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Old 12-02-2005, 18:01   #1 (permalink)
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Hot Rod Lincoln

My pappy said, 'Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin' ...
If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!'

Well, you've heard the story of the hot rod race,
When the Ford and the Mercury were settin' the pace.
That story's true I'm here to say,
Cause I was a'drivin' that Model A.

It's got a Lincoln motor and it's really souped up;
That Model A body makes it look like a pup.
It's got 12 cylinders and uses them all;
And an overdrive that just won't stall.

It's got a 4-barrel carb and dual exhausts,
4:11 gears that really get lost -
Safety tubes and I'm not scared,
The brakes are good and the tires are fair.

We left San Pedro late one night;
The moon and the stars were shinin' bright.
We were drivin' up Grapevine Hill,
Passin' cars like they were standin' still.

Then, all of a sudden, in the wink of an eye,
a Cadillac sedan passed us by.
The remark was made, "That's the car for me."
But, by then, the taillights wuz all you could see.

Well, the fellers ribbed me for bein' behind,
So I started to make that Lincoln unwind.
Took my foot off the gas and, man alive,
I shoved it down into overdrive.

Well, I wound it up to 110;
Twisted the speedometer cable right off the end.
Had my foot glued right to the floor;
I said, "That's all there is - there ain't no more."

Now the fellas thought I'd lost all sense;
The telephone poles looked like a picket fence.
They said, "Slow down, I see spots."
The lines on the road just looked like dots.

Went around a corner and passed a truck;
I crossed my fingers just for luck -
The fenders clickin' the guard rail post;
The guy beside me was white as a ghost.

Smoke was rollin' outta the back
When I started to gain on that Cadillac
I knew I could catch him and hoped I could pass
But when I did I'd be short on gas.

There were flames comin' from out of the side;
You could feel the tension; man, what a ride.
I said, "Look out, boys, I've got a license to fly"
And the Cadillac pulled over and let me by.

All of a sudden a rod started knockin';
Down in the depths she started a rockin'.
I looked in the mirror and a red light was blinkin';
The cops was after my Hot Rod Lincoln.

Well they arrested me and put me in jail.
I called my pop to make my bail.
He said, "Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin',
If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!"

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Old 12-02-2005, 18:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Hot Rod Lincoln

Wound Up <none@your.disposal.ask.me> wrote in news:4390E282.6000805
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> My pappy said, 'Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin' ...
> If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!'
>
> Well, you've heard the story of the hot rod race,
> When the Ford and the Mercury were settin' the pace.
> That story's true I'm here to say,
> Cause I was a'drivin' that Model A.
>
> It's got a Lincoln motor and it's really souped up;
> That Model A body makes it look like a pup.
> It's got 12 cylinders and uses them all;
> And an overdrive that just won't stall.
>
> It's got a 4-barrel carb and dual exhausts,
> 4:11 gears that really get lost -
> Safety tubes and I'm not scared,
> The brakes are good and the tires are fair.
>
> We left San Pedro late one night;
> The moon and the stars were shinin' bright.
> We were drivin' up Grapevine Hill,
> Passin' cars like they were standin' still.
>
> Then, all of a sudden, in the wink of an eye,
> a Cadillac sedan passed us by.
> The remark was made, "That's the car for me."
> But, by then, the taillights wuz all you could see.
>
> Well, the fellers ribbed me for bein' behind,
> So I started to make that Lincoln unwind.
> Took my foot off the gas and, man alive,
> I shoved it down into overdrive.
>
> Well, I wound it up to 110;
> Twisted the speedometer cable right off the end.
> Had my foot glued right to the floor;
> I said, "That's all there is - there ain't no more."
>
> Now the fellas thought I'd lost all sense;
> The telephone poles looked like a picket fence.
> They said, "Slow down, I see spots."
> The lines on the road just looked like dots.
>
> Went around a corner and passed a truck;
> I crossed my fingers just for luck -
> The fenders clickin' the guard rail post;
> The guy beside me was white as a ghost.
>
> Smoke was rollin' outta the back
> When I started to gain on that Cadillac
> I knew I could catch him and hoped I could pass
> But when I did I'd be short on gas.
>
> There were flames comin' from out of the side;
> You could feel the tension; man, what a ride.
> I said, "Look out, boys, I've got a license to fly"
> And the Cadillac pulled over and let me by.
>
> All of a sudden a rod started knockin';
> Down in the depths she started a rockin'.
> I looked in the mirror and a red light was blinkin';
> The cops was after my Hot Rod Lincoln.
>
> Well they arrested me and put me in jail.
> I called my pop to make my bail.
> He said, "Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin',
> If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!"


