Rose Maddox “The One Rose” Classic Album Review” 1960 Rose Maddox's Debut on the Capitol Label

Rose Maddox “The One Rose” Classic Album Review” 1960 Rose Maddox's Debut on the Capitol Label

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Rose Maddox has today’s Classic Album Review. The One Rose was her debut effort for Capitol Records, and only her second album, overall, despite many singles with her brothers on both 4 Star and Columbia. Rose Maddox’s hit list … Continue reading

Thrift Store Finds, December 28, 2019 Marion, North Carolina was mighty good to us!

Thrift Store Finds, December 28, 2019 Marion, North Carolina was mighty good to us!

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. We open our 2020 blogging season with a look at a recent thrift store find, or in this case, thrift store SCORE would be more appropriate. A couple of weekends ago, we did a little thrifting about thirty-five miles … 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

Jimmy Martin “Big And Country Instrumentals” Classic Album Review Great Instrumental Sounds From Bluegrass Legend Jimmy Martin.

Jimmy Martin “Big And Country Instrumentals” Classic Album Review Great Instrumental Sounds From Bluegrass Legend Jimmy Martin.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today, we dive into some Bluegrass, looking back at a release from one of the legends of that genre, Jimmy Martin.  Jimmy’s name may not be as well known in mainstream Country circles as Bill Monroe or Flatt … Continue reading

Anne Murray “New Kind Of Feeling” Classic Album Review 1979 Anne Murray Classic

Anne Murray “New Kind Of Feeling” Classic Album Review 1979 Anne Murray Classic

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review remembers one of the immensely popular albums from Canadian legend Anne Murray.  Anne was a regular visitor to both the country and pop charts during her run in the 1970’s and 1980’s, with forty-one Country … 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

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