The River's Invitation / Photo / Tune / Percy
Sun May 6 08:49:27 EDT 2012
Thanks Michelle, even a blind squirrel stumbles into an acorn every once in
awhile. I was fortunate that Apple makes the camera so easy/fast to get to
on the iPhone....and that there wasn't much camera shake considering I was
driving while I was taking it.
Here is the Google maps shot of the same bridge.
Btw, I am totally with you on Percy! As good a singer as he was a
songwriter, and that IS some fine, fine music to these here ears. It is no
wonder Ray Charles hired him to be HIS writer. Checkout this YouTube video
featuring his tune about his "own hometown," mixed in with pics of Minden,
La as well as some fond remembrances by some of his friends. This tune came
out on Ray's Tangerine label.
chuck, in dallas
On May 6, 2012, at 6:15, michelle willlson <email@example.com> wrote:
Great pic, Chuck - the soft mist and the straight lines of the bridge -
And it does look like there's a person standing there.
Love Percy, too - esp. "Louisiana".
Thanks - Michelle
> Date: Sat, 5 May 2012 20:46:48 -0500
> From: hhs249@GMAIL.COM
> Subject: The River's Invitation / Photo / Tune / Percy
> To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM
> Early this morning I was on my way to Baton Rouge on a delivery, and it
> sort of foggy, so I grabbed my iPhone off the seat and snapped this one of
> the bridge over the Atchafalaya (on 190) through my windshield....it
> looks like there's a person on the wrong side of the rail (on the left). I
> believe it is a discolored support beam. Like they say, the best camera is
> the one you have with you.
> Here is a link to Percy's CLASSIC, and oft covered, The River's
> While we're at it, here is a link to Percy's tune about his home state,
> chuck, in dallas
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