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Silver in them thar jeans

Country music long ago won its spurs with twanging guitars and words like "silver dew on the blue grass tew-ni-i-ight." Can it stay silent in the face of this season's ads for such newfangled, cottonpicking nonsense as sterling silver rivets in -- jeans? Give us a chord, Elmo!

Oh, sivlver rivets in my blue jeans this fa-a-all. My daddy don't like them at a-a-ll. But his standard's awful old. Wait until we go to gold! He'll be glad I stopped at silver in the fall.$m

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