My Kind of Country

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

Week ending 3/27/10: #1 albums this week in country music history

1965: Buck Owens – I Don’t Care (Capitol)

1970: Merle Haggard and The Strangers – Okie From Muskogee (Capitol)

1975: Olivia Newton John – Have You Never Been Mellow (MCA)

1980: Kenny Rogers – Kenny (United Artists)

1985: Ray Charles – Friendship (Columbia)

1990: Ricky Van Shelton – RVS III (Columbia)

1995: Garth Brooks – The Hits (Capitol)

2000: George Strait – Latest Greatest Straitest Hits (MCA)

2005: Kenny Chesney – Be As You Are (BNA)

2010: Lady Antebellum – Need You Now (Capitol)

One response to “Week ending 3/27/10: #1 albums this week in country music history

  1. Paul W Dennis March 28, 2010 at 2:03 am

    A fifteen year run of really mediocre stuff starting with the 1975 entry . I have the highest regard for Ray Charles but FRIENDSHIP was neither fish nor fowl – not good country,not good R&B

    RVSIII was a very good album. I really wish Shelton was still recording

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