The Dixie Cricket - Slideshow

June 2015

“Baby, be a simple kind of man. Oh won't you do this for me son, if you can?”

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s much-loved song, “Simple Man,” seems quintessential to houseboater Clay Ghann and his wife, Cathy, owners of the Dixie Cricket.

Part of the reason Skynyrd’s hit resonates so much is due to the fact that while growing up, Clay’s father, Aubrey Ghann, instilled in Clay some simple truths: “always be honest,” and “try to treat others how you want to be treated.” Clay still holds these values in great respect.

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