An Unlikely Queen

As one of the two parents of rock ‘n’ roll (the other is rhythm and blues), country music understandably has had a considerable impact on the younger genre, and it’s no surprise that 10 country artists are enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Not enshrined there, however, is the country star who … Continue reading An Unlikely Queen

Jeeves and the Yankee Yodeler

Author’s Note:  Today, October 30, marks the 108th birthday of the great Patsy Montana (she died in 1996).  The best way to mark the occasion is, of course, to listen to her music—particularly her immortal signature tune, “I Want to Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart” (1935).  Go ahead and do so; I’ll wait here until you … Continue reading Jeeves and the Yankee Yodeler