BEFORE IT WAS A HIT SONG…
These songs are well known but you may not know about the earlier attempts to score a hit record with prior versions of the same song.
A Good Year For The Roses
Elvis Costello released the 'Almost Blue' album in 1981. This was an LP consisting of remakes of country songs. Jerry Chestnut wrote the track. Costello's version peaked at #6 and made the Top 40 in Australia.
The original recording of the song was by country veteran George Jones. He reached #2 on the US Country Chart in 1970. The track was included on his 'George Jones With Love' album.
Each new song will be added to the spotify playlist named: ‘Before It Was A Hit Song’. You can check out the previous earlier / original versions of the hit songs you know and love.
The playlist and other Caffe` Latte` selections can be found at: