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

Benny Barnes – “Poor Man’s Riches” Ultimate Twang Single Of The Day for November 27, 2018

Benny Barnes – “Poor Man’s Riches” Ultimate Twang Single Of The Day for November 27, 2018

Today, we look back at the only major hit for Beaumont, Texas singer Benny Barnes. His 1956 hit “Poor Man’s Riches” is our Single Of The Day. First, a bit about Benny. Benny Barnes was born in Beaumont, Texas on January 1st, 1936. He started adulthood as an oilfield worker, but … Continue reading

Jack Greene “Until My Dreams Come True”; Great 1969 Album. A Great Effort From A Great Singer

Jack Greene “Until My Dreams Come True”; Great 1969 Album. A Great Effort From A Great Singer

Who compares to George Jones and Vern Gosdin, pouring emotion into their music? Not too many, admittedly, but one that I rank highly on the emotion spilling level is Jack Greene. If you’re scratching your head at my opinion (that’s okay, my wife does, all the time), take a listen … 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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