Artículos con la etiqueta "pop goes the country"



Music · 10/27/2018
Royden Dickey Lipscomb (born September 21, 1936), known professionally as Dickey Lee (sometimes misspelled Dickie Lee or Dicky Lee), is an American pop/country singer and songwriter, best known for the 1960s teenage tragedy songs "Patches" and "Laurie (Strange Things Happen)." Lee made his first recordings in his hometown of Memphis for Tampa Records and Sun Records in 1957–58. He achieved his first chart success in 1962, when his composition "She Thinks I Still Care" was a hit for George Jones
Music · 10/10/2018
"Guitar Man" is a 1967 song written by Jerry Reed, who took his version of it to number 53 on the Billboard country music charts in 1967. Soon after Reed's single appeared, Elvis Presley recorded the song with Reed playing the guitar part, and it became a minor country and pop hit. According to Peter Guralnick in his two-volume biography of Presley, the singer had been trying unsuccessfully to record the tune, but wasn't happy with the groove. He said something to the effect of: "Get me that re
Music · 10/10/2018
"Georgia Keeps Pulling on My Ring" is a single co-written and originally recorded by Little David Wilkins. It was released in 1974, peaking at number 50 on the U.S. country singles charts. It was later covered American country music artist Conway Twitty. Released in October 1977, it was the first single from his album Georgia Keeps Pulling on My Ring. The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
Music · 10/08/2018
"Good Woman Blues" is a song written by Ken McDuffie and recorded by American country music artist Mel Tillis. It was released in September 1976 as the second single from the album Love Revival. "Good Woman Blues" was Mel Tillis' second number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.
Music · 10/07/2018
Billy Wayne "Crash" Craddock (born June 16, 1939) is an American country and rockabilly singer. He first gained popularity in Australia in the 1950s with a string of rockabilly hits, including the Australian number one hit "Boom Boom Baby". Switching to country music, he gained popularity in United States in the 1970s with a string of top ten country hits, several of which were number one hits, including "Rub It In", "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces", and "Ruby Baby".Craddock is known to his fans as
Music · 10/03/2018
"Love Me Over Again" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Don Williams. It was released in December 1979 as the first single from the album Portrait. "Love Me Over Again" was Don Williams' tenth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent twelve weeks on the country chart.
Music · 10/03/2018
"Ridin' My Thumb to Mexico" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Johnny Rodriguez. It was released in August 1973 as the first single from the album All I Ever Meant to Do Is Sing. "Ridin' My Thumb to Mexico" was Rodriguez's second number one on the U.S. country singles chart. The single stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the charts
Music · 10/02/2018
"Alabama Jubilee" is a song written by George L. Cobb and Jack Yellen. The first known recording was that of comedians Collins & Harlan in 1915. The song is considered an American popular standard. The most popular versions of the song were Red Foley's 1951 version (#3 country, #28 pop) and the 1955 instrumental version by the Ferko String Band, which reached #13 on Cashbox, #14 on the Billboard Jukebox chart, and #20 in the UK. A 1981 instrumental version by Roy Clark won the Grammy Award for B
Music · 09/26/2018
"From Graceland to the Promised Land" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in October 1977 as the only single from the album My Farewell to Elvis. The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song is a tribute to Elvis Presley.
Music · 09/17/2018
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" is a popular Christian hymn written in 1907 by Ada R. Habershon with music by Charles H. Gabriel. The song is often recorded unattributed and, because of its age, has lapsed into the public domain. Most of the chorus appears in the later songs "Can the Circle Be Unbroken" and "Daddy Sang Bass". A reworked version of the song, intended as a funeral hymn, was wr

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