Thrift Shop Finds, June 23, 2019 You never know what you'll find at the thrift shop

Thrift Shop Finds, June 23, 2019 You never know what you'll find at the thrift shop

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. I haven’t blogged about them for a while, but I’ve still been making the rounds of thrift shops and record stores. Let’s catch up on some of the latest thrift shop finds. Over the past few weeks, I’ve … Continue reading

Patty Loveless “When Fallen Angels Fly” Classic Album Review One of the top vocalists of the 1990's.

Patty Loveless “When Fallen Angels Fly” Classic Album Review One of the top vocalists of the 1990's.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. We are going back to 1994 for today’s Classic Album Review.  We are looking at Patty Loveless’ When Fallen Angels Fly. Patty is one of my favorite female vocalists of all-time, possessing what I think is an incredible voice.  … Continue reading

Jim Reeves “Moonlight And Roses” Classic Album Review Jim Reeves' last album before his untimely death in 1964.

Jim Reeves “Moonlight And Roses” Classic Album Review Jim Reeves' last album before his untimely death in 1964.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. We are digging into the stacks, today, to pull out today’s classic album, a 1964 release from the legendary Jim Reeves.  Quite possibly country music’s greatest crooner, Jim possessed a rich, warm, relaxed style that was perfect for the … 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

Johnny Cash “Blood, Sweat, And Tears” Classic Album Review Johnny Cash in vintage form for this release

Johnny Cash “Blood, Sweat, And Tears” Classic Album Review Johnny Cash in vintage form for this release

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. It used to be a popular misconception that the Beatles made the first concept album. In all actuality, concept albums, where all songs are related in some way, were being made before anyone even knew of the Fab Four. … Continue reading

Jimmy Martin “Big And Country Instrumentals” Classic Album Review Great Instrumental Sounds From Bluegrass Legend Jimmy Martin.

Jimmy Martin “Big And Country Instrumentals” Classic Album Review Great Instrumental Sounds From Bluegrass Legend Jimmy Martin.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today, we dive into some Bluegrass, looking back at a release from one of the legends of that genre, Jimmy Martin.  Jimmy’s name may not be as well known in mainstream Country circles as Bill Monroe or Flatt … Continue reading

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