St. Patrick's Day is Tuesday, but will be celebrated around here mostly today.
Right now, I am listening to "The Unicorn" by the Irish Rovers. This was a song that my friend Chris would request every time I played for the St. Patrick's Parade in downtown Lake Villa, Illinois, at George's Cedar Inn. I did that for many years and, as a matter of fact, this was the very last place I ever deejayed about three, maybe four, years ago. It is on one of my ten St. Patrick's cassettes I recorded for use there and elsewhere.
I had a deal worked out with it's owner, George, that I would play every year there for St.Patrick's even after I was retired, which I was a few years earlier. That would be for as long as he owned the place and my equipment worked. I did it for free in honor of out long-standing good times.
He was getting old and sold the bar and it is now a pizza place after a lot of much needed innovation.
I am going to that parade at noon and will have my cb&c pizza, a real taste trip.
They used to have a corned beef & cabbage (cb&c) dinner, all-you-can-eat) and it was the best cb&c ever.
Oh Well, Old Times Were Sure Good Times. --RoadDog