Ultimate Twang Classic 45 – Marie Osmond with Dan Seals “Meet Me In Montana” Marie Osmond Announces She's Back In A Big Way in 1985.

Ultimate Twang Classic 45 – Marie Osmond with Dan Seals “Meet Me In Montana” Marie Osmond Announces She's Back In A Big Way in 1985.

Today, we take a look back at the comeback hit of Marie Osmond. I say comeback, because, while she had been releasing singles for most of the previous ten years, she had not appeared anywhere near the Country top 40, much less number one, since “Who’s Sorry Now” briefly appeared … Continue reading

Bob Nolan “The Sound Of A Pioneer” Classic Album Review The Last Works Of A True Pioneer

Bob Nolan “The Sound Of A Pioneer” Classic Album Review The Last Works Of A True Pioneer

I say that Bob Nolan did as much as anyone to popularize western music. Bob is a legend in Country (and western) music; a member of the Country Music Hall Of Fame; prolific songwriter; founding member of one of the most famous groups of all-time, The Sons Of The Pioneers. … Continue reading

Buddy Holly “Peggy Sue” Classic 45 A Rock and Roll Classic That Crossed Over To Country

Buddy Holly “Peggy Sue” Classic 45 A Rock and Roll Classic That Crossed Over To Country

This past Sunday was the 60th anniversary of “The Day The Music Died”. On that day, February 3rd, 1959, Buddy Holly perished, along with fellow performers Richie Valens and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, when their plane crashed, shortly after takeoff in Clear Lake, Iowa. I thought it appropriate … Continue reading

Marty Robbins “Ain’t I The Lucky One” – Ultimate Twang Classic 45 One of Marty's Collaborations With Mitch Miller

Marty Robbins “Ain’t I The Lucky One” – Ultimate Twang Classic 45 One of Marty's Collaborations With Mitch Miller

Of all the singers not named Elvis in the late 1950’s, it’s hard to find one who was hotter than Marty Robbins. Not only was Marty one of country music’s top acts, but he was also enjoying success on the pop side. This success, in part, was due to Marty’s … Continue reading

Remembering Johnny Dollar And His Lone Hit “Stop The Start (Of Tears In My Heart)” One Of Country's One Hit Wonders

Remembering Johnny Dollar And His Lone Hit “Stop The Start (Of Tears In My Heart)” One Of Country's One Hit Wonders

If the name Johnny Dollar doesn’t sound familiar, don’t worry, you’re likely in the majority. It’s been well over fifty years since his lone hit, and well over thirty years since his last recordings. His name is virtually forgotten in the country music world. Texas native Johnny Dollar had been … Continue reading

Genealogy; We’re Related!!….Maybe!! Genealogy and those possible famous relatives

If you were to make a list of 25 famous people you would like to be related to, who would they be? Think about that. Anyone from today, 15 years ago, 50 years ago, 500 years ago. Entertainers, politicians, athletes, actors/actresses, writers, etc. Genealogy is a subject I’ve had interest … Continue reading

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