Classic Album Review: Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler “Neck and Neck”

In 1990, guitar legend Chet Atkins teamed with fellow guitar legend Mark Knopfler for a combination instrumental/vocal project that would be released in September of that year, under the title, Neck and Neck. Released by Columbia, the album sold reasonably well, peaking at twenty-seven on the Billboard Country Album chart. … Continue reading

Artists Passings: 2 Greats Gone Too Soon

Tragedy has struck country music, again, the past three days, with the passing of two well-remembered names of the past; Holly Dunn and Leon Russell. You’ll hear music from both artists, on this coming Thursday’s Ultimate Twang program. Holly Dunn’s passing was first announced by Nashville, Tennessee TV station, WSMV, … Continue reading