Stream Webb Pierce and Linda Martell Songs from Plantation Records: The Singles Set
Earlier this week, digital label X5 Music Group released a six album series of remastered material from country label Plantation Records. The best-known Plantation single is Jeannie C. Riley’s 1968 smash “Harper Valley P.T.A.,” but there are a lot of other gems — some of them rare, some that had never before been released digitally — to be found on this collection. Here are two of them.
Webb Pierce’s 1975 single “Good Lord Giveth and Uncle Sam Taketh Away” is one of the set’s 30 tracks that hadn’t been previously released digitally until now.
In 1969, Linda Martell became the first African-American woman to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. Here’s her hit from that same year, “Color Him Father.”
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