Posts Tagged ‘country music’
I don’t pick classic country music because songs went to number one on the charts. This is Porter Wagoner and The Wagonmasters from 1968. Some say the 60′s were the golden age of country music, and I must agree.
Hopefully you will never brag about achieving a goal in life like making it through an audition for the prison band, but the year was 1968, and this is the last song by Tommy that made the charts. It placed at #64. Tommy is actually Leonard Sipes, of Merle Haggard’s song “Leonard”, and now you know the back-story.
A long-held principle of The Country Classics is supporting and promoting traditional country music, and our vibrant user community has played a big part in advancing this ideal. That’s why we’re asking for your help in spreading the word about traditional country music. Tell your friends, family, followers, fans, customers and others about the many exciting things we’re doing to help everyone be successful.
I want to introduce you to Pat James. While researching articles for The Country Classics I came across a great quote by Pat James. In part he said:
As The Country Classics continues to honor America’s truck driving men and women we go back to 1989. Country music was long overdue for a truck driving song at #1 on the charts. A song written by Dan Seals and Bob McDill hit it big. “Big Wheels In The Moonlight” went to number 1.
On January 2009 the website “This Is Texas Music” (ThisIsTexasMusic.com) said goodbye. It is often difficult to say goodbye to any venue. In his final article Patrick said “I created this site in early 2004 as a way to help spread the word about Texas music and musicians, and also to give myself an outlet for creative writing. Over these last five years, I’ve greatly enjoyed the opportunity to learn about exciting artists, make new friends, and of course listen to lots of great music.”