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Got To Get Back Down To Florida

Okay, why has no one told me about Wayne Cochran? How is it possible that I did not know about this man before now? One of you knew about Wayne Cochran; why would you keep this information to yourself?

How dare you fuckers treat me like this?


  1. Robert Hernandez

    January 6, 2017 at 11:46 pm

    TOD, Have you seen this ?

  2. allthebeerscombine

    January 7, 2017 at 12:14 am

    Never heard the original – Wayne is a badass.
    I always liked this version:

  3. Caught him on TV (probably The Jackie Gleason Show) as a kid and had literally never seen anything like him. He was, you know, like a Martian. Or car wreck. Or James Brown; you could not take your eyes off him.

    According to Wiki, Cochran “retired from music to become a minister and evangelist in Miami, Florida.” Which makes perfect sense.

    • Luther Von Baconson

      January 7, 2017 at 9:37 am

      he was in a joe namath Vehicle with Ann-Margret

      • In addition to the first time I’d heard learics to “Can’t turn you loose ” he also did CC Rider for the opening titles. I kinda loved this movie. At 11:30 on Sunday night you might get to see a booby if you stayed up for the late show. Sometimes the music was so good that you didn’t mind.

        • Luther Von Baconson

          January 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

          yes exactly, or a Movie For A Sunday Afternoon (Clip Smith WKBW). on the couch in a sleeping bag eating Coco-Puffs.

  4. he looks like a cross between Bill Murry and Tom Hanks (each with a wicked toupee

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