Friday, 28 March 2014
Porter Wagoner was an interesting character, a star of the Grand Olé Opry, but unafraid to explore the darker side of life and keen on a bit of dressing up. 'The Rubber Room', a fabulous compilation from 2006, pulls together the bleaker and stranger strands of his long recording career. For bleak try this duet with Dolly Parton (here). And strange? Well you asked for it.
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