Great song. Just listened to it last week on my hard drive right after
"GTO" (Ronnie and the Daytonas) and "California Sun" (Rivieras).

Joe
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Old 12-02-2005, 18:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Hot Rod Lincoln

Joe wrote:
> Wound Up <none@your.disposal.ask.me> wrote in news:4390E282.6000805
> @your.disposal.ask.me:
>
>
>>My pappy said, 'Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin' ...
>>If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!'
>>
>>Well, you've heard the story of the hot rod race,
>>When the Ford and the Mercury were settin' the pace.
>>That story's true I'm here to say,
>>Cause I was a'drivin' that Model A.
>>
>>It's got a Lincoln motor and it's really souped up;
>>That Model A body makes it look like a pup.
>>It's got 12 cylinders and uses them all;
>>And an overdrive that just won't stall.
>>
>>It's got a 4-barrel carb and dual exhausts,
>>4:11 gears that really get lost -
>>Safety tubes and I'm not scared,
>>The brakes are good and the tires are fair.
>>
>>We left San Pedro late one night;
>>The moon and the stars were shinin' bright.
>>We were drivin' up Grapevine Hill,
>>Passin' cars like they were standin' still.
>>
>>Then, all of a sudden, in the wink of an eye,
>>a Cadillac sedan passed us by.
>>The remark was made, "That's the car for me."
>>But, by then, the taillights wuz all you could see.
>>
>>Well, the fellers ribbed me for bein' behind,
>>So I started to make that Lincoln unwind.
>>Took my foot off the gas and, man alive,
>>I shoved it down into overdrive.
>>
>>Well, I wound it up to 110;
>>Twisted the speedometer cable right off the end.
>>Had my foot glued right to the floor;
>>I said, "That's all there is - there ain't no more."
>>
>>Now the fellas thought I'd lost all sense;
>>The telephone poles looked like a picket fence.
>>They said, "Slow down, I see spots."
>>The lines on the road just looked like dots.
>>
>>Went around a corner and passed a truck;
>>I crossed my fingers just for luck -
>>The fenders clickin' the guard rail post;
>>The guy beside me was white as a ghost.
>>
>>Smoke was rollin' outta the back
>>When I started to gain on that Cadillac
>>I knew I could catch him and hoped I could pass
>>But when I did I'd be short on gas.
>>
>>There were flames comin' from out of the side;
>>You could feel the tension; man, what a ride.
>>I said, "Look out, boys, I've got a license to fly"
>>And the Cadillac pulled over and let me by.
>>
>>All of a sudden a rod started knockin';
>>Down in the depths she started a rockin'.
>>I looked in the mirror and a red light was blinkin';
>>The cops was after my Hot Rod Lincoln.
>>
>>Well they arrested me and put me in jail.
>>I called my pop to make my bail.
>>He said, "Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin',
>>If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!"

>
>
> Great song. Just listened to it last week on my hard drive right after
> "GTO" (Ronnie and the Daytonas) and "California Sun" (Rivieras).
>
> Joe
> TS#29


JOE! You've emerged after Wilma! I was a mite concerned. I hope you
emerged unscathed. Can you even believe we've gone up to Epsilon on
named storms? Freaky.

It is a great song. It's been in my head all week so I had to post it.
I wish I could do the guitar hook on the keyboard...

DER DER-DER DER-DER DEDELER DER!!!

Best I could manage. What's been up man?

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Old 12-03-2005, 17:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Hot Rod Lincoln

Wound Up <none@your.disposal.ask.me> wrote in
news:4390E5DA.2080104@your.disposal.ask.me:

