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

Thrift Shop Finds May 11, 2019 Some Interesting Finds

Thrift Shop Finds May 11, 2019 Some Interesting Finds

Greetings from Asheville were good music is always on the turntable. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had a couple of opportunities to do a little “digging”, so to speak. So, without further ado, here’s our latest thrift shop finds. A couple of weeks ago, my daughter and I … Continue reading

The Chuck Wagon Gang “Sacred Songs” Classic Album Review Their First Full Album

The Chuck Wagon Gang “Sacred Songs” Classic Album Review Their First Full Album

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at an early LP release from Country Music’s “other” Carter Family, better known as The Chuck Wagon Gang. Formed in Lubbock, Texas in 1935, the original lineup was a family affair. D. P. … Continue reading

Jessi Colter “I’m Jessi Colter” – Classic Album Review The album that kicked Jessi Colter's career into high gear

Jessi Colter “I’m Jessi Colter” – Classic Album Review The album that kicked Jessi Colter's career into high gear

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. This Classic Album Review dates to 1975 for a January release from Jessi Colter. I’m Jessi Colter is the album that brought Jessi to the masses. Prior to this album, her name was somewhat known in Country music, mainly … Continue reading

Hank Snow “Souvenirs” – Classic Album Review An album of Hank Snow hits remade for stereo.

Hank Snow “Souvenirs” – Classic Album Review An album of Hank Snow hits remade for stereo.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at a 1961 Hank Snow release, Souvenirs. One of the big leaps forward in recording technology, were stereo recordings. The technology was patented in 1931. But stereo recordings were not on the market … Continue reading

Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” Classic 45 Charley's first Billboard number one hit.

Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” Classic 45 Charley's first Billboard number one hit.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 takes us back to 1969 and gave country superstar Charley Pride his biggest hit to that point. The story of Sledge, Mississippi’s Charley Pride is well known. In fact, PBS recently aired a documentary on … Continue reading

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