Ferlin Husky died today. He sang this version:
In 1983, Madness released this one:
Both songs bring me joy.
So does knowing that I am only ONE day from vacation!
Here’s some bonus Ferlin. Here he is in a recent performance singing his 1957 #1 hit “Gone”. In the last few years, I’ve really grown to appreciate the older country music that they don’t play much anymore. A lot of the classics are in danger of simply fading away.