Earlier today the world lost a great man. Andy Griffith will forever be known as the wise sheriff of the fictitional Mayberry, North Carolina. Others who came along a little bit later may recall him as the Southern-bred, Harvard-educated defense attorney Matlock.

And even though I never met the guy, I will remember him as  someone I'd like more folks to be like -- gentle, good-natured and God-fearing.

We've been getting a lot of requests today for a particular Brad Paisley song from 2008 which Andy Griffith made a guest appearance. Here it is for you to enjoy and remember a good man.

Heaven's an even happier place today.