Ernest Tubb is one of the most unique individuals in the history of country music. Starting out singing in a style like his hero, Jimmie Rodgers, his singing forever changed, following a tonsillectomy. The procedure left him with a singing style unlike anyone else (though Junior Brown might be kind … Continue reading →
I’ll be kicking things off, beginning at 4p ET, this afternoon, on WSFM-LPFM/AshevilleFM, which can be heard at 103.3 in Asheville, and worldwide at ashevillefm.org. Thre hours of country music gold, a little reminiscing, and lots of fun!
Make sure you join me for today’s Ultimate Twang show on WSFM-AshevilleFM, where we always play well over fifty classic country music songs you love and remember, plus a few you might have forgotten about. You love these sounds, just as I do, and it’s the music that made country … Continue reading →
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 →
NOTE: This post was first published in December 2016. Since then, I have added to my collections, now possessing the entire seven volumes of the Firestone albums, along with eleven of the Goodyear volumes, including the first ten. I have also increased my Grant’s Department Stores and True Value Hardware Stores … Continue reading →
Christmas music. For some, it’s the bane of the Christmas season; overplayed music that begins, in some cases, before Thanksgiving. To others, it’s the warm sounds of the season that bring joy to the heart and wonderful memories to the mind of Christmas’ past. If you belong to the first … Continue reading →