When Dreams Don’t Rock


Let me make this perfectly clear (I am using my Nixon voice) when I had this dream I had not been guzzling suds, smoking hippie lettuce, licking frog bellies, or hanging by the neck naked playing tug-o-war with cyclops. This was a good ol’ fashion dream.

The dream took place in what appeared to be a tavern with a stage. Yeah, like I have been in a pace like this before. Up on stage were Waylon Jennings, Hank jr. and Merle Haggard. Jr is singing “A Country Boy Can Survive”, Waylon is playing a huge slide guitar, and Merle is banging a tambourine. Don’t ask me why, he just is. I am sitting at a table with their album cover, and the entire scene is playing on a small screen that is built into the cover. Under the screen are the words “Sneak Peak.”
All of a sudden Hank finishes with his tune, and Merle starts sining a Marty Robbin’s tune; “I Walk Alone.” And he sounds just like Marty. There is actually a video of these two on Marty’s t.v. show were Merle does this, and does it very well.

Sadly I wake up, and realize that I was not really in this honky tonk listening to my country favorites. This ranks in the top three of my all time favorite dreams that does not involve beer and reverseable under wear.

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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. TeachX3
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 10:28:34

    WOOT! Our Father in heaven gave you a ‘Christmas gift’ one of the desires of your heart, wrapped gently in sleep! 😉

    Reply

  2. augustinehippo1
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 10:48:43

    Off the meds again John?

    Reply

  3. runningintolife
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 18:01:53

    Sounds like just about the best dream ever! Going to see a George Strait in the spring, and I’m almost more excited that Merle is opening! Carry on, Hill Billy! Hope you have some more good dreams! Cheers!

    Reply

  4. lscotthoughts
    Dec 19, 2013 @ 16:58:08

    What a great dream! 🙂

    Reply

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