(Turn Out The Light And) Love Me Tonight – Ray Charles (#268)

A Million Songs #000268 (Turn Out The Light And) Love Me Tonight – Ray Charles [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:7tqQI7nmRAqX0g8bIYDXmF” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEDJ98OyfgI Personnel: Written By: Bob McDill Vocals, Piano: Ray Charles Producer: Ray Charles Studio: RPM International Studios  – Los Angeles, CA Record Label: Atlantic Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: Ray Charles – Ain’t It So Original … Continue reading (Turn Out The Light And) Love Me Tonight – Ray Charles (#268)

(Stay Away From) The Cocaine Train – Johnny Paycheck (#237)

A Million Songs #000237 (Stay Away From) The Cocaine Train – Johnny Paycheck [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6iOKAg9g8dsNMLQPVntJNp” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Johnny Paycheck Vocals: Johnny Paycheck Guitar: Billy Sanford, Cliff Parker, Pete Wade, Phil Baugh, Reggie Yount, Tommy Allsup Bass: Henry Strzelecki, Michael McBride, Tommy Cogbill Drums: Jimmy Isbell, Johnnie Barber Fiddle: Tommy Jackson … Continue reading (Stay Away From) The Cocaine Train – Johnny Paycheck (#237)

(It’s Only Your) Imagination – Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell (#168)

A Million Songs #000168 (It’s Only Your) Imagination – Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:39ki9rpV4EpMZS0FhbpK6P” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Glen Campbell Vocals, Acoustic Guitar: Glen Campbell Vocals: Bobbie Gentry Acoustic Guitar: Al Casey Bass Guitar: Joe Osborn Keyboards: Dennis McCarthy Drums: Hal Blaine Producer: Kelly Gordon, Al DeLory Studio: Capitol Recording Studios … Continue reading (It’s Only Your) Imagination – Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell (#168)

(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle – Hank Williams (#125)

A Million Songs #000125 (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle – Hank Williams [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:7LXAahKESUEAf9DhJ9Efzk” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Hank Williams and Jimmie Davis Vocals: Hank Wiliams Steel Guitar: Don Helms Guitar: Sammy Pruett Fiddle: Jerry Rivers Bass: Howard Watts Producer: Fred Rose Studio: Castle Studio – Nashville, TN Record Label: MGM Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: Hank … Continue reading (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle – Hank Williams (#125)

(How Will I Know) I’m Falling In Love Again – Willie Nelson (#113)

A Million Songs #000113 (How Will I Know) I’m Falling In Love Again – Willie Nelson [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:2aODUMrXCZ4DD7A1uqogn0″ width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”]   Personnel: Written By: Willie Nelson Vocals, Guitar: Willie Nelson Guitar, Dobro: Fred Carter, Jr. Guitar, Dobro: Pete Carr Pedal Steel Guitar: John Hughey Fiddle, Mandolin: Johnny Gimble Keyboards: Barry Beckett Bass: David Hood Drums: Roger … Continue reading (How Will I Know) I’m Falling In Love Again – Willie Nelson (#113)

(Good Old Electric) Washing Machine – John Hartford (#100)

A Million Songs #000100 (Good Old Electric) Washing Machine – John Hartford [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6i5qEEdHjkFMRzvEH7EYw1″ width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: John Hartford Vocals, Guitar: John Hartford Producer: Felton Jarvis Studio: RCA Victor’s “Nashville Sound” Studio – Nashville, TN Record Label: RCA Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: John Hartford – Earthwords And Music Original … Continue reading (Good Old Electric) Washing Machine – John Hartford (#100)

(Ghost) Riders In The Sky – Johnny Cash (#96)

A Million Songs #000096 (Ghost) Riders In The Sky – Johnny Cash [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3I1vEQhGwRK7URrTq4BqNl” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Stan Jones Vocals, Guitar: Johnny Cash Producer: Brian Ahern Studio: Jack Clement Recording Studio Record Label: Columbia Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: Johnny Cash – Silver Original Release Date: 1979.05.30 Additional Releases: 1992 – … Continue reading (Ghost) Riders In The Sky – Johnny Cash (#96)

(For A While) We Helped Each Other Out – Bobby Bare (#90)

A Million Songs #000090 (For A While) We Helped Each Other Out – Bobby Bare [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:5D8gua78BJ8hJhO1QAiKoN” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Bobby Russell Vocals, Guitar: Bobby Bare Producer: Chet Atkins & Fellon Jarvis Studio: RCA Victor’s “Nashville Sound” Studio – Nashville, TN Record Label: RCA Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: Bobby … Continue reading (For A While) We Helped Each Other Out – Bobby Bare (#90)

$100,000 In Pennies – Bobby Bare (#30)

A Million Songs #000030 $100,000 In Pennies – Bobby Bare [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:42cslKyUBx3uyDTMIlgbzj” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Usually my answer to Frank Zappa’s “Does Humor Belong In Music?” is a resounding no, but this song, penned by Shel Silverstein is a strong exception. Listen: Amazon Google Play Spotify Personnel: Written By: Shel Silverstein Record Label: RCA … Continue reading $100,000 In Pennies – Bobby Bare (#30)

“T” For Texas – Johnny Cash (1MS#000011)

A Million Songs #000011 “T” For Texas – Johnny Cash [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:7ndKS4xhy2v78R44LCy8v6″ width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] “T” For Texas started life in 1927 when Jimmie Rodgers recorded it as Blue Yodel #1. When it was released the next year it became a phenomenal seller, reaching half a million in sales. It was covered extensively over … Continue reading “T” For Texas – Johnny Cash (1MS#000011)