All posts tagged “Country & Western

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Snakes Crawl at Night

Sierra Ferrell (from her YouTube channel) performing the Mel Tillis song Snakes Crawl at Night…. Here’s Charley Pride’s version. I think it was one of his first hit songs, from 1966 (back when there were 2 kinds of music, Country AND Western.

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Once a Day

I’m baking Easter bread this morning, and listening to April Verch’s fabulous new album, Once a day. This collection of classic Country & Western songs took me by surprise. I’ve been a fan of April Verch for years, and what I’ve come to expect is… Read More

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Time for some cowboy tunes…

Here’s the Michael Burton tune, Night Rider’s Lament, performed by Nanci Griffith with help from the great cowboy singer Don Edwards. My first exposure to this tune was on an Ian Tyson Record, but hearing Mr. Edwards do his lonesome cowboy yodel sends chills up… Read More