Ray Price “Crazy Arms” Classic 45

Ray Price “Crazy Arms” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  This Classic 45 is an iconic piece of Country music, from an equally iconic vocalist. Ray Price is one of the greatest vocalists ever heard on vinyl. Few singers could successfully perform both hard country shuffle and lush … Continue reading

Waylon Jennings “Will The Wolf Survive” Classic 45

Waylon Jennings “Will The Wolf Survive” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  We are digging into the Waylon Jennings stax for today’s Classic 45, pulling out one of his later MCA hits.  Of course, Waylon’s greatest success had come during his time at RCA, with the string of big hits … Continue reading

Tex Ritter “Jealous Heart” b/w “We Live In Two Different Worlds” Classic 78

Tex Ritter “Jealous Heart” b/w “We Live In Two Different Worlds” Classic 78

Greetings from Asheville! Today’s Classic 45 is actually a classic 78. 1944 the year, Tex Ritter the artist. Tex is one of country music’s legendary western stars. He was a movie star, making 85 movies. But his forte’ was singing. Something he did extremely well. Tex made his first recordings … Continue reading

Classic Single “Ballerina” or “Dance Ballerina Dance” One Of The Biggest Hits Of 1948, With 4 Versions Charting

Classic Single “Ballerina” or “Dance Ballerina Dance” One Of The Biggest Hits Of 1948, With 4 Versions Charting

This time around, we are going pop for this classic single. Also, it’s not a classic 45, but rather a classic 78. The song “Ballerina” was one of the top hits of 1948, with four versions becoming hits. Vaughn Monroe, Buddy Clark, Bing Crosby, and Jimmy Dorsey. Up through the … Continue reading

Here’s A Couple Of Racing Records for Classic 45’s From Marty Robbins and Dave Dudley Just In Time For This Weekend's Daytona 500

Here’s A Couple Of Racing Records for Classic 45’s From Marty Robbins and Dave Dudley Just In Time For This Weekend's Daytona 500

With the Daytona 500 this weekend, here’s a couple of classic country 45’s to help get you in the mood, from Dave Dudley and Marty Robbins. Stock car racing and country music have always had a close association, with both coming the rural areas of the South. Musicians and record … Continue reading

Ultimate Twang Classic 45 – Marie Osmond with Dan Seals “Meet Me In Montana” Marie Osmond Announces She's Back In A Big Way in 1985.

Ultimate Twang Classic 45 – Marie Osmond with Dan Seals “Meet Me In Montana” Marie Osmond Announces She's Back In A Big Way in 1985.

Today, we take a look back at the comeback hit of Marie Osmond. I say comeback, because, while she had been releasing singles for most of the previous ten years, she had not appeared anywhere near the Country top 40, much less number one, since “Who’s Sorry Now” briefly appeared … Continue reading

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