A couple of weeks ago, I was at my parents' house rummaging through various junk drawers and I found my very first portable mp3 player. I received it for Christmas almost 10 years ago. This reminds me, my first iPod has sort of died on me; I need to do something about that, anyway, I decided to put a battery in my old one and see what tracks were on it. Oh, am I happy I did. Because, here's one I
"The Possum" George Glenn Jones was born back on this day in 1931 in East Texas, had his first #1 country song "White Lightning" in 1959. He has went on to win Grammy Awards, CMA Awards. George has had his share of up & downs in his life, cocain abuse, tax problems, bad management and has been married 4 times! My Dad & I got the pleasure of meeting the country music
Listening to WBKR as I always do, this morning I heard the new duet from Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood "Remind Me" it got me to thinking about all the great duet partners over the years like Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn, Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton, George Jones & Tammy Wynette, Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffet and so many more!
It was on this date in 1998, Tammy Wynette died at home of a blood clot in the lungs at the age of 55. She was called, "The First Lady of Country Music" and her long string of hits proved it so. Stand By Your Man, a classic 1968 song co-written by Tammy and her record producer Billy Sherrill was her signature song...