> Joe wrote:
>> Wound Up <none@your.disposal.ask.me> wrote in news:4390E282.6000805
>> @your.disposal.ask.me:
>>
>>
>>>My pappy said, 'Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin' ...
>>>If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!'
>>>
>>>Well, you've heard the story of the hot rod race,
>>>When the Ford and the Mercury were settin' the pace.
>>>That story's true I'm here to say,
>>>Cause I was a'drivin' that Model A.
>>>
>>>It's got a Lincoln motor and it's really souped up;
>>>That Model A body makes it look like a pup.
>>>It's got 12 cylinders and uses them all;
>>>And an overdrive that just won't stall.
>>>
>>>It's got a 4-barrel carb and dual exhausts,
>>>4:11 gears that really get lost -
>>>Safety tubes and I'm not scared,
>>>The brakes are good and the tires are fair.
>>>
>>>We left San Pedro late one night;
>>>The moon and the stars were shinin' bright.
>>>We were drivin' up Grapevine Hill,
>>>Passin' cars like they were standin' still.
>>>
>>>Then, all of a sudden, in the wink of an eye,
>>>a Cadillac sedan passed us by.
>>>The remark was made, "That's the car for me."
>>>But, by then, the taillights wuz all you could see.
>>>
>>>Well, the fellers ribbed me for bein' behind,
>>>So I started to make that Lincoln unwind.
>>>Took my foot off the gas and, man alive,
>>>I shoved it down into overdrive.
>>>
>>>Well, I wound it up to 110;
>>>Twisted the speedometer cable right off the end.
>>>Had my foot glued right to the floor;
>>>I said, "That's all there is - there ain't no more."
>>>
>>>Now the fellas thought I'd lost all sense;
>>>The telephone poles looked like a picket fence.
>>>They said, "Slow down, I see spots."
>>>The lines on the road just looked like dots.
>>>
>>>Went around a corner and passed a truck;
>>>I crossed my fingers just for luck -
>>>The fenders clickin' the guard rail post;
>>>The guy beside me was white as a ghost.
>>>
>>>Smoke was rollin' outta the back
>>>When I started to gain on that Cadillac
>>>I knew I could catch him and hoped I could pass
>>>But when I did I'd be short on gas.
>>>
>>>There were flames comin' from out of the side;
>>>You could feel the tension; man, what a ride.
>>>I said, "Look out, boys, I've got a license to fly"
>>>And the Cadillac pulled over and let me by.
>>>
>>>All of a sudden a rod started knockin';
>>>Down in the depths she started a rockin'.
>>>I looked in the mirror and a red light was blinkin';
>>>The cops was after my Hot Rod Lincoln.
>>>
>>>Well they arrested me and put me in jail.
>>>I called my pop to make my bail.
>>>He said, "Son, you're gonna drive me t' drinkin',
>>>If you don't quit drivin' that - Hot ... Rod ... Lincoln!"

>>
>>
>> Great song. Just listened to it last week on my hard drive right
>> after "GTO" (Ronnie and the Daytonas) and "California Sun"
>> (Rivieras).
>>
>> Joe
>> TS#29

>
> JOE! You've emerged after Wilma! I was a mite concerned. I hope
> you emerged unscathed. Can you even believe we've gone up to Epsilon
> on named storms? Freaky.


Yes, we made it through Wilma, although it was a bit rough. No
electricity for 13 days. I broke down and got a generator (pure luck
that I was able to find one) on day 6. Wired it directly into the
house circuit on day 7 - next best thing to having real electricity.

House made it through ok and no roof problems (roof is less than a year
old), but the fences and half the trees got totally trashed. Truck got
scratched up a bit from the gutter coming loose and hitting it.

FEMA sent me a check for just shy of $900 for the generator, but the
other damage (fence, landscaping, truck) will have to come out of
pocket because of my insurance deductible.

All in all, a pretty sucky experience. And FEMA's "relief" for water
and ice was a total joke. It took me over an hour to get to one of the
staging areas and found they had nothing. Luckily, as I was ready to
leave trucks came in with ice and water, so I got back on line.
Another hour later I left with two 10-lb. bags of ice and two six-packs
of water. People were almost ready to riot they were so pissed off.
FEMA didn't learn a damn thing from Katrina in NO. They're still an
incompetent agency.

> It is a great song. It's been in my head all week so I had to post
> it. I wish I could do the guitar hook on the keyboard...
>
> DER DER-DER DER-DER DEDELER DER!!!


That's a rough one, even on the guitar. Gotta be a quick picker for
that.

> Best I could manage. What's been up man?


SSDD basically. Now, we're just trying to get back to normal after the
storm. There are still a lot of areas that look completely trashed -
cleanup is still going on. The number of trees and poles that went
down was unbelievable. Literally 98% of Broward County (Ft.
Lauderdale) had no power after the storm. 7 days after, something like
40% were still without power. Thank God it got cooler right after the
storm blew out. I can't think of what it would've been like if it were
80 degrees at night like it was the week before.

