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WATCH: David Allan Coe Channels the Spirit of Hank Williams in 1983 Performance of "The Ride" + Bonus Hank Williams Jr. Interview

Co-Writer Gary Gentry has said that there is a "mysterious magic" connected with this song, considering some of the coincidences or synchronicities that occurred during it's composition and performance.

By: S.L. Rachel

May 1 2023

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WATCH: Johnny Cash's 1980 Performance of 'Song of the Patriot' on The Johnny Carson Show

As we continue to face challenges and changes it's interesting to wonder what Johnny Cash would think of the country today. What do you think he would sing about today if he were still alive?

By: S.L. Rachel

April 30 2023

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From Tina Turner to Country Classic: The Story Behind "Good Hearted Woman" by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson

"Good Hearted Woman" was released as a single in 1972 and was a hit, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.

By: S.L. Rachel

April 28 2023

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Ray Charles’ Hidden Gem: A Unique Take on John Denver's Classic "Take Me Home, Country Roads"

Despite Ray Charles' legendary status as a soul musician not too many people these days are aware of his take on this beloved song.

By: S.L. Rachel

April 25 2023

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Throwback to a Timeless Classic: "I Ride an Old Paint"

Notable recordings of the song include versions by Johnny Cash, Rex Allen, the Weavers, Linda Ronstadt, and Loudon Wainwright III.

By: S.L. Rachel

April 24 2023

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Dinosaur Hank: Bocephus Trashes New Music in a Classic Country Jam

Throwback to a classic Hank Jr. song that criticizes new music trends and longs for the good old days of country music.

By: S.L. Rachel

April 21 2023

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Legendary Telecaster Player Roy Buchanan Rips a Solo with Merle Haggard

His use of harmonics added a unique element to the solo that made it stand out from anything else.

By: S.L. Rachel

April 21 2023

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Suzanne Santo Covers Sam Cooke's Classic "Nothing Can Change This Love"

Stealthily released as a webcam recording on YouTube & Facebook in 2020, Suzanne brings new life to a timeless love song.

By: S.L. Rachel

April 3 2023

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"Above and Beyond": How a Song Can Have a Second Life

Harlan Howard's "Above and Beyond" was actually originally released by country singer Wynn Stewart in 1959. Stewart's version of the song, which was released as a single, failed to make any significant impact on the charts at the time.

By: S.L. Rachel

March 28 2023

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Slim Whitman Defeats an Invading Alien Army with "Indian Love Call"

A yodelling song made infamous in Tim Burton's "Mars Attacks", where the singer's falsetto is used to save humanity from a martian invasion.

By: S.L. Rachel

March 24 2023

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The Truth No One Can Escape From in Bob Dylan's "The Gates of Eden"

Even "utopian hermit monks" can't catch a break and are practicing some kind of golden calf type idolatry.

By: S.L. Rachel

March 24 2023

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Throwback: Lenny Cohen's "The Law"

A "slowed + reverb" sounding song from the 80s before "slowed + reverb" remixes became popular in 2017.

By: S.L. Rachel

March 24 2023

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A Charlie Daniels Classic: "Long Haired Country Boy"

The song tells the story of a man who likes to drink and smoke, and who doesn't care what anyone thinks of him.

By: S.L. Rachel

March 19 2023

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Listen: "I Saw The Light" by Hank Williams

Hank's iconic voice and poignant lyrics make this song a must-listen for anyone seeking a bit of spiritual rejuvenation.

By: S.L. Rachel

March 16 2023

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