Thrift Store Finds January 21, 2020 Always Finding Something Interesting At the thrift stores

Thrift Store Finds January 21, 2020 Always Finding Something Interesting At the thrift stores

Greetings from Asheville, where good music is always on the turntable. We are halfway through January, and over these past couple of weeks, I haven’t done a whole lot of thrifting (record-wise, at least), but have been fortunate to come across a few 45’s of interest. So, let’s look at … Continue reading

Carl Smith “I Want To Live And Love” Classic Album Review 1965 Carl Smith Release Featuring Several Covers

Carl Smith “I Want To Live And Love” Classic Album Review 1965 Carl Smith Release Featuring Several Covers

Greetings from Asheville, where the good music can still be found on the turntable.  For this Classic Album Review, I’ve brought from the vault, the fourteenth album, released by the legendary Carl Smith.  The Columbia-issued I Want to Live and Love was his first release for 1965, entering the market … Continue reading

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

It’s Webb Wednesday! What is Webb Wednesday? Read On.

It’s Webb Wednesday! What is Webb Wednesday? Read On.

In the Ultimate Twang world, Wednesday has been dubbed “Webb Wednesday”. Every week on our Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages, I post a photo of a Webb Pierce record, sometimes two. It’s all in fun, but also salutes one of my all-time favorites and a true country music icon. So, … Continue reading

Single Of The Day: Webb Pierce “The Good Lord Giveth (And Uncle Sam Taketh Away” The last charge up the chart for Webb Pierce

Single Of The Day: Webb Pierce “The Good Lord Giveth (And Uncle Sam Taketh Away” The last charge up the chart for Webb Pierce

Webb Pierce is truly one of the all-time legends in country music. Between 1952 and 1971, his name was seldom out of the country music top 40.  However, by 1975, times had changed. 8 years had passed since Webb had seen any top 10. He had changed labels, leaving MCA for … Continue reading

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