What's the difference between an accordion and a puppy?

 (With apologies to Flaco, who really can make or break a song)

(With apologies to Flaco, who really can make or break a song)

(For an inspirational demonstration of the American story, see Buck Owen's obituary here. From sharecropper's kid to innovator with the electric guitar to multi-millionaire radio /TV  broadcast owner, the man inspired at least two generations of musicians: peers like Merle Haggard, and youngsters like Dwight Yoakum - another great success story. Is this a great country, or what?)