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memories of the ’70s – Thank God I’m a Country Boy by John Denver

In the mid 1970s, a non-traditional country song hit the top of the Billboard charts as John Denver’s Thank God I’m a Country Boy became one of the most popular songs on radio playlists. Recorded for Denver’s 1974 album Back … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Urban Cowboy

In 1980, the actor who had captured the hearts and eyes of viewers across North America and the world chose his third film to showcase the love for the country world with Urban Cowboy. Starring John Travolta, this film was … Continue reading

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I Walk the Lime

I appreciate a good twist on pop culture – spotted at the Johnny Cash Museum:

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memories of the ’70s – Olivia Newton-John

This singer/actress became an icon in the 1970s with her pop/country music and blockbuster summer movies – Olivia Newton-John. Born in England, Newton-John and her family immigrated to Australia when she was six. By age 14 she formed her own … Continue reading

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