Rest in peace, Roy Clark: “Yesterday, When I Was Young” (1969)

Country music legend Roy Clark has passed away at the age of 85. I have to admit - Hee Haw was not something that I watched. Growing up as a kid in the Chicago area, I didn't have much exposure to Country music. Sure, there were radio stations playing it, like WMAQ (during the "WMAQ's … Continue reading Rest in peace, Roy Clark: “Yesterday, When I Was Young” (1969)

Rest in peace, Mel Tillis: Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” (1969)

(Above: Mel Tillis and Terry Bradshaw hiding the car in the pool in The Cannonball Run.) Word is also circulating today that country singer Mel Tillis passed away on Sunday, November 19, after a long illness at the age of 85. Tillis' recording history is astonishing.  In all he placed 26 albums in the Top … Continue reading Rest in peace, Mel Tillis: Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” (1969)