Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Cap & Gown

When I was growing up, this time of year, the song Cap & Gown by Marty Robbins was played on all the local AM stations.  Back in the seventies around graduation time, I used to sing it for the audience of the old Christian Brother's Coffeehouse.  Anytime anyone graduates, I'll sing it to them whether they want to hear it or not.

A few weeks ago I sang this song to my niece, Sara Noojin.  She had just graduated from Alabama University.  She looked and me and asked if that was a real song.  She thought it strange that one's graduation be associated with a wedding.  Yes it is an odd song, but I like it.
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