Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Bad Ideas and Strange Bedfellows (Number One In A Series)

Well, this one caught my attention about three years late. But would you believe The Fall covering Merle Haggard?!

*blink* *blink* Yeah, I'd have loved to have been a fly on the wall the day Mark E. Smith arrived at this decision! "Let's cover 'White Line Fever'-uh! I love-uh that Bakersfield sound-uh!"

No, not one of The Fall's finer moments. Still, you can find on their 2008 LP, Reformation Post TLC.


  1. I'm having a vision of Merle confronting MES, beginning with Merle giving the salutation "Hey there, fuckface, what did you do to my song?"

  2. "And what th' hell is up with this damned speech impediment o' yerz, boy?!"