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Tag: J.D. Loudermilk

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Nashville Teens: 60s Internet Advocates

Yesterday’s piece about The Nashville All-Stars inspired me to take a closer look at a 1960s beat group that has generated positive buzz among the musical cognoscenti — The Nashville Teens.  Taking a peek at their 45 releases quickly revealed a startling discovery:  The Nashville Teens were musical clairvoyants who

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"Sunday Morning"
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“Sunday Morning”: Charlie Louvin’s Week-at-a-Glance

Sunday towers mightily over the other days of the week in Charlie Louvin‘s life, as indicated by his choice of song titles over the years:  “Month of Sundays“; “As Long as There Is a Sunday“; “Will You Visit Me on Sundays” – and “Sunday Morning,” the album closer from 1967’s

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"Abilene"
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“Abilene”: It’s the Bass

“Abilene” was originally an album track on Bob Gibson‘s 1957 album, I Come For To Sing:.  “Little is known about the origins of this song,” say the liner notes on the back of the LP, and yet “Abilene” is widely known to have three authors — Bob Gibson, Lester Brown,

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