Slammer vs. Musicians

Musicians vs. Prison

Musicians vs. prison? by Walter Price   Some of the best musicians, singers and notable music figures have their time in the spotlight and, at times, in the ole slammer. the pokey, the clink, or fängelse even. Listening to late great Red Simpson (never in prison) speak about Merle Haggard and his post prison ascension to music legend.…

music of 1977

It Was 1977

by Walter Price   Fire-up your mental time machine and let’s get to the most commercially successful music of 1977!   TOP 5 Country Songs WAYLON JENNINGS – Luckenbach, Texas DOLLY PARTON – Here You Come Again CRYSTAL GAYLE – Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue GLEN CAMPBELL – Southern Nights KENNY ROGERS –…

HISTORY: How Redneck Is Southern Rock?

“The genesis of Southern Rock came with the guys who played on the soul records being made at Muscle Shoals and Stax studios,” – Mark Kemp   It’s our opinion that Charlie Daniels, Gram Parsons  and The Allman Brothers solidified Southern Rock as a genre but there has always been a deeper rooted story. Like…