Category Archives: Country

SONG OF THE DAY Daniel Romano – All The Reaching Trims

You may be mistaken (I was at first) in thinking that today’s song is much older than its mere four years, but despite its classic 1970’s folky-rock feel, this little beauty was birthed in 2018! Written and performed by the  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cleveland Francis – Little Green Apples

“If you were Black, you played blues or soul music … I wanted to play folk music.” Its this voice!! This voice! I’d never heard of Cleveland Francis until this afternoon and I’ve not had chance to revisit this chance … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dick Campbell – Like the Wind That’s Free

Oh WOW!!! Hold tight for this one!! This song should come with a warning!!! It’s sooooooooo dreamy, so you may just need to anchor yourself for this or its destination floaty-land!!! Yesterday I discovered a collection of albums released by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Don McGinnis – Good Luck to You

I discovered a rather wonderful little compilation today which was created by the lovely Numero Group in 2019 as part of their Cabinet of Curiosities series! These collections (as detailed on their page) are a “tribute to the origin of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Leadbelly – When I Was A Cowboy

Though there may have been many covers over the years, When I Was A Cowboy is very much Lead Belly’s song. Not just because he wrote it of course, but because he is the only person who has ever given … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Harry Charles – Petoskey Town

Releasing just three 45’s in the early 1960’s, obscure teen-pop and Country singer, Harry Charles was a Nashville resident. His repertoire was minimal, his career rather brief and what became of him after his short glimmer of music stardom is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lee Hazelwood – My Autumn’s Done Gone

Lee Hazelwood could be singing about paint drying and he would still bewitch me, such is the magic of his rich baritone voice. He has produced and collaborated with some of the greats, but his own work is every bit … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nancy Sinatra – Friday’s Child

It’s not often that I favour a cover version over the original, especially when the original happens to be a Lee Hazelwood track, but this one time I think I ever-so-slightly prefer Nancy Sinatra’s rendition! Friday’s Child was written by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jerry Reed – I Feel For You

Born in Georgia in 1937, Jerry Reed Hubbard, better known as Jerry Reed, was a singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer and actor who shaped and influenced the sound of country throughout his lengthy career that spanned over five decades. Known and revered … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chet Atkins – Blues in the Night

Even if you don’t recognise today’s song from the title, I dare say you will know the tune when this starts playing, such is the popularity of Blues in the Night! This has been covered dozens of times by an … Continue reading

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