During the 1950, when I was a teenager in
Mississippi – and before
television, I often listen to gospel music radio programs out of late at
night. That is when I first heard Windy
He was a gospel singer/comedian; and his routine I remember best was the story about a snake handling church in
It is funny how something like this that has lain dormant in my id for decades can surface. For some reason as you grow older you seem to recover memories long forgotten.
I looked him up on YouTube and unbelievably found this clip.
Anyway here is Windy Bagwell and the Rattle Snake Story:
And the spirit continues:
Most Christians are parrots and social conformist; but these guys are real believers.