Webb Pierce “Sweet Memories” Classic Album Review A 1965 album release for "The Wondering Boy"

Webb Pierce “Sweet Memories” Classic Album Review A 1965 album release for "The Wondering Boy"

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. Webb Pierce. Of the most unique voices ever put to vinyl, tape, or CD. He possessed a nasally, somewhat twangy, higher pitched voice that admittedly, is not for everyone. But for those of us who are fans (that would … Continue reading

Back From A Week In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina And Yes, I Did Get Records

Back From A Week In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina And Yes, I Did Get Records

Greetings from Asheville where the good music is always on the turntable. I’m back from a week with my family in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Hence, the lack of activity here on the blog. As always, it’s a great time in a great place. Yes, you can argue that … Continue reading

Thrift Store Finds, April 11 2019 Some Interesting Finds While Waiting For Tires.

Thrift Store Finds, April 11 2019 Some Interesting Finds While Waiting For Tires.

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. I have another edition of Thrift Store Finds. Had a bit of record hunting fun, on Thursday, while waiting for tires for our van. Spent a little bit of time at one of our antique stores in the Biltmore … Continue reading

Carl Smith “Why, Why” Classic 45 Big Hit For Carl Smith In 1957.

Carl Smith “Why, Why” Classic 45 Big Hit For Carl Smith In 1957.

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music still lives on the turntable. Today’s Classic 45 is one of my favorites from 1950’s hit-maker Carl Smith. Tennessee native Carl Smith burst onto the scene in 1951, with his first hit, “Let’s Live A Little”. Soon, his records were regularly at, or … Continue reading

Classic Single “Ballerina” or “Dance Ballerina Dance” One Of The Biggest Hits Of 1948, With 4 Versions Charting

Classic Single “Ballerina” or “Dance Ballerina Dance” One Of The Biggest Hits Of 1948, With 4 Versions Charting

This time around, we are going pop for this classic single. Also, it’s not a classic 45, but rather a classic 78. The song “Ballerina” was one of the top hits of 1948, with four versions becoming hits. Vaughn Monroe, Buddy Clark, Bing Crosby, and Jimmy Dorsey. Up through the … Continue reading

Buddy Holly “Peggy Sue” Classic 45 A Rock and Roll Classic That Crossed Over To Country

Buddy Holly “Peggy Sue” Classic 45 A Rock and Roll Classic That Crossed Over To Country

This past Sunday was the 60th anniversary of “The Day The Music Died”. On that day, February 3rd, 1959, Buddy Holly perished, along with fellow performers Richie Valens and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, when their plane crashed, shortly after takeoff in Clear Lake, Iowa. I thought it appropriate … Continue reading

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