Down in the Dumps on this thing with the Humps

November 4, 2009

Blog Guy, I used to love Gene Autry, the Singing Cowboy. Strumming his guitar as he rode along. They don’t make ‘em like that anymore.

Well, there is this woman, Deanna Bogart. She plays saxophone, not guitar, okay, and she rides a camel, not a horse.  She just performed in Egypt.

Egypt? Does she sing Autry’s classic, “Back in the Saddle Again?

I’m guessing hers would be something like “Back on the Camel Again.” The lyrics would probably be like:

I’m back on the camel, again,
Back where a friend is a friend,
Oh, the food here often stinks,
And they’ve got this Giant Sphinx,
I’m back on the camel, again…

Blog Guy, I think you’re making up all this crap!

Well, Deanna really did perform in Egypt.

Hold on a minute, Blog Guy. Gene Autry didn’t just sing, he used a gun and shot bad guys. If this sax player is working over in the Middle East, where will the shooting come from?

I’ll give you a few minutes to figure that out, pardner.

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U.S. Blues musician Deanna Bogart rides a camel during a performance at the front of the Pyramids of Giza on the outskirts of Cairo, October 30, 2009. REUTERS/Tarek Mostafa

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Robert, but this is outrageously incomplete information!!!

1. You don’t mention why Gene Autry is, or actually was, also with the white hat conspiracy, which makes it all too frightening as it is rather older than I imagined.

2. You don’t mention how many times Ms. Bogart’s performance was interrupted by calls from the tear-gas tennis courts;

3. You never mention whether Ms. Bogart had some of the camel-digested coffee that we discussed a few posts ago…

I expected you’d be a little bit more informative!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

No… I am not gonna comment..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Oh go for it, Shra. If you don’t, somebody else will…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

I think the creative director of THAT music video needs to be fired. Or shot. Or both.

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Do ya have a photo of the camel pooping?

Posted by some guy | Report as abusive

i do have a pic of a camel pooping actually.. i m serious

Posted by very not enlightened person | Report as abusive

K, now why would you wanna shoot the director?
M, you need a stronger dose…. try that with After Shock.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive