Who Wrote the Book of Love

In 1958 Disney re-released Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to theaters in the USA. I was in Phoenix at the time visiting my cousins with my folks. One afternoon all the kids were stacked into a 1942 Plymouth (with the velvet rope of safety across the back of the front bench seat) and dropped off at a local movie house to watch the twenty year old animated film. It was easily as satisfying as Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier which I had enjoyed for free simply by wearing my School Safety Patrol sweater one Saturday in San Diego.

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Cocaine at the Bostonia Ballroom

Cocaine Blues is a Western swing song written by T. J. “Red” Arnall, a reworking of the traditional song Little Sadie. Roy Hogshed is generally recognized as the recording artist who first made the song popular, although too many people erroneously assume it was Eric Clapton while under the effects of being unvaccinated.

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