As I was listening to my tunes, I couldn’t help but share a few that may bring a smile or two…
ACE OF SPADES:
Both these versions are great; I’m guessing the “Runnin Bare” version from 1970 was the one named on the Guntruck!
And who doesn’t remember this 1959 original, “Running Bear…”
(A LOT of good music came from the ’60s. Dusted off this one thinking there might have been a few guys back in another world that might have had this song on their mind…)
SATAN’S LITTLE ANGEL (better known to many as Satans Li’l Angel)
(Smiling… And for your all time favorite listening pleasure…)
DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS!..
I noticed John put this post up front – so I couldn’t resist adding more classics:
Doesn’t take too much to get me listening to those great songs of the ’60′s…John reminded me of another song by The Kinks (and another Guntruck!)
SET ME FREE:
Hope you enjoy.
John Dodd has shared this incredible interactive map. If you click on this link:
it should take you to the site. I maximized my screen (not shown here), which allowed the areas to spread out more for viewing.
I want to thank Keith Boda and Art Swane for their donations they made too the Angel.
Kokomo is bigger than ever this year. Everyone got the site up and ready quickly. Brothers helping brothers.
The Ace of Spades participated in Thunder Valley’s parade of military vehicles; honoring all veterans from all wars. Not shown in this pic is a WWII jeep that was brought back from overseas after the war, and “hidden” in an Arizona desert until a few years ago, when it was discovered almost in pristine condition. Also scheduled was the National Fireworks Association product display, with a two hour fireworks show.
William W. Bitner Jr. & Judith Marlyne Ladelle Bitner were both lost in a house fire on 7-10-2015 in Norway, Oregon. Bill donated several pictures of gun trucks that were featured in The Hard Ride. Bill earned a degree in Art from the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, CA before his service in the US Army where he earned a purple heart, a bronze star and an Army Medal of Commendation in Vietnam. He was an artist and musician, as well as a man known for his special touch with animals. Marlyne went to Arcata High School in Arcata, CA and worked for many years as a nurse’s aide. Bill and Marlyne left their son William W. Bitner III and his wife Heather. Bill leaves his brother Ted, his sister Sandy, his sister Anita and his stepfather Merle Babcock. Marlyne leaves her sister Jennifer, and many beloved extended family members. Bill and Marlyne were preceded in death by their infant son Rueban James. Also preceded were Bill’s mother Thelma Faye Babcock, his biological father William W. Bitner Sr., and sister Sherrie. Marlyne was preceded by her parents Jess and Alice La Delle, and her brothers Joe and Jess. The Bitners were laid to rest together at the National Cemetery in Roseburg Oregon.
Shown here is a picture of Bill & his wife Judy on his 30th Birthday.
Tomorrow will be the Annv of the 9-11 aircraft Piloted by enemies of the USA and causing the World Trade Center, Tower 1 and 2 to come down. Say a lil prayer and remember those that lost their life in the World trade center, Pentagon, and flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa. Also remember those, military and civilian, who answered the call and gave their life for our country afterward.
http://hcvvo.org/ Time to bring the next event to the top. 17 to 20 Sept, 2015 Kokomo, Indiana with the Wildthing and Randys collection of Vehicles. This year Tom Throne will bring The Untouchable Guntruck. Lest not forget Sharons great cooking. See you there in front of the big flag.
Have a safe labor day weekend.