(Contact Info: larry at larryblakeley.com)
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A listing and access link to all:
song lyrics and mp3 audio files http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/ (all of which are a part of this Web site) can be accessed simply by selecting the "htm" file for the song you want;
quotations http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/quotations.htm; and
essays written by Larry Blakeley http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/articles/articles_larry_blakeley.htm,
all of which are used to tell the story in this Web site, can be accessed by going to each respective link set out above.
My son, Larry Blakeley http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/larryblakeley_photos_jpeg.htm manages this Web site.
Major Roy James Blakeley (December 10, 1928 - July 22, 1965) - USAF (KIA)
When I was young my dad would say
Come on son let's go out and play
No matter how hard I try
No matter how many tears I cry
No matter how many years go by
I still can't say goodbye
- "I Still Can't Say Goodbye," Performer: Chet Atkins
MP3 audio file/lyrics http://www.royblakeley.name/larry_blakeley/songs/still_cant_say_goodbye.htm
For a larger image click on the photograph.
"Larry, when Roy first started coming into the drug store where I worked, I did not really notice him at first, remember I was only 15 and had not dated much and these men who came in with him (rough necks on oil rigs)..looked old..
Then one day they all came in and two of them remarked about how they would like to take me with them when they left there (Rotan) I just turned my back to them and started fooling with the coffee pot when I heard one say, "No, I'm taking her back with me to the University of Arkansas." I turned around then to see which one (actually he was the only good looking one of the bunch...."
- "First meeting with your Dad," Johnnye Blakeley, October 22, 2004.
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Post Date: October 22, 2004 at 1:35 PM CDT; 1835 GMT