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  • Ep. 316 - Tommy Overstreet & The Nashville Express - There'll Never Be Another First Time December 7, 2018
    In this week's episode, we're featuring a 1977 album from a man who doesn't get a lot of love on classic country radio in 2018: Tommy Overstreet. With his band The Nashville Express, the album is called "There'll Never Be Another First Time" and it's a marked departure from the majority of Overstreet's body of […]
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  • Ep. 315 - Ray Price - Sometimes A Rose November 30, 2018
    In this week's episode, we're featuring Ray Price's brief return to his alma mater at Columbia Records: "Sometimes A Rose" (1992). Price had been with Columbia from his very first LP through 1974, and this reunion only lasted the one album. His charting days were behind him, but quality was still the name of the […]
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  • Ep. 313 - George Jones - Love Bug November 16, 2018
    In this week's episode, we're featuring high-top mid-60s George Jones at his best. Just for kicks, we're playing his fourth album for Musicor "Love Bug" (1966) in it's entirety. After signing with Musicor Records in the spring of 1965, Jones went right to work and his first three singles went Top 10 for his new […]
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  • Ep. 312 - Mel Tillis - Stateside November 8, 2018
    In this week's episode, we're featuring Mel Tillis' first album on the Kapp label: "Stateside" (1966). After a short time with RIC, and following a longer stint with Columbia - Kapp signed Tillis in the mid 60s, and he was there for five years, releasing ten high quality albums in that time. Tillis fans will […]
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  • Ep. 311 - James Carothers - Still Country, Still King: A Tribute To George Jones November 1, 2018
    In this week's episode, we're featuring a stone-cold country tribute to The Possum from Tennessee-native James Carothers: "Still Country, Still King: A Tribute To George Jones" (2018). After leaving a good job as a technican at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, and with some encouragement from his wife and two kids - the […]
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