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Writing 101: Day THREE: Songs and Commit to a Writing Practice

Writing 101: Day Three: Free Writing

Today’s Prompt: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? 659 more words

Jeanne Black, "He'll Have to Stay"

He’ll Have to Stay Jeanne Black (Capitol, 1960)

In October 1959 Jim Reeves recorded a country/pop crossover hit, He’ll Have to Go. It went to #1 in Australia, Norway and on Billboard’s Hot C&W Sides chart. 219 more words


The Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan - Final Archive Entry (By: Megan Florer)

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

Son! (My Journey to Jerry Reed)

In 1986, I was a freshman at The University of Texas and had just undergone something akin to a religious awakening after hearing a little-known local guitarist named Eric Johnson. 1,612 more words

Avrel Seale

Pre and post Elvis Imitators

Hi readers.  Thanks for coming by for a read so damned early in this year we’re stuck inside.  I tried looking forward into it and couldn’t see a thing I recognized.  583 more words