Slip Slidin’ Away

I saw a group of kids yesterday dressed up for the cold like the little brother in “A Christmas Story.”

Christmas Story Brother

They were dragging sleds and Flexible Flyers

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behind them headed toward the nearest downhill 45 degree angle they could find.

The phrase “Snow Fun” is an oxymoron in ThoughtMarauder world. I curse the snow and long for sandals.

But until the sun warms my face again, have fun “slip, slidin’ away.”

Initially recorded in 1975 for inclusion on the album “Still Crazy After All These Years,” Paul Simon decided to release it instead in 1977 on his “Greatest Hits” album.

The song reached Number #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1977.

FYI: If the background harmonies sound familiar, that’s because The Oak Ridge Boys provided back-up vocals for this track. Kind of an odd marriage, huh?

 

**Originally Posted on 18 Jan 2018**

Author: ThoughtMarauder

Cavalier, bomb-thrower, provocateur, neanderthal, father, proud US Army Airborne veteran, proud American, lover of many things: God, country, family, baseball, Scotch whiskey, cigars, old-school jazz, dogs, Sinatra, watches, shoes and sunshine..

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