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(no subject) [Apr. 8th, 2007|07:01 pm]
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Check out Pauline Reese's version of Hard Candy Christmas, live:


As a fan of TBLWIT since 1984, then aged 13, from England, I'm delighted to find this fantastic community. The first 2 times I saw the film - ages 13 and 15 - I didn't know it was based on a true story, thought it was completely fictional, and found the finality of the ending so sad that I was always writing sequels in my head! In 1988, now 16, I saw the video on sale in a shop and read the blurb : "The demise of the real-life Chicken Ranch inspired the hit stage play..." Of course that killed my sequels stone dead, but I thought little more about the Chicken Ranch for 13 years apart from catching the film every time it was repeated on UK TV (used to be every 2 years but we never seem to see it now :( ). My jigsaw was completed in 2001, when, living in London, I saw a production of the stage play, by students at Loughton College, advertised and just had to go. The production was very good : in a nice twist, Jewel wasn't a middle-aged maid but the Chicken Ranch's top whore, Miss Mona's second-in-command. I liked that, as it gave an extra poignancy to her taking a day off to see her lover, and she was played by one Lydia Martin, a superb and beautiful actress. I hope Lydia's still acting now, she deserves to be a massive success. Laura Vale, who played Miss Mona, was a lot more matronly than Dolly but very good in her own way. Her heartfelt performance of The Bus To Amarillo was most impressive and made up for the absence of I Will Always Love You. Also the programme carried a brief history of the real Chicken Ranch. Curious to know more, I Googled and bought Jann Hutson's book - it truly is a fascinating read.

The Chicken Ranch will always live in my heart!
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(no subject) [Dec. 14th, 2004|06:37 pm]
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As soon as I go home I am going to crash on the couch with my boyfriend and watch the BLWIT!

I saw this community, and I HAD to join. I live in La Grange, I love my little town.

My college roommate's father mentioned the CR the first time he heard where I was from, which made me laugh.

And growing up in LG has made most of the history of the 'CR' common knowledge.

The other day I saw 'Marvin Zindler' on tv and wanted to know why the man hadn't croaked yet.

Senior year, a few friends were given an economics project to create a business out of a random vacant building on the edge of town. Of course, being guys, they made a 'new' chicken ranch, with the motto, "Good Eats, and Good Treats".

My two cents. :)
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Ann-Margret as Miss Mona [Jun. 13th, 2004|06:31 pm]
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[Current Music |Ann-Margret "A Friend To Me"]

Hi, I'm new to LJ and I'm a huge Ann-Margret fan. Did anyone see her as Miss Mona when she toured with BLWIT? She did I think 482 shows! Here's a photo for everyone to enjoy from the show..... Thanks!

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For Julie [Feb. 10th, 2004|08:54 pm]
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From : Best little Whorehouse In Texas
Dolly Parton

(Chorus) Watch dog will get you if you don't watch out
Watch dog sees and watch dog knows.
Watch keeps us on our toes
Watch dog assures you that the laws the law
No exception to the rule, watch dog ain't no fool.

Watch dog protects you, he's out on the prowl.
Guards and checks the best he can ,watch dog is a
fighting man.
Watch dog will throw, he's beam of light around
If some folks don't toe the line, watch dog's light
will shine.

(Solo) Texas has a whorehouse in it.

(Chorus) lord have mercy on our souls.

(Solo) Texas has a whorehouse in it.

(Chorus) lord have mercy on our souls.

(Solo) I'll expose the facts although it fills me with disgust
Please excuse the filthy dark details, and carnal lust.

(Chorus) Filthy dark details, and carnal lust.

(Solo) Dancing going on inside it, don't you see they gone
I inquired no one denied it, now I think I'm getting
Bodies close together, arms and legs all rearranged.
And the sheriff does not close him down.
That's very strange.

(Chorus) Does not close him down ,that's very strange.

(Solo) Mean eyed juiced up brillitene honkytonk cowboys.

(Chorus) Oh no

(Solo) Mixing with green eyed thin lipped hard as nails
peroxide blonds.

(Chorus) Oh no

(Solo) Not to mention some types ,that you never guess would
venture near.
I can all depraved and loose and wild, ninety miles
from here.
And now our own Melvin P Thorp Sangers.

(Chorus) Texas has a whorehouse in it

(Solo) I'll not let this scandal fade

(Chorus) Texas has a whorehouse in it

(Solo) All uprooting , our crusade.
I can smell corruption, and I'll fight it to the top.
Loveless copulation going on.
And it must stop.

(Chorus) Stop this copulation
Stop that copulation
Loveless copulation
Stop that copulation

Texas has a whorehouse in it.
lord have mercy on our souls.
Texas has a whorehouse in it.
lord have mercy on our souls.
Watch dog smell corruption and will fight it to the top.
Loveless copulation going on, going on, going on, going
on, going on
going on.

(Solo) Don't touch that dial
This is Melvin P Thorp saying I'll be back, with new and
information about this and other cases.
Watch dog never sleeps.

(Chorus) And it must stop.
Watch dog going to get you
Going to shine his light on you
Watch dog going to get you
Going to shine his light on you.
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Well, Crap! [Feb. 10th, 2004|06:07 am]
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[Current Music |Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walking]

Does anyone out there have the original lyrics to "Texas Has A Whorehouse In It" from our beloved BLWIT? I keep wanting to make good on a promise I made to sammynella but I can't write a parody unless I have the original lyrics to refer to. I've been all over the net looking for them but no go.. (rather like Melvin P. Thorpe's 'package'.. looks like it should be there.. buuuut *G*)

Help help!
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Hi! I'm new... [Nov. 20th, 2003|08:57 am]
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Over the summer I was working at a theatre, and while we where rehearsing, they were running, "Best Little Whore House in Texas"! I was so excited, I hadn't ever seen it before, but I saw it and LOVED it! This year for Hannukah I'm asking for that CD!! Which version should I get?
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Medical Humor... [Sep. 28th, 2003|02:44 pm]
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American Medical Association researchers have made a remarkable
discovery. It seems that some patients needing blood transfusions may
benefit from receiving chicken blood rather than human blood. It tends to
make the men cocky and the women lay better. Just thought you'd like to
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Announcement!!! [Sep. 26th, 2003|01:21 am]
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I have it on good authority that we will have our very own theme song very soon!!! joscelin is writing it and will post it here and then I will add it to our info page!!! Keep watching for it girls!
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(no subject) [Sep. 22nd, 2003|09:37 pm]
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Hello. Newbie and musical freak here. I love Best Little Whorehouse! I just saw the movie recently and I had to see it again. I found it hilarious, and I loved the songs. I'm all about catchy showtunes- the ones that stick in your head. Whorehouse has got 'em!

Anyway, I'm looking for new lj friends, so if you add me, I will add you back.

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Fresh meat! [Sep. 13th, 2003|01:58 pm]
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This is Miss Mona! We have a new recruit in our midst! joscelin We find we have more and more in common and low and behold BLWHIT is one of our commonalities. Every body give her a great Whorehouse welcome!
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