Recommendations For Must Hear Classic Country Records

Brian Loudenslager
Mar 17, 2018 · 2 min read

My music appreciation goes back a very long way, and I am not exaggerating when I tell people, I appreciate ALL types of music. Sometimes people are shocked when I tell them I was and still am a huge fan of Slayer; I mean their 1986, “Reign in Blood” is the greatest heavy metal record ever made…

Garth Brooks-Ropin' the Wind (album cover).jpg
Garth Brooks-Ropin' the Wind (album cover).jpg

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However, beyond Garth Brooks “Ropin’ the Wind”, which nearly everyone in the USA heard, I have never delved into Country music. I might have tuned the radio station to a country channel now and then, but that’s about it.

I’m seeking recommendations for must hear classic country records

So, I asked my “social media” friends, knowing some are country fans, many in Nashville in fact, and see what they recommended. My question was “I’m seeking recommendations for must hear classic country records”.

these two have stood out

I purchased all the recommendations and these two have stood out.


Originally published at Brian’s Blog.

Brian Loudenslager

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3x Founder, active @LautenAudio, ai curious, eternal appreciation for music & timbre, collector of art, dilettante art historian, dreamer, tall perspective.