Classic Album Review: Roger Miller “The Third Time Around” 1965 Roger Miller Shows Great Versatiltiy, on This Album.

Today, we look back at a Roger Miller classic release. In the mid-1960’s, Roger was one of the hottest acts in music, finding success in country music, as well as the pop field.  The Third Time Around was Roger’s third album of original material for Mercury’s Smash subsidiary.  Released in June, … Continue reading

Christmas Music: 10 Albums That Must Play Yearly

Christmas music. For some, it’s the bane of the Christmas season; overplayed music that begins, in some cases, before Thanksgiving. To others, it’s the warm sounds of the season that bring joy to the heart and wonderful memories to the mind of Christmas’ past. If you belong to the first … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: Dwight Yoakam “Guitars, Cadillacs, etc., etc.” His 1986 Debut Helped Change Country Music Back To....Country!

Dwight Yoakam’s debut album Guitars, Cadillac, etc., etc. was refreshingly different, yet retro upon its 1986 release. The country music sound was still heavy on pop-country strains of “Morning Desire” or “Bop”, but this album and it’s loud, twangy sound, began changing that. Throughout the early 80’s, Dwight had been steadily building … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: Rosanne Cash “Somewhere In The Stars” Perhaps Her Best Album?

Have I got a great one for you here! In this Classic Album Review, it’s a look back at a vintage release from Rosanne Cash. “Somewhere in The Stars” was the follow-up to her smash hit album/single “Seven Year Ache”. Released in June, 1982, it didn’t do quite as well as its … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler “Neck and Neck”

In 1990, guitar legend Chet Atkins teamed with fellow guitar legend Mark Knopfler for a combination instrumental/vocal project that would be released in September of that year, under the title, Neck and Neck. Released by Columbia, the album sold reasonably well, peaking at twenty-seven on the Billboard Country Album chart. … Continue reading