Ragged Old Flag

Something for the weekend.  Ragged Old Flag (1974) sung by the incomparable Johnny Cash, a good song for two days before Flag Day.  Bonus :

Here Comes the Freedom Train (1976) sung by the great Merle Haggard.

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Here Comes the Freedom Train

 

Something for the weekend.  Here Comes the Freedom Train (1976).  This seems like an appropriate song between the birthdays of our two greatest presidents:  Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Written by Stephen Lemberg in 1976, the above rendition by Merle Haggard was played endlessly on the radio in the Bicentennial year, the 45 single of the song sold as a fundraiser for the second Freedom Train. (more…)

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