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Happy birthday, Andy Griffith!

Actor Andy Griffith turns 85 today..and is still a pretty cool old dude, if you ask me. Not only did I really love the old Andy Griffith show, I also thought it was awesome that he sued a guy in Grant County, Wisconsin when he had his name legally changed to "Andy Griffith" to get publicity for a run for sheriff. The elder Andy said it was copyright infringement. (And by the way the guy lost the race.) I never did get on the "Matlock" train, but can watch those same old black and white Andy Griffith show episodes over and over. It was on a Andy Griffith reunion special that I found out the theme song actually had lyrics. Give a listen, and then tell me what you think! My favorite line: "..pull up a weed to chaw, and maybe set and jaw!"

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06/01/2011 6:14AM
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