The featured truck driving song of the day is “Married To My Bulldog Mack” by Australian Slim Dusty. Added recently to our truck driving music video library, the song is a great country song with a good beat. You can see more music videos by Slim Dusty in the music video library.
This article is video enabled. Mundo Earwood’s song “In Love With The Wrong Man” is from 1980, with Mel Tillis on harmony. Someone else claims to have an 8-track tape from the 70’s with the song on it, sung by Mundo Earwood, but I can’t verify it.
“Alright I’ll Sign The Papers” by Jeannie Seely came out on Decca Records in November 1971. Mel Tillis wrote the song. Jeannie Seely is among a select group of country artists who have scored No. 1 hits as a solo artist, as a duet partner, and as a songwriter.
I’m going to file this article in the “Odd and Weird” category, but it gives you some background on Vince Gill and Rodney Crowell. Both very talented, the two decided to form a group originally called “The Cherry Bombs”, later known as “The Notorious Cherry Bombs”.
Mel Street was born in Grundy Virginia but did not become a coal miner like most of the community. His real name is King Malachi Street. Mel Street was born on October 21, 1933 and comitted suicide on his 45th birthday, October 21, 1978. Always a sad event, what makes this even more sad – if that is possible – is that Mel Street released a song that same day titled “Just Hangin’ On”.
Juni Fisher is the 2009 Western Music Association Female Performer of the Year. Her CD “Gone For Colorado” is the 2009 Western Music Association album of the year. When Ralph Hampton asked many of us to define the difference between Cowboy Music and Western Music, Juni replied with a wonderful answer, and is very qualified to do so. Juni Fisher said:
“Under A Neon Halo” by Bill Green is a honky tonk song from Bill Green’s album “Dang These Texas Honky Tonks”. I had the video in the queue yesterday, and then I saw it on Facebook today. My facebook crowd is a good group of country music traditionalists, and we must be on the same sheet of music – no pun intended.
Skeeter Davis was the first of seven children born to William and Punzie Penick, born in Dry Ridge, Kentucky. When she sings about her heart in the country she speaks from the heart. Fans old enough to remember Skeeter Davis can recall her cross-over songs, but almost all of it was country. Her voice was recognizable, and when we heard her on the radio we knew exactly who it was.
You’ve heard Jerry Webb’s songs on the radio and soon you will see him on TV. A country musician, singer, songwriter, and recording artist from Texas, it’s time to get to know Jerry Webb and learn more about his great music.