Jerry Lee Lewis “Drinking Wine Spo-Dee O’Dee” Classic 45 1973 Jerry Lee Lewis Rocks It With An R & B Classic.

Jerry Lee Lewis “Drinking Wine Spo-Dee O’Dee” Classic 45 1973 Jerry Lee Lewis Rocks It With An R & B Classic.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music always plays on the turntable.  Today’s Classic 45 comes from a legend of country music and rock ‘n’ roll, Jerry Lee Lewis.  By 1973, Jerry Lee was long beyond his glory days of Rock ‘N Roll, yet he remained a viable Country act, doing … Continue reading

Stuart Hamblen “This Old House” Classic 45, 1954 Stuart Penned His Big Hit In A Dead Man's Cabin

Stuart Hamblen “This Old House” Classic 45, 1954 Stuart Penned His Big Hit In A Dead Man's Cabin

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 features the vocals of Stuart Hamblen. Stuart’s classic “This Old House” became one of the big hits of 1954, as well as his last country hit.  Stuart’s career was long and colorful, having enjoyed success as … Continue reading

Bellamy Brothers “When I’m Away From You” Classic 45 Yet Another Number One Hit For The Legendary Country Duo

Bellamy Brothers “When I’m Away From You” Classic 45 Yet Another Number One Hit For The Legendary Country Duo

Greetings from Asheville, where there’s always good music on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 takes me back to my high school days. Remembering this classic hit from one of Country music’s top duets of all-time, The Bellamy Brothers.  A career that I would argue is Hall Of fame worthy, Howard … Continue reading

Johnny Paycheck “I’m The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)” Classic 45 – 1977 Hit Single That Helped Johnny Paycheck Develop The "Outlaw Image"

Johnny Paycheck “I’m The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)” Classic 45 – 1977 Hit Single That Helped Johnny Paycheck Develop The "Outlaw Image"

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is on the turntable.  This Classic 45 is a 1977 release that helped enhance the Johnny Paycheck image as an outlaw.  Johnny Paycheck had been scoring hits since the mid 1960’s, and many of those were in the smoother veins of the Nashville Sound, under … Continue reading

Marty Robbins “All Around Cowboy” Classic 45 This Marty Robbins Record Takes Me Back To Radio Listening in 1979.

Marty Robbins “All Around Cowboy” Classic 45 This Marty Robbins Record Takes Me Back To Radio Listening in 1979.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable, and today that good music is courtesy of the late, great Marty Robbins. We’re going Classic 45, today, with Marty’s 1979 hit, “All Around Cowboy”. “All Around Cowboy” was a country radio staple during the summer. Marty’s second single … Continue reading

Billy Walker “Headin’ For Heartaches” Classic 78

Billy Walker “Headin’ For Heartaches” Classic 78

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable.  Today’s Classic 45 (or in this case, 78) takes us back nearly seventy-one years for the debut effort of the “Tall Texan”, Billy Walker.  Though never attaining the same level of superstardom as the top acts of his era, … Continue reading

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