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Posted By: Cruiser
22-Feb-04 - 01:57 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Cool Hand Luke / Plastic Jesus
Subject: RE: Cool Hand Luke / Plastic Jesus
He "played" the banjo in the movie and "sang" the song. It was a poignant part of a very allegorical movie.

The song is John Prine-like, but it predates him by years and was written by others.

I ordered the DVD and can't wait to see the scene of the "car wash" with The Girl, actress Joy Harmon!