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"Behind My Baby's Bedroom Door"
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Johnny Seay Asks That You Not Look Behind His Baby’s Bedroom Door

In July of 1967, one month after the release of Bobbie Gentry’s Ode to Billie Joe album, Johnny Seay went into Columbia’s Nashville recording studio to record one song — a singularly strange, slightly surrealistic Southern gothic tale.   Listen for the ghostly train whistle near the end of the first

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"Vegas"
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Bobby & Jeannie Bare Are Going to Vegas — 45 Track Only

One of the country “outlaws” who doesn’t always get the recognition is Shel Silverstein, who not only wrote Johnny Cash’s iconic “A Boy Named Sue” [which spawned at least one parody — Joni Credit‘s “A Girl Named Harry” released August 1969] but also many great songs for his close friend’s

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