So this is for all you David Allan Coe fans that's been with me for a long time who didn't really care if I got played on the radio or not. Commercial success (1983–1989) [ edit ] Castles in the Sand would be a huge comeback for Coe, peaking at No. 8 on the country albums chart, his highest showing since Once Upon a Rhyme hit the same mark eight years earlier.
The Mysterious David Allan Coe: 4 Classic Albums 1974-1978 — — Raven Records reissue of The Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy, Once Upon a Rhyme, Longhaired Redneck and Rides Again on two discs with five bonus tracks. 2014 The Illustrated David Allan Coe: 4 Classic Albums 1977-1979 — —
The Mysterious Rhinestone Cowboy sets the template for many of Coe’s albums throughout the seventies: an eclectic mix of original compositions and occasional cover songs steeped in Coe’s self-aggrandizing personae with lyrics that ranged from braggadocios to deeply sensitive. Typical of latter is the sentimental “River,” the story of a prisoner remembering his days fishing as a boy ...
Rolling Stone ranked The Dock of the Bay number 161 on its 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, the third of five Redding albums on the list. "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" was ranked twenty-sixth on Rolling Stone ' s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time , the second-highest of four Redding songs on the list, after " Respect " (in this case the version recorded by Aretha Franklin ).
He had an idea for it for some time and they went back to Hargrove's house to write the song at four o'clock in the morning. After completion, the song was first offered to George Strait but he turned it down. It was first recorded by American country music artist David Allan Coe for his album of the same name Tennessee Whiskey released in 1981 ...
Underground Album is the 21st studio album by American country musician David Allan Coe.It was released as a mail order album, not sold in stores, only through the back pages of the motorcycling magazine Easyriders and in the concession stand at his shows.