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Never More Will We ‘See Dallas From A DC-9 At Night’ …

Actually, the end will come before then. According to USAToday, the last flight of a DC-9 by a major commercial airliner in America will be from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Atlanta on Jan. 6. So the last flight in or out of DFW will happen before then. And unfortunately, the Delta website doesn’t let you search by jet type. If anyone can find out, I’ll be happy to update this post. I’m waiting for a call back from Delta.

And here’s the Marketplace report on the jet and that last flight today.

But for now, for those who don’t know what this is all about, here’s the great Jimmy Dale Gilmore himself, singing “Dallas” with Natalie Merchant:

Did you ever see Dallas from a DC-9 at night?
Well Dallas is a jewel, oh yeah, Dallas is a beautiful sight.
And Dallas is a jungle but Dallas gives a beautiful light.
Did you ever see Dallas from a DC-9 at night?

Well, Dallas is a woman who will walk on you when you’re down.
But when you are up, she’s the kind you want to take around.
But Dallas ain’t a woman to help you get your feet on the ground.
Yes Dallas is a woman who will walk on you when you’re down.

Well, I came into Dallas with the bright lights on my mind,
But I came into Dallas with a Dollar and a dime.

Dallas is a rich man with a death wish in his eye.
A steel and concrete soul with a warm hearted love disguise.
A rich man who tends to believe in his own lies.
Dallas is a rich man with a death wish in his eyes.

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