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Two degrees of separation

Between Gram Parsons and "Davey and Goliath." This from my brother Patrick, maestro of obscure rock & roll knowledge -- he and his family are vacationing down in NC.


"Brendan and I were watching cable at or house and saw "Davey and Goliath", which I haven't seen in 35 years. Must be because we're pretty close to Virginia Beach, home of Pat Robertson and and the CBC empire. In the credits, I noticed that the animator is Peter Kleinow. Sure, enough, that's "Sneaky Pete" Kleinow, the late, great steel guitarist for The Flying Burrito Brothers:"

http://www.tvsquad.com/2007/01/10/guitarist-and-animator-peter-kleinow-dead-at-72/


I'm sure all you protest kids remember "Davey & Goliath," the somnamnulatory early 1960s animated kiddie show produced by (I think) the Lutheran Church. It aired very early Sunday morning at 6 AM (right before "Crusader Rabbit") - if you were awake at that hour and hostages to fortune like my brothers and sisters and I were, there was NOTHING else to watch. So we watched. If only it had featured music by Sneaky Pete ...
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