The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder “Rank Stranger” from Bluegrass Rules! (Rounder www.rounder.com 1997)Buy it!
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder “Highway 40 Blues” from Country Hits Bluegrass Style (Skaggs Family Records www.skaggsfamilyrecords.com 2011) N Buy it!
The Country Gentlemen “Some Old Day” from John Duffey: The Rebel Years, 1962-1977 (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com 2011) N —A nice collection of John's work on the Rebel label. This one was written by Louise Certain and Gladys Stacey, spouses respectively of Earl Scruggs and Lester Flatt.Buy it!
The Carter Family “The Homestead On The Farm” from My Clinch Mountain Home: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1928-1929 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1993) —A couple of lesser-known Carter Family tunes. This is from the Victor label in 1929.Buy it!
The Carter Family “I'll Be All Smiles Tonight” from Gold Watch and Chain: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1933-34 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1998) —From the Bluebird subsidiary in 1934.Buy it!
Kenny Baker “Cross-Eyed Fiddler” from Master Fiddler (County 1993) —Recorded 40 years ago in 1971.Buy it!
Kenny Baker and Josh Graves “Kenny's Blues” from The Puritan Sessions (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 1989) —Originally recorded in 1973 for the Puritan label. Kenny was one of the greats of the fiddle but not a lot of folks know how well he played the guitar too.Buy it!
Kenny Baker “Frost on the Pumpkin” (County 2002) —Originally released in 1976.Buy it!
Radney Foster “Louisiana Blue” from Del Rio, TX 1959 (Arista 1992) —RADNEY Muckleroy FOSTER was born on July 20, 1959 in Del Rio, TX and will be 52 years old on Wednesday.Buy it!
Joe Paul Nichols and Jimmy C. Newman “Louisiana Man.” from Friend in High Places (Heart of Texas 2011) N —A new collection of 14 duets, including Moe Bandy, Johnny Bush, Melba Montgomery and Barbara Fairchild among others.Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “The Precious Jewel” from The Essential Roy Acuff (Legacy 2005) R —From 1940 on the Okeh label. Annabelle wanted to hear something with Bashful Brother Oswald on the dobro.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “Piedras Negras” from Untamed Hawk (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1995) R —From the Capitol label in 1967. Going out to Bob Case, who's a big Haggard fan (me too, Bob).Buy it!
Jim Reeves “Four Walls” from The Best of Jim Reeves (RCA 2007) R —From the RCA label in 1957, this song stayed at #1 for eight weeks that year.Buy it!
Loretta Lynn “Somebody Somewhere (Don't Know What He's Missin' Tonight)” from Loretta Lynn: All Time Greatest Hits (MCA NASHVILLE 2002) —Recorded for MCA in 1976.Buy it!
Amber Digby “Deep As Your Pocket” from Live at Swiss Alp Hall (Heart of Texas 2011) N Buy it!
Rube Dee and the Snakehandlers “Alcohol of Fame” from Live From Austin Texas (Dionysus Records 2011) N Buy it!
Sarah And The Tall Boys “Don't Make Your Heart Easy To Break” from A Lifetime Worth of Sin (self 2010) —You can hear the archived stream of the July 9th Back Country with Sarah and the Tall Boys live in our KDHX studios until next Saturday. www.kdhx.org.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and Red Foley “Don't Be Ashamed of Your Age” from Country Music Hall of Fame (MCA 1991) —From the Decca label in 1949.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours “The Warm Red Wine” from Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —Same label, same year.Buy it!
Tex Williams and His Western Caravan “Miss Molly” from That's What I Like about the West CD ALBUM (ASV 2001) —From the Capitol label in 1947.Buy it!
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys “Cherokee Maiden” from San Antonio Rose, Volume 6 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2000) —Recorded in 1942 for Columbia.Buy it!
Hank Thompson And His Brazos Valley Boys “Bubbles in my Beer” from Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys, 1946-1964 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1996) —From 1958 on the Capitol label.Buy it!
Al Dexter “Triflin' Gal” from Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys (Proper unk 2004) —Again from the Columbia label, this time in 1945.Buy it!
The Time Jumpers “Sugar Moon” from Jumpin' Time CD ALBUM (CROSSWIND 2006)Buy it!
The Lucky Stars “Don't Count Your Chickens” from Stay Out Late With The Lucky Stars CD ALBUM (Fate Records 2005)Buy it!
Eddy Arnold “Take Me In Your Arms And Hold Me” from Eddy's Song (Proper unk 2003) —From the RCA label in 1950.Buy it!
Wade Ray “It's All Your Fault” from Idaho Red SINGLE (TRG 1996) —RCA again, from 1953.Buy it!
Webb Pierce “I Don't Care” from King of the Honky-Tonk: Decca Masters, 1952-1959 (Country Music Foundation 2000) —Webb co-wrote this one with Cindy and recorded it for Decca in 1955.Buy it!
Hank Snow & His Rainbow Ranch Boys “The Gold Rush Is Over” from The Essential Hank Snow (RCA 1997) —From 60 years ago on the RCA label in 1951. Hank Snow was the complete package--bandleader, lead vocalist and a great guitar player.Buy it!
Bob Wills and HIs Texas Playboys with Cindy Walker “Three Little Kittens” from Boot Heel Drag: The MGM Years (Mercury/Nashville 2001) —From 1951 and previously unreleased, this is the only known recording of Cindy Walker with Bob and the Texas Playboys.Buy it!
Riders in the Sky with Ray Benson “Dusty Skies” from Tribute to the Music of Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys (Liberty 1993) —Cindy wrote this song at the ridiculously young age of 11.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “Not That I Care” from You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker CD ALBUM (Lost Highway 2006) —A must-have release if you're a Cindy Walker fan.Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)” from Black & White Night (Orbison Records 2000) —Originally recorded in 1987.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris “You Don't Know Me” from Cowgirl's Prayer (Elektra 1993) —Co-written with Eddy Arnold, it's conjectured that Cindy had Bob Wills in mind when it came to the lyrics.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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