Classic Album Review: George Jones “You’ve Still Got A Place In…” 1984 One of George Jones' Forgotten Albums.

Time to look back at one of sixty-seven (at least) albums that George Jones recorded during his hall of fame career. “You’ve Still Got a Place in My Heart” was as May, 1984 release on the Epic label. Not one of George’s most successful albums, though it did briefly reach … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: Roger Miller “The Third Time Around” 1965 Roger Miller Shows Great Versatiltiy, on This Album.

Today, we look back at a Roger Miller classic release. In the mid-1960’s, Roger was one of the hottest acts in music, finding success in country music, as well as the pop field.  The Third Time Around was Roger’s third album of original material for Mercury’s Smash subsidiary.  Released in June, … Continue reading

Indianapolis, Indiana, What A Concert You Had! Who Wouldn't Want To Be At This Concert!

During the Summer of 2015, a good friend of mine, John, sent me this photo of a 1957 concert ad from Indianapolis, Indiana. And what makes this ad even more fascinating, are the two side stories on the page. One is about a new local group, and the other is the top … Continue reading

Ultimate Twang Radio Show for December 29, 2016-Last Show Of The Year!!

Hard to believe we are nearly through the year, already! And what a year it has been, both good and not so good. On today’s Ultimate Twang, we’ll be looking back at the country music greats we lost during 2016, plus have our UT Time Machine, Vintage Farm Report, lots … Continue reading

Christmas Music: The secret chord that makes Christmas music sound so Christmassy – YouTube

An interesting video that points out similarities in the Mariah Carey Christmas standard “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” and Darlene Love’s “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”. If you want to write a successful Christmas song, maybe this is how you do it.