Tag Archives: Country

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 Leadbelly’s song. Not just because he wrote it of course, but because he is the only person who has ever given this … 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 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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SONG OF THE DAY Julie Durocher – Bad News

Julie Durocher was just 14 when she started recording in the mid-1960’s at Jim Kirchstein’s Sauk City recording emporium. The result of these sessions were two 45s on the Cuca label, but why there was nothing recorded after this, I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Tomorrow Night

Growing up listening to Elvis, I only really got to know his more mainstream and movie songs when I was a child as that’s the stuff my Mamma played the most, but those memories solidified an Elvis place in my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oscar Hart With Hartones – My Dreams

Such is the case sometimes that you come upon a great track, but its so obscure that information is hard to acquire. This is what I’ve found with today’s song! I heard it on a radio show a while back, … Continue reading

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