Re: Stompin' Tom was a true original (March 8). Some years ago, I saw Stompin' Tom Connors in concert. After the show, you could get a piece of wood stomped on and autographed by him -- free.
One little girl, about four years old, very shyly went up and got her board stomped on and signed by Tom. He was so gracious with that little girl.
She then returned to her parents, and then suddenly ran back and jumped into Tom's arms for a hug. There wasn't a dry eye in the house. Goodbye, Rubberhead.