The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas” from San Antonio Rose, Volume 3 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2000) —Originally recorded in 1937 on Columbia, Bob himself sings the first verse before Tommy Duncan takes over.Buy it!
Hot Club Of Cowtown “Stay A Little Longer” from What Makes Bob Holler (Proper Records 2010) N Buy it!
The Notable Haberdashers “New San Antonio Rose” from none-live at KDHX 3.27.10 (none 2010) L —The Notable Haberdashers are at The Focal Point tonight for an eight o'clock show.Buy it!
Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys “It's Mighty Dark to Travel” from Blazing Bluegrass (Proper 2005) —Recorded in 1949 for Columbia, maybe the best of the Bluegrass Boy ensembles with Flatt & Scruggs, Howard Watts and Chubby Wise.Buy it!
The Sam Bush Band “Howlin' at the Moon” (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1998)Buy it!
The Gordons “Sawdust” from End of a Long Hard Day (Reception 1997) LBuy it!
Norman and Nancy Blake “Rise When the Rooster Crows” from The Morning Glory Ramblers presented by Plectrafone Records (Plectrafone Records 2004) —According to Norman's liner notes this was the first hit record recorded in Nashville, by the Binkley Brothers Dixie Clodhoppers in 1928 for Victor.Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Trouble In Your Mind” from none-live at KDHX 9.26.09 (none 2009)Buy it!
Geoff Seitz “Cherokee Shuffle” from The Good Old Days are Here (Oceana www.themoundcityslickers 1995) L —Also known as Lost Indian, Geoff is helped here by Jim Nelson, Curtis Buckhannon, Rich Hibbs, the late Forrest Rose and Dave Landreth on the bones.Buy it!
Carl Perkins “Boppin' The Blues (single)” from The Classic Carl Perkins (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1990) —From the Sun label, 1956.Buy it!
Rosie Flores and Wanda Jackson “Rock Your Baby” from Rockabilly Filly (Hightone 1995) —One written by Wanda.Buy it!
The Obits “Thirty Days” from Brown Eyed Handsome Man (Undertow 2004) —A KDHX benefit project, this is a fine collection of St. Louis artists covering some of local icon Chuck Berry's catalog.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Under Your Spell Again” from Buck Owens (Sundazed 1995) —Buck was probably more emblematic of the Bakersfield sound than any of the many who contributed to it. This is early Buck from his first album for Capitol in 1959, the late Ralph Mooney on pedal steel.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakam “Foolin' Around” from Dwight Sings Buck (New West 2007)Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Arms Full of Empty” from Circle the Wagons (Wildstone www.briantcurran.com 2004) LBuy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Honky Tonk Heroes” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) —From the RCA label in 1973.Buy it!
Jim Lauderdale “Merle World” from The Other Sessions (Dualtone Nashville 2001)Buy it!
The Red Headed Strangers “Senorita” from Come On In CD ALBUM (The Red Headed Strangers 2009)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) —Recorded for Decca in 1939.Buy it!
Kay Adams “Little Pink Mack” from Wheels & Tears (Sundazed) —Kay Adams was born in Knox City, TN on this day 70 years ago. This was her only charted recording, reaching #30 in 1966 on the Tower label.Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “Truck Drivin' Buddy” from Torch This Town (Hayden's Ferry 2002) L —A fine version of the Frankie Miller song done up by on of St. Louis' best.Buy it!
Django Reinhardt And Stephane Grappelli With The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France “Sweet Georgia Brown” from Souvenirs (Polygram 1989) —Recorded in 1938 for Decca.Buy it!
Bobby Caldwell and Buddy Charleton “Almost to Tulsa” from Bobby Caldwell and His Friends of Steel, Volume 1 (self 2003) L —Our dear friend the late Bobby Caldwell playing with another fella who passed on earlier this year, Buddy Charleton. This disc features songs recorded during some the International Steel Guitar Convention shows.Buy it!
Swing Deville “Straighten Up and Fly Right” from Spectator Shuffle (self 2007) —A nice take on the Nat Cole composition.Buy it!
Sons of the Pioneers “Cool Water” from Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys (Proper 2004) —Recorded in 1945 on the RCA label.Buy it!
Joni Harms “Long Hard Ride” from Cowgirl Dreams (Warner Nashville 1998)Buy it!
Hank Williams and His Drifting Cowboys “Mind YOur Own Business” from The Unreleased Recordings (Time Life 2009) —From the Mother's Best radio programs, recorded in 1951Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “I've Got My Pride But I Got to Feed the Kids” from Diamonds & Dirt (Sony 1988) —This is a bonus track on the cd version of Rodney's great 1988 release.Buy it!
Harry Choates & His Melody Boys “Hackberry Hop (outro)” from Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1929-1954 (Proper 2004) —Recorded in 1947 on the Cajun Classics label.Buy it!
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