In honor of the passing of a country music legend, our Throwback Thursday song today is Glen Campbell’s “Galveston.” Written by Jimmy Webb and released in 1969, this massive hit went to No. 1 on the country music charts. The song was originally sung by Don Ho, who introduced Glen Campbell to it when he appeared as a guest on Campbell’s “Goodtime Hour.” According to Jimmy Webb, the song was about a soldier, during the Vietnam War, finding himself in a situation he didn’t want to be in, rather than a protest song. ... read more!
As news came about on the passing of country icon Glen Campbell the music industry family pulled together with tributes and condolences. The artist lost his hard-fought battle with Alzheimer’s today at the age of 81. Glen’s career spans many years across different genres and he will be missed but leaves behind many lessons and memories. ... read more!
The time has flown by since this amazing annual event was announced and now less than two weeks out from the June 2-3 14th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic at Belmar Golf Club and Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma, details are coming into focus. ... read more!
We had the gift of seeing Collin Raye this past Thursday night in our hometown of Long Beach, California. It’s been about 8 years since I’ve seen him in concert, so I was really excited for the show. He certainly lived up to my excitement, as every second of the 90-minute show was thoroughly entertaining. In this life, I’ve seen hundreds of concerts, but there’s hardly been anyone else who put on as good of a show as Collin did. ... read more!
Our Throwback Thursday today is another song about starting over in the New Year. It deals with the serious problem of addiction and is an inspiring song by Collin Raye about the fact that you can start over and rebuild your life. ... read more!
Each artists tribute to Glen Campbell is unique and special in its own way. Legendary country group Restless Heart recently released their latest single and video, “Wichita Lineman,” as their tribute to the iconic singer. The song, written by Jimmy Webb and co-produced by Harry Smith and Restless Heart’s Dave Innis, is the band’s first new music release in nearly three years. ... read more!