The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota

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Re: The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota

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Well, my home town is a half hour from Darwin and I've only seen the twine ball once.
Now I live in Fargo, ND

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I love this song, needs more love. I love how it also parodies "30,000 Pounds of Bananas."
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The place where you can drive through the middle of a tree is no more.

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There's still another one - near Leggett, CA

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Oh dear. What a jerk -_-
What a racket they're makin', Jack, they keep me up at night playin' their electric guitars!!

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There are also apparently still tarantula ranches (at least one, anyway).

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Did you think he made that one up? There is a place where you can drive through the middle of a tree. In Calgary, if I am not mistaking.
What a racket they're makin', Jack, they keep me up at night playin' their electric guitars!!

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I want to share a little story that happened during the concert in Atlantic City 03/16/18 featuring this song.
I was sitting in the upper section and there was an elderly couple sitting next to me. The husband had no clue what's going on and was sitting with a straight face while his wife seemed to be really enjoying the show. And then Al performed "The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota" and as soon as he started to sing that line where he is listing all that sights ("Like Elvis-O-Rama, the Tupperware Museum, The Boll Weevil Monument and Cranberry World, The Shuffleboard Hall Of Fame, Poodle Dog Rock, And The Mecca of Albino Squirrels") a beautiful thing happened: somewhere in the middle of this list the couple went "Oh!" and looked at each other as if to say "Remember when we were there together?" and I could felt love and affection just pouring out of them :wub: . After that they both seemed to be enjoying the show much more.
And it was very touching to see how people are having such pleasant emotional nostalgia moments during an Al's song.

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Yup, it's quite the beautiful thing isn't it?
What a racket they're makin', Jack, they keep me up at night playin' their electric guitars!!

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