Artículos con la etiqueta "Porter Wagoner"



Music · 09/30/2018
His syndicated television program, The Porter Wagoner Show, aired from 1960 to 1981. There were 686 30-minute episodes taped; the first 104 (1960–66) in black-and-white and the remainder (1966–81) in color. At its peak, his show was featured in over 100 markets, with an average viewership of over three million.Reruns of the program air on the rural cable network RFD-TV and its sister channel in the UK Rural TV. The shows usually featured opening performances by Wagoner with performances by Norma
Music · 09/19/2018
"Settin' the Woods on Fire" is the name of a single and the A-side song by Hank Williams released in 1952. The song reached #2 on U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles. Although it sounds remarkably like a Hank Williams composition, "Settin' the Woods on Fire" was written by Hank's song publisher and producer Fred Rose with an elderly New Yorker, Ed G. Nelson Sr. Williams recorded it with Rose producing at Castle Studio on June 13, 1952 in Nashville with Jerry Rivers (fiddle), Don Helms (steel gu
Music · 09/18/2018
"The Carroll County Accident" is a 1968 country song written by Bob Ferguson, and recorded by Porter Wagoner that year. It was a hit for Wagoner and became one of his signature songs. "The Carroll County Accident" won CMA's Song of the Year in 1969.It has been covered by numerous musicians. The song reached number 2 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs and number 92 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Music · 09/11/2018
"How I Got to Memphis" is the shortened title used by American country music singer Bobby Bare, of a song whose full title is: "That's How I Got to Memphis" written by Tom T. Hall and which appears on his 1969 album: 'Ballad Of Forty Dollars & His Other Great Songs'. Bobby Bare's album This Is Bare Country was released in August 1970 and this track was taken from it as a single. Other performers of this song use the full title: That's How I Got to Memphis. An uncredited review in Billboard call
Music · 09/11/2018
"A Satisfied Mind" is a song written by Joe "Red" Hayes and Jack Rhodes. Hayes explained the origin of the song in an interview: "The song came from my mother. Everything in the song are things I heard her say over the years. I put a lot of thought into the song before I came up with the title. One day my father-in-law asked me who I thought the richest man in the world was, and I mentioned some names. He said, 'You're wrong; it is the man with a satisfied mind.' Porter Wagoner charted at No. 1
Music · 09/03/2018
Porter Wayne Wagoner (August 12, 1927 – October 28, 2007) was an American country music singer known for his flashy Nudie and Manuel suits and blond pompadour. In 1967, he introduced singer Dolly Parton on his television show, and they were a well-known vocal duo throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s. Known as Mr. Grand Ole Opry, Wagoner charted 81 singles from 1954–1983. He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002.
Music · 05/22/2018
Just the Two of Us is the second duet album by Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton, released in September 1968. It included the singles "We'll Get Ahead Someday" and "Holding On to Nothin'", both of which reached the top ten on the U.S. country singles charts, as well as the standard "The Dark End of the Street" and the Parton-penned weeper, "Jeannie's Afraid of the Dark', released as the B side of the "We'll Get Ahead Someday" single, which would become a fan favorit
Music · 04/21/2018
His syndicated television program, The Porter Wagoner Show, aired from 1960 to 1981. There were 686 30-minute episodes taped; the first 104 (1960–66) in black-and-white and the remainder (1966–81) in color. At its peak, his show was featured in over 100 markets, with an average viewership of over three million.Reruns of the program air on the rural cable network RFD-TV and its sister channel in the UK Rural TV. The shows usually featured opening performances by Wagoner with performances by Norma
Music · 03/10/2018
"Misery Loves Company" is a 1961 song by Jerry Reed,recorded first by Porter Wagoner. The single was the second number one country song of his career staying at the top spot for two weeks. "Misery Loves Company" spent twenty-nine weeks on the chart. It was covered in 1977 by Moe Bandy on his LP Cowboys Ain't Supposed to Cry. Another cover was recorded by Ronnie Milsap, and was credited as a B-side to his 1980 No. 1 country hit "Cowboys and Clowns."
Music · 01/19/2018
The Right Combination • Burning the Midnight Oil is the seventh duet album by Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton, released in January 1972. It included the humorous "Her and the Car and the Mobile Home" (in which a wife leaves her husband, taking their trailer with her, leaving him abandoned and homeless), which became a concert favorite. The two title songs, "The Right Combination" and "Burning the Midnight Oil" were both top twenty hits on the U.S. country chart; the album reached # 6 on the count