Faron Young “Now I’ve Got Precious Memories” Classic Album Review Faron Young's 12th Album For Mercury Records

Faron Young “Now I’ve Got Precious Memories” Classic Album Review Faron Young's 12th Album For Mercury Records

Greetings from Asheville. Today, we look back fifty years, remembering a somewhat forgotten release from Faron Young. Louisiana native Faron Young was in his sixteenth year of hit-making in 1969. That spring, he released the album Now I’ve Got Precious Memories. Released in April, the album didn’t perform as well … Continue reading

Single Of The Day – Faron Young “Alone With You” "Alone With You" was a big hit for Faron Young in the summer of 1958

Single Of The Day – Faron Young “Alone With You” "Alone With You" was a big hit for Faron Young in the summer of 1958

1958 was a great one for Faron Young and country music. In country music, it was a year that gave us many great classics. Among the artists scoring big hits; Johnny Cash, Carl Smith, The Everly Brothers, Kitty Wells, Don Gibson, Hank Snow, and Marty Robbins, among others. Several crossover … Continue reading

Country Music Classics: 50+ Awesome Songs You Love and Remember

Country Music Classics: 50+ Awesome Songs You Love and Remember

Make sure you join me for today’s Ultimate Twang show on WSFM-AshevilleFM, where we always play well over fifty classic country music songs you love and remember, plus a few you might have forgotten about. You love these sounds, just as I do, and it’s the music that made country … Continue reading

Indianapolis, Indiana, What A Concert You Had! Who Wouldn't Want To Be At This Concert!

Indianapolis, Indiana, What A Concert You Had! Who Wouldn't Want To Be At This Concert!

During the Summer of 2015, a good friend of mine, John, sent me this photo of a 1957 concert ad from Indianapolis, Indiana. And what makes this ad even more fascinating, are the two side stories on the page. One is about a new local group, and the other is the top … Continue reading

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