Flatt and Scruggs “Can’t You Hear The Whistles Blow” Classic Album review 1967 Release For The Bluegrass Legends

Flatt and Scruggs “Can’t You Hear The Whistles Blow” Classic Album review 1967 Release For The Bluegrass Legends

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. How about a little bluegrass for a change?  Flatt and Scruggs were arguably bluegrass’ most important act of the 1960’s, as their success in crossing over into the mainstream country market, as well as the folk scene, was simply … 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

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

Marty Robbins “All Around Cowboy” Classic 45 This Marty Robbins Record Takes Me Back To Radio Listening in 1979.

Marty Robbins “All Around Cowboy” Classic 45 This Marty Robbins Record Takes Me Back To Radio Listening in 1979.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable, and today that good music is courtesy of the late, great Marty Robbins. We’re going Classic 45, today, with Marty’s 1979 hit, “All Around Cowboy”. “All Around Cowboy” was a country radio staple during the summer. Marty’s second single … Continue reading

Lynn Anderson “The Christmas Album”, 1971, Classic Album Review

Lynn Anderson “The Christmas Album”, 1971, Classic Album Review

Greetings from Asheville, where the great sounds of Christmas are always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review remembers another vintage Country Christmas album of year’s past, Lynn Anderson The Christmas Album. Released in November 1971, Lynn recorded nine of the eleven tracks the previous summer. Lynn recorded the other … 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

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