Mr. Fool is the A-side to my favorite song by Dave Bartholomew, “Country Boy”
When I was hanging out with Mr Bartholomew’s son Dave Jr a few weeks ago in Treme I mentioned this to him and he spontaneously broke into song.
I could’ve fell over dead right there and considered it a full life.
This 10″ slab dropped back in 1949 and was the 391st most popular issue of that year.
Hank Williams’ “My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It” finished that august year at number 1.