These are classic country music albums that I have reviewed. Great info for when you’re out record hunting and you want to know if an album is worth the money or not, though, let’s face it, if it’s priced at a dollar or less, it has to be really, really bad to not be worth it!
Today’s Classic Album Review is a 1966 release from fellow Hoosier Bobby Helms. In 1957, Bobby burst onto the scene with two big hits, “Fraulein” and “My Special Angel”. Both would spend 4 weeks on top of the Country charts. They also appearing in the Pop Top 40, where “My … Continue reading →
While doing some research, I ran across a comment that Crystal Gayle was “The Shania Twain of the seventies”. They both brought beauty and sexiness into country music, and enjoyed crossover success. That said, the comparisons stop there. Vocally, Crystal is stronger, and has had much stronger material. And that brings … Continue reading →
Ernest Tubb is one of the most unique individuals in the history of country music. Starting out singing in a style like his hero, Jimmie Rodgers, his singing forever changed, following a tonsillectomy. The procedure left him with a singing style unlike anyone else (though Junior Brown might be kind … Continue reading →
Who compares to George Jones and Vern Gosdin, pouring emotion into their music? Not too many, admittedly, but one that I rank highly on the emotion spilling level is Jack Greene. If you’re scratching your head at my opinion (that’s okay, my wife does, all the time), take a listen … Continue reading →
Remembering a hot release from one of the 1990’s-era country music stalwarts on this Classic Album Review. Clay Walker sold over a million copies of his 1995 release, Hypnotize the Moon. Released on the Giant label in October of that year, the album yielded four singles, of which three reached … Continue reading →
Time to look back at one of sixty-seven (at least) albums that George Jones recorded during his hall of fame career. “You’ve Still Got a Place in My Heart” was as May, 1984 release on the Epic label. Not one of George’s most successful albums, though it did briefly reach … Continue reading →