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Country music from a fan's point of view since 2008

Classic Rewind: Ronnie Milsap – ‘Don’t You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)?’

5 responses to “Classic Rewind: Ronnie Milsap – ‘Don’t You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)?’

  1. Bob February 8, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    thanks. enjoyed seeing that. Amid all the brouhaha about TS spelling the doom of country music, I saw in a comment by J.R. Journey that at one time Ronnie (among others) was considered by some to be a threat to the genre. He was one of the big reasons I began shifting toward country music in the late 70’s. Great singer and entertainer. When I saw him in concert, I recall him joking about driving the tour bus. I really enjoyed his 2006 cd “My Life” in addition to his hits on The Essential Ronnie Milsap, a 40 song, 2 disc collection from BMG Music in ’06.

    • J.R. Journey February 8, 2010 at 5:57 pm

      Ronnie Milsap was just one of many artists who were having crossover success in the post-Urban Cowboy period. He’s also made some great traditional country music too – this is a prime example. I’m a huge Ronnie Milsap fan, and my introduction to his music came from the same 40 #1 Hits collection you mentioned.

  2. Paul W Dennis February 8, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    Not my favorite version of the song but still nice

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