COWBOY ANTON´S

From Jackson, TN... this is COWBOY ANTON!!!

 

Welcome to the official blog of Antón García-Fernández. On this blog you will find a wealth of information, news, records and interviews related to classic country music, good ole vintage music and country music in general.

 

All your comments, questions, and requests are most welcome. There is one way to get in contact with me: write an e-mail to antongarciafdez@gmail.com 

 

Come on in, sit right down, make yourself at home... and enjoy some great music!


It´s time to rock! Red Hot & Country Bites, by Cowboy Anton

Cowboy Anton puts on his blue suede shoes and talks about some of his best Rock and Roll memories:

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DeFord Bailey. The contribution of African Americans to Country Music.

-By Cowboy Anton

 

"An accomplished harmonica player, as well as a banjoist, guitarist, and vocalist, he became one of the first stars of the Opry, and in the 1920s and '30s he made a handful of fantastic recordings (by himself and with guitarist Sam McGee) that showed both blues and country influences." 

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Country Music Hall of Fame Member Maxine Brown Russell Passes

Maxine Brown Russell, the vivacious entertainer, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend passed yesterday at Bowman Hospice in Little Rock, Arkansas from complications of heart and kidney disease at the age of 87. Her family was by her side.

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Why did Johnny Cash name his signature song I Walk The Line?

-By Cowboy Anton

 

Johnny Cash was one of the most inspiring country music singers of all time. But why did he decide to change the name of one of his best songs and call it I Walk The Line?

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Mel Street and the tragic aftermath of success

Borrowed Angel
Mel Street

-by Cowboy Anton, Jackson, TN.

 

The other day, while looking through our record collection, we stumbled upon a compilation of Mel Street's hits from the 1970s. His was a story of short-lived success and of a fatal gunshot that tragically ended the career of a magnificent country vocalist.

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