My iPod Has Issues – Losing Bill Dance and Finding Eddie Feigner

24 Sep

We are having a garage sale, and everyone knows what that means. We are dragging out stuff that we forgot we had. Some of it is coming from the attic. Some of it is coming from our closets. Some of it is coming from the Land of Discarded Items.

In the process, I am giving up the autographed Bill Dance t-shirt that I got when the famed fisherman made an appearance at the Hollywood Casino in Tunica, Mississippi. It is definitely a sacrifice to give up something that cool.

However, some cool things are staying. While digging for artifacts, I came across a booklet celebrating the 25th Anniversary of The King and His Court. If that name does not mean anything to you, then let me explain. Eddie Feigner was a fast pitch softball pitcher who traveled the world with a four-man team. They took on all comers and won over 9,000 games. Along the way, Eddie “The King”  Feigner did tricks with the ball. There are a few people around here who played against them. I need to collect stories and write a post about them.

Anyway, we have dragged a bunch of stuff into the garage and are ready to do business. Hopefully, we will make some money. Every quarter counts.image-2

To commemorate the event, I have decided to look into my iPod and see what it is doing.

“Be Careful Who You Love (Arthur’s Song)” by Hank Williams, Jr.

“For the Good Times” by Isaac Hayes

“Judy” by Frank Howard

“Hardline” by Tom Kimmel

“Memphis Exorcism” by Squirrel Nut Zippers

“Clubbed to Death” by Rob Dougan

“Up On Cripple Creek” by The Band

“Kansas City Shuffle” by J. Ralph

“Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon and Garfunkel

“Alone Again” by Dokken

“Ohio” by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

“Ruby (Are You Mad at Your Man)” by The Osbourne Brothers

“I Wanna Ummm With You” by Stacy Mitchhart

“Thirteen” by Big Star

“Still and Always Will” by Vintage Trouble

“T for Texas” by Tompall Glaser

“Dazed and Confused” by Led Zeppelin

“The Peacocks” by Howard Alden

“The Wind, The Wind” by Dean Martin

“Tomorrow Never Comes” by Ernest Tubb

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6 Responses to “My iPod Has Issues – Losing Bill Dance and Finding Eddie Feigner”

  1. Marilyn Armstrong September 24, 2015 at 02:36 #

    I believe you have just redefined eclectic. We are too rural for a garage sale, but we’ve done flea market. It was fun. Not wildly profitable, though.

    • Rick September 24, 2015 at 02:40 #

      We have a local flea market, but I haven’t been in years. I wonder if they have some good stuff to replace what we’re selling.

      • Marilyn Armstrong September 24, 2015 at 03:30 #

        That is the entire point of flea markets. Swapping your old junk for exciting new junk.

  2. spearfruit September 24, 2015 at 11:18 #

    Oh, those garage sales, the last 2 weekends I had one. Will have another one in a couple of months, where does this stuff come from? 🙂

    • Rick September 24, 2015 at 14:03 #

      I don’t know, but it adds up. You must have collected a lot to have 2 weekend sale.

      • spearfruit September 24, 2015 at 16:49 #

        Lots of stuff, did not sell all of it, the rest is in the garage waiting for the next garage sale in a couple of months.

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