Jun 17, 2006

The Quote Garage

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A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

Eldorado fins, baby, whitewalls and skirts

Rides just like a little bit of heaven here on earth

Well buddy when I die throw my body in the back

And drive me to the junkyard in my Cadillac

--Bruce Springsteen, "Cadillac Ranch"

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh man! Old Cadillacs are the bomb.

historymike said...

Yes, they are, anonymous.

I have always enjoyed the look and ride of older-model Caddies. the 1959 Eldorado is a great car, as is the 1976 Fleetwood, the last of the dinosaurs.

Frank said...

James Dean in that Mercury '49
Junior Johnson runnin' thru the woods of Caroline
Even Burt Reynolds in that black Trans-Am
All gonna meet down at the Cadillac Ranch

--- caught a $25 bleacher ticket at Blossom in Cuyahoga Falls last Friday. A fusion "CR - Mystery Train" version ws performed. Great show - like a history lesson set to various American music genres.

Hooda Thunkit said...

Those Caddies bring a tear to my tired eyes. I used to think that they were ugly, back then.

Just look at what they're maikng these days :-(