The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Merle Haggard “If I Ever Get Lucky” from Last Of The Breed (MERCURY NASHVILLE 2007)Buy it!
Kris Kristofferson “Broken Freedom Song” from Broken Freedom Song - Live from San Francisco (Oh Boy Records 2003)Buy it!
Townes Van Zandt “Tecumseh Valley” from Rear View Mirror (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1993)Buy it!
Norman Blake “Ginseng Sullivan” from Back Home in Sulphur Springs (Rounder www.rounder.com 1971)Buy it!
Doug Dillard and Gene Clark “Git It on Brother (Git in Line Brother)” from Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark/Through the Morning, Through the Night (A&M 1998) —Originally recorded in 1968.Buy it!
The Tom Russell Band “Boppin' the Blues” from Lost Angel of Lyon (Frontera Records 2007) —A great live album from a great honky tonk band, recorded live in Lyon, France.Buy it!
Red Simpson “Truck Driver's Blues” from Country Western Truck Drivin' Singer: The Very Best of Red Simpson (Razor and Tie 1999) —Recorded for capital ca. 1969.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “PIckin' Peppers” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995) —Recorded on the Capitol label ca. 1956Buy it!
Redd Volkaert “Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line” from Reddhead (Telehog 2008) —This one was written by Jimmy Bryant and Waylon Jennings had a big hit with it.Buy it!
Johnny Dollar “Great Balls Of Fire” from Mr. Action Packed (Dragon Street 1998) —Recorded ca. 1957.Buy it!
Jerry Byrd “Beautiful Kahana” from Master of the Steel Guitar, Vol. One (Sony BMG 2005) —Recorded 50 years ago in 1961 on Columbia.Buy it!
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Ida Red” from San Antonio Rose, Volume 4 (Bear Family 2000) —What a classic--from the Columbia label, 1939.Buy it!
Swing Deville “Bring It On Down To My House” from Salt Up The Dance Floor (self 2009) L —SWING DEVILLE will be in concert at the Espenschied Chapel in Mascoutah, IL next Sunday, March 13th for a show at 2PM.Buy it!
Jethro Burns and Don Stiernberg “Mood Indigo” from Bye Bye Blues (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 1997)Buy it!
Bob Dunn and Harry Choates “I've Quit My Cattin' Around” from Western Swing Chronicles, Volume 5 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) —Originally recorded on the obscure Macy's label in 1950, about 8 months before Harry Choates died in a Houston jail. Harry sounds a lot older than 28 here.Buy it!
The Hackberry Ramblers “Dissatisfied” from Early Recordings, 1935-1950 (Arhoolie 2003) —The configuration on this 1937 recording is Luderin Darbone, Lennis Sonnier and Joe Werner, the last-named providing the vocal on this one.Buy it!
Marcia Ball “Daddy Said” from Gatorhythms (Rounder www.rounder.com 1989) —Ah, the inerring wisdom of the paterfamilias.Buy it!
The Pine Leaf Boys “I'll Have to Forget You” from La Musique de Lafayette, Louisiana (Arhoolie 2006)Buy it!
Hadley J. Castille “La Poupet Elastique” from Quartante Acres et Deux Mules (MTE Records www.mterecords.com 2000) —The melody here is thisclose to the melody of "If You Ain't Lovin', Then You Ain't Livin'.Buy it!
Rusty and Doug Kershaw “Cajun Joe (The Bully of the Bayou)” from Louisiana Men, Volume 2 (Ace 2004) R —From the Hickory label in 1962.Buy it!
Maria Muldaur “Creole Eyes” from Louisiana Love Call (Black Top unk 1992)Buy it!
The Red Stick Ramblers “Laisse Les Cajuns Danser” from Made in the Shade (SUGAR HILL 2007)Buy it!
Bob Case “King Cake Party” from Mardi Gras in St. Louis (Bob Case 2002) L —What is Mardi Gras in St. Louis without Bob Case and the King Cake parties.Buy it!
The Zozo Sisters “Adieu False Heart” (Vanguard 2006) —A song written by Fiddlin' Arthur Smith.Buy it!
Beausoleil “Reel Cajun (451 North St. Joseph St.)” from Alligator Purse (avec Michael Doucet) (Yep Roc Records www.yeprocrecords.com 2009)Buy it!
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown “Sunrise Cajun Style” from Down South in the Bayou Country (Maison de Blues 2006)Buy it!
Nick Lowe “Arrete Pas La Musique” from Evangeline Made: A Tribute to Cajun Music (Vanguard 2002) —A cover of George Jones' "Don't Stop the Music" done Cajun style.Buy it!
Jo-El Sonnier “Louisiana Means So Much to Me” from The Real Deal (Musique de Jo-El 2008)Buy it!
Levon Helm “Poor Old Dirt Farmer” from Dirt Farmer (Vanguard 2007)Buy it!
Bill Kirchen “My Red Cajun Girl” from Have Love, Will Travel (Black Top unk 1996)Buy it!
Savoy-MIchot Cajun Band “Midnight Playboy Special (outro)” from L' autre bord de l'eau (Louis Michot 2004)Buy it!
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