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Little Nemo
01-17-2000, 09:39 AM
Yesterday my brother and I heard a song on the radio. It was a novelty country/blues song and judging from the chorus its title is "Texas City Dyke". But a search via Google, Yahoo, Dogpile, Amazon, and CDNow didn't find the song. Anyone know who sings it?

Little Nemo
01-22-2000, 01:47 AM
Needless to say, I was totally underwhelmed by the response I got on this one.

But in case anyone else was wondering, I was able to identify the performer, "Mean" Gene Kelton, and the CD, Most Requested. Kelton is a local performer in Houston, Texas. He sells his CD through his website www.genekelton.com (http://www.genekelton.com) but I was able to get a copy at Cactus Records on South Shepard.

mr john
01-22-2000, 12:07 PM
There goes nemo , talkin to hisself agin.


"Pardon me while I have a strange interlude."-Marx

Southern Boy
01-28-2000, 11:54 AM
Little Nemo

The song title "Texas City Dyke" is a play on
the Texas City Dike. The Texas City Dike is a 5 mile long Dike that sticks out into Galveston Bay. It is a popular recreation and fishing area around here. Texas City is about 35 South of Houston. Texas City Dyke is a very old pun down here.

Deo Vindice