Posts Tagged ‘honky tonk’

Last Christmas

December 28, 2018

“Last Christmas,” written by George Michael, arranged by Scott Bradlee for his Postmodern Jukebox.

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I’m Trimming My Christmas Tree With Teardrops

December 23, 2018

“I’m Trimming My Christmas Tree With Teardrops,” written by Ernest Tubb and Frank Team, recorded by Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours in 1964.

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Last Christmas

December 22, 2017

“Last Christmas,” written by George Michael, arranged by Scott Bradlee for his Postmodern Jukebox.

Postmodern Jukebox website

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I’m Trimming My Christmas Tree With Teardrops

December 17, 2017

“I’m Trimming My Christmas Tree With Teardrops,” written by Ernest Tubb and Frank Team, recorded by Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours in 1964.

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Honky Tonk Christmas

December 29, 2015

“Honky Tonk Christmas,” written by Buddy Brock, Zack Turner, and Kim Williams, recorded by Alan Jackson in 1993.

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Honky Tonk Christmas

December 30, 2014

“Honky Tonk Christmas,” written by Buddy Brock, Zack Turner, and Kim Williams, recorded by Alan Jackson in 1993.

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Blue Christmas Tree

December 27, 2013

“Blue Christmas Tree,” written by Bob Morris and Eddie Miller, performed by Ernest Tubb, the Texas Troubadour. Buck Owens also recorded a version in 1965.

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Ray Price, 1926 – 2013

December 17, 2013

Ray Price, 1926 - 2013

The singular voice of Ray Price was stilled yesterday at age 87. His 109-chart-hit career spanned Country Music’s postwar development from Honky-Tonky to the Nashville Sound. Frankly, we prefer the former:

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George Jones, 1931 — 2013

April 27, 2013

George Jones, 1931 -- 2013

Texas-born country singer George Jones died Friday morning at the age of 81. That’s a remarkably ripe old age for a man who performed so many songs about death and dissolution and lived the hard-drinking life he sang about. We favor his awesome rendition of James Taylor’s “Bartender’s Blues,” but he is better known for his duets with Tammy Wynette and this tune by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman:

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Kitty Wells, 1919 — 2012

July 16, 2012

Kitty Wells, 1919 - 2012

Singer Kitty Wells (née Ellen Muriel Deason) died Monday at age 92. Her husband of 74 years, Johnny Wright of the duo Johnny & Jack, passed away last year. Ms. Wells, the Queen of Honky Tonk Street, was the first woman vocalist to have a solo hit record on the Country & Western music charts.

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