TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD: Portrait of an American Singer

Tennessee Ernie Ford Portrait of An American Singer

          TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD Portrait of an American Singer Bear Family 17332 www.bear-family.com   Have you ever felt like – to paraphrase “Sixteen Tons” – you owed your soul to the company store? October 17th marks the 60th anniversary of the release of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s … → read more

VARIOUS ARTISTS: You Are There

          Various Artists You Are There Shanachie 622 www.shanachie.com   Back in the previous century’s videocassette era, Shanachie put out a series of early-1950s live performances by country acts (including Chet Atkins, Ernest Tubb and Marty Robbins) that had been excellently filmed by Al Gannaway. Most … → read more

THE LOUVIN BROTHERS: Satan Is Real

        THE LOUVIN BROTHERS Satan Is Real / Handpicked Songs 1955-1962 Light In the Attic 075 www.lightintheattic.net               CHARLES LOUVIN with BENJAMIN WHITMER Satan Is Real: The Ballad Of The Louvin Brothers Igniter/ HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-206903-0      308 pages, hbk, $22.99 www.harpercollins.com … → read more