And we also ate up all their fish, grits, hush puppies, French fries, and fried apple pies!
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Singing With "Elvis"
The gospel group I play guitar with finally had a SATURDAY night booking, so I got to go and play with them. (Because I took the job as church music minister, I've had to give up attending their Sunday bookings---which is most of them!) Anyway, it was a great little church and they included a big fish fry with all the trimmings for our supper! We do sing for our supper a lot!! The pastor came in to greet us, with jet black hair, and long sideburns. Yep! Thought of Elvis the moment I saw him. He actually could sing, so we got him up as our program was ending to sing a couple of songs with us. Talking with him afterwards, he told me that he was a bi-vocational pastor, and preached there on Sundays. During the week, Monday thru Saturday, he is a professional "Elvis impersonator" and travels with his shows throughout SEVEN STATES here in the Southeast! WOW! To say I was surprised would be an understatement---not that there's anything wrong with it---just that I haven't crossed paths with ANYONE doing Elvis impersonations as a full-time way of making a living. But now I have, and I'm proud to know him too! Pastor Matt Higel does a great job with it. And he sang good with us too! And we did our best for the church as well.