Author Topic: Jerry Jeff Walker  (Read 135 times)

zoony

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Jerry Jeff Walker
« on: Nov 03, 2020, 03:54:09 PM »
Has died in Austin Texas aged 78. Wrote some brilliant songs including Mr Bojangles..RIP JJ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTraYM0WeLQ
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Alex22

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Re: Jerry Jeff Walker
« Reply #1 on: Nov 03, 2020, 06:36:37 PM »
I love this song, I was surprised at how well Robbie Williams sang it - not quite as good as Sammy Davis though.
Should have said I've never heard of Jerry Jeff Walker, but I enjoyed the clip.

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Re: Jerry Jeff Walker
« Reply #2 on: Nov 03, 2020, 06:53:10 PM »
It's a true story Alex, from the time he was arrested for drunk n disorderly in Texas where he met that man.. Just one of a herd of singer-songwriters from the 50s, 60s and 70s.. Kristofferson, Denver, Croce, Willie Nelson, John Prine, Neil young etc whose music was mostly heard and sung in the USA and Canada.. That's a jam that I look forward to sitting in on when the time comes.