Sunday, 25 January 2009

She Sings Amazing Grace

A bit of country music for you today from the late Gary Stewart, to my mind one of the greatest honky-tonk singers of all time. Apart from George Jones I don't think there is anyone better at the drinkin' and cheatin' songs, with Gary's particular speciality being the "I'm drinkin' because you're cheatin'" song.

This one seems quite appropriate for a Sunday. It is called "She sings Amazing Grace" and it is about the marriage of Mr Saturday Night and Mrs Sunday Morning. "Hymns and honky tonks don't go together long", and yet somehow...

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