Martha Carson “Satisfied” Classic 45 The First Lady Of Gospel Music's Most Famous Song

Martha Carson “Satisfied” Classic 45 The First Lady Of Gospel Music's Most Famous Song

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today, our Classic 45 takes you back to 1951. It’s one of the true classics of country-gospel music, “Satisfied” from the “First Lady of Gospel Music”, Martha Carson. A little background that led to the writing of this classic. … Continue reading

Back From A Week In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina And Yes, I Did Get Records

Back From A Week In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina And Yes, I Did Get Records

Greetings from Asheville where the good music is always on the turntable. I’m back from a week with my family in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Hence, the lack of activity here on the blog. As always, it’s a great time in a great place. Yes, you can argue that … Continue reading

Christmas Music: 10 Albums That Must Play Yearly

Christmas Music: 10 Albums That Must Play Yearly

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

Classic Album Review: Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler “Neck and Neck”

Classic Album Review: Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler “Neck and Neck”

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

Classic Album Review: Eddy Arnold “My World” 1965

Classic Album Review: Eddy Arnold “My World” 1965

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

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