Bill Monroe-Road Of Life-Classic Album Review The Father Of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, at his best with Gospel music.

Bill Monroe-Road Of Life-Classic Album Review The Father Of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, at his best with Gospel music.

Greetings from Asheville, where today we are looking at one of my favorite Bill Monroe albums, 1974’s Road of Life. Road of Life was released by MCA in June 1974. It is one of Bill’s many Gospel albums, and for me, that is where he was often at his best, … Continue reading

George Jones-Still The Same Ole Me-Classic Album Review Classic George from the 1980's

George Jones-Still The Same Ole Me-Classic Album Review Classic George from the 1980's

Greetings from Asheville, where we look back at one of the many golden nuggets of a legend named George Jones. Still the Same Ole Me was the first George Jones album to grace my collection, way back in 1981 (a Christmas gift as I recall), the year of its release. … 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

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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