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Country & Western music
#21
Patsy Cline - The wayward wind [Originally released in 1962]




Patsy Cline, born Virginia Patterson Hensley, was an American country music singer who enjoyed pop music crossover success during the era of the Nashville sound in the early 1960s. Since her death in 1963 at age 30 in a private airplane crash at the height of her career, she has been considered one of the most influential, successful, and acclaimed female vocalists of the 20th century.
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#22
Bill Monroe - Blue Moon Of Kentucky [Originally released in 1947]




William Smith Monroe was an American musician who helped develop the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. He is often referred to as The Father of Bluegrass.
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#23
Johnny Horton - Battle of New Orleans, In 1814 [Originally released in 1959]




John Gale "Johnny" Horton, was an American country music singer who was most famous for his semi-folk, so-called "saga songs" which launched the "historical ballad" craze of the late 1950s and early 1960s. With them, he had several major crossover hits, most notably in 1959 with "The Battle of New Orleans" which won the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording. The song won the Grammy Hall of Fame Award and in 2001 ranked No. 333 of the RIAA's "Songs of the Century". In 1960, Horton had two other crossover hits with "North to Alaska", in John Wayne's hit film, North to Alaska; and "Sink the Bismarck". Horton was also a rockabilly singer, and was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
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#24
Hank Williams - Jambalaya on the Bayou [Originally released in 1952]




Hank Williams, born Hiram King Williams, was an American singer-songwriter and musician regarded as among the greatest country music stars of all time. He charted eleven number one songs between 1948 and 1953, though unable to read or write music to any significant degree. His hits included "Your Cheatin' Heart", "Hey Good Lookin'" and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry".

Williams died at age 29; his death is widely believed to have resulted from a mixture of alcohol and drugs. His son Hank Williams, Jr., daughter Jett Williams, and grandchildren Hank Williams III, Holly Williams, and Hilary Williams are also professional singers.
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#25
eastofeden Wrote:Well..finally I have nothing to contribute except I do love Willie Nelson....so here is a shout out for Willie




you've always got to love Willie Nelson. Thanks for that Mr. Steinbeck!

I remember when I was a little boy, we would go and visit my grandparents at the family Ranch in Wyoming. My brother, sister, and I would wake early, climb the stairs to where my grandmother would be cooking in the pre-dawn atmosphere of her kitchen. We would sit and talk with her, drinking hot apple cider and listening to one of the classics of country western music:











AND WHEN YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT COUNTRY MUSIC, YOU CANNOT DO IT WITHOUT TALKING ABOUT SOME OLD TIMEY BLUE GRASS MUSIC:













AND WHO CAN TALK ABOUT OLD TIMEY BLUE GRASS MUSIC WITHOUS TALKING ABOUT FOLK MUSIC OF THE BRITISH ISLES, LETS CALL THESE EXAMPLES . . . A PERSONAL, FAMILY TRADITION:

Matty Groves, Published 1657, London, England.

















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#26
Love me some Connie Francis, Linda Ronstadt, Kenny Rogers, Faith Hill, Aaron Neville, Roy Orbison, and on and on, and on, lol.
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#27
Doris Day - The Deadwood Stage




A bit of a western type of song for a change.
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#30
Here are some songs I have used to comfort myself while coming out and I posted these to my facebook account.














Im a HUGE country music fan and could post 100's of my favorite vids but I wont. Most of todays country is crap. I like older country music better like the 90s and before that. Todays stuff doesnt have the heart and soul the older stuff has.
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