The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Alison Krauss “