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A Letter From Fred - "Oh Sweet Lorraine"
Posted on 08/27/2013 2:14:28 PM PDT by navysealdad
Countless songs have been written about lost love, but none quite so touching as a tune penned by Fred Stobaugh. Shortly after his wife of 73 years passed away, Stobaugh, 96, wrote a song in her honor called Sweet Lorraine. Stobaugh lacks musical ability, so he decided to enter an online singer-songwriter contest after seeing an ad in the newspaper (yes, we know, its ironic). Being unfamiliar with the technological marvel known as email, Stobaugh fired off his lyrics and a letter explaining his story.
(Excerpt) Read more at angelfire.com ...
TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment
johnny cash could carry that to number one... perhaps trace adkins
posted on 08/27/2013 2:31:51 PM PDT
(Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
posted on 08/27/2013 2:39:34 PM PDT
(An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
posted on 08/27/2013 3:21:51 PM PDT
by Liberty Valance
(Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
To: Liberty Valance
--Johnny Johnson & His Statler Pennsylvanians (vocal by Franklyn Baur), from the late summer of 1928
posted on 08/27/2013 4:07:06 PM PDT
by Fiji Hill
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