Alberta Police Report states that "Three people accused of drug trafficking offences have been arrested in Drayton Valley, following a joint investigation between Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) and Drayton Valley RCMP." ,000 worth of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marihuana were seized.
I hate it when they give perceived street value and not actual weights.
Wondered why the heck my inbox was full of suggestions for new songs this morning (15 Sept 2007). Not really about love, unless you consider loving your car a true love sort of thing. He enters a stock car race to win money to buy her a ring, and of course it ends badly. Apparently an answer song to Tell Laura I Love Her from the point of view of Laura. One of them, Two Hour Honeymoon/Creams (Dot ) circa 1963, was a maudlin yet strangely effective rumination after a car crash where he talks to his girlfriend as he knows he's dying, set over a sleazy jazz track." Looks like it is Burt Bacharach who wrote it. Lyrics Ernie ( The Fastest Milkman In The West) - by Benny Hill (1971). But oh well, racing milk carts for the love of the widow. It is absolutely my favorite of the genre, not at all maudlin or affected or corny. One night a careless asshole in an SUV veers too close and she gets dead.
Here is a list of some of my favorites: (And I'll just add that some reader took me to task for supposedly hating 50s and 60s music and making fun of it. ) Modes of death Cars Motorcycles Trains Surfing Rivers Murder Disease Drugs War Suicide Guns Flying Other Near misses Dead Man's Curve - Jan and Dean. Lyrics Last Kiss - J Frank Wilson and the Caviliers. Recently redone by Pearl Jam in 1999, again proving the power of a good dead teen song. Some more research shows this was originally written in 1962 by Wayne Cochran and also performed in the 60s by the Cavaliers. Showing again, the dangers of wedding rings to teens, see Teen Angel for more on that. 'Or "Two Hour Honeymoon," a 1960 Paul Hampton death disk complete with car-crash sound effects and morbid spoken-word passages, which not only predates The Shangri-Las' "Leader of the Pack" but merges it with a swanky "Harlem Nocturne" coda.' Update Wow, I've heard it now. As motorcyclist myself (who dreams of finding a beautiful woman with her own [fast] motorcycle), I find this one to be a serious tearjerker.
Whether this ‘Nixonian’ moment receives greater scrutiny and criticism during the European and US sessions later today is the question on investors’ minds, although Asia markets ended broadly higher Wednesday morning, with local drivers seemingly taking precedence over global geopolitical concerns. The Hoodoo Gurus sort of swiped this concept later on in Dig It Up. No doubt a song or two later he will end up going around Dead Man's Curve or no longer be the Leader of the Pack. It would be more accurate to say that I didn't know this one. A reader pointed this one out saying like, o'my god, you didn't post the one that started it all. The boyfriend is no good and he conveniently goes off and gets himself killed. Lyrics Terry - by Twinkle (1965) - This sounds like a English version of leader of the pack.But the first concert at Shea Stadium was shocking the world with the effects of Beatlemania. When I did a net search on dead teen songs, I didn't come up with a single page. (By the way, a lot of this webpage originally started back in around 1997 and has been periodically updated with new additions since then - 2009 now.) This is some of the cheeziest (sic, yeah, I know how to spell it but I like it better that way) music ever written. And I see that CNN has recently done a story on these, although I suspect that much of it was copied from this page (notice the reference to Hoodoo Gurus which sounds a whole lot like how I described it). Further update - Those lyrics seem to be a bit wrong. "On the same label as Chirco, an odd singer-songwriter. But this one says it is about someone who doesn't actually exist (get it, he is a stereotype) but still he ends up wrapped around a lamp pole on Saturday night as his mum is waiting for him to come home. Although, their movie was pretty funny, maybe not intentionally though. I've never heard it but the reader said: a song about a 16-year old boy who died on the road. Part recitation (slow rap) and part singing, a very stark, tragic, and poignant tale is told of how the young boy and girl "run out of money and run out of time". Drinking lots and then driving around Dead Man's Curve. Lyrics Tonight is the Night I Fell Asleep at the Wheel - by Barenaked Ladies. Writing a dead teen car crash song should help, but well, it doesn't, they are still rather annoying. It was actually sung by the Cheers -- not by the Diamonds (unless the Diamonds covered it later). A woman hooked on speed on her motorcycle and meets a truck that ends her race, and her heart. And this one is a nice list with some good pictures on it. (1963) I haven't heard this song, I lifted this description from the web. It looks like a car crash and somebody dies, but I can't be bothered to figure out the story and who dies and all that. It is off their second album which wasn't as great as their first one, still it is pretty good. I know the song, although I was never a Kiss fanatic like a lot of my other friends at the time. this couple flee from their parents in an old car because her father and his mother disapprove of their relationship. It seems like a suicide song to me, but apparently the video has a car crash in it. Another reader suggested one that I've never heard. Some guy's best friend takes his girl for a joy ride and has a rather gruesome encounter with some sort of dead man's curve, and the rescue team could still hear Freebird playing much later. - A motorcycle wreck on the highway song with the grieving girlfriend and all they found at the end was his clothes. Lyrics Reader's comment: "is one of the earliest examples of the genre that I've encountered.