The Country Classics Remembers Wynn Stewart

Today we remember Wynn Stewart, a man who pioneered the harsh hard-driving telecaster sound of country music in the 1960’s. Wynn Stewart, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, and many others enjoyed great success back then. In February 1954, Wynn signed a recording contract with Intro Records. During a recording session with the label he …

Nominees for Greatest Honky Tonk Songs Volume 1

This is The Country Classics list of all-time greatest honky tonk songs as selected by our publisher, Tim Blake. The distinction between honky tonks, saloons and dancehalls is often blurred, especially in cowtowns, mining districts, military forts and oilfields of the West. Just call it good country music if you want to. Some of these …

About Skeets McDonald

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: Skeets McDonald = Be My Life’s Companion Skeets McDonald = Big Chief Buffalo Nickel (Desert Blues) Skeets McDonald = Birthday Cake Boogie Skeets McDonald = Blues In My Mind …