After bursting onto the scene in the late 1980s with an incredible string of simple, straightforward hits, Ricky Van Shelton’s “From a Jack to a King” further cemented his place in country music history. The song was released in 1989 ...

In 1988, Ricky Van Shelton’s “I’ll Leave This World Loving You” became the country singer’s fourth consecutive No. 1 hit as it snagged the top spot of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Not only that, but the song was also ...

Even before the emergence of crossover sensations such as Tim McGraw and Garth Brooks, there was Ricky Van Shelton. The “I’ll Leave This World Loving You” singer was one of the biggest male country music artists during the late ’80s ...

Ricky Van Shelton songs have made many fans so thrilled throughout his two-decade career. Unfortunately, the country superstar called it a day in 2006. He decided to retire to spend more time with his family. Today, let’s celebrate Ricky Van ...

Do you still remember Ricky Van Shelton? He was one of country music’s biggest stars in the late 1980s – especially to the female fans. According to a 1989 article published by People magazine, “women were thoughtful enough to pin ...

Ricky Van Shelton and Dolly Parton combined talents for a jaw-dropping duet of “Rockin’ Years”- an incredible moment of unity in country history.  They released the song in 1991 as the lead-off single to both Parton’s album Eagle When She ...

Such disheartening news to hear Joe Diffie’s passing on March 29, 2020, two days he announced that he has tested positive of the Covid-19 virus.He was known to be a strong supporter of the non-profit organization, First Steps which provides ...

RVS III RVS III was Ricky Van Shelton’s third album released in January 1990. The album featured some of his hit singles, “Statue of a Fool” which peaked at the number 2, “I’ve Cried My Last Tear For You” at ...

“Mansion Over the Hilltop” will make a great impact on your life as it did to mine.  Let me share with you the wonderful story behind the song before I share mine. “Mansion Over the Hilltop” It was an inspirational ...

We are just human. We make mistakes because we don’t know what will happen next. Sometimes we think certain things will happen, but it doesn’t. We assume that the person we love will come back, but they don’t. However, it’s ...

In 1969, the multi-talented country musician professionally known as Charlie Rich recorded a song that his wife Margaret Ann wrote. The song is entitled “Life’s Little Ups and Downs.” The single was released on Rich’s Epic album. It’s called The ...

A Jack to a King During the reign of Ricky Van Shelton almost thirty years ago, he was a consistent hit-maker. Record buyers during those times were often confused about finding his name. Record stores almost have his records in ...