Country Classic Double

City Of New Orleans On Today’s Classic Double
We'll kick off today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one country song on this day in 1984, "City Of New Orleans", by Willie Nelson. The song was earlier a big pop hit for Arlo Guthrie in 1972. Guthrie's American music roots …
Dwight Yoakam Featured On Today’s Country Classic Double
Dwight Yoakam is celebrating his 56th birthday today, and we're featuring him on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m.. We'll begin with "Streets Of Bakersfield", a duet with Dwight Yoakam and the late Buck Owens, which went to number one in 1988. Buck Owens originated the &…
Tanya Tucker On Today’s Classic Double
We'll kick off today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one country song on this day in 1988, "Strong Enough To Bend", by Tanya Tucker. As you may recall, Tanya Tucker began singing professioinally at about age 13 and has had a stri…
Meet Me In Montana On Today’s Double
We're featuring classic duets on today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. We'll lead off with the number one country song on this day in 1985, "Meet Me In Montana", written by singer-songwriter Paul Davis and made into a hit by Marie Osmond and the late Dan Seals. Both arti…
Funny Face On Today’s Country Classic Double
Donna Fargo (born Yvonne Vaughan) is our featured artist on today's "Country Classic Double". While she may be best remembered for "The Happiest Girl In The Whole U.S.A", "Funny Face" was actually a bigger hit and was the number one country …
John Denver Died 15 Years Ago Today
One of the great singer-songwriters of both country and pop music, John Denver died in a plane crash fifteen years ago today. He was 53 years old. Denver had written and recorded so many memorable songs, and who knows how many more he might have created. We honor John Denver on today's &quo…
Johnny Cash Coming Down On Today’s Classic Double
On this day in 1970, the number one country song was "Sunday Morning Coming Down", by Johnny Cash. The song was written by Johnny's friend and "Highwaymen" colleague, Kris Kristofferson and was a big pop hit as well. We're featuring it today on the &…
Kenny Rogers’ Lady On Today’s Classic Double
Kenny Rogers has had his share of hits, on both country and pop charts. Today, we begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with a number one country song by Kenny Rogers in 1980, "Lady". And on this day in the same year, "Lady" entered the Top 40 charts where it…
Elvis Shakes It Up On Today’s Classic Double
Elvis Presley is an iconic performer that everyone knows, even though many of you may have born after his death in 1977. Today, we begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one country song on this day in 1956, "Don't Be Cruel". Elvis had a number one with …
Daydreamin’ On Today’s Country Classic Double
When you look back at the mid 1970s through '80s, time and again you see that Ronnie Milsap had a number one song. Today we feature Ronnie's number one song on this day in 1975, "Daydreams About Night Things" on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m.…
Tom T. Hall On Today’s Country Classic Double
We'll begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. today with the number one song on this day back in 1971, "The Year That Clayton Delaney Died", by Tom T. Hall. Most of us know Tom T. Hall for his clever "I Love" song, but you  may…

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