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 →
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From time to time on this blog, I like to talk about single records; i.e.: 45 rpm’s and 78 rpm’s, and yes, on occasion, even a rare 33 1/3 rpm single, too. Now if you go out and look for old records in thrift shops, used record stores, record shows, … Continue reading →
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 →
Today’s Classic Album Review remembers one of the classic albums of the 1960’s. It is also one of the first albums looked at on the old Ultimate Twang blog. The legendary Eddy Arnold recorded over 50 original albums during his long career (not including compilations and reissues), and arguably the … Continue reading →
Sometimes, it’s hard to beat a good Glen Campbell album. And through the years, Glen’s had plenty of good ones, inlcluding this 1968 classic, Wichita Lineman. You know the title track. It’s one of the many iconic songs to come from the pen of Jimmy Webb. Jimmy also gave us golden melodies such as … Continue reading →