In 1958, Ray Price recorded his version of “City Lights,” and it climbed on the No. 1 spot of the Billboard Hot Country Songs singles chart and remained in that position for thirteen weeks. But there’s more to that! “City ...

In 1965, “Once A Day” by American Country artist, Connie Smith made its way to the top of the US Country Music Chart. This broke the boundaries for female country artists as it was the first debut single by any ...

Willie Nelson (1933-Present) Willie Nelson, in full Willie Hugh Nelson, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor, and activist. Willie Nelson is also famously nicknamed as “Redheaded Stranger” and “Shotgun Willie”, it is the same name of his successful albums ...

Who is Kris Kristofferson? Kris Kristofferson had a slow start in his career. His big break came when in 1971, Janis Joplin’s version of his song “Me and Bobby McGee” reached the top of the charts. Before this breakthrough, country ...

Ray Price’s Legacy Ray Price’s career has been overwhelmingly complimented and criticized at the same time. Six years ago today, Ray passed away in his home in Texas. He was known as the one who saved the hard country when ...

The song was originally performed by Eddie Miller, but Ray Price’s version is a refreshing take on this classic song. This may not be his original song but a lot of country fans associated the song to him. The country ...

Noble Ray Price professionally known as Ray Price was a popular American country music singer, singer, and guitarist in 1948-2013. He has spent over 65 years in the country music industry. His wide ranging baritone made him as one of ...

Life must go on even if we are in the middle of pain, loss, or tragedy. Even though we wanted to stop time and try to fix things, it’s never possible. Everything will pass by, whether it be sadness, happiness, ...

Ray Price is one of the well-known traditional country artists of his time. His breakout scene was during the ’50s alongside country legend Hank Williams. This was also the first No. 1 hit song of the singer, and it helped ...

Ray Price and Willie Nelson’s Collaboration In 1980, Ray Price collaborated with country singer Willie Nelson to release their album San Antonio Rose, making this their first album together. In 2003, the two worked again for another album, Run That ...

Songs lamenting over a lost love seemed to have a greater charm among many country music artists. Notice the tunes recorded on this theme, there’s no denying their number. Also, a single song with such a melancholic vibe can become ...

Photo Credit: www.texashighways.com Nowadays, the taste of country music has been modified and it keeps on changing. Most of them are becoming pop country. Perhaps, it’s due to our generation’s demand. The advantages of those changes can penetrate the younger ...

Released in 1963 as a country-pop song, “Make the World Go Away” was composed and conceived by country music singer-songwriter Hank Cochran. The very first version of the song was performed and recorded by Ray Price in 1963. Since its release, ...

Ray Price Performing on Stage Photo Credit: www.youtube.com Faith is one important thing to have in any relationship. Faith will always help us worry less and learn to trust other people too. Having faith will make life easier. However, it ...

https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1114069-sammy-kershaw-new-braunfels/ Sammy Kershaw rose to prominence back in the 90s. Country music obsessives embraced him due to his passionate performances and songs. In fact, his debut album was certified platinum as well as his follow-up albums. He started recording songs ...

Kris Kristofferson |Photo Credits: pdxretro.com Song Background A break-up song recorded by numerous artists, “For the Good Times” was conceived and penned by American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson in 1968. In the same year, while traveling to Nashville to the Gulf of ...

http://www.wncw.org “More Than I Can Say” is one of the most heartwarming and soulful songs of all time. The melody can make our eyes water while the meaning can bring back memories. With the country rendition of Sammy Kershaw, it’s ...

Ray Price | Photo credit: open.spotify.com From the Holy Bible, we’ve learned of Peter as one of Jesus’ twelve apostles. As a matter of fact, the gospel books of Matthew, Mark, and Luke listed Peter as the first to be ...

www.youtube.com When you love someone deeply for a long time, losing them is something that is difficult to face. If they are gone, your love for that person will always stay the same. For some people, even if years have ...

www.youtube.com There is this kind of magic when you are in love with someone. You can’t explain what it is but you are drawn to that person, and you can’t get enough of them. Love has this kind of magic ...

Chad Brock | Photo credit: lyrics.wikia.com It seems that most of the songs with gloomy feel are more likely to become major hits for many artists we’ve already featured here on Country Thang Daily. There’s “Still” by Bill Anderson for ...

That was, indeed, a fantastic performance of “Lovesick Blues“! Isn’t it? If it happened that you’re not watching the video clip and just listening to the performance, can you guess who could be that person singing? I bet many of ...

Johnny Paycheck | Photo credit: azquotes.com After reading the summary of Johnny Paycheck’s life story, you’ll certainly be convinced that he’s a true embodiment of the word “outlaw.” More than twenty years before his breakthrough success on the screen, he’s been ...

Ray Price / (Photo credit: Screen grabbed from Youtube) Could there be anything more hurtful than counting your heartache? Recalling the number of times your beloved has hurt you would be a terrible task. Doing so means bringing back the ...

Ray Price was one of the country musicians whose voice is remarkable and the best. A far-reaching baritone voice that will give you chills and make you want to keep on listening more. He is best known for his songs, ...

A 1964 hit song, “Together Again” was first recorded by American country singer and guitarist Buck Owens. This song has been covered by different artists, from one music genre to another. From being a country hit, it crossed the pop charts, took off, and went ...

The song “Release Me” originated from the popular music genre. Eddie “Piano” Miller, James Pebworth and Robert Yount penned its lyrics in 1949. Jimmy Heap and the Melody Masters originally recorded it in 1953. Perhaps, the artist whose name is most associated ...

Kacey Musgraves will surely be your new cup of tea. She is a breath of fresh air. In this modern day, modern lifestyle especially modern music is prevalent in the society. But for us Country Music enthusiasts, we still are ...

Tekla B?darzewska-Baranowska penned “A Maiden’s Prayer”. Originally published in 1856, in the composer’s native city of Warsaw, the piece became a middlebrow favorite throughout Europe and America. After then, it was released as a supplement to the Revue et gazette musicale ...

SONG BACKGROUND Written in 1880 by Will L. Thompson who was both a songwriter and a music publisher. Initially, he wrote non-gospel songs and fared well in profit. Over time, while attending church services under the ministry of evangelist Dwight ...

To the people who have adored Ray Price all his life, many would have already known that Ray Price first number one hit came in May 1956 when he first released ‘Crazy Arms.’  It was written by Ralph Mooney and ...

The Artist Noble Ray Price was an American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone is regarded as among the best male voices of country music, and his innovations, such as propelling the country beat from 2/4 to ...