Playing my 4 string cigar box guitar on this 1967 classic recorded by the Box Tops. The song was written by Wayne Carson and was a #1 hit in the US. The guit...

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Comment by Doug Thorsvik on February 3, 2022 at 3:33pm

I agree Derek! It went into the songbook Slingers Songbook today. Turns out it was in the HUG songbook, so I updated it for 1-finger CBGslinging. I will be playing it off the HUG chart on my CBG at the Spokane Ukestra Zoom meeting next week. I’ll do it with the Slingers at the next opportunity! Thanks for featuring it here at CBN.

Comment by Derek Rose on February 3, 2022 at 3:01pm

Thank you, Andries, great to hear from you! Glad it sparked some good memories. Music is great that way :)

Comment by Derek Rose on February 3, 2022 at 3:00pm

Thank you for the kind comments, John. This is one I have played on and off over the years though this is the first time that I remember recording it.

Comment by Derek Rose on February 3, 2022 at 2:58pm

Thank you, Doug. I can imagine the Slingers doing this one, right in your wheelhouse!

Comment by Derek Rose on February 3, 2022 at 2:57pm

Thank you, Brian :)  Another buddy of mine said the same thing about Alex Chilton, so I will definitely check out his other music. 

Comment by Derek Rose on February 3, 2022 at 2:56pm

Thank you, Kale. This is one I like to play on the back deck on a baritone uke but too cold and snowy out there now!

Comment by A.D.EKER on February 3, 2022 at 6:32am

Still know the words, takes me back a while ,good memories Derek!  when i was 14 and going dansing  in the day's of the Box Tops Sam & Dave, the equals, clearance!  all gone those day's ,nice arrangement  on the four Derek ! well played !!

Comment by Uncle John on February 2, 2022 at 4:19am

Love this one, Derek.  Heard it on FB and glad to listen again.  Good song,. good play and vocals.   Sounds real and honest.   I like.  

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on February 1, 2022 at 4:03pm

Welcome back!!! What an outstanding selection Derek, and you nailed it (as usual). Don’t have this one in our Slinger’s Songbook, and I’m asking myself why. It’s a great song.

Comment by BrianQ. on February 1, 2022 at 3:38pm

Great version Derek!! The beginnings of a favorite of mine? (Alex Chilton) Good to see ya!! :)

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