Charley Pride “Christmas In My Hometown, 1970, Classic Album Review Charley Pride singing Christmas music is still great in this house.

Charley Pride “Christmas In My Hometown, 1970, Classic Album Review Charley Pride singing Christmas music is still great in this house.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Continuing our look at some classic Country Christmas albums, by heading back to 1970 for Charley Pride’s holiday release, Christmas In My Home Town. 1970 had been a good year for Charley Pride. Entering the fall, he was … Continue reading

Lynn Anderson “The Christmas Album”, 1971, Classic Album Review

Lynn Anderson “The Christmas Album”, 1971, Classic Album Review

Greetings from Asheville, where the great sounds of Christmas are always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review remembers another vintage Country Christmas album of year’s past, Lynn Anderson The Christmas Album. Released in November 1971, Lynn recorded nine of the eleven tracks the previous summer. Lynn recorded the other … Continue reading

Christmas 1967, was “Christmas With Hank Snow”. Classic Album Review Hank Snow's only Christmas album came out in 1967.

Christmas 1967, was “Christmas With Hank Snow”. Classic Album Review Hank Snow's only Christmas album came out in 1967.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. So many Christmas albums have been released, over the years, it is inevitable that some get forgotten about, over time. They fade into obscurity as newer releases take their place on the airwaves and in store shelves. Today’s … Continue reading

Thrift Store Finds, Thanksgiving 2019, Wilmington Edition What I Found In Wilmington, North Carolina

Thrift Store Finds, Thanksgiving 2019, Wilmington Edition What I Found In Wilmington, North Carolina

Greetings from Asheville, good music is always found on the turntable. Things have been piling up, literally, here, the past couple of weeks, between audio book work, blogging, thrifting, and getting our eBay store up and going. During our thrifting time, I’ve run across quite a few “thrift store finds” … Continue reading

Christmas Favorites: The Living Voices “Little Drummer Boy” The voices Of Anita Kerr's Singers from Nashville, Tennessee

Christmas Favorites: The Living Voices “Little Drummer Boy” The voices Of Anita Kerr's Singers from Nashville, Tennessee

Here’s one of my favorite Christmas albums. The Living Voices The Little Drummer Boy. First released in 1963, this is a late 60’s copy, as RCA switched to that label style in ’68. This is another of those “family tradition” albums that has been played every Christmas as long as … Continue reading

Uncle Dave Macon “Laugh Your Blues Away”, 1979 – Classic Album Review Uncle Dave Macon is one of Country Music's most important early stars.

Uncle Dave Macon “Laugh Your Blues Away”, 1979 – Classic Album Review Uncle Dave Macon is one of Country Music's most important early stars.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Our Classic Album Review, today, remembers a compilation from Uncle Dave Macon. Uncle Dave was one of country music’s most important stars in its infancy. Yet, for many years, Uncle Dave’s work was woefully underrepresented on record. In … Continue reading

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