Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Johnny Ace - - Pledging My Love

Not so sad a song, but the saddest story of all time.

Johnny had been plugging away for a few years with no success in  the music business. When this song was released, shortly thereafter, he was drinking with some friends and there was a revolver around. He dumped all of the rounds but one and played a game of Russian Roulette. "If I win, it's a hit," he said, "if I lose, it wasn't meant to be."

Well, he lost, and killed himself, but it was a hit after all. He wasn't around to enjoy it.

Sad, sad story.

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