This is my dad in the mid-to-late 70s.
But on my birthday, a scant five days ago, I was listening to music as I usually do all day at work. Except I've been listening to the music I don't listen to very often. My dad loved music and even played the guitar. He exposed me to music that I might not have otherwise listened to and loved.
One of those acts was Bud & Travis, specifically their act The Cellar Door. It's a combination stand-up comedy routine interspersed with them singing folk songs. They began recording together in 1958, obviously before I was born. :) Anyway, Dad had the real vinyl album, which I listened to and enjoyed greatly. Of course, vinyl has gone the way of the Instamatic and I searched for years to find their albums on CD. Eventually, I did and I bought two CDs of their concert at The Cellar door, one for me and one for Dad. I gave it to him for Christmas in 2008 and, probably needless to say, he was thrilled. Totally blown away.
And my Sonshine even enjoys listening to these guys, believe it or not.
So to share that love with you and remember my dad, I share some Bud and Travis with you.