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At Devon’s sixteenth birthday in July 1998, Dylan wore a gray Chemical Brothers T-shirt and baseball cap with the Boston Red Sox symbol sewn on the front. (Dylan was obessed with baseball.) The cover of the pre-printed birthday card Dylan gave her reads, “What are the chances you’re getting a birthday present?” Inside, the card says, “Between slim and nun.” A tall, slim cowboy is next to a nun. 

“Ahh a nice dab of mildly distasteful prewritten, pointless humor to brighten yer day AAAA?!”, Dylan wrote. And because Devon had totaled her 1973 Pontiac Ventura one week before her birthday Dylan added, “Happy B-Day. Don’t run me over or you’ll lose yer license and ill be pissed he he he.”  [Jeff Kass’ Columbine]

*Side note: The Chemical Brother’s Dig Your Own Hole album (Dylan’s shirt) just turned 20 the other day. Damn. 

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King of the Gods, a playlist by siriusceleste on Spotify
A playlist featuring Zedd, DJ Khaled, Halsey, and others

Ode to the Gods 2/?

The King of the Gods, a playlist honoring Zeus.

Stay-Zedd / I’m the One-DJ Khaled
Now or Never-Halsey / Swalla-Jason Derulo
No Promises-Cheat Codes / Bad Bitch-Bebe Rexha
Portland-Drake / Lost Boy-Ruth B.
Nothing Personal-Night Riots / Born for Greatness-Papa Roach
Lovesick-Caroline Pennell / High Without Your Love-Loote
Slow Hands-Niall Horan / The Pretender-Foo Fighters
Throne-Bring Me The Horizon / Jerk It Out-Caesars
Bunx Up-DeeWunn / One Minute Man- Missy Elliott
Green Light-Beyonce / Donatella-Lady Gaga
The Rockafeller Skank-Fatboy Slim / Cowboy Casanova-Carrie Underwood

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George Jones, Ray Price, Tompall Glaser, “Cowboy” Jack Clement, Claude King, Slim Whitman, Patti Page, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Marvin Rainwater and Cal Smith

2013 robbed us of a lot of legends. The only consolation I have is the fact that each and every one was over the age of 70. They all lived long, successful, colorful lives and left us with a wonderful world of music to keep their memories alive. 

Jan. 1 - Patti Page, 85

March 6 - Stompin’ Tom Connors, 77

March 6 - Claude King, 90

March 14 - Jack Greene, 83

April 26 - George Jones, 81

June 19 - Slim Whitman, 90

Aug. 8 - “Cowboy” Jack Clement, 82

Aug. 10 - Jody Payne, 77

Aug. 13 - Tompall Glaser, 79

Sept. 17 - Marvin Rainwater, 88

Oct. 10 - Cal Smith, 81

Dec. 16 - Ray Price, 87