WRECK ON THE HIGHWAY “Wreck on the Highway” was written by Dorsey M Dixon, of the Dixon Brothers, and was recorded by them in the late 1930s on the Bluebird label. Roy Acuff made this song a big hit in 1940. He was the first true singing star of the Opry, and an impressive showman […]


YANKEE DOODLE Yankee Doodle” is a well-known US song, often sung patriotically today. It is the state anthem of Connecticut. The song’s origins were in a pre-Revolutionary War song originally by British military officers to mock the disheveled, disorganized colonial “Yankees” with whom they served in the French and Indian War. The word doodle first […]


YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS “The Yellow Rose of Texas” is a traditional folk song which has long been popular in the United States and is considered an unofficial state song of Texas. The actual author is unknown; the original publisher (Firth, Pond & Co.) only stated that it was composed and arranged expressly for Charles […]


  This memorable tune from the Charleston era was inspired by a pig! The composers, Donaldson & Kahn, were visiting their friend, entertainer Eddie Cantor, when Cantor’s daughter Marjorie brought out one of her favorite toys, a walking mechanical pig. She wound it up and it started walking in rhythm while two notes kept coming […]


YES WE HAVE NO BANANAS “Yes! We Have No Bananas” is the title of a novelty song by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn that was a major hit in 1923, and one of the top songs of the 20th century. The song was recorded by Billy Jones, Arthur Hall, Irving Kaufman and others that year, […]

Football – America’s Sacred Cow

Is there anything more American than NFL football? Yes there is, it’s the national anthem. So much so, that there is a written law imposing that a certain behavior and conduct of one’s self while the song is being played. A conduct of honor, not only to the countless men who gave their lives in […]

How government should work part2

Following the individual, and his/her ability to self govern themselves, the next level of government must be the family unit. When two individuals join in marriage, they form this unit and begin to expand through their offsprings. The Family concept is perhaps the most effective form of small government. When a family remains close knit, […]

Why I’m deplorable, and you should be too.

Why I’m deplorable, and you should be too. As some know, since 1990, I had to file bankruptcy due to the Rouse Company’s inflexibility of ma and pa businesses in their Columbia Village Centers. I was fined 15000 dollars by the IRS for missing one quarterly payment of half that amount. My beautiful young wife […]

How government should work. part 1

What is government? In a most basic response , government is an entity which controls it’s subject’s lives. To the degree in which government exercises this control is a variable. Logically, one would deduct, that the degree of control, should be a direct reaction to the subject’s capacity for self control. The most basic form […]

Banjo Mountain TV

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