Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: Counting down to our final show – we’ll play two lps from two of our favorite artists of all time, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard. Their first lp together manages a rare feat: an album by two legends that lives up to, and at one point exceeds, expectations; from 1983 […]
Tweet This weeks featured vinyl: An obscure double country album featuring Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Brenda Lee and Kris Kristofferson. The album consists largely of unreleased tracks from their years with Monument Records with some new vocals, and a number of the original solo recordings edited together to create duets; from 1982 its The Winning […]
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 […]