Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

drives: Bye Felicia


FP Series #506 - Delbert McClinton

A cache by drives Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/13/2010
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

Five Hundred Sixth in the Famous People (FP) Series - Delbert McClinton
Delbert McClinton was born on November 4, 1940, in Lubbock, Texas. He honed his craft working in a bar band, The Straitjackets, backing visiting blues giants such as Sonny Boy Williamson II, Howlin' Wolf, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Jimmy Reed.

Relocating to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, McClinton emerged in a partnership with fellow Texan Glen Clark, performing a combination of country and soul music. They achieved a degree of artistic success, releasing two albums before splitting, with McClinton embarking on a solo career.

Emmylou Harris had a number 1 hit in 1978 with his composition "Two More Bottles of Wine," and McClinton's "B Movie Boxcar Blues" was covered on the first album by The Blues Brothers, Briefcase Full of Blues.

His 1980 album, The Jealous Kind, contained his only Top 40 hit single "Givin' It Up for Your Love", which peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. He won a 1991 Grammy for his duet with Bonnie Raitt, "Good Man, Good Woman", and reached the Top 5 of the country charts with the Tanya Tucker duet, "Tell Me About It." He recorded the opening title song "Weatherman" for the Bill Murray film Groundhog Day.

If the Delbert buried near this peanut butter jar cache in the Murphree Cemetery had recorded the same songs as this Delbert, we might have seen titles such as "Two More Cachers Whine", "STF CacheLog Blues", "Givin' It Up for Your SWAG" and "Good Woman, Grab That Cache".

GPSr Accuracy 7.8'
Avoid the use of acronym only logs and cut 'n paste logs. You must sign the log to claim the find. No exceptions, no excuses. Click here for free Replacement Logs. Blank logs may be deleted without notice.

Additional Hints (No hints available.)



210 Logged Visits

Found it 196     Didn't find it 4     Write note 5     Archive 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 20 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.