Saturday, February 2, 2013

Saturday Sessions: Hot Rod

Arkie Shibley and his Mountain Dew Boys

In 1951 Arkie Shibly had a hit with Hot Rod Race, featured below:

Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders

In 1955 Charlie Ryan picked up where Arkie Shibley had left off, publishing Hot Rod Lincoln.  Starting off with "Well you heard the story of the hot rod race that fatal day, when the Ford and the Mecury went out to play. Well, this is the inside story and I'm here to say, I was the kid who was driving that model A.

Believe it or not Charlie Ryan actually owned a Hot Rod Lincoln,  a 1948 12-Cylinder Lincoln chassis, shortened two feet, with a 1930 Model A body bolted on.

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