Wednesday, May 30, 2018

GIRL GROUPS DOWN FOR THE COUNT

At least as fine as Wanda Jackson’s interpretation of this Hank Williams tune is Wanda’s portrait on the original LP cover. . . .


Wanda Jackson • Weary Blues From Waitin’ • 1964

Monday, May 28, 2018

GRAVE ON THE GREEN HILLSIDE


Charlie Louvin • Grave On The Green Hillside • 2007
with Tift Merritt & Joy Lynn White, vocals


Friday, May 25, 2018

ODDS & ENDS

The well-thumbed, dog-eared book shown below opened the door to discovering many blues, rockabilly, and country artists, including Sleepy LaBeef. We first heard his “Walkin’ Slowly,” with great busy lead guitar from Cliff Parker, on an old Charly LP recommended in the book.


Sleepy LaBeff & The Versatiles • Walkin’ Slowly • 1959

Get it: Sleepy Rocks

Monday, May 14, 2018

BLUE MONDAY

“C’mon Bill, let’s take ’em for an old country rock. . . .”


William Moore • Old Country Rock • 1928

Get it: American Epic

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

GIRL GROUPS DOWN FOR THE COUNT

Marty Robbins. Gordon Lightfoot. CONNIE SMITH!


Connie Smith • Ribbon Of Darkness • 1969

Get it: The Essential Connie Smith