Hank Snow “Souvenirs” – Classic Album Review An album of Hank Snow hits remade for stereo.

Hank Snow “Souvenirs” – Classic Album Review An album of Hank Snow hits remade for stereo.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at a 1961 Hank Snow release, Souvenirs. One of the big leaps forward in recording technology, were stereo recordings. The technology was patented in 1931. But stereo recordings were not on the market … Continue reading

Webb Pierce “Sweet Memories” Classic Album Review A 1965 album release for "The Wondering Boy"

Webb Pierce “Sweet Memories” Classic Album Review A 1965 album release for "The Wondering Boy"

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Webb Pierce. Of the most unique voices ever put to vinyl, tape, or CD. He possessed a nasally, somewhat twangy, higher pitched voice that admittedly, is not for everyone. But for those of us who are fans (that would … Continue reading

Clay Walker’s Self-titled Debut Album – Classic Album Review It introduced us to Clay Walker, over 25 years ago.

Clay Walker’s Self-titled Debut Album – Classic Album Review It introduced us to Clay Walker, over 25 years ago.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today, our Classic Album Review is a 1993 release from Clay Walker. Clay Walker was part of the deluge of new acts who came into the genre during the 1990’s. He was part of a group of male … Continue reading

Classic Album Review – Kenny Roberts “Indian Love Call”

Classic Album Review – Kenny Roberts “Indian Love Call”

Greetings from Asheville, where there’s always good music on the turntable. This Classic Album Review looks at the 1965 release Indian Love Call from singer/yodeler Kenny Roberts. Kenny was one of Country Music’s great yodelers; one of the last successful singers to feature yodeling. Though his hit list was short, … Continue reading

Classic Album Review – Randy Travis “Old 8 X 10”

Classic Album Review – Randy Travis “Old 8 X 10”

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. By 1988, Randy Travis had established himself as the hottest act in country music. In his first two years, he’d scored eight top ten hits, with six peaking at number one. Plus, his first two albums, Storms of Life … Continue reading

Ronnie Milsap “Inside” Classic Album Review

Ronnie Milsap “Inside” Classic Album Review

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at a work from Ronnie Milsap. In an era when the Country-Pop sound was the dominant force, a significant portion of the music was good, but not special. There was nothing that … Continue reading

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