Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: We celebrate Willie Nelson’s 81st birthday and his 5th degree black belt in martial arts with two classic albums. First, a semi-obscure yet well received album; from 1972 its The Words Don’t Fit The Picture. Next, Willie has one of the best interpretive gifts of any singer, and this album […]
Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: First, the all time classic Willie Nelson concept album; from 1975 its Red Headed Stranger. Next, a rare compilation country Christmas album on the Realistic label; from 1981 its Christmas Down Home.
Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: First, a tribute to Slim Whitman, the singer/songwriter known for his yodeling and his smooth high octave falsetto whos said to have sold in excess of 120 million records. We’ll play from 1968 Unchain Your Heart. Next, we’ll keep it in the country vein with Willie Nelson’s Lone Star Records […]
Tweet This week we honor two country music giants. Willie Nelson will celebrate his 80th birthday on April 29th. In celebration we present his double live album from 1978, Willie and Family Live. The rest of the show will feature our heartfelt tribute to George […]
Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: A Country two-fer: First, a compilation containing Loretta Lynn’s biggest hits from ’62 to ’66; from 1968 its Loretta Lynn’s Greatest Hits. Next: A various artists compilation w/Willie, Waylon & more; from 1979 its Honky Tonkin’. SHV is premiering a new segment today : The Rube Report w/Bob Rubin […]
Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: This recording was one of the first albums of outlaw country—a new sub-genre of country music and an alternative to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound, the dominant style in the genre at the time. In spite of poor sales, the album received good reviews and gained Willie Nelson […]