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Old 11-01-2013, 10:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Lake City = Rocky Top???

I just came across this article stating that the officials of Lake City, a town 20 miles north of Knoxville, are lobbying to change their name to Rocky Top. The article says that a company who makes candy corn wants to move their business to the town to sell their candy "corn from a jar". As an alumni of UT, I am not a fan of Rocky Top being anywhere but Knoxville, TN. When I sing Rocky Top, I sure as heck ain't singing about Lake City being home sweet home to me. Come on Man!!!!! Go Vols! #RockyTopKnoxville

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Old 11-01-2013, 10:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I was born in Lake City lol. I would approve.
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I just came across this article stating that the officials of Lake City, a town 20 miles north of Knoxville, are lobbying to change their name to Rocky Top. The article says that a company who makes candy corn wants to move their business to the town to sell their candy "corn from a jar". As an alumni of UT, I am not a fan of Rocky Top being anywhere but Knoxville, TN. When I sing Rocky Top, I sure as heck ain't singing about Lake City being home sweet home to me. Come on Man!!!!! Go Vols! #RockyTopKnoxville

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Amen! Someone was telling me about this earlier and I started laughing because I thought it was a joke...Which it is!
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Lake City = Meth Rock.
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Since there is a mention of a moonshine still in the song, there should fire one up.
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Hey Honey!!!!!! I got a ideal!!! Let's call our trailer The Biltmore Trailer and see if we can charge people to come in and tour it!!!!!
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Rocky Top is in the Smokys. Screw those hillbillies from lake city
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Hey Honey!!!!!! I got a ideal!!! Let's call our trailer The Biltmore Trailer and see if we can charge people to come in and tour it!!!!!
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I just came across this article stating that the officials of Lake City, a town 20 miles north of Knoxville, are lobbying to change their name to Rocky Top. The article says that a company who makes candy corn wants to move their business to the town to sell their candy "corn from a jar". As an alumni of UT, I am not a fan of Rocky Top being anywhere but Knoxville, TN. When I sing Rocky Top, I sure as heck ain't singing about Lake City being home sweet home to me. Come on Man!!!!! Go Vols! #RockyTopKnoxville

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I always thought Rocky Top was actually in Cocke County...
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Old 11-03-2013, 12:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I always thought Rocky Top was actually in Cocke County...
Me too???
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Old 11-03-2013, 04:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Rocky Top is in the Smokys. Screw those hillbillies from lake city
I've been to Rocky Top. Its a long hike to get there. I don't recall being anywhere near lake city.
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Old 11-04-2013, 06:40 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Rocky Top isn't in Knoxville or Lake city. It's a bald on thunderhead Mtn.
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Old 11-04-2013, 03:09 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I always thought Rocky Top was actually in Cocke County...
That's what I always thought too..
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