Classic country songs from the 1950s and 1960s
Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for the sound of a pedal steel guitar, that high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, a new all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again.
The seven members of Lush Country are an all-star group of longtime Twin Cities headliners and A Prairie Home Companion veterans: Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Richard Kriehn, Gary Raynor, Gary Rue, Pete Johnson and Joe Savage.
Two more Crooners gigs on the books: Sunday July 23 and Thursday August 3. Yup, that’s a long wait, but it’s a busy buncha folks. Admission is free, but if you want to be sure you get a seat, you can make reservations in advance.
(RIP St. Paul native Marcia Hall, 1928-2016, country music trailblazer and MN Rock Country Hall of Fame member. Read more here.)
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