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

Johnny Paycheck “I’m The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)” Classic 45 – 1977 Hit Single That Helped Johnny Paycheck Develop The "Outlaw Image"

Johnny Paycheck “I’m The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)” Classic 45 – 1977 Hit Single That Helped Johnny Paycheck Develop The "Outlaw Image"

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is on the turntable.  This Classic 45 is a 1977 release that helped enhance the Johnny Paycheck image as an outlaw.  Johnny Paycheck had been scoring hits since the mid 1960’s, and many of those were in the smoother veins of the Nashville Sound, under … 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

George Jones “A Good Year For The Roses” Single Of The Day One of the last big hits for George Jones before he left Musicor for Epic

George Jones “A Good Year For The Roses” Single Of The Day One of the last big hits for George Jones before he left Musicor for Epic

As 1970 wound to a close, an era in country music was ending, as well. Since 1954, George Jones had been working with producer and record label owner Harold “Pappy” Daily. The combination had produced many classics; “White Lightning”, “Why Baby Why”, and “She Thinks I Still Care”, to name a few. … Continue reading

Classic Album Review: George Jones “You’ve Still Got A Place In…” 1984 One of George Jones' Forgotten Albums.

Classic Album Review: George Jones “You’ve Still Got A Place In…” 1984 One of George Jones' Forgotten Albums.

Time to look back at one of sixty-seven (at least) albums that George Jones recorded during his hall of fame career. “You’ve Still Got a Place in My Heart” was as May, 1984 release on the Epic label. Not one of George’s most successful albums, though it did briefly reach … Continue reading

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