The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
The Carter Family “Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow” from Wildwood Flower: 25 Country Classics (ASV 2000) —Recorded 85 years ago in 1927 in Bristol, TN, part of the Bristol Sessions, aka the "Big Bang of Country Music".Buy it!
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Scarlet Town” from The Harrow and the Harvest (Acony 2011)Buy it!
Bill Monroe and The Blue Grass Boys “Blue Yodel No. 7 (Anniversary Blue Yodel)” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2003) —Recorded in 1941on the Bluebird label. A Jimmie Rodgers song, of course.Buy it!
The Sam Bush Band “The Old North Woods” from Circles Around Me (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2009) —This song has a definite Monroe feel to it.Buy it!
Bill Mounce and Sons of the South “I Don't Get It” from Bob Dunn: Master of the Electric Steel Guitar 1935-1950 (Origin Jazz Library 2010)Buy it!
Swing Deville “Time Changes Everything” from Salt Up The Dance Floor (self 2009) L —KDHX's own Fred Gumaer on the vocal and percussion on this one. These fellas are at Schlafly Bottleworks tonight for their regular monthly gig.Buy it!
Marty Robbins “Long Tall Sally” from Country, 1951-1958 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991)Buy it!
Sonny Burgess & Dave Alvin “Flattop Joint” from Rockabilly Lives (Hightone 2005)Buy it!
Janis Martin “Wild One (Real Wild Child)” from The Blanco Sessions (Cow Island Music 2012) N —Recorded in 2007 just months before "The Female Elvis" died of lung cancer.Buy it!
Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys “Settin' the Woods on Fire” from The Original Singles Collection Plus (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992) —One written by Fred Rose and released 60 years ago in 1952 on the MGM label.Buy it!
Gene O'Quin “(You're Gonna Have to Stop) That Low Down Running Around” from Boogie Woogie Fever (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2000) —From the Capitol label in 1950.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry” from none-live at KDHX 10.18.08 (KDHX www.kdhx.org 2008)Buy it!
Johnny Cash “The Ballad Of Ira Hayes” from The Essential Johnny Cash, 1955-1983 (Sony 1998) R —Recorded in 1968 for Columbia and first appearing on Johnny's Bitter Tears album. Going out to Annabelle and Bill in Farmington, MEMBERS of KDHX.Buy it!
Johnny Cash And June Carter Cash “Jackson” from The Essential Johnny Cash, 1955-1983 (Sony 1998) —Recorded in 1968 for Columbia.Buy it!
Jesse Dayton and Brennen Leigh “Long Legged Guitar Pickin' Man” from Holding Our Own and Other Country Gold Duets (Stag 2007) —Johnny and June's live version of this is included in the legacy edition of At Folsom Prison.Buy it!
Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris “Return of the Grievous Angel” from GP/Grievous Angel (Reprise 1990)Buy it!
Cliff Bruner and His Boys “Truck Driver's Blues” from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Generally considered the first truck driving song, it was written by steel guitarist and bandleader, Ted Daffan. This recording dates from 1939 on the Decca label.Buy it!
Red Simpson and Junior Brown “Nitro Express” from Rig Rock Deluxe (Diesel Only Records 1996)Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “Truck Drivin' Buddy” from Torch This Town (Hayden's Ferry 2002) LBuy it!
Harry Choates and His Melody Boys “Harry Choates Special” from The Fiddle King of Cajun Swing (Arhoolie 1993)Buy it!
The Hackberry Ramblers with Marcia Ball “Les Blues do Bosco” from Deep Water (Hot Biscuits Recording Company 1997)Buy it!
The Texas Tornados “He Is a Tejano” from Zone of Our Own (Warner 1991)Buy it!
Wynn Stewart “WIshful Thinking” from The Very Best of Wynn Stewart, 1958-1962 CD ALBUM (Varese Sarabande 2001) —Recorded in 1961 on the Challenge label.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Under Your Spell Again” from The Very Best of Buck Owens (Rhino 1994) —Recorded for Capitol in 1959, this was Buck's first #1.Buy it!
Merle Haggard And The Strangers “The Girl Turned Ripe” from Strangers/Swinging Doors (EMI 1998) —From Hag's second release, Swinging Doors, for the Capitol label in 1966.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Arms Full of Empty” from Cumberland Gap (Wildstone www.briantcurran.com 2002) L —One of Buck's great compositions, superbly rendered by the Pride of the East Side.Buy it!
John Prine and Iris DeMent “In Spite Of Ourselves” from In Spite of Ourselves (Oh Boy www.ohboy.com 1999) R Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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