Country Classic Double

Diamond Rio Sparkles On The Classic Double
On this day in 1991, America's number one country song was "Meet In The Middle" by Diamond Rio. Today, we'll kick off our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with that great hit and follow it up with "Gone Too Far", a number one for …
Silly Songs On Today’s Classic Double
Today we introduce a new theme to our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m...silly songs. I can't entirely take credit for this, as it was suggested to me by my good friend and colleague, Matt Herkimer. So, here are two songs that live up to the word silly. We begin with the king of novel…
Go Behind Closed Doors On The Classic Double
Today we kick off our "Country Classic Double" with the "Silver Fox", Charlie Rich. On this day back in 1973, "Behind Closed Doors" was the number one song on the country charts, and a big hit on pop charts. Charlie Rich was one of those performe…
We Say Hello Walls On Today’s Double
Talk about classics! Today we begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one country song on this day back in 1961 - "Hello Walls" by Faron Young. Staying in the 1960s, we complete the "Double" with "Understand Your…
Don Williams “Believes” On The Classic Double
Today, we begin our "Country Classic Double" with "I Believe In You", a number one song in 1980 by Don Williams. We salute Don Williams today as it was just announced that he has a new album coming out on June 19th. The new CD is called, "And So It Goes&a…
The Coal Miner’s Daughter On Today’s Double
On May 1, 1980, the Academy of Country Music named Loretta Lynn the "80s Artist Of The Decade". We honor Loretta Lynn today on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with her signature song, "Coal Miner's Daughter", which she also wrote …
Happy 79th Birthday Willie Nelson
He's done it all, seen it all, played it all... from country to pop and a few American standards thrown in, Willie Nelson is one of those performers who appeals to just about everybody. He's even sung duets with Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Jimmy Sturr's Polka band. Today, Willie celebrates his 79th bi…
Rockin’ With Dolly And Ricky On The Double
On this day in 1991, "Rockin' Years" by Dolly Parton and Ricky Van  Shelton was number one on the country charts. Today, we begin our "Country Classic Double" with that song, and continue the duets theme with "Meet Me In Montana", …
Kenny And Dottie On Today’s Classic Double
Today we kick off our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with a classic duet, Kenny Rogers and Dottie West singing, "All I Ever Need Is You". That was the number one song this day back in 1979, and before that it was a huge pop hit for Sonny & Cher. An…
We’re Going To Galveston On The Classic Double
Today we begin our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with the number one country song on this day back in 1969, "Galveston" by Glen Campbell. "Galveston" was another Jimmy Webb song that Glen Campbell made a big hit on both country an pop ch…
A Boy Named Sue On Today’s Classic Double
Today on the "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. we're featuring "Boy Named Sue", a number one hit in 1969 for Johnny Cash. The reason why we're starting off with that song is that on this day in 1970, Johnny performed it at the White House for then President Richard Nixon. Th…

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