Classic Album Review: Lynn Anderson “How Can I Unlove You” It Was One of Three Top Five Albums in 1971 for Lynn Anderson.

This Classic Album Review looks back at one of the most popular albums of 1971. Lynn Anderson was arguably the hottest act in country music in 1971. Three trips to number one on the singles chart, plus 3 top 5 albums, as well. “How Can I Unlove You” was one … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: The Legend of Hank Williams In Song and Story A Classic 2-Record Set, Featuring Hank Williams Jr. Telling His Father's Story.

Today, we look back at the very first album of my life (okay, not counting the Chipmunks). This is the one that may well have started this passion for music.  I cannot recall the exact year in which I got this album (a birthday gift, I think it was), but … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: Mac Davis “Texas In My Rear View Mirror” Vintage 1980 Sounds From One of the Great Singer-Songwriters.

Looking back at a Mac Davis effort on the Classic Album Review. His 1980 Casablanca release, Texas In My Rear View Mirror.  The album barely missed the top 10 on the Country bestseller lists, while breaking into the Pop 100.  This release featured four singles, including two top ten hits. … Continue reading

Ultimate Twang Remembers First Hit LP for Pam Tillis Classic Album Review of 1991's "Put Yourself In My Place"

Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at Pam Tillis‘ first major success. Put Yourself in My Place wasn’t her first album release, 1983’s Above and Beyond the Doll of Cutey was the first. But this was her first hit album. It soared as high as ten on the bestseller lists, … Continue reading

Dan Fogelberg “High Country Snows” Classic Album Review Can You Really Mix Bluegrass, Country, and Pop? This Album Says, "Yes!"

One of the more interesting albums during the 1980’s was Dan Fogelberg‘s High Country Snows. Dan was a staple of Top 40 and adult contemporary radio, during the early 1980’s. so it may seem a bit unusual to consider one of his works on a classic country blog. But one … Continue reading