Novelty pop songs don’t come much more annoying than this, at least without children and bagpipes. Except they do – because Convoy prompted an even worse “parody” version. Continue reading “C.W. McCall – Convoy”
This is the best, best-known, and best-selling song ever written by Tom T. Hall, who died last week. It’s also the only hit for Jeannie C. Riley. Continue reading “Jeannie C. Riley – Harper Valley PTA”
Nanci Griffith (6 July 1953-13 August 2021) Continue reading “RIP Nanci Griffith (1953-2021)”
I would be being unfair to myself – and Dolly – if I failed to include her greatest song, yet I had somehow neglected it until now. So here it is.
Continue reading “Dolly Parton – Jolene”
The life story of Waylon Jennings is the stuff of country music legend. And it’s all true, from his youth picking cotton in Texas to teenage radio DJ to playing bass with Buddy Holly – giving up his plane ticket on that fateful day the music died. Continue reading “Waylon Jennings – Honky Tonk Heroes”