Sunday, October 31, 2010

Monday Music #1

Welcome to Monday Music:

"I Was Country and Country Wasn't Cool". Yes, that is Country Female artist Barbara Mandrell. After over 75 major awards, including two consecutive CMA Entertainer of the Year awards (1980 and 1981) and a career spanning nearly four decades, Barbara Mandrell was recognized in front of her fans...You can read more about Barbara Here. She also won several other awards and People choice awards.

I went to see Barbara Mandrell in concer back in 1982. Guess who took me? My sister Donna. Some of you know her from D's and Others. I was just in 8th grade. It was my first concert. I love Barbara's music. I was pretty much the same thing. Everybody I knew in school didn't like country music, but I did. I am so glad that I stick with my roots. Due to my hearing, I really couldn't understand the lyrics in rock-n-roll. Even heavy metal too. UGH!

I used to stay home and watch the Dukes of Hazzard on CBS, Friday night and Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters were on Saturday on NBS. She was also pretty much the last singing variety show on tv, next to Hee Haw.


Reba said' Barbara Mandrell was her idol".
I told you my story, you tell me yours. Please join in on the fun. I haven't heard from anybody about playing along. If you are just leave the link when leaving comments.
Thank you for playing along.



  1. Nancy,
    I am not sure how to do this, but will try to get something together by morning...have someone in mind for sure to start with.
    If I can't get it to go, may need your help to get one up by next week!
    I am not going to be able to do every day- but the history one looks like fun to me!
    Good luck!

    PS I watched them on TV, too!

  2. Ok- I got my post ready and it was something I have never done before- I got a link on it! Yeah-
    I have your link back to here but not sure how to link me on here.
    Can you help when I post it? I am going to wait til about 10 pm to get it on.
    Thanks- Tete


  4. I guess Tete is my first. WHo is next. See the third comment that Tete did? That exactly what I want to see here on Monday Music. Feel free to play along. Thanks again.

  5. I'm not able to play but I sure am enjoying reading your words and hearing that great music.