A different take on Allen Shaw's 'I Couldn't Help It'

Cigar box guitar and penitentiary tin sandwich.

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Comment by Uncle John on October 28, 2021 at 7:15pm

Thanks, Ron.   I think that is a fine idea.  And could be there would be a lot of pics.   Where can we do that?  

Comment by RON NORTHCUTT on October 28, 2021 at 5:10pm
I had a thought, why doesn't someone put a page on this site or somewhere on the net, and ask folks to post pics of Dave Lynas art work they have. A virtual showing and tribute to his work. Thought I would first approach you as I don't know many members on this site.
Comment by RON NORTHCUTT on October 28, 2021 at 4:53pm
Nice video Uncle John. You nailed that one.
Comment by Uncle John on October 28, 2021 at 8:00am

Thanks, Bob.   Had I gotten caught doing some of the dumb stuff I did years back, I would have been behind bars.  Well, if we all got caught, there would not be many free.  I just may have a guardian angel.  A good and overworked one.   I'm thankful.

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on October 28, 2021 at 4:17am

You definitely created and captured the atmosphere for this song Unc J! Put yourself into character too... Brilliant job!

Comment by Uncle John on October 27, 2021 at 7:36am

Thanks, Doug.  That sounds like an experience.

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on October 26, 2021 at 7:14pm

You nailed the setting Uncle John! I could easily place you at Airway Heights Corrections Center where I used to work. Brought back memories, I worked with always interesting and sometimes scary students. Well played and sang!

Comment by Uncle John on October 26, 2021 at 8:36am

Thanks, Chuck.  I was trying to look and feel it.  

Thanks, Andries.  Yes, we have talked about it.  We do best when we feel and play the part in the song.  

Comment by A.D.EKER on October 26, 2021 at 7:40am

you got it by the tail ! a little inprove and your smoking ! live the part ,we talk't about it before ! and u are surely playing the part now !  Class A Bro !

Comment by Chuck H. on October 25, 2021 at 11:07pm

Most excellent, great job!  Loved the authentic feel to it.

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