Naked in larned ks
It's interesting how people can make what they think are reasonable assumptions and make things up to explain things. It reached #40 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
Between 19 the New York-based group had fifteen Top 100 records; with two making the Top 10, "Do It Again" and "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" ...
Wagner III, author of the best-selling 'Participants in the Battle of the Little Big Horn: A Biographical Dictionary of Sioux, Cheyenne and United States Military Personnel' and 'The Strategy of Defeat at the Little Big Horn: A Military and Timing Analysis of the Battle'.
But if this song is named after Deacon Jones, he was no loser.
He was one of the best defensive players in the NFL.
Try reading Brian Sweet's book on them and you'll know what I mean.Deacon Blues is one of the snidest songs ever written.The song is a TOTAL put down of the indulgent musician life.This line is followed immediately by his reminiscence of "only yesterday" when he stood there looking, seeing all the wild party-goers inside who seemed to have life by the balls, laughing it up.But standing and looking in windows is "all in the past." He's a grown-up adult, who chose responsibility for a life of carefree carousing. Shade = younger, thinner man, and shadow (longer "expanded" word) = the older man he is now, a shadow of his former self.)The next three lines are his conversation with the wife he's leaving, and they are critical.
the next morning, after which you're really wasted! Still would like to hear from someone who was there.