Jeanne Pruett “Temporarily Yours” Classic 45 One Of Jeanne Pruett's Biggest Hits, This One From 1980.

Jeanne Pruett “Temporarily Yours” Classic 45 One Of Jeanne Pruett's Biggest Hits, This One From 1980.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 goes back 39 years, as of this writing, to 1980. That’s hard for me to believe, but it’s true. Today we remember Jeanne Pruett and her hit “Temporarily Yours”. Alabama native Jeanne Pruett had been making … Continue reading

Eddie Dean “I Dreamed Of A Hillbilly Heaven” Classic 78 Tex Ritter's version was bigger, but Eddie Dean had the original.

Eddie Dean “I Dreamed Of A Hillbilly Heaven” Classic 78 Tex Ritter's version was bigger, but Eddie Dean had the original.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic 78 is a 1955 recording of a song you’ll remember, but the version you likely are familiar with is a later version. Singer/songwriter/actor Eddie Dean recorded today’s featured record. Eddie was a longtime part of country, and … Continue reading

Stonewall Jackson “Me and You and A Dog Named Boo” Classic 45

Stonewall Jackson “Me and You and A Dog Named Boo” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  Today’s Classic 45 became the last of eleven top ten hits and the last of thirty-five Country top 40 hits for Stonewall Jackson.  As the 1970’s were dawning, Stonewall’s career as a hit-maker was waning.  He had last … Continue reading

Tammy Wynette “He Loves Me All The Way” Classic 45

Tammy Wynette “He Loves Me All The Way” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music lives on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 comes from the discography of one of country music’s all-time top vocalists, Tammy Wynette. By 1970, Tammy Wynette was already one of the genre’s top female vocalists; on the same level as Loretta Lynn. Tammy’s rise … Continue reading

Ray Price “Crazy Arms” Classic 45

Ray Price “Crazy Arms” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  This Classic 45 is an iconic piece of Country music, from an equally iconic vocalist. Ray Price is one of the greatest vocalists ever heard on vinyl. Few singers could successfully perform both hard country shuffle and lush … Continue reading

Waylon Jennings “Will The Wolf Survive” Classic 45

Waylon Jennings “Will The Wolf Survive” Classic 45

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable.  We are digging into the Waylon Jennings stax for today’s Classic 45, pulling out one of his later MCA hits.  Of course, Waylon’s greatest success had come during his time at RCA, with the string of big hits … Continue reading

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