Take Me Home Country Roads – John Denver
Randy Travis could not have contributed as much to country music as some of the others on this list, but so far as singing ability goes, he’s undoubtedly one of the greatest. I don’t know why Taylor Swift is rated larger than John Denver.
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At the same time there was a scarcity of enthusiasm within the country sector for Nashville-produced music. From inside the UK, few nation musicians achieved widespread mainstream success. Tom Jones, by this point close to the top of his peak success as a pop singer, had a string of nation hits within the late Seventies and early Nineteen Eighties. The Bee Gees had some fleeting success within the genre, with one country hit as artists (“Rest Your Love on Me”) and a major hit as songwriters (“Islands within the Stream”); Barry Gibb, the band’s ordinary lead singer and last surviving member, acknowledged that country music was a major affect on the band’s style. Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler initially began her profession making country albums and was even nominated for Top New Female Vocalist at the Academy of Country Music Awards earlier than her huge crossover hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart” lead her in direction of more business pop and rock.
I do not even notably like nation as a style however Merle is the whole package deal. The incontrovertible fact that Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood are on this record … Read More