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

Leroy Van Dyke “Movin’ Van Dyke” Classic Album Review

Leroy Van Dyke “Movin’ Van Dyke” Classic Album Review

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always found on the turntable. Today, we look back at a 1962 release from Leroy Van Dyke. Leroy, still active as of this writing, has been a fixture in country music since his first hit in 1956 with “Auctioneer. His biggest hit came … Continue reading

Lost Singles: 3 Hit Singles You Should Hear

Lost Singles: 3 Hit Singles You Should Hear

From time to time on this blog, I like to talk about single records; i.e.: 45 rpm’s and 78 rpm’s, and yes, on occasion, even a rare 33 1/3 rpm single, too. Now if you go out and look for old records in thrift shops, used record stores, record shows, … Continue reading

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