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DesertRatTom, posting in Coleve's recent excellent thread in the Show 'n Tell forum, referred to the desert wind in his part of the world as 'Mariah', bringing back memories for me of the old song, the title of which is also the title of this thread, and sent me scurrying to Youtube where I found many versions of the old favourite. I chose
because of the sound effects in the clip.

Not wanting to hijack Coleve's thread, I started a new one.
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Well, I would likely have picked a different singer, but a nice song regardless. Was still in my teens when it came out. Won't tell you what we called the cold winter winds where I grew up.

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I was a sophomore in high school in 1969 and I remember hearing that when my Mom and Dad took my sisters and me to the drive-in theater to see Paint Your Wagon (drive-in theaters were a blast!).

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Ah yes! We used to call it the Passion Pit. Our local DIT didn't even have speakers on the back row. Can't figure out why!
I was raised in central Ohio- DIT's had in-car heaters. Roll up your window with the speaker and the heater hooked on. Heater plugged into the speaker box.
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We still have a drive-in theatre in town. It runs almost all year with three screens and a different film on each. Used to be a country road but now it's filling in fast so I don't know how much longer it'll go on.
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The Harve Presnell clip that David posted came from the movie "Paint Your Wagon" with Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood starring. It's a Western set in the 1890's Gold Rush days with a very unusual and funny plot. I've watched it several times and have very much enjoyed it. Even if you've seen it before it is worth watching again to see the action in the background. A very funny movie. Lee and Clint get involved in "mining the miners", mining the gold lost by the other miners, using a unique method that ends in the destruction of the whole town.

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My favorite in that movie is Lee Marvin singing(?) "I Was Born Under a Wandering Star."

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