Country Classic Double

We Salute The King On Today’s Classic Double
As mentioned earlier by Matt Herkimer, Elvis Presley died on this day at age 42 in 1977. While many associate Elvis with "Rock & Roll", and rightfully so, many of his pop hits were big country hits as well. Today, we'll begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with  &…
Songwriter Jimmy Webb Celebrates 66th Birthday
If you like Glen Campbell, chances are you like Jimmy Webb's music. Many of Glen's hits were written by Webb including "By The Time I Get To Phoenix", "Galveston" and many more. Today, Jimmy Webb celebrates his 66th birthday, and we celebrate with his music on the "Country C…
Wasted Days On Today’s Classsic Double
On today's "Country Classic Double", we're featuring Hispanic country artists. We'll begin with the number one country song on this day 1975, "Wasted Days And Wasted Nights", by Freddy Fender, born Baldemar Garza Huerta in San Benito, Texas. We&apos…
Velvety Voice Of Vince Gill On Today’s Double
On this day in 1991, Vince Gill was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. So, today we shine the spotlight on Vince Gill, beginning our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with his number one song in 1992, "I Still Believe In You".
Stand By Me On Today’s Classic Double
One of the great country crooners is Mickey Gilley. Today, we begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one country song on this day in 1980, "Stand By Me". This song was originally a pop hit recorded by Ben E. King in 1961, and it's be…
Reba’s Promise On Today’s Classic Double
Reba McEntire has had a great career in Country Music -  still packing them in at concerts - and on television in her own sitcom. Today, we kick off our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with Reba's number one song on this day back in 1987, "One Promise Too …
A Golden Country Classic Double
We begin our "Country Classic Double" today at 11:30 a.m. with a classic duet - "Golden Ring" by George Jones and Tammy Wynette. On this day in in 1976, that was the  number one country song in the U.S.A.
Roger Miller On Today’s Double
When I think of clever country songwriters, Roger Miller is at the head of this list. On today's "Country Classic Double", we're featuring the number one country song on this day back in 1964, "Dang Me" by Roger Miller. It's amazing to me how he cre…
On The Other Hand On Today’s Double
T.G.I.F. On today's Friday edition of our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m., we'll begin with the number one country song on this day in 1986, "On The Other Hand" by Randy Travis. Of the many male vocalists in country music, Randy Travis' smoot…
Today’s Classic Double Feels So Right
Alabama is one of the most successful super groups of country and pop music. We begin today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one song on the country charts this day back in 1981, "Feels So Right", by Alabama.
Ronnie Milsap A Pre-Fair Stop On Today’s Double
On this day in 1977, "It Was Almost Like A Song" by Ronnie Milsap was the number one country song in the U.S.A., and that will kick off our "Country Classic Double" this morning at 11:30. During the "Frog Days Of Summer", Ronnie will be performing at Chevy Court on Sund…
Songs For The Birds On Today’s Classic Double
Now and then, we select an unusual category of country songs for our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. Today, it's songs for the birds. We'll begin with Anne Murray's first big hit and signature song in 1970, "Snowbird" which also did quite wel…

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