Thursday, March 15, 2007

Martha Promise (Mrs. Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter)




"The blues is like this. You lay down some night and you turn from one side of the bed to the other: all night long. It's not too cold in that bed, and it ain't too hot. But what's the matter? The blues has got you." --Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter
Good Mourning Widows. Joy to you and me.
Today we honor and welcome famous widow Martha Promise wife of famous "world's greatest cotton picker" US singer/songwriter Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter to our joy-ous club.
Huddie's trademark song, "Goodnight Irene" became a hit one year after his death in 1949, selling more than 2 million copies.
Martha and Huddie married in 1935.
Mourning Joy:
Q: Where do animals go when they lose their tales?
A: To a retail store.
Mourning Quote:
"Sitting in a sacred place means you must sit alone." --Marilyn "Omni Funke" Torres
After we remember Him, fingerhug your pen.
Write something.
Go ahead.
I dare you.
Have a joy-filled day Widows. And remember, we're not alone.
:)L
*DEILU*

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