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

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

Jerry Wallace “Do You Know What It’s Like To Be Lonesome” Classic Album Review

Jerry Wallace “Do You Know What It’s Like To Be Lonesome” Classic Album Review

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today, we look at the 1973 Jerry Wallace album Do You Know What It’s Like To Be Lonesome. You might remember Jerry for his Pop successes in the 1950’s and 1960’s, with songs such as “How The Time … Continue reading

Ultimate Twang Christmas Single Of The Day; Skip Ewing “Christmas Carol” Was labeled the B side (with Steve Wariner as the A side), but became a country Christmas classic

Ultimate Twang Christmas Single Of The Day; Skip Ewing “Christmas Carol” Was labeled the B side (with Steve Wariner as the A side), but became a country Christmas classic

One of the things I always looked forward to, both as a country music listener, and later, as a radio air personality was the Christmas music. And part of that included the anticipation of the new releases that came, each year. Sometimes, artists released whole albums, and often, those that … Continue reading

Ultimate Twang Single Of The Day – Peggy Sue “I’m Dynamite” Peggy Sue is one of four Webb siblings to appear on the country charts

Ultimate Twang Single Of The Day – Peggy Sue “I’m Dynamite” Peggy Sue is one of four Webb siblings to appear on the country charts

It’s true. Peggy Sue Webb is one of four Webb siblings who have scored hits on the country charts. Her brother Jay Lee had a couple in the late sixties. And two of her sisters have had hall of fame-type careers, Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle. While Peggy’s success didn’t rival that … Continue reading

Single Of The Day: Webb Pierce “The Good Lord Giveth (And Uncle Sam Taketh Away” The last charge up the chart for Webb Pierce

Single Of The Day: Webb Pierce “The Good Lord Giveth (And Uncle Sam Taketh Away” The last charge up the chart for Webb Pierce

Webb Pierce is truly one of the all-time legends in country music. Between 1952 and 1971, his name was seldom out of the country music top 40.  However, by 1975, times had changed. 8 years had passed since Webb had seen any top 10. He had changed labels, leaving MCA for … Continue reading

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