There's an old man, sittin' in a rockin' chair
He's got the best beagle dog in the county I've been told
But his shotgun done got too rusty
That 'ole beagle dog he done grown a little too old
As he stares up into heaven, I'm sure I know the reason why
He's thinking about that promised land in them Blue Ridge Mountain skies
Lyrics are Marshall Tucker Band, Blue Ridge Mountain Skies. I was listening to this one today (from the Stompin' Room Only" disc), and thought of this shot, taken this summer along the Blue Ridge Parkway.....