Classic Album Review: Mac Davis “Texas In My Rear View Mirror” Vintage 1980 Sounds From One of the Great Singer-Songwriters.

Looking back at a Mac Davis effort on the Classic Album Review. His 1980 Casablanca release, Texas In My Rear View Mirror.  The album barely missed the top 10 on the Country bestseller lists, while breaking into the Pop 100.  This release featured four singles, including two top ten hits. … Continue reading

Ultimate Twang Remembers First Hit LP for Pam Tillis Classic Album Review of 1991's "Put Yourself In My Place"

Today’s Classic Album Review looks back at Pam Tillis‘ first major success. Put Yourself in My Place wasn’t her first album release, 1983’s Above and Beyond the Doll of Cutey was the first. But this was her first hit album. It soared as high as ten on the bestseller lists, … Continue reading

1 Bobby Helms Album You Haven’t Heard, But Should Hear Amazing That This 1966 Release Went Nowhere

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

Let’s Remember Crystal Gayle “We Must Believe In Magic” One of the Best Crystal Gayle Albums, Ever.

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

5 Perfect Valentines Day Songs These 5 Should Be on Any Valentines Day Playlist.

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