2 comments on “Once There Was a Hushpuppy

  1. I zipped over to You Tube and listened David. It does sound very powerful indeed. I haven’t seen the film yet, but I can well imagine that it works well, after an emotional viewing experience.
    A very different ‘end credits’ song that always stays in my mind, is the Psychedelic Furs singing the title track to ‘Pretty in Pink’. When I first saw that film, I thought playing this over the credits was a masterstroke.
    As a young man, I remember a fashion of wearing the suede ‘Hushpuppy shoes’, with different coloured laces on each foot. Looking back, I think, ‘what was that about?’.
    Best wishes as always, Pete.

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    • “Pretty in Pink” is a good example, and there are many others. I just haven’t stumbled on many good ones of late. I don’t recall ever wearing Hush Puppies, but I’ve recently seen shoes with different colored laces. Fads come and go, and then ignorance of the past, or else nostalgia, brings them back.

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