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Pop Goes The Country Vol. 21: Johnny Horton – “The Battle Of New Orleans” (1959)
Pop Goes The Country is an ongoing series where I explore country music’s biggest crossover hits. If you’ve kept up with this series, you know that we’re currently discussing the rage of saga songs on ‘Pop Goes The Country.’ Thus far, we’ve discussed how they came to be and their popularity, but we haven’t discussed… Continue reading Pop Goes The Country Vol. 21: Johnny Horton – “The Battle Of New Orleans” (1959)
The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1959
Since John Anderson had my favorite hit song of 1981 with “1959,” I figured we should rewind the clock to see what his soundtrack was for that particular year. 1959 is an example of country music being caught in the midst of it all – honky tonk, western, rockabilly and the Nashville Sound. In some… Continue reading The Best Hit Country Songs Of 1959