Stonewall Jackson “Me and You and A Dog Named Boo” Classic 45

Stonewall Jackson “Me and You and A Dog Named Boo” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  Today’s Classic 45 became the last of eleven top ten hits and the last of thirty-five Country top 40 hits for Stonewall Jackson.  As the 1970’s were dawning, Stonewall’s career as a hit-maker was waning.  He had last … Continue reading

Tammy Wynette “He Loves Me All The Way” Classic 45

Tammy Wynette “He Loves Me All The Way” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music lives on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 comes from the discography of one of country music’s all-time top vocalists, Tammy Wynette. By 1970, Tammy Wynette was already one of the genre’s top female vocalists; on the same level as Loretta Lynn. Tammy’s rise … Continue reading

Ray Price “Crazy Arms” Classic 45

Ray Price “Crazy Arms” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  This Classic 45 is an iconic piece of Country music, from an equally iconic vocalist. Ray Price is one of the greatest vocalists ever heard on vinyl. Few singers could successfully perform both hard country shuffle and lush … Continue reading

Waylon Jennings “Will The Wolf Survive” Classic 45

Waylon Jennings “Will The Wolf Survive” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  We are digging into the Waylon Jennings stax for today’s Classic 45, pulling out one of his later MCA hits.  Of course, Waylon’s greatest success had come during his time at RCA, with the string of big hits … Continue reading

Tex Ritter “Jealous Heart” b/w “We Live In Two Different Worlds” Classic 78

Tex Ritter “Jealous Heart” b/w “We Live In Two Different Worlds” Classic 78

Greetings from Asheville! Today’s Classic 45 is actually a classic 78. 1944 the year, Tex Ritter the artist. Tex is one of country music’s legendary western stars. He was a movie star, making 85 movies. But his forte’ was singing. Something he did extremely well. Tex made his first recordings … Continue reading

Classic Album Review – Kenny Roberts “Indian Love Call”

Classic Album Review – Kenny Roberts “Indian Love Call”

Greetings from Asheville, where there’s always good music on the turntable. This Classic Album Review looks at the 1965 release Indian Love Call from singer/yodeler Kenny Roberts. Kenny was one of Country Music’s great yodelers; one of the last successful singers to feature yodeling. Though his hit list was short, … Continue reading

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