Haw was a country music-based variety show that ran from 1969 to 1993,
originally on CBS. It was hosted by Buck Owens and Roy
Clark, and had a huge cast of colorful characters, like
Grandpa Jones, Minnie Pearl, Goober, and many more.
Tons of famous people would show up on the show, as well
as a huge host of regular characters, some of who went
on to become famous.
Haw featured a number of regular segments, one of our
favorites being the song “Pfft You was Gone!” In this
song, two people would sing to each other the following
tune, at the end of which they would basically spit (pfft)
on each other:
"Where, oh where, are you tonight? Why did you leave me
here all alone? I searched the world over, and I
thought I'd found true love, You met another, and PFFT!
You was gone!"
Other regular skits included KORN
News, Lulu’s Truck Stop, the Haystack, the Gossip Girls,
the Cornfield, Goober’s Garage, and many more. In the
early 1980’s, each show would end with the following
"So long, we sure had a good time! So long, gee, the
company was fine! Singin' and a dancin', Laughin' and a
prancin', Adios, farewell, goodbye, God bless, so