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!
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 →
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 →
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 →
Greetings from Asheville. Today’s Classic Album Review takes us back a few years in two ways. Jerry Reed and Lord Mr. Ford. When I first wrote this post, around 2010 or 2011; I noted at the time that it was our first Classic Album Review request. It came from one … Continue reading →
Greetings from Asheville. Today, we look back fifty years, remembering a somewhat forgotten release from Faron Young. Louisiana native Faron Young was in his sixteenth year of hit-making in 1969. That spring, he released the album Now I’ve Got Precious Memories. Released in April, the album didn’t perform as well … Continue reading →
Bill Monroe never made a bad album. Some were better than others, but even the weakest Bill Monroe album is still a good listen. Often, better than other artists’ best work (like most of today’s acts, for instance). So, it is with today’s Classic Album Review, Bluegrass Special. It’s not … Continue reading →