In which I advise you to buy stock in Chapel Hart and find very little else to work with in this week’s edition of the Boom-or-Bust Jukebox.
Pop Goes The Country is an ongoing series where I explore country music’s biggest crossover hits For the past several volumes of this series, we’ve explored the rockabilly movement in great detail. From country artists needing to adapt for survival purposes to artists moving in from the outside, while the crossover hits happened, country music,… Continue reading Pop Goes The Country Vol. 14: Ferlin Husky – “Gone” (1957)
Pop Goes The Country is an ongoing feature where I explore country music’s biggest crossover hits. Thus far, with the exception of maybe Tex Williams’ “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette),” the crossover hits discussed in this feature have rarely reflected their respective time periods. In other words, in wasn’t what the song said that catapulted… Continue reading Pop Goes The Country Vol. 7: Jean Shepard & Ferlin Husky – “A Dear John Letter” (1953)