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HarlequinWell, it’s Sunday morning and I think it’s time for a little music.  Thought I’d play a great version of one of my favorite songs, 1952 Vincent Black Lightning,  written and originally performed by Richard Thompson.  This version is from Del McCoury and puts a wonderful bluegrass twist on the song that fits very well.  I enjoy hearing songs done in a different genre like this.  I’d love to hear Del McCoury do a version of 409 from the Beach Boys.  It’s a song built for bluegrass and his flat, plaintive voice.Vincent Black Lightning

There’s something very lyrical in the name of this mythic motorcycle.  Vincent Black Lightning.  I think I’d like to come back in another life with that name.  I can only imagine…

Anyway, until that happens, give a listen and enjoy…

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