The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “When I Lay My Burden Down” from King of Country Music (Proper 2004) R Buy it!
Cousin Emmy “I Wish I Was A Single Girl Again” from Cousin Emmy and Her Kinfolk 1939-1947 (Bear Family 2007)Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Ruby (Are You Mad at Your Man?)” from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records 2012) N Buy it!
Carl Smith “If Teardrops Were Pennies” from Satisfaction Guaranteed (Bear Family 1996) —Originally recorded in 1951 for Columbia.Buy it!
Carl Smith “Back Up Buddy” from The Essential Carl Smith 1950-56 (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1991) —Another one from 1951.Buy it!
Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys “Hey Joe” from Back At the Quonset Hut (Ramseur Records www.ramseurrecords.ocm 2012) N Buy it!
Connie Smith “Long Line of Heartaches” (SUGAR HILL 2011) —Congratulations to Constance June Meador, aka CONNIE SMITH on the occasion of her induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Long overdue in my opinion.Buy it!
George Jones “White Lightnin' (Digitally Remastered)” from The Essential George Jones (Sony BMG 2006) —Congratulations also to Hargus ‘PIG” ROBBINS, Nashville A-List piano picker for his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Pig plays on this early George Jones recording, written by the Big Bopper.Buy it!
Jerry Jeff Walker and the Lost Gonzo Band “Jaded Lover” from Ridin' High (MCA 1975) —One written by Chuck Pyle.Buy it!
Bob Livingston “Middle Ages Rockabily Blues” from Gypsy Alibi (New Wilderness Records 2010) —Bob is a former member of Jerry Jeff's Lost Gonzo Band. Bill Kirchen is on lead guitar.Buy it!
Flaco Jiminez with Dwight Yoakum “Carmelita” from Partners (Reprise 1998) —Originally recorded in 1989, this one was written by Warren Zevon.Buy it!
Don Williams “Tulsa Time” from Gold (Universal Music 2007) —Originally recorded for ABC in 1978. The “Gentle Giant, DON WILLIAMS will be at the Roberts’ Orpheum Theater next Wednesday, March 14th for a 7:30PM show.Buy it!
Hayes Carll “Beaumont” from Trouble In Mind (Lost Highway 2008) —Texas singer-songwriter HAYES CARLL will appear at the Sheldon Concert Hall as part of the Sheldon Sessions series on Sunday, March 18th. Show time is 8PM.Buy it!
Lyle Lovett with k.d. lang “Release Me” (Lost Highway 2012) N —New stuff from Lyle--oh yeah!Buy it!
John Lilly “Cold Comfort” (Javelina www.johnlillymusic.om 2012) N —Some fine musicians on this release, including Floyd Domino and Tommy Detamore on this cut.Buy it!
Pappy O'Daniel and His Hillbilly Boys “Lonesome Road Blues” from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 1999) —Originally recorded for Vocalion in 1938, Leon Huff with the vocal.Buy it!
Ry Cooder “Steel Guitar Heaven” from I, Flathead (Nonesuch 2008)Buy it!
Asleep at The Wheel “Choo Choo Ch´Boogie” from The Very Best Of Asleep At The Wheel (Unknown 2001) —From their first album in 1973, a classic written by Louis Jordan.Buy it!
Homer and Jethro “Tennessee Border No. 2” from America's Song Butchers: The Weird World of Homer & Jethro (BMG 1997)Buy it!
Tiny Moore & Jethro Burns “Jethro's Tune (Take 2)” from Back To Back (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2004) —Originally recorded January 6 & 7, 1979. This is one of Jethro's songs.Buy it!
Steve Goodman and Jethro Burns “Is It True What the Say About Dixie?” from No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology (Red Pajamas 1994) —Previously unreleased, recorded November 14, 1977. location unknown.Buy it!
Jethro Burns “The Lady Is A Tramp” from Tribute to Steve Goodman (Red Pajamas 1985) —Recorded at the Arie Crown Theater at McCormack Place, Chicago.Buy it!
Norman Blake “Church Street Blues” from Old Ties (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 2002) —Originally recorded in 1976.Buy it!
Norman Blake “Jerusalem Ridge” from Blackberry Blossom (Flying Fish Lyrics from a poem by Kahlil Gibran 2000) —Originally recorded in 1977 and written, of course, by Bill Monroe.Buy it!
Norman Blake, Tut Taylor, Sam Bush, Butch Robins, Vassar Clements, David Holland, Jethro Burns “Sauerkraut and Solar Energy” from Norman Blake, Tut Taylor, Sam Bush, Butch Robins, Vassar Clements, David Holland, Jethro Burns (Flying Fish Lyrics from a poem by Kahlil Gibran 1975) —This is probably a "desert island" recording for me. There is some incredible acoustic music here.Buy it!
Michael Martin Murphey “Carolina in the Pines” from Buckaroo Blue Grass (Rural Rhythm 2009)Buy it!
Tim O'Brien “Busted” from Cornbread Nation (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2005) —A Harlan Howard classic recorded by many.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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