From time to time on this blog, I like to talk about single records; i.e.: 45 rpm’s and 78 rpm’s, and yes, on occasion, even a rare 33 1/3 rpm single, too. Now if you go out and look for old records in thrift shops, used record stores, record shows, … Continue reading →
In 1990, guitar legend Chet Atkins teamed with fellow guitar legend Mark Knopfler for a combination instrumental/vocal project that would be released in September of that year, under the title, Neck and Neck. Released by Columbia, the album sold reasonably well, peaking at twenty-seven on the Billboard Country Album chart. … Continue reading →
Today’s Classic Album Review remembers one of the classic albums of the 1960’s. It is also one of the first albums looked at on the old Ultimate Twang blog. The legendary Eddy Arnold recorded over 50 original albums during his long career (not including compilations and reissues), and arguably the … Continue reading →
Sometimes, it’s hard to beat a good Glen Campbell album. And through the years, Glen’s had plenty of good ones, inlcluding this 1968 classic, Wichita Lineman. You know the title track. It’s one of the many iconic songs to come from the pen of Jimmy Webb. Jimmy also gave us golden melodies such as … Continue reading →
Join me between 4 and 7p ET, today for another edition of the World Famous Ultimate Twang Radio Show! 3 hours of the best country gold music on the radio or the web! We’ll be spinning some sounds in tribute to both Holly Dunn and Leon Russell, plus the UT … Continue reading →
Tragedy has struck country music, again, the past three days, with the passing of two well-remembered names of the past; Holly Dunn and Leon Russell. You’ll hear music from both artists, on this coming Thursday’s Ultimate Twang program. Holly Dunn’s passing was first announced by Nashville, Tennessee TV station, WSMV, … Continue reading →
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