I had to track down the title song for Thank You For Smoking too -- it's "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)" by Tex Williams, co-written by Merle Travis. Apparently, it was a "monstrous commercial success in 1947, and indeed one of the biggest country hits of all time, making number one on the pop charts." (AMG)
The stomping grounds of Robin Sloan, Matt Thompson, and Tim Carmody, serving up links and dish on the happenings of the day -- or back in the day -- or the days to come.