Posted on December 15, 2018
Uncle Joe’s Ford Song (1959)
This recording comes from a family get together when my dad was a kid. His Uncle Joe and Aunt Blanche were always making music, with him singing and her playing the piano. When my grandfather Warren Grist passed away in December 2015, my Uncle Tom found a bunch of old family recordings from when they were kids, and this was one of them.
Uncle Joe was apparently a big Ford fan, and wrote this song about his Model T:
And here’s a copy of the original lyrics of his song. A slightly different version than the one we have recorded, but pretty similar.