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Need help ID'ing a country song

Posted on 06/30/2014 4:44:51 PM PDT by ru4liberty

My former co-worker just called me for help in naming a country music song. I don't listen to today's country music that much, so I couldn't help her, but I'm sure one of my FReeper FRiends can.

She said the song had something in the lyrics about grandma having dementia or Alzheimer's and having to refer back to 1942(ish) for something she can remember. Or something like that.

Does anyone know what song that might be and who the artist is?

TIA. :)


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: countrymusic

1 posted on 06/30/2014 4:44:51 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: ru4liberty

Brett Eldredge, ‘Raymond’


2 posted on 06/30/2014 4:49:19 PM PDT by j_guru
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To: ru4liberty

Is this it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLOeSsIM4oA


3 posted on 06/30/2014 4:50:24 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

Ellsworth - Rascal Flatts

Grandma burned the biscuits
Nearly took the house down with it.
Now she’s in assisted livin’
We all knew that day would come.
We knew she was to gone to drive
The day she parked on i 65.
Found her on the shoulder cryin’
She didn’t know where she was.
Its like her mind just quit.
Oh but bring up grandpa- it’s like someone flipped a switch.

A front porch light and a blue Desota,
couple a straws in a coca cola:
You can see it all goin’ down.
A handsome boy in army green
A tear on his face- down on a knee,
Shaky voice- a diamond ring she’ll put you in that town.
Tomorrow she won’t remember what she did today,
But just ask her about Ellsworth, Kansas, 1948.

She takes out his medals,
A cigar box of letters.
Sits and scatters pictures,
Black and whites of days gone by.
We started losin’ her when she lost him,
But to hear her carry on you’d swear she’s seventeen again

Football games and leaves a’cracklin’
Walkin’ her home in his letter jacket,
You can see it all goin’ down.
A perfect night on a front porch glider,
Saying goodnight for the next 3 hours.
Her tired eyes go wide and bright
When she talks about that town.
Tomorrow she won’t remember what she did today,
But just ask her about Ellsworth, Kansas 1948.

While the world is fading all around her
Sharing a sundae at the counter
He’s goin’ on and on about her
Bet she’s right there right now
Tomorrow she won’t remember what she did today
Just ask her about Ellsworth, Kansas, 1948


4 posted on 06/30/2014 4:52:04 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: ru4liberty

I have one too. The one I heard had something to do with pickup trucks, drinking beer, and a cheat’n heart.

Can anyone help?


5 posted on 06/30/2014 4:55:55 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

You need to narrow it down a bit. Does it mention jail?


6 posted on 06/30/2014 4:59:21 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: ru4liberty
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=txCUwSKo1kg
7 posted on 06/30/2014 4:59:52 PM PDT by j_guru
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To: j_guru
Wow! What an awesome song!

Thank you so much.

8 posted on 06/30/2014 4:59:52 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: 1rudeboy

No but there was a part about tight jeans. Does that help?


9 posted on 06/30/2014 5:02:17 PM PDT by DManA
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To: ru4liberty

Actually, thank you... My grandmother passed away June 21st and I just flew out to Oregon to attend the funeral. I don’t think that it all hit me until I found the song and posted and then watched the video. Finally got the tears to flow that I had been holding back.

Great song.


10 posted on 06/30/2014 5:03:40 PM PDT by j_guru
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To: Star Traveler

Yes, that was the one she was wanting to ID. Another outstanding song. Thank you for introducing that one to me.


11 posted on 06/30/2014 5:10:34 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: ru4liberty

One of my favorites is, “I got a BBQ stain on my white t-shirt”.


12 posted on 06/30/2014 5:10:34 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: ru4liberty

When I was 5 years old, my mom, sister and I traveled by bus from Texas to Oregon. Now my Grammy would say that the first words I said to her when I got off the bus were “Hi Grammy! Got a quarter?” (There must have been a gum ball machine close by) today at her funeral, I placed a quarter in her hand, and told her she could have it back. The beautiful part about this was that the date on the quarter is the year we came to visit all those years ago. And this was unplanned!


