Mickey Gilley ‘Don’t the Girls all Get Prettier at Closing Time?’ KLAW Classic [VIDEO]
Famous cousin to Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggert, and pretty darn good piano player, that’s one way to describe Mickey Gilley.
Another is as the singer for today’s KLAW Classic. The song is a lament about loneliness and late-night desperation in finding a desirable significant other in a barroom. It caught the attention of psychologists who used scientific testing to ‘investigate whether individuals begin to perceive the opposite gender as being more attractive as it gets later into the night’. The phenomenon became known as the ‘closing time effect’. Here’s Mickey Gilley with today’s KLAW Classic.