Posts Tagged ‘Grand Ole Opry’
The song went to number 3 on the charts in 1961. Those were the days of AM radio and honky tonk songs were a hit. Webb Pierce hit it big with “Sweet Lips”, and this is a great video with wonderful sound quality. Fifty years later “Sweet Lips” by Wynn Stewart is our featured song of the day.
At the Opry, five miles northeast of the entertainment district, performer Marty Stuart said he feared water had destroyed instruments, costumes, audio tapes, boots and “just everything that goes along with the Opry and Opry stars.”
WSMV reported that Country Music Hall of Famer and former Grand Ole Opry member, Carl Smith died on Saturday at the age of 82.
Heart of Texas Recording Artist Amber Digby will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, December 19, at the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville.
The Llano Country Opry will be staged on Saturday, August 8, 2009, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. The show begins at 7:30 PM and tickets are now on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank, Lively Computers in Kingsland or by calling (325) 247-5354.
Grand Ole Opry Star George Hamilton IV will headline the Llano Country Opry on Saturday, August 8th, 2009, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas.
Enos Skeets McDonald has performed so many great country songs that we decided to write “About Skeets McDonald” as we look at his string of hits:
“Walking Advertisement For The Blues” by Norma Jean is a great country classic, and it suffers from search engine confusion. Just searching for the title of this great song by Norma Jean causes confusion, unless the listener knows Norma Jean is the artist.
The featured song for today is by Roy Drusky. “Another (Just Like Me) from 1960 was written by Roy Drusky and is just as smooth today as it was back then.