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Author:  Roy
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Date:  8/5/2005 8:54:50 PM
Subject:  Re: Sammi Smith...
Message:  I called Waylon today, just to check on him...he's still having a hard time dealing with Sammi's death.
He seemed to be in a better place and his sister, Snow, was staying with him in L.A..

He is very proud of his role as a young Jerry Lee Lewis in the "Walk The Line" movie, which is being released this month. From the cuts I saw on CMT's big concert Monday night, this could be something very special.

He did apologize for missing the tribute that we had at the Gathering for Sammi. He had his plane ticket and was on his way to LAX when he broke down and decided he wasn't ready to do what he wanted to do.

For the past thirty years or so, I always made a point to call Sam on her birthday. I missed making that call today. Last year I sent her some of the music from Gathering IV. She loved Doug's, "The Road" and his duets with Laura Shayne. I think I told several folks here on the Porch that it might be her last birthday. She wanted to be at Gathering IV, but there was no way that she could make the drive from Oklahoma City to Austin.

Mamie, I hope your right...those two broke into Nashville about the same time...I was lucky enough to hear them sing together a couple of times. I'm sure they never forgot how.

Miss ya Sam....

 Tomorrow by Karen R  at 8/4/2005 10:28:03 PM
 Sammi Smith... by Karen R  at 8/4/2005 10:29:15 PM
 Re: Sammi Smith... by susie g at 8/5/2005 3:42:58 AM
 Re: Sammi Smith... by Texas2Step at 8/5/2005 10:55:16 AM
 Re: Sammi Smith... by Mamie at 8/5/2005 1:41:10 PM
 Re: Sammi Smith... by larry larry  at 8/5/2005 8:49:44 PM
 Re: Sammi Smith... by Roy at 8/5/2005 8:54:50 PM