My Kind of Country

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Week ending 5/9/09: #1 this week in country music history

hankwilliams1949: Lovesick Blues — Hank Williams (MGM)

1959: White Lightning — George Jones (Mercury)

1969: Hungry Eyes — Merle Haggard & The Strangers (Capitol)

1979: Don’t Take It Away — Conway Twitty (MCA)

1989: Is It Still Over? — Randy Travis (Warner Bros.)

1999: Wish You Were Here — Mark Wills (Mercury)

8 responses to “Week ending 5/9/09: #1 this week in country music history

  1. Occasional Hope May 10, 2009 at 10:12 am

    1999 lets the side down this week.

  2. J.R. Journey May 10, 2009 at 10:50 am

    That Conway Twitty song features his best vocal ever IMO.

  3. Michael May 10, 2009 at 12:29 pm

    The Conway one is great! Mark Wills, though? Big Ooops! An embarrassment for 1999.

  4. Paul W Dennis May 10, 2009 at 11:05 pm

    Not a bad slate – even the Mak WIlls song is okay . “Lovesick Blues” is, of course, the real classic among this bunch

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