Stuart Hamblen “This Old House” Classic 45, 1954 Stuart Penned His Big Hit In A Dead Man's Cabin

Stuart Hamblen “This Old House” Classic 45, 1954 Stuart Penned His Big Hit In A Dead Man's Cabin

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 features the vocals of Stuart Hamblen. Stuart’s classic “This Old House” became one of the big hits of 1954, as well as his last country hit.  Stuart’s career was long and colorful, having enjoyed success as … Continue reading

Lynn Anderson “Listen To A Country Song” Classic Album Review 1972 One Of Lynn Anderson's Big Albums Of The 1970's.

Lynn Anderson “Listen To A Country Song” Classic Album Review 1972 One Of Lynn Anderson's Big Albums Of The 1970's.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always spinning on the turntable. This Classic Album Review recalls a 1972 Lynn Anderson release, Listen to A Country Song.  Her ninth release for Columbia after joining the label in 1970.  The album peaked at number three on Billboard’s country bestseller list, while … Continue reading

Bellamy Brothers “When I’m Away From You” Classic 45 Yet Another Number One Hit For The Legendary Country Duo

Bellamy Brothers “When I’m Away From You” Classic 45 Yet Another Number One Hit For The Legendary Country Duo

Greetings from Asheville, where there’s always good music on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 takes me back to my high school days. Remembering this classic hit from one of Country music’s top duets of all-time, The Bellamy Brothers.  A career that I would argue is Hall Of fame worthy, Howard … Continue reading

Thrift Store Finds January 21, 2020 Always Finding Something Interesting At the thrift stores

Thrift Store Finds January 21, 2020 Always Finding Something Interesting At the thrift stores

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. We are halfway through January, and over these past couple of weeks, I haven’t done a whole lot of thrifting (record-wise, at least), but have been fortunate to come across a few 45’s of interest. So, let’s look at … Continue reading

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

Norma Jean “Heaven Help The Working Girl” Classic Album Review 1968 The Relatively Rare Occurrence Of New Material Released On RCA's Camden Label

Norma Jean “Heaven Help The Working Girl” Classic Album Review 1968 The Relatively Rare Occurrence Of New Material Released On RCA's Camden Label

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable, in the CD player, or in the MP3 player.  Today’s Classic Album Review is a February 1968 release from Norma Jean.  Heaven Help The Working Girl is an interesting release, because, though it contained  original material (all, except … Continue reading

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