Martha Carson “Satisfied” Classic 45 The First Lady Of Gospel Music's Most Famous Song

Martha Carson “Satisfied” Classic 45 The First Lady Of Gospel Music's Most Famous Song

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today, our Classic 45 takes you back to 1951. It’s one of the true classics of country-gospel music, “Satisfied” from the “First Lady of Gospel Music”, Martha Carson. A little background that led to the writing of this classic. … Continue reading

Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” Classic 45 Charley's first Billboard number one hit.

Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” Classic 45 Charley's first Billboard number one hit.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 takes us back to 1969 and gave country superstar Charley Pride his biggest hit to that point. The story of Sledge, Mississippi’s Charley Pride is well known. In fact, PBS recently aired a documentary on … Continue reading

Gary Stewart “In Some Room Above The Street” Classic 45 One of those "should've-been" top 10 hits.

Gary Stewart “In Some Room Above The Street” Classic 45 One of those "should've-been" top 10 hits.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable, including today’s Classic 45. As I type this, I am listening to that 45, Gary Stewart’s “In Some Room Above the Street”. Country music the WAY IT SHOULD BE. A superb Gary Stewart performance. To begin, I’m a big … Continue reading

Bonnie Guitar “I Believe In Love” Classic 45 It Was The Last Of Three Top Ten Hits For Bonnie Guitar

Bonnie Guitar “I Believe In Love” Classic 45 It Was The Last Of Three Top Ten Hits For Bonnie Guitar

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. This Classic 45 is from a longtime part of the country music scene, particularly on the West Coast, Bonnie Guitar. Bonnie had quite a career in music, from singing hits to owning her own record label (Dolphin/Dolton). Bonnie … Continue reading

Don King “She’s The Girl Of My Dreams” Classic 45 It Was Don King's Second Top Twenty Hit.

Don King “She’s The Girl Of My Dreams” Classic 45 It Was Don King's Second Top Twenty Hit.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Digging deep in the vault for today’s Classic 45, the 2nd of two top 20 hits for singer/songwriter Don King. A good chance you haven’t heard this song in years, as it’s truly a lost treasure. Nebraska native … Continue reading

Earl Thomas Conley “Angel In Disguise” Classic 45 "Angel In Disguise" was one of Earl Thomas Conley's 18 #1 Hits.

Earl Thomas Conley “Angel In Disguise” Classic 45 "Angel In Disguise" was one of Earl Thomas Conley's 18 #1 Hits.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Classic 45 time, and today, we remember one of the 18 number one hits that Earl Thomas Conley scored during the 1980’s. “Angel in Disguise” from 1984. By the time of the single’s release, Earl had established himself … Continue reading

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