Major question

Jim kd7nnv at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 14 22:41:44 MDT 2010


My favorite is Robert Mitchum singing the Ballad of Thunder Road.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRH7FtAAbJE

On 10/14/2010 19:36, John wrote:
> As an old hot-rodder, I've gotta commend Tom for a great answer. Let me
> just add that moonshine running spawned a fairly well-known
> "commemorative song" about it, called "Copperhead Road" by Steve Earle.
> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvaEJzoaYZk&ob=av3e>
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> John Q.
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> On Thu Oct 14 17:38:15 CDT 2010, Tom Matiska wrote:
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>  > No. The history of stock car racing might be a little less colorful,
> but the itch to race preceded Mr Fords cars and it would have evolved
> anyway. Also, the 'moonshine running" that influenced early stock car
> racing was more about post-prohibition tax evasion. If I was going to
> make the point I'd claim liquor taxes(not prohibition) were a greater
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>  > --- On Thu, 10/14/10, Steven Laib wrote:
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>  > From: Steven Laib
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>  > Subject: [RUSHTALK] Major question
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>  > To: RUSHTALK at CSDCO.COM
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>  > Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010, 6:18 PM
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>  > One of our local talkers said this evening that if it wasn't for
> prohibition during the 1920's we wouldn't have NASCAR.
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>  > OK, it isn't an earthshaking question, but does anyone agree?
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>  > SDL
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