The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Charlie Pride “Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone” from The Essential Charlie Pride (RCA Nashville/Legacy 1997) R Buy it!
The SteelDrivers “Good Corn Liquor” from Reckless (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 2010) R Buy it!
The Maddox Brothers and Rose “South” from America's Most Colorful Hillbilly Band, Volume 2 (Arhoolie 1995) —Recorded in 1948 for the King label, this Bennie Moten tune features 16-year old Roy Nichols on guitar.Buy it!
George Jones “White Lightning” from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years (Polygram 1994) —One written by J.P. Richardson and recorded by George in 1959.Buy it!
Leona Williams “I'm Too Good to be Better than Nothing Again” from New Patches (Heart of Texas Records 2008) —Leona Williams headlines a benefit and tribute to Nick Nixon next Sunday starting at 1PM at the Stegton Banquet Center in St. Charles.Buy it!
Willie Nelson, Ray Price and Lukas Nelson “Cold War with You” from Heroes (Legacy 2012) —A classic from the pen of Floyd Tillman.Buy it!
k.d. Lang “Lock, Stock and Teardrops” from Shadowland (Warner 1988) —An Owen Bradley production late in his career.Buy it!
John Lilly “Cold Comfort” (Javelina www.johnlillymusic.om 2012) —John Lilly will be at The Focal Point on Thursday, November 1st for a 7PM show.Buy it!
Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys “Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor” from Back At the Quonset Hut (Ramseur Records www.ramseurrecords.ocm 2012) —This was a hit for Johnny Horton. Chuck Mead will be at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Saturday, November 3rd, 9PM.Buy it!
Lefty Frizzell “I Never Go Around Mirrors” from Life's Like Poetry, Volume 9 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —One of the many great tunes from Whitey Shafer, who co-wrote this one with his good friend, Lefty, who died about a year after recording this.Buy it!
The Time Jumpers “On the Outskirts of Town” from The Time Jumpers (Rounder 2012) N —Vince Gill on the lead vocal here.Buy it!
Wanda Jackson “Old Weakness (Coming On Strong)” from Unfinished Business (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) N —Wanda celebrates her 75th birthday this week with the release of a new album produced by Justin Townes Earle.Buy it!
Janis Martin “Love Me to Pieces” from Janis Martin: The Female Elvis--Complete Recordings, 1956-60 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1987) —"The Blanco Sessions", featuring Janis' last recordings, has recently been released on Cow Island Music, produced by Rosie Flores.Buy it!
Rosie Flores “Too Much” from Working Girl's Guitar (Bloodshot 2012) —A new album by Rosie, released this past week.Buy it!
Marti Brom “Blues Keep Callin'” from Not for Nothin' (Goofin' 2011) —One written by Janis Martin. Rosie Flores and Marti Brom will be at Off Broadway on Friday, November 2nd for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Joe Ely “She Never Spoke Spanish to Me” from Joe Ely (MCA NASHVILLE 2007) —From Joe's first album on MCA in 1977. He'll be at Off Broadway next Saturday, October 27th, for a 7PM show.Buy it!
Joe Ely and Joel Guzman “Ranches and Rivers” from LIVE Cactus (Rock 'Em Records 2008)Buy it!
James McMurtry “Out Here In the Middle” from Saint Mary of the Woods (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2002) —James McMurtry returns to St. Louis on Thursday, November 10th, for a 9PM show at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room.Buy it!
The Colin Sphinctor Band “Gaggle of Love” from The Colin Sphinctor Band (Rolling Goat Music 2008) —The CSB kicked off our 25th Birthday Bash last Sunday and you can catch them at The Focal Point tonight for an 8PM show.Buy it!
The Infamous Stringdusters “Night on the River” from Silver Sky (High Country Recordings www.highcountryrecordings.com 2012) —These guys return to St. Louis on Thursday, November 14th, for a 9PM show at the Old Rock House.Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Blue Bayou” from Black & White Night (Orbison Records 2000) —This goes out to Yvonne and her new grandson, Ellery. Pretty good backing vocals from Jennifer Warnes, k.d. lang and Bonnie Raitt.Buy it!
The Sheppard Brothers “The Steppin' Out Kind” from Guitar Rags and a Too Fast Past, Vol 1 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —The Sheppard Brothers--Merle Travis and Grandpa Jones--were the first act signed by Syd Nathan to his King label. This one is from 1943.Buy it!
Grandpa Jones “Mountain Dew” from Country Music Hall Of Fame (King 1998)Buy it!
Iris DeMent “Livin' on the Inside” from Sing the Delta (Flariella Records 2012) N —Terrific new album by Iris.Buy it!
The Carolina Chocolate Drops “Don't Get Trouble in Your Mind” from Heritage (Dixie Frog 2007) —The CCD will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall on November 16th. This was recorded at BB's on December 27, 2006.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke” from 3 Pears (Warner 2012) N —A fine cover of a quintessential honky tonk song written by Joe and Rose Lee Maphis.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Lucky That Way” from Blame the Vain (New West 2005)Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Guitars, Cadillacs” from Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. (Reprise 1987) —From Dwight's debut album, which started out as an EP.Buy it!
Pete Anderson “A Day in the Barnyard” from Daredevil (Little Dog Records 2004) —Pete was Dwight's producer and guitarist for all of his early albums. Pete will be at BB's on Monday, October 22nd for an 8PM show.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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