High Price (For Low Livin')[CD]
Experienced and talented country singer song-writer, Ralph Parker has a great CD packed with some Honky Tonk, Tear Jerkin' and smooth classic country music akin to much loved country music around the world, with outstanding vocal excellence and some of Nashville's best backing musicians. The album features Ralph on vocals with Alan Jacksons back up vocalist Monty Allen and Margie Cates, the fore runner of backing vocalists on major artists albums like George Jones, Tammy Wynette to name a couple. Take a listen to the title song from the album, ' A HIGH PRICE for low livin', a smooth vocal delivery of a number one song being played around the globe. Listen also to Ralph's own compositions, 'ANGELS DON'T STAY' a real classic country feel and a top notch valentine's day song, 'AN OLD VALENTINE' which he has lived in real life. These mixed with some modern country music reflected in the tracks, 'BURYING BONES BY THE DOZEN' and another of his own compositions, 'THINKIN' BOUT THE GOOD TIMES' are tell tale signs that Ralph is not tied down to any particular genre of country music. He loves singing country and he can do the lot just to please you. These names sound familiar? Larry Franklin, Robbie Turner, Sonny Garrish, Danny Parks, Kevin Grant, Tommy Wells. Yes, you're seeing the picture now, these are renowned players who have time and time again appeared on some major artists albums and also at live concerts in Nashville and these are the same people backing Ralph Parker on this album.The producer T Jae Christian, a country singer in his own right, taken by the hand more than 40 years ago by the greatest producer in the industry, 'Owen Bradley' himself to produce albums of unsurpassed standards so that you can expect the best of the best in country music with todays technology and last but no means least, Mark Moseley, the best recording engineer in Nashville and also a one time guitarist for the late and great Buck Owens, what else can you expect but the best outcome. So, there you have it an overall picture of where this CD has it's roots and a must to add to your collection. Expect more from this artist and you will get value for your money. Honora Hewett Dec 22nd 2007.
You May Also Like
Page 1 of