Joe
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Old 12-03-2005, 18:01   #5 (permalink)
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>>
>>JOE! You've emerged after Wilma! I was a mite concerned. I hope
>>you emerged unscathed. Can you even believe we've gone up to Epsilon
>>on named storms? Freaky.

>
>
> Yes, we made it through Wilma, although it was a bit rough. No
> electricity for 13 days. I broke down and got a generator (pure luck
> that I was able to find one) on day 6. Wired it directly into the
> house circuit on day 7 - next best thing to having real electricity.
>


That totally sucks. I'm glad luck was on your side in the generator
department. I can't imagine finding one for miles on day two! I heard
six million were without power. Thirteen days is a long damned time.
I'm sure it was a huge relief after you got the generator up and
running. Some juice is a hell of a lot better than none at all.

We go without power for a day or two about three times / year due to
severe t-storms. The grid in our area seems well established, but it's
the worst I've ever experienced. I reset clocks about once / month.
I'm also going to break down and buy a generator because I get sick of
throwing away all the food and not sleeping because it's too hot and
sticky outside.

> House made it through ok and no roof problems (roof is less than a year
> old), but the fences and half the trees got totally trashed. Truck got
> scratched up a bit from the gutter coming loose and hitting it.
>
> FEMA sent me a check for just shy of $900 for the generator, but the
> other damage (fence, landscaping, truck) will have to come out of
> pocket because of my insurance deductible.
>
> All in all, a pretty sucky experience. And FEMA's "relief" for water
> and ice was a total joke. It took me over an hour to get to one of the
> staging areas and found they had nothing. Luckily, as I was ready to
> leave trucks came in with ice and water, so I got back on line.
> Another hour later I left with two 10-lb. bags of ice and two six-packs
> of water. People were almost ready to riot they were so pissed off.
> FEMA didn't learn a damn thing from Katrina in NO. They're still an
> incompetent agency.
>


It sounds like a very sucky experience. I'm glad at least your house
was spared damage. Sucks about the rest, especially the trees and
fences. What a bummer.

It amazed everyone how piss poor FEMA really was in NO. My company has
a close relationship with a hospital down there, and organized its own
relief effort for the hospital and the families. The top brass didn't
sleep for days. We raised a lot of money and got a lot of stuff down
there. We were told our efforts alone did more than FEMA's did when it
counted, and our resources are comparatively very limited.

>
>>It is a great song. It's been in my head all week so I had to post
>>it. I wish I could do the guitar hook on the keyboard...
>>
>>DER DER-DER DER-DER DEDELER DER!!!

>
>
> That's a rough one, even on the guitar. Gotta be a quick picker for
> that.
>


Yeah, I'm sure, and you need very good rhythm.

>
>>Best I could manage. What's been up man?

>
>
> SSDD basically. Now, we're just trying to get back to normal after the
> storm. There are still a lot of areas that look completely trashed -
> cleanup is still going on. The number of trees and poles that went
> down was unbelievable. Literally 98% of Broward County (Ft.
> Lauderdale) had no power after the storm. 7 days after, something like
> 40% were still without power. Thank God it got cooler right after the
> storm blew out. I can't think of what it would've been like if it were
> 80 degrees at night like it was the week before.


What an unholy mess. I'm sure people were very nervous. I hope you get
everything straightened out as quickly as possible. Good to hear you're ok!



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Old 12-03-2005, 18:01   #6 (permalink)
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<snip>

I heard
> six million were without power.


I think I have my numbers wrong again, or have confused my disasters.

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Old 12-04-2005, 07:01   #7 (permalink)
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Wound Up <none@your.disposal.ask.me> wrote in
news:4392347A.4070505@your.disposal.ask.me:

>>>
>>>JOE! You've emerged after Wilma! I was a mite concerned. I hope
>>>you emerged unscathed. Can you even believe we've gone up to
>>>Epsilon on named storms? Freaky.

>>
>>
>> Yes, we made it through Wilma, although it was a bit rough. No
>> electricity for 13 days. I broke down and got a generator (pure
>> luck that I was able to find one) on day 6. Wired it directly into
>> the house circuit on day 7 - next best thing to having real
>> electricity.
>>

>
> That totally sucks. I'm glad luck was on your side in the generator
> department. I can't imagine finding one for miles on day two!


