Remembering Earl Thomas Conley The Great Singer - Songwriter Has Died at Age 77.

Remembering Earl Thomas Conley The Great Singer - Songwriter Has Died at Age 77.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Tonight, that good music is being supplied by Earl Thomas Conley. The country music world was saddened, today, to learn that he passed away at age 77. He had been battling a dementia-like illness over the past couple of … Continue reading

Bonnie Guitar “I Believe In Love” Classic 45 It Was The Last Of Three Top Ten Hits For Bonnie Guitar

Bonnie Guitar “I Believe In Love” Classic 45 It Was The Last Of Three Top Ten Hits For Bonnie Guitar

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. This Classic 45 is from a longtime part of the country music scene, particularly on the West Coast, Bonnie Guitar. Bonnie had quite a career in music, from singing hits to owning her own record label (Dolphin/Dolton). Bonnie … Continue reading

Don King “She’s The Girl Of My Dreams” Classic 45 It Was Don King's Second Top Twenty Hit.

Don King “She’s The Girl Of My Dreams” Classic 45 It Was Don King's Second Top Twenty Hit.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Digging deep in the vault for today’s Classic 45, the 2nd of two top 20 hits for singer/songwriter Don King. A good chance you haven’t heard this song in years, as it’s truly a lost treasure. Nebraska native … Continue reading

Thrift Store Finds, April 6, 2019 Quality Can Be Better Than Quantity

Thrift Store Finds, April 6, 2019 Quality Can Be Better Than Quantity

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Sunshine and 70 degrees made for a great day of thrifting and yard sale searching, today. And I found some really thrift store finds. Things started, in the morning, where we went to a community yard sale in … Continue reading

Earl Thomas Conley “Angel In Disguise” Classic 45 "Angel In Disguise" was one of Earl Thomas Conley's 18 #1 Hits.

Earl Thomas Conley “Angel In Disguise” Classic 45 "Angel In Disguise" was one of Earl Thomas Conley's 18 #1 Hits.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music is always on the turntable. Classic 45 time, and today, we remember one of the 18 number one hits that Earl Thomas Conley scored during the 1980’s. “Angel in Disguise” from 1984. By the time of the single’s release, Earl had established himself … Continue reading

Carl Smith “Why, Why” Classic 45 Big Hit For Carl Smith In 1957.

Carl Smith “Why, Why” Classic 45 Big Hit For Carl Smith In 1957.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music still lives on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 is one of my favorites from 1950’s hit-maker Carl Smith. Tennessee native Carl Smith burst onto the scene in 1951, with his first hit, “Let’s Live A Little”. Soon, his records were regularly at, or … Continue reading

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