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”

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

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