Hank Snow “Souvenirs” – Classic Album Review An album of Hank Snow hits remade for stereo.

Hank Snow “Souvenirs” – Classic Album Review An album of Hank Snow hits remade for stereo.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at a 1961 Hank Snow release, Souvenirs. One of the big leaps forward in recording technology, were stereo recordings. The technology was patented in 1931. But stereo recordings were not on the market … Continue reading

Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” Classic 45 Charley's first Billboard number one hit.

Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” Classic 45 Charley's first Billboard number one hit.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 takes us back to 1969 and gave country superstar Charley Pride his biggest hit to that point. The story of Sledge, Mississippi’s Charley Pride is well known. In fact, PBS recently aired a documentary on … Continue reading

Gary Stewart “In Some Room Above The Street” Classic 45 One of those "should've-been" top 10 hits.

Gary Stewart “In Some Room Above The Street” Classic 45 One of those "should've-been" top 10 hits.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable, including today’s Classic 45. As I type this, I am listening to that 45, Gary Stewart’s “In Some Room Above the Street”. Country music the WAY IT SHOULD BE. A superb Gary Stewart performance. To begin, I’m a big … Continue reading

Webb Pierce “Sweet Memories” Classic Album Review A 1965 album release for "The Wondering Boy"

Webb Pierce “Sweet Memories” Classic Album Review A 1965 album release for "The Wondering Boy"

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Webb Pierce. Of the most unique voices ever put to vinyl, tape, or CD. He possessed a nasally, somewhat twangy, higher pitched voice that admittedly, is not for everyone. But for those of us who are fans (that would … Continue reading

Clay Walker’s Self-titled Debut Album – Classic Album Review It introduced us to Clay Walker, over 25 years ago.

Clay Walker’s Self-titled Debut Album – Classic Album Review It introduced us to Clay Walker, over 25 years ago.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today, our Classic Album Review is a 1993 release from Clay Walker. Clay Walker was part of the deluge of new acts who came into the genre during the 1990’s. He was part of a group of male … Continue reading

She Listens To What???? Part 1 My 13 year old Daughter Never Ceases To Amaze Me With Her Musical Tastes

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. I’ve decided to start a new category and I am calling it “She Listens To What?”. It’s about my 13 year old daughter’s musical tastes. I’m often surprised by what she enjoys listening to. Many students of her age … Continue reading

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