Green Green Grass of Home(Claude "Curly" Putmam Jr.) is a country song which Tom Jones made popular in 1966 and since then has it been a popular cover song which Elvis Presley recorded 1975 and was one of his favorite songs. It is also featured in Johnny Cash's famous Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison albumn in 1968. Look up country in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sir Tom Jones Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), known as Sir Tom Jones, is a Welsh pop singer. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 â August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock n Roll was an American singer, music producer and actor. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... John R Cash (February 26, 1932 â September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... ...
The song is about a man who´s been away in the city for a while and is returning to his small home town in the country. He remembers the touch of the green grass and his parents and his lovely Mary. Then comes a spoken section when he awakens from his thoughts in prison: "Then I awake and look around me, at four grey wall surround me and I realize that I was only dreaming." Apparently he can only get home when he is dead and buried: "Yes, they'll all come to see me ... as they lay me neath the green, green grass of home." Sydney, Australia at Night. ...
Greengreengrass of home: That turf may not be what you think (printable version)
Bright, green synthetic lawns are popping up in front yards across Sparks and Spanish Springs, gleaming in the glory of Technicolor next to the dead, winter lawns surrounding them.
Instead of Astroturfs short green fibers attached to a foam pad, many modern turf manufacturers use synthetic grass blades 1 1/2 inches long, with about 1 inch of the blades submerged in sand, ground rubber, or a combination of both.
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