The worlds largest honky tonk.
Last Friday, one of the largest country singers was at one of the largest honky tonks, Lee Brice. Living in Texas, I’m surprised it took me almost 20 years to finally go country dancing. 313 more words
A slightly unusual entry this week, a 1956 instrumental single that was released in two parts. You’ve heard this tune even if you didn’t know the name as it’s been covered by a long list or artists from James Brown (with The JB’s) to Bill Haley and Buddy Holly. 133 more words
Wikipedia: The Nashville Sound
This article is missing several aspects having to do with the history of the Nashville sound and Countrypolitan. What is not talked about is what else was going on in the music industry in the late 1950s/early 1960s that created a shift in country music from a honky tonk sound to a more smooth style. 682 more words