Carl Smith “I Want To Live And Love” Classic Album Review 1965 Carl Smith Release Featuring Several Covers

Carl Smith “I Want To Live And Love” Classic Album Review 1965 Carl Smith Release Featuring Several Covers

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music can still be found on the turntable.  For this Classic Album Review, I’ve brought from the vault, the fourteenth album, released by the legendary Carl Smith.  The Columbia-issued I Want to Live and Love was his first release for 1965, entering the market … Continue reading

Thrift Store Finds, December 28, 2019 Marion, North Carolina was mighty good to us!

Thrift Store Finds, December 28, 2019 Marion, North Carolina was mighty good to us!

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. We open our 2020 blogging season with a look at a recent thrift store find, or in this case, thrift store SCORE would be more appropriate. A couple of weekends ago, we did a little thrifting about thirty-five miles … Continue reading

Various Artists “Welcome To Music City U. S. A.” Tracks from top CBS artists of the day, complete with fake audience sounds mixed in.

Various Artists “Welcome To Music City U. S. A.” Tracks from top CBS artists of the day, complete with fake audience sounds mixed in.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. This Classic Album Review remembers a various artist collection from 1966. Columbia’s Welcome To Music City U. S. A.  features fourteen tracks from most of Columbia’s roster of the day. Included are superstars like Johnny Cash, Ray Price, … Continue reading

Carl Smith “Why, Why” Classic 45 Big Hit For Carl Smith In 1957.

Carl Smith “Why, Why” Classic 45 Big Hit For Carl Smith In 1957.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music still lives on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 is one of my favorites from 1950’s hit-maker Carl Smith. Tennessee native Carl Smith burst onto the scene in 1951, with his first hit, “Let’s Live A Little”. Soon, his records were regularly at, or … Continue reading

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