Today’s Classic Album Review is a 1966 release from fellow Hoosier Bobby Helms. In 1957, Bobby burst onto the scene with two big hits, “Fraulein” and “My Special Angel”. Both would spend 4 weeks on top of the Country charts. They also appearing in the Pop Top 40, where “My … Continue reading →
While doing some research, I ran across a comment that Crystal Gayle was “The Shania Twain of the seventies”. They both brought beauty and sexiness into country music, and enjoyed crossover success. That said, the comparisons stop there. Vocally, Crystal is stronger, and has had much stronger material. And that brings … Continue reading →
Valentines Day is almost here. You’ve got the flowers, the candy, the dinner reservations, and the card. And all the necessary items to set the romantic mood, afterwards, including the perfect playlist of songs that say exactly what you want to convey to your loved one. Or maybe you don’t … Continue reading →
Ernest Tubb is one of the most unique individuals in the history of country music. Starting out singing in a style like his hero, Jimmie Rodgers, his singing forever changed, following a tonsillectomy. The procedure left him with a singing style unlike anyone else (though Junior Brown might be kind … Continue reading →
I’ll be kicking things off, beginning at 4p ET, this afternoon, on WSFM-LPFM/AshevilleFM, which can be heard at 103.3 in Asheville, and worldwide at ashevillefm.org. Thre hours of country music gold, a little reminiscing, and lots of fun!
Remembering a hot release from one of the 1990’s-era country music stalwarts on this Classic Album Review. Clay Walker sold over a million copies of his 1995 release, Hypnotize the Moon. Released on the Giant label in October of that year, the album yielded four singles, of which three reached … Continue reading →