Gunter Gabriel

German country singer Gunter Gabriel has passed

Gunter Gabriel can be found on Spotify. by  A. Michael Uhlmann   German country & trucker songs singer Gunter Gabriel is dead. He died from complications falling down stairs, a day before his 75th birthday. According to German tabloid “Berliner Kurier” Gabriel fell on the eve of his birthday in a hotel in Herburg after celebrating…

Mark J. Lee

2 From Mark J. Lee

Mark J. Lee is coming, The GTC has two clips. by Walter Price   Real-deal Alt-country ‘star on the rise’ is a misnomer of sorts, see, Lee has been around forging a solid career for years. Touring, producing and playing with Howlin’ Lord, Screamin’ Miss Jackson & The Slap Ya’ Mama Big Band among others. And…

Dwight Yoakam 3 Pears

Dwight Yoakam Explains Dim Lights

Dwight Yoakam and the Buck Owens connection “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke” by Walter Price   Joe and Rose Lee Maphis’ 1953 classic honky-tonk classic “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music)” has always had a stranglehold on my authentic country heartstrings. Originally written in ‘52 and first recorded by legendary bluegrass duo Flatt & Scruggs;…

Emilio Navaira

Luego me abraza, Me siento muy contento, Me dice tu eres mi amigo, Se me acaba la fe… by A. Michael Uhlmann Emilio Navaira: August 23, 1962, – May 16, 2016   According to news reports, a massive heart attack – an autopsy was ordered – ended the live of Tejano singer Emilio Navaira. The 2003 Grammy winner…

country legends

Ned Miller From A Jack To A King

If you love shows and like to perform, it’s a great business,” by A. Michael Uhlmann   “I’ll get an idea for a song,” Ned Miller is quoted on his 1991 Bear Family retrospective, named after his biggest hit “From A Jack To A King” and it goes on “but then I think, ‘Who wants…

willie nelson

The Willie Nelson Incident

by Walter Price I found this album in 1977, I was a small young lad with huge loves for Kenny Rogers and Willie Nelson. Nelson although American perfection some of his lyrics probably not kid’s stuff. But it was a different time and when the need for me to learn a song for the school…