Today, we celebrate Willie Nelson's 80th birthday on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. And, on this day in 1982, Willie's "Always On My Mind" album was certified gold. So today, we'll hear the title tune to that gold album.
Fifty years today on March 5, 1963, a plane crash near Camden, Tennessee took the lives of Patsy Cline, "Cowboy" Copas and "Hawkshaw" Hawkins. Patsy Cline was in the prime of her career at age 30, and today we honor her on the "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with her big hit back in 1962, "Crazy", a song written by Willie Nelson.
We kick off today's "Country Clasic Double" at 11:30 a.m. with a trio: Tanya Tucker, Paul Davis and Tommy Overstreet with their number one country song on this day back in 1988, "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love".
Happy Valentine's Day. And, in order to serenade you and your sweetheart, we're featuring two love songs on our "Country Classic Double" today at 11:30 a.m. We'll begin with "Love Song" by Anne Murray and we'll complete the musical valentine with Charlie Rich and "A Very Special Love Song".
Today on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m., we're featuring Marty Stuart and his big hit song from 1990, "Little Things". On this day in 1991, Marty's "Tempted" album was released, which contained "Little Things" and many other hit tracks. We'll also hear from Shenandoah with "The Church On Cumberland Road", a number one from their "T
Country music has been the setting for a number of duets, and today on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m., we're featuring Mark Gray and Tammy Wynette's 1985 hit, "Sometimes When We Touch". We'll follow it up with another classic, "Islands In The Stream", a number one song for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton in 1983.
Today on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. we feature the number one country song on this day in 1969, which remained number one for an incredible six weeks. "Daddy Sang Bass", a song written by Carl Perkins and recorded by Johnny Cash with wife June Carter Cash and The Statler Brothers. The song became his closer at many Johnny Cash Revue performances.
On today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m., Kenny Rogers is in the spotlight with "Lady", the number one country song on this day in 1980. And once again this year, Kenny Rogers brings his holiday show, "2012 Christmas And Hits" to Turning Stone Resort & Casino Events Center, on December 20th. Also appearing on the bill:Billy Dean.
On today's pre-Thanksgiving "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m., we're serving up a feast of great groups. We'll begin with the number one country song on this day in 1992, "I'm In A Hurry (And Don't Know Why) by Alabama. We'll complete the double with the Oak Ridge Boys and their number one hit from 1983, "American Made".
Today on our "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m. we're featuring duets. On this day back in 1982, "You And I", sung by Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle entered the pop charts and eventually went to number one on the country charts. Both artists had a number of solo hits but seemed to be made for each other when singing a duet. We'll finish up the duets with Kenny Rogers and K
That's right! We've giving you cash on today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m....Rosanne Cash and her number one country song on this day in 1988, "Runaway Train" (I know, that was sneaky). This song was one of the four number one hits from her "King's Record Shop" album, making Rosanne Cash the first female country to accomplish that.