Dem Bones Dem Bones

Ted Goon Plays 'Fast Freight Blues'

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With Barney Lantz on the organ. A newspaper article said, "Listening to the plaintive sounds of the freight winding its way through the rolling hills down to Capistrano gave Ted the idea of writing "Fast Freight Blues, a highly successful record used by numerous disc jockeys throughout the country as signature music for their programs." Ted learned later that it was successful partly because, to his astonishment, a number of the military installations were using a copy of the record.


From a recorded live performance at a local California high school