Tag Archives: country music

Song Du Jour: “Blue Yodel No. 9”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Ralph Peer — record producer, recording engineer, and talent scout — is one of the most influential men in the history of American music. Not only did he supervise the recording of Mamie Smith’s “Crazy Blues,” the song … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help It

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Netflix is currently streaming a documentary on the Carter family, called “The Winding Stream.” It includes so many fab songs and performances that it’s almost beyond criticism. So profound are the depths of the Carters’ talent, beauty, and influence … Continue reading

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Song Du Jour

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Marty Stuart

Paleo Retiree writes: I’m pretty sure I’d never heard of Marty Stuart until very recently, but in the last month I’ve become a huge fan. Stuart is a country-western singer/songwriter/performer/photographer in the keeper-of-the-flame mode, and I think he’s terrific. He … Continue reading

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Water Songs

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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