It always seemed like the black and white episodes were always better then the later ones in color. Either way, the wholesome life of Mayberry with its neighborhood characters, made you wish for a "simpler" time. The script was so well done, (thanks to Andy Griffith many a times) that you felt like you actually knew them, like they were real, and lived next door.
Did you know that this iconic theme song is actually part of a song called " The Fishin' Hole" sung by Andy?
Unlike some of the "superstars" today, Andy could actually act and sing. He is most well known for singing hymns with one of his albums reaching certified platinum standing.
I bet it was so fun to be on the set of the music video for "Waiting On a Women" by Brad Paisley. Andy added his vocal talents to song.
I want to pass on my sincere condolences to Andy's family and friends.
June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012
P.S Who can forget Matlock!?
We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott