Johnny Horton

Mick Jones, Carbon/Silicon, BAD and cetera.
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Johnny Horton

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Been listening to some 50's country and this popped up. I had no idea.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50_iRIcxsz0

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"Shocked face"
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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You shoulda asked me, lads.
Authority is supposedly grounded in wisdom, but I could see from a very early age that authority was only a system of control and it didn't have any inherent wisdom. I quickly realised that you either became a power or you were crushed


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Heston wrote:
29 Mar 2020, 12:27pm
"Shocked face"
Ah knarr mate. Thought I knew most everything about BAD's inspirations, but this one seemingly escaped the net

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I trust someone's told you about the virus thing?

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MarkyJacobs wrote:
29 Mar 2020, 3:51pm
I trust someone's told you about the virus thing?
:lol:
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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white man wrote:
29 Mar 2020, 3:37pm
Heston wrote:
29 Mar 2020, 12:27pm
"Shocked face"
Ah knarr mate. Thought I knew most everything about BAD's inspirations, but this one seemingly escaped the net
I would put money on Mick being inspired by the Lonnie Donegan version... not that it's that different but I'm sure I read he was an LD fan.
Putting a little stick about. Putting the frighteners on flash little twerps

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MarkyJacobs wrote:
29 Mar 2020, 3:51pm
I trust someone's told you about the virus thing?
So thats why its quiet outside and busy on here :mrgreen:

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It's just a traditional folk ditty, is it not? I'll admit I did not know the name Johnny Horton.

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Written by a 20th century school teacher to get his damn students to pay attention.
Authority is supposedly grounded in wisdom, but I could see from a very early age that authority was only a system of control and it didn't have any inherent wisdom. I quickly realised that you either became a power or you were crushed


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