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The back story on "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" ?

This is a bit of history/fable/rumor with the music. The link below to her grave and headstone with a little folklore of how Dickey Betts’ famous instrumental originated.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1473/elizabeth-jones-napier

Apparently there’s another backstory how this particular grave was chosen for the name of the song, or I should say, is rumored, was that Betts “entertained” Boz Scaggs wife here the night he composed it. I have no idea of the validity of that claim - I picked that part up from comments on YouTube - but there has to be some reason that particular headstone was picked, and I guess that is as good as any.

This great piece of music also happens to be my number 1 song of all time. I’ve replayed this more than any other song, from the moment this album first came out, throughout my life and have never tired of it.






Gary Clark Jr. Live

at The Surf Lodge

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Never Goin' Back To Georgia

Blues Magoos

Somebody Loan Me a Dime - Boz Scaggs and

Duane Allman

ABB - High Falls

Robert Plant - Ship of Fools

Dave Gilmour - Smile

Porcupine Tree

Arriving Somewhere But Not Here

The Smithereens - Blood & Roses

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