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 →
For this Classic Album Review, we take it back to 1969, to pick up a Loretta Lynn classic. The fourteenth release in her hall of fame career, Woman of The World/To Make a Man was released in June, 1969. It was her final album of the sixties. The album would climb as high as … Continue reading →
Hard to believe we are nearly through the year, already! And what a year it has been, both good and not so good. On today’s Ultimate Twang, we’ll be looking back at the country music greats we lost during 2016, plus have our UT Time Machine, Vintage Farm Report, lots … Continue reading →
NOTE: This post was first published in December 2016. Since then, I have added to my collections, now possessing the entire seven volumes of the Firestone albums, along with eleven of the Goodyear volumes, including the first ten. I have also increased my Grant’s Department Stores and True Value Hardware Stores … Continue reading →