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Daily Archives: January 8, 2019

Classic Rewind: Garth Brooks – ‘Boy Going Nowhere’

Garth covers Ashley McBryde:


In Memoriam: Steve Ripley dies at 69

Ripley was the lead singer of The Tractors. The group is best known for their iconic debut single “Baby Likes To Rock It,” which hit #11 in 1994:

A year later The Tractors released their Christmas album, which featured a holiday-themed take on the song entitled “Santa Claus is Comin’ (In A Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train):”

The album also featured “The Santa Claus Boogie,” written solely by Ripley:

The Tractors are perhaps also known for their spirited cover of the Rolling Stones classic “The Last Time.” which served as the lead single fromĀ Stone Country: Country Artists Perform the Songs of the Rolling Stones: