Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost to Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
The Kershaw Brothers “Louisiana Man” from Louisana Men (Ace 2004) —Originally recorded 50 years ago on the Hickory label.Buy it!
The Everly Brothers “Let It Be Me” from Heartaches and Harmonies (Rhino 1994) —Originally recorded in 1960 on Cadence.Buy it!
Marty Robbins “Knee Deep In the Blues” from Country, 1951-1958 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —Recorded 55 years ago on Columbia.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “Today I Started Loving You Again” from Down Every Road 3 (CAPITOL NASHVILLE)Buy it!
Del McCoury Band “Nashville Cats” from The Family (Ceili 1999)Buy it!
Hylo Brown and The Timberliners “Paddy on the Turnpike” from In Concert (Copper Creek www.coppercreekrec.com 1995) —Originally recorded in 1959 at New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD. Jim Smoak on banjo and Jay Bailey on bass round out the Timberliners here.Buy it!
The Seldom Scene “Satan's Jeweled Crown” from Scene: 20th Anniversary Concert (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1993) —Originally recorded in 1991. Bassist TOM GRAY, member of the Seldom Scene from 1971-77, was born on February 1, 1941 and will be 70 years old on Tuesday.Buy it!
Jason Carter “Chicken Under the Washtub” from On the Move (Rounder www.rounder.com 1997) —JASON CARTER, fiddle player for the Del McCoury Band, was born on February 1, 1973 and will be 38 years old on Tuesday. This one was written by Vivian Williams.Buy it!
Patsy Cline “Faded Love” from The Patsy Cline Collection (MCA 1991) —PATSY CLINE recorded this Bob and Johnny Lee Wills classic for the Decca label at one of her last recording sessions on February 4, 1963.Buy it!
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Barroom Girls” from Revival (Acony 1996) —GILLIAN Howard WELCH was born on February 2, 1967 in New York City and will be 44 years old on Wednesday.Buy it!
Lucinda Williams “Somebody Somewhere (Don't Know What He's Missin' Tonight)” from Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn (Sony 2010) —Singer-songwriter LUCINDA WILLIAMS was born on January 24, 1953 in Lake Charles, LA and was 58 years old on Monday.Buy it!
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Oozlin' Daddy Blues” from San Antonio Rose, Volume 3 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2000) —Originally recorded in 1937 on Vocalion/Okeh. Alton Meeks “AL” STRICKLIN, piano player for many years with Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, was born this week on January 29, 1908 in Antioch, TX. The melody sounds suspiciously like "Brown's Ferry Blues"Buy it!
Buddy Emmons “Bluemoons” from Amazing Steel Guitar: the Buddy Emmons Collection (Razor & Tie 1997) —Originally recorded in 1963 on Mercury.Buy it!
Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “Speedin' West” from Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars of Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant (Razor & Tie 1995) —Recorded in 1953 for the Capitol label.Buy it!
The Lucky Stars “Rarin' To Go” from Stay Out Late With The Lucky Stars CD ALBUM (Fate Records 2005)Buy it!
Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers “Things Have Gone to Pieces” from Honky Tonk Happy Hour (Zero Records 2006)Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith & The Flying Squirrels “Alcohol and Pills” from Ralph's Last Show (Live In Santa Cruz) (Signature Sounds www.signaturesounds.com 2001) —FRED EAGLESMITH returns to St. Louis with the Fred Eaglesmith Band and The Ginn Sisters on Friday, February 11th for an 8PM show at Off Broadway. Fred produced the Ginn Sisters’ latest release, “You Can’t Take a Bad Girl Home”. This is a Todd Snider sonBuy it!
Wayne Hancock “Tulsa” (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2005) —WAYNE HANCOCK makes his semi-annual appearance in St. Louis on Saturday, February 19th for a show at Off Broadway. St. Louis’ own Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three will open. We’ll see if we can get Wayne to stop by KDHX before the show that day.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “When I Stop Dreaming” from Luxury Liner (Remastered) (Warner 2004) —Recorded in 1976 on Warner.Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “Knoxville Girl” from Close Harmony, Volume 2 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —Originally recorded in 1956 on Capitol. Why are the best murder ballads set to waltz time?Buy it!
Charlie Haden and the Haden Triplets “Seven Year Blues” from Rambling Boy (Decca 2008) —The famed jazz bassist started his musical career as part of a country music family on radio in Iowa.Buy it!
Charlie Louvin “Ira” from Charlie Louvin (Tompkins Square 2007)Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “Broadminded” from Close Harmony, Volume 1 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —Originally recorded in 1953 for Capitol, this is a classic Louvin Brothers composition, with Ira preaching a little narrative within it. That word 'Broadminded' is spelled S-I-N.Buy it!
Charlie Louvin and George Jones “Must You Throw Dirt In My Face” from Charlie Louvin (Tompkins Square 2007)Buy it!
Charlie Louvin “Wreck on the Highway” from Charlie Louvin Sings Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs (Tompkins Square 2008)Buy it!
Linda Ronstadt and Carl Jackson “New Partner Waltz” from Livin', Lovin', Losin' - Songs of the Louvin Brothers (Universal South 2003) —This is a very fine compilation of various artists covering songs written and/or recorded by the Louvin Brothers. Carl Jackson produced it and it won a Grammy.Buy it!
Charlie Louvin and Brennen Leigh “Robe of White” from Voices of a Grateful Nation, Vol. 2 (Welcome Home Project 2008)Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “The First One to Love You” from When I Stop Dreaming: The Best of the Louvin Brothers (Razor & Tie 1995) —Originally recorded in 1956 on the Capitol label.Buy it!
Alison Krauss and James Taylor “How's the World Treating You?” from Livin' Lovin' Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers (Univeral South 2003)Buy it!
Vince Gill and Terri Clark “I Can't Keep You In Love With Me” from Livin' Lovin' Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers (Universal South 2003)Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “I 'm Ready to Go Home” from Satan Is Real CD ALBUM (CAPITOL NASHVILLE 1996) —Originally recorded in 1959 on Capitol. This album has one of the great covers of all time, conceived by Ira. Flaming shredded tires and a 12-foot plywood devil create a picture of hell. The boys were almost overcome from the fumes during shooting.Buy it!
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