Tag archive for ‘Classic Album’
By Country Music On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Classic Album: The Highwaymen – Highwayman

With four true legends collaborating, 1985’s Highwayman album is a true country classic. But at the time, as Country Music reports, it was cut amid faltering careers and brought together four men forced to face More...

By Country Music On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Classic Album: Connie Smith – Connie Smith

On the surface it was a classic show-business fairy tale… the blonde-haired, blue-eyed beauty, from small town Nowheresville, becomes an overnight country sensation. But as Randy Fox discovers, the truth was far More...

By Country Music On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Classic Album: Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. by Dwight Yoakam

Dismissed by Nashville as “not ready for radio”, Dwight Yoakam found a sympathetic ear in the LA punk scene, cranked up the volume… and made a classic debut album that turned the country world on its ear, More...

By Country Music On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Classic Album: Red Headed Stranger by Willie Nelson

The album wasn’t what Columbia Records wanted to hear. Having decided to get into country, they managed to snap up Willie Nelson, as Atlantic had just dropped their entire country roster, Nelson included, More...