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Midweek Musical Memories - Handy Man

All Aboard the Meme Express – Wednesday, February 17, 2010

On February 17, 1960, Jimmy Jones hammered his way to the top of the American popular music charts with his hit single, “Handy Man.”

Are you pretty handy with a hammer and nails? Can you get down to brass tacks - or to the nuts and bolts of a situation - rather quickly? Do you wear a tool belt for home repair projects, or do you simply attack broken items with duct tape or Krazy Glue?

Is Extreme Home Makeover on your weekly television play-list? (Ladies: Do you want a Ty for Mother's Day?)

Today is Wednesday - and Midweek Musical Memories at the Meme Express. Here’s “Handy Man,” by Jimmy Jones:


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