The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Jimmie Rodgers “Miss the Mississippi and You” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2002) R —Bill Haley is credited with writing this one, although Jimmie Rodgers recorded this in 1932 when Bill was 7 years old. Can anyone help explain this?Buy it!
Billy Haley and the Saddlemen “Green Tree Boogie” from Hillbilly Boogie (Proper 2002) —Recorded in 1951 for the Holiday label.Buy it!
The Texas Tornados “Haley's Comet” from Wounded Heart of America: Tom Russell Songs (Hightone 2007) —Co-written with Dave Alvin, this is an account of Bill Haley's last days on earth.Buy it!
The Farmer Boys “Humdinger” from Flash, Crash and Thunder (Bear Family 1994) R —Recorded in 1955 for Capitol. The Farmer Boys were Bobby Adamson and Woody Wayne Murray.Buy it!
Kitty Wells “I Heard the Jukebox Playing” from Country Music Hall Of Fame (MCA 1991) R —Recorded for Decca 60 years ago in 1952, one co-written by Kitty and Webb Pierce.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “What's Made Milwaukee Famous” from The Locust Years...to the Promised Land (Bear Family 1994) R —Recorded in 1968 for the Smash label.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” from The Essential Waylon Jennings (Sony BMG 2007) R —Recorded in 1975 for RCA.Buy it!
Lefty Frizzell “Mom and Dad's Waltz” from Look What Thoughts Will Do (Sony 1997) R —One of five #1 hits for Lefty in 1951, recorded on the Columbia label.Buy it!
Peter Rowan “Old, Old House” from Walls of Time (SUGAR HILL 1991)Buy it!
Hank Williams “My Bucket's Got A Hole In It” from The Original Singles Collection Plus (Polygram 1990) R —This was written by early blues musician Clarence Williams, grandfather of Clarence Williams III of "Mod Squad" fame. On the MGM label in 1949.Buy it!
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives “A Picture from Life’s Other Side” from Tear the Woodpile Down: Nashville, Vol. 1 (SUGAR HILL 2012) N —One written by Hank, with Hank III helping Marty with this one.Buy it!
Hank Williams III “What They Want Me to Be” from Long Gone Daddy (Curb 2012) N Buy it!
Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks “Texas Kinda Attitude” from Selected Shorts (Surfdog Records 2004) —Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks will be at the Old Rock House on Wednesday, July 11th, for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Asleep at the Wheel with the Blind Boys of Alabama “The Devil Ain't Lazy” from Reinventing the Wheel (Megaforce 2007) —Asleep at the Wheel will be at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville on Friday, July 13th, 8PM show.Buy it!
Freda and the Firedogs “Be Real” from Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard 2009) —"Freda" is Marcia Ball, who will be at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville on Sunday, July 15th for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Penny Ney “Saturday Night” from The Hardest Truth - EP (Penny Ney 2012) N —A fine release by veteran Texas musician Penny Ney.Buy it!
Eric Taylor “Deadwood” from Eric Taylor (lanor 1995) —Eric Taylor will be at Log House Concerts' "Logapalooza" tomorrow, July 1st, 7:30PM. For more info go to loghouseconcerts.com.Buy it!
John Prine “My Old Kentucky Home” from Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster (American Roots Publishing 2004)Buy it!
The Monroe Brothers “Six Months Ain't Long” from Just a Song of Old Kentucky: The Monroe Brothers, Vol. 2 (Rounder www.rounder.com 2001) —Recorded in 1936 for Bluebird.Buy it!
Byron Berline “Rose of Old Kentucky” from Fiddle and a Song (SUGAR HILL 2006) —One from the Bill Monroe catalog.Buy it!
The Dillards “The Old Home Place” from There is a Time, 1963-70 (Vanguard 1991) —Co-written by Mitch and Dean Webb, this appeared on their first album for Elektra in 1963, "Back Porch Bluegrass".Buy it!
Sam Bush “Old Joe Clark” from Glamour & Grits (SUGAR HILL 1996) —Written by Verlon Thompson and Darrell Scott. Sam Bush returns to the Old Rock House next Saturday for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Shelly Lee Alley & His Alley Cats “Women, Women, Women” from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 1999) —Recorded in 1937 for Vocalion, this configuration of the Alley Cats includes Ted Daffan on steel guitar and Cliff Bruner on fiddle.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Streets of Laredo” from Tiger by the Tail (Sundazed 1995) —Originally released on Capitol in 1965, Doyle Holly with the lead vocal.Buy it!
Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys “Stone Walls and Steel Bars” from Classic Stanley (Freeland 1996) —Keith Whitley has the lead vocal on this one, from 1971.Buy it!
Nancy Griffith “High on a Mountain Top” from Intersection (Hell No Records 2012) N Buy it!
The Five And Dimers “Drunken Smile” from Quarter of a Tank (The Five and Dimers New 2011) R L —Thanks to the Five and Dimers for their show at the Spirit Lounge in Alton last evening, which was a benefit for KDHX. Appreciate it, boys!Buy it!
Kathy Mattea “Come from the Heart” from Willow in the Wind (Polygram Records 1989) —A set going out to the memory of the late Susanna Clark, wife of Guy Clark, who passed away on Wednesday. Susanna wrote the first two songs.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “I'll Be Your San Antone Rose” from Luxury Liner (Warner 1976) —Originally released in 1976, this was the first song Susanna wrote.Buy it!
Guy Clark “Stuff That Works” from Dublin Blues (Asylum 1995) —The last verse of this song is all you need to know about Guy's feelings for Susanna, who was without question Guy's Euterpe.Buy it!
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