Artículos con la etiqueta "Porter Wagoner"



Music · 01/31/2020
“Holding on to Nothin '”, a song written by Jerry Donald Chesnut was recorded by the country music duo Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton for the RCA label on January 31, 1968, at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, in the same session also I record: “Slip away today”. In the recording session, Porter & Dolly, were accompanied by: Wayne Moss (electric guitar), George McCormick (Rythm guitar), Buck Trent (banjo), Pete Drake (steel), Roy M. Junior Huskey, Jr. (bass), Jerry Carrigan (
Music · 10/11/2019
“The Last Thing on My Mind”, a song written and recorded for the first time by Tom Paxton for the Elektra label in 1964 and released in July 1965, the song was included in the studio album, Ramblin 'Boy (Elektra 1965). Porter & Dolly, recorded for the RCA label, was recorded on October 11, 1967, at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, in the recording session they were accompanied by: Wayne Moss (electric guitar) George McCormick (rh. Guitar), Buck Trent (banjo), Pete Drake (s
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

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