Yeah, when I walked into Lowes that morning, there was a wall of
generators in one of the isles. People were snapping them up at the
rate of 1 every 30 seconds, so I got there just in time. Got a decent
one too - a Briggs & Stratton 6200 watt.

> I
> heard six million were without power.


Throught the whole state. Broward County had over 850,000 without
power.

> Thirteen days is a long damned
> time. I'm sure it was a huge relief after you got the generator up
> and running. Some juice is a hell of a lot better than none at all.


Yeah, especially after wiring it into the house circuit. We actually
were able to get hot water and run the ceiling fans. Refrigerator went
back on 24/7 as well. The only things we really couldn't run were the
central A/C and the clothes dryer. We didn't need the stove as we
cooked on the grill every night for two weeks.

> We go without power for a day or two about three times / year due to
> severe t-storms. The grid in our area seems well established, but
> it's the worst I've ever experienced. I reset clocks about once /
> month. I'm also going to break down and buy a generator because I get
> sick of throwing away all the food and not sleeping because it's too
> hot and sticky outside.


Exactly. We had to throw out about $150 in food because it all
spoiled. FPL (Florida Power & Light) is the pits as well. We have
these little "brown outs" about 2 or 3 times a month. Depending on the
device, I'll have to reset the clocks for each outage.

>> House made it through ok and no roof problems (roof is less than a
>> year old), but the fences and half the trees got totally trashed.
>> Truck got scratched up a bit from the gutter coming loose and
>> hitting it.
>>
>> FEMA sent me a check for just shy of $900 for the generator, but the
>> other damage (fence, landscaping, truck) will have to come out of
>> pocket because of my insurance deductible.
>>
>> All in all, a pretty sucky experience. And FEMA's "relief" for
>> water and ice was a total joke. It took me over an hour to get to
>> one of the staging areas and found they had nothing. Luckily, as I
>> was ready to leave trucks came in with ice and water, so I got back
>> on line. Another hour later I left with two 10-lb. bags of ice and
>> two six-packs of water. People were almost ready to riot they were
>> so pissed off. FEMA didn't learn a damn thing from Katrina in NO.
>> They're still an incompetent agency.
>>

>
> It sounds like a very sucky experience. I'm glad at least your house
> was spared damage. Sucks about the rest, especially the trees and
> fences. What a bummer.


Good riddance to a few of the trees, but we lost a nice Areca palm in
the front and some decent fruit trees in the back. There's also a
coconut palm that's still standing but appears to be quite dead. Only
one palm frond left and it's getting browner every day. That sucker's
about 40 ft. high, so I don't know if I'll be able to remove it myself.

> It amazed everyone how piss poor FEMA really was in NO. My company
> has a close relationship with a hospital down there, and organized
> its own relief effort for the hospital and the families. The top
> brass didn't sleep for days. We raised a lot of money and got a lot
> of stuff down there. We were told our efforts alone did more than
> FEMA's did when it counted, and our resources are comparatively very
> limited.
>
>>
>>>It is a great song. It's been in my head all week so I had to post
>>>it. I wish I could do the guitar hook on the keyboard...
>>>
>>>DER DER-DER DER-DER DEDELER DER!!!

>>
>>
>> That's a rough one, even on the guitar. Gotta be a quick picker for
>> that.
>>

>
> Yeah, I'm sure, and you need very good rhythm.


Yeah, back in the early days we used to do that in a country-rock band
I was in. If we played it too late into the night (after a few too
many Jack Daniels') I had real trouble with it.

>>>Best I could manage. What's been up man?

>>
>>
>> SSDD basically. Now, we're just trying to get back to normal after
>> the storm. There are still a lot of areas that look completely
>> trashed - cleanup is still going on. The number of trees and poles
>> that went down was unbelievable. Literally 98% of Broward County
>> (Ft. Lauderdale) had no power after the storm. 7 days after,
>> something like 40% were still without power. Thank God it got
>> cooler right after the storm blew out. I can't think of what it
>> would've been like if it were 80 degrees at night like it was the
>> week before.

>
> What an unholy mess. I'm sure people were very nervous. I hope you
> get everything straightened out as quickly as possible. Good to hear
> you're ok!


Thanks - yeah, things are getting back to normal now, but there are
still traffic lights out and huge piles of debris. Still gotta be
pretty careful.

Joe
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