Nashville Country Singers

Country singers butchering the Hits of '69.

I've heard some good singers occasionally screw up a word or two in a cover song, but "Hits of '69" by the Nashville Country Singers takes the cake. Apparently, nobody bothered to give these folks copies of the lyrics to the songs they were expected to sing. Combine that with flat music and off-key vocals and you have what was certainly one of the most exciting new albums of the year.

Check out how the Country Singers butcher two of my favorite songs. On "Aquarius", the moon is no longer in the seventh house, but the serpent's house. Then the phrase "no more falsehoods or derisions" somehow becomes -- get this -- "thunderbolts of long duration". Whoa! But that's nothing compared to what they do to "Proud Mary". Incredibly, they don't even sing the phrase "Proud Mary" once throughout the entire song. Among other flubs, these guys "seen a lotta plays in Memphis" and "Humped a lotta grain in New Orleans". I don't know what they were taking in Nashville back in 1969 but I sure want some for my next party.

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Aquarius (Real Audio) Harmony and understanding... except for understanding of the lyrics to this song.
Proud Mary (Real Audio) Trust me, this is nothing to be proud of.

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Debbie ( says:
I think it's great that a lot of the singers are writing and singing songs about God and heaven. Maybe people will start realizing exactly where their blessings come from. (08-31-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I Love every country singer there is so if I left them out know I love there songs!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I'm 12 years old and I've been looking up to country singers all my life (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I love some Brad Paisley's songs. There just so great (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I love the song "Hell Yeah" and the music vedio (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
Have a heart listen to country (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
Toby Keith love your music! (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I want to grow up to me a country singer just like faith hill! (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
Tim is such a cutie in his music vidoe "Real bad Boy" (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I really enjoy the song "Red Dirt Road" (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
Kenny is so Hot,and I love his song "No shoes No shirt No Problems" (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
Alan Jackson has the best!!!!!! (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I Love all the songs on y100 (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I LOVE COUNTRY!!! (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I love country music and i love all the songs by Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson and Martina McBride her song "This One's for the girls." I also love the song "What was I thinking" (08-28-2003)

Lizzie ( says:
I love country music and i love all the songs by Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson and Martina McBride her song "This One's for the girls." I also love the songs "What was I thinking" (08-28-2003)

Shirley Darveau ( says:
Does anyone know how I can get a copy of Freddy Harts Easy Lovin song. If so please email me, I would so appreciate it.

Thanks and have a great day (08-28-2003)

Shirley Darveau ( says:
I think there is no singer like Alan Jackson, except maybe George Strait, My old time singer would be Faron Young and Freddy Hart (08-28-2003)

Amanda ( says:
I love Brad Paisley, He is just the Hot Singer and he is just so cute. (08-27-2003)

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