Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Prelude to The Top 500 Songs of the Rock Era*: "Sixteen Tons" by "Tennessee" Ernie Ford

We hope you will be right here each and every day beginning May 21.  The occasion?  Sixty years of the best music you've ever heard in your life, because it is the music of your life.  The Top 500 Songs of the Rock Era* begins April 1.

We've selected over 200 of the top songs just outside the list, such as this #1 smash of eight weeks.  He began his career as a DJ, hosted several musical variety shows on television, and appeared in several television series.  But musically, we know him mostly for this song from 1956--"Tennessee" Ernie Ford...

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