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 …

It’s Too Much Like Lonesome by Tommy Collins

This is Tommy Collins performing a song written by Wynn Stewart. “It’s Too Much Like Lonesome Since You’re Gone” was originally´╗┐ recorded on January 17, 1967 at Columbia Studios in Nashville. Musicians playing on this recording are Grady Martin–lead guitar, Harold Bradley–Bass guitar, Ray Edenton–rhythm guitar, Lloyd Green–steel guitar, Buddy Harman–Drums, Bill Pursell–piano. The background …

10 Honky Tonk music video picks of the week

The following music videos are the honky tonk picks for this week. Each video will open in a new window. When you play a video your vote is registered relative to popularity of all videos in our video libraries. Curtis Potter is not on Facebook but has a long history in country music, while Red …

Wynn Stewart is on MySpace and TCC “Honors” category

Winford Lindsey Stewart was born on June 7, 1934 and passed away on July 17, 1985. You know him as Wynn Stewart, and now he is on MySpace. Listen to great songs like “Wall To Wall Heartache” and “Wishful Thinking” while doing all the other things people do on MySpace. Don’t forget to check out …

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 …