[lbo-talk] labor bitchiness

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Fri May 25 11:44:59 PDT 2007

On May 25, 2007, at 12:32 PM, Dennis Claxton wrote:

>> you can't get much more reactionary than Merle Haggard's "Fightin'
>> Side of Me" or "Okie From Muskogee."
> Okie from Muskogee was a joke song. As Haggard has said about the
> "we don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee" line... "Muskogee is the only
> place I don't smoke it." Haggard smokes dope all the time.

Weren't they high when they wrote the song?


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