Folky Funky

While plowing through a backlog of Sunday papers I came across a Funky Winkerbean strip that indirectly added it’s voice in praise of the singer/songwriter. The scene is a double wedding with an inset of someone pressing the button for Patty Griffin’s When it Don’t Come Easy (off of Impossible Dream) on a jukebox. The song’s refrain is seen over the scene. The song fits the situation perfectly (if you need to hear the history of Funky, I’ll be happy to go into it), plus Patty Griffin is great. I think we all should go to our favorite establishments and ask for folk songs to be added to the jukebox. Meanwhile, I’m on a mission to see what’s already out there. Folk music everywhere!

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