13 posted on 06/30/2014 5:11:25 PM PDT by j_guru
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To: ru4liberty

Sounds like the usual Noel Coward song to me.


14 posted on 06/30/2014 5:12:38 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: j_guru

Heartfelt condolences for the loss of your grandmother. I’m glad you found the song and released the tears. I know how it feels to need to cry and not be able to. Prayers for you and your family as you go through this time of grief.


15 posted on 06/30/2014 5:17:16 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: 1rudeboy

And Mama? And trains?


16 posted on 06/30/2014 5:18:41 PM PDT by Hoodat (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: j_guru

Oh, great! My screen is getting blurry.


17 posted on 06/30/2014 5:19:48 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: Star Traveler
Oh, THANKS A LOT -- now you've got me sitting here with *something in my eye.* Just reading the lyrics!!!

Hard but beautiful ... like a birth or a funeral.

18 posted on 06/30/2014 5:20:21 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: DManA

Did it say anything about cowboy boots?


19 posted on 06/30/2014 5:20:48 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: ru4liberty

Thanks and blessings to you


20 posted on 06/30/2014 5:22:52 PM PDT by j_guru
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To: 1rudeboy

Or trains?


21 posted on 06/30/2014 5:35:49 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: DManA

You don’t want to see grandma in tight-fittin’ jeans.

I garoontee.


22 posted on 06/30/2014 5:36:10 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: ru4liberty

I Hate Everything
http://youtu.be/-RtJ4hy-GrM


23 posted on 06/30/2014 6:01:40 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: j_guru

I went from Texas to Oregon many years ago, too, and then stayed there 40 years. Almost ten years ago, I went back to Texas to take care of my dad, until he died a few years afterward.

What part of Oregon was your grandmother in? I was in the Portland area.


24 posted on 06/30/2014 6:06:28 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: ru4liberty
This it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=z-WI1fEYE0s

25 posted on 06/30/2014 6:11:26 PM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: j_guru

Lovely story. You made me cry. Missing my mother—gone since 2007. She would have been 102 on June 22.

Hugs to you in your grief. Prayers.


26 posted on 06/30/2014 6:47:19 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: ru4liberty

Grandma got run over by a Panzer?


27 posted on 06/30/2014 6:58:29 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (Immigration without assimilation is the death of a nation)
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To: ru4liberty
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txCUwSKo1kg

???

28 posted on 06/30/2014 6:59:59 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (Immigration without assimilation is the death of a nation)
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To: Star Traveler

Awesome song!


29 posted on 06/30/2014 8:10:03 PM PDT by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: 1rudeboy; DManA; Hoodat
Okay, y'all smart alecks! Sing along. Failure to do so is a felony and carries a hefty fine.
30 posted on 06/30/2014 10:09:14 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: ru4liberty

“Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer”?


31 posted on 06/30/2014 10:16:08 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: rabidralph
Here's a sing-along just for you. Put on your manly footwear first. It improves your pitch.
32 posted on 06/30/2014 10:32:25 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: ru4liberty

+1


33 posted on 06/30/2014 11:31:34 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Star Traveler

Rogue valley. We made that trip almost 37 years ago. Thanks everyone for your kind words!


34 posted on 07/01/2014 4:02:05 AM PDT by j_guru
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To: ru4liberty

Sounds Like “You Broke My Heart So I Busted Your Jaw”.


35 posted on 07/01/2014 8:32:22 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: ru4liberty

Not the song you’re looking for, but it’s along the same lines.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl5Uog-MDGo


36 posted on 07/01/2014 10:19:53 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: Semper Mark

This has become a 10-kleenex thread. Lovely song. Thanks for sharing it with me.


37 posted on 07/02/2014 1:05:12 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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38 posted on 07/02/2014 1:05:47 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“If you don’t quit runnin around on me, I’m gonna beat the cheat out of you”.

Pinkard and Bowden.

Another of their classics is “There ain’t nothing funny about a woman with a gun.”


39 posted on 07/02/2014 1:12:40 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is the CPUSA)
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