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why we never hired a wedding singer


Alright. A Don Gibson number recorded, of course, by Faron Young in 1956 and Patsy Cline in 1963.

It was Louisiana born crooner, though, Tommy McLain- one time time member of the Vel-Tones, alongside country singer, Cline West – who scored a #15 hit on the U.S. Billboard charts with this one in 1966 and brought the song to international prominence. This is the one I remember most fondly. Big cheese and Brilliantine. The cops are on the way… and everything is cool. Nothing ominous.

TOMMY MCLAIN: SWEET DREAMS from \”Sweet Dreams b/w I Need You So\” 45 (Decca / London) 1966 (US)

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