August 5th, 2015 at 3:00pm
Driving, riding, roads and of course cars themselves have all been immortalized by writers, composers and musicians around the world. Auto Tune is our way to spotlight a unique transportation song to celebrate these “ridden” gems along with the artists or composers who crafted them. Some you may know, many we’re sure you don’t.
In the 1960s, San Diego, California went from being a sleepy vacation destination in Los Angeles’ shadow to a burgeoning big time city. That decade saw the opening of both SeaWorld and the University of California’s local outlet as well as the beginning of its major league baseball team to name a few local highlights.
During that time we’ll assume the Andersons made a trek there; that’s the Country Music Andersons I’m talking about. Liz was a prolific songwriter, and at times teamed up with her husband Casey. Of course they were the parents to one of the first country music superstars, Lynn Anderson, whose hit “I Never Promised You A Rose Garden” remains one of the most successful country crossover records of all time.