Been out here a good long while, since ‘54. Been trampin’ the whole time. People know they can trust me. They’ll leave their b’longin’s in my jungle, go to town and know it’ll be looked after till they get back.
Weatherbird, Charlie’s his right name, he’s been camped with me. He’ll pick up and head south soon, when winter sets in. You’d never know it but Charlie played piano with the best of them. Played in them big bands. Played with Count Basie and some of those other big names.