Bill Monroe-Road Of Life-Classic Album Review The Father Of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, at his best with Gospel music.

Bill Monroe-Road Of Life-Classic Album Review The Father Of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, at his best with Gospel music.

Greetings from Asheville, where today we are looking at one of my favorite Bill Monroe albums, 1974’s Road of Life. Road of Life was released by MCA in June 1974. It is one of Bill’s many Gospel albums, and for me, that is where he was often at his best, … Continue reading

Olivia Newton-John “If You Love Me (Let Me Know)” Classic Album Review 1974 Country-Pop Classic From 1974

Olivia Newton-John “If You Love Me (Let Me Know)” Classic Album Review 1974 Country-Pop Classic From 1974

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Today’s Classic Album Review is a 1974 release from British-born/Australian-raised Olivia Newton-John. Olivia was one of the hottest acts in both country and pop music, at the time, and we are looking back at her album If You Love … Continue reading

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

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