    Garth Brooks ruined country music. I just need to point that out to y'all.
     
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    omg I didnt even realize that was a county song.They play that song on the classic oldies station here in Cleveland I love it.
     
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    Chicks facial expressions make this video... Tramp :c

    [video=youtube;zPG1n1B0Ydw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPG1n1B0Ydw[/video]
     
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    :)
     
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    The answer turned out to be rocks :wtf:
     
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    this is my faaaavorite. and if you don't know it, give the whole thing a listen. It's hilarious

    [video=youtube;Yqe7xiKBXBY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqe7xiKBXBY[/video]
     
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    This is the one and only country song I can tolerate:

    [video=youtube;LJvvxEs1_pE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJvvxEs1_pE[/video]
     
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    [video=youtube;KU72RJzysZQ]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU72RJzysZQ[/video]