Random thoughts on art, technology, stuff, and occasionally Real Estate: Friday Classics: Goodbye Marie

Friday Classics: Goodbye Marie

This song, a hit on country charts for Bobby Goldsboro in 1982, may not have a lot of redeeming social virtue.  But I do have a fond memory of driving down the Long Beach freeway in my red 77 Ford Pinto with Goodbye Marie on the radio; me singing along, young (younger, anyway) penniless, and carefree.

Warning:  This is Country style stuff....




Bobby Goldsboro

Ford Pinto


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Comment balloon 8 commentsCheryl Johnson • December 14 2007 05:55AM


Cheryl, thanks for the memory!  I wish that I was able to say that I was too young to remember this song, but I would be an awful liar if I tried!  I also remember being raised in a small farming community where we had both kinds of music: Country and Western!  Just kidding, thanks again.
Posted by Tony & Darcy Cannon, The C Team (Aubrey and Associates Realty) over 10 years ago
Yup! Podner! This is country stuff! The cowboy hat is a dead give-away! I remember the song as well. Quite some time ago.
Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) over 10 years ago
Hey without the friday post what would the strt to the weekend be
Posted by Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros (AllMountainRealty.com) over 10 years ago
I don't remember this one at all. I wonder what he's doing today?
Posted by Wayne McMullan, Quinte Real Estate (Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty) over 10 years ago
I did not know that Bobby Goldsboro did any country music...
Posted by Al Maxwell, Real Estate Agent (Keller Williams) over 10 years ago

Cheryl, You got me with this one, I never heard it before... is that Goldsboro in the video doesn't look like him?


Posted by Ginger Sala, Wilmington NC Real Estate & Relocation~ (Wilkinson & Associates, Wilmington NC) over 10 years ago
Cheryl.... Nothin' wrong with a little country... Never heard this before myself but on long road trips when the wife & kids doze off I often let some country tunes play to change it up a bit...
Posted by No Longer Active (Real Estate) over 10 years ago
The memory that this blog brought back to me was of the Ford Pinto.  Remember all the warnings that they'd catch fire if hit in the rear end.  I always BEGGED and WARNED my kids that if they got in a Pinto to never ride in the back seat!  It was a real fear that I had.
Posted by Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR (RE/MAX Advantage) over 10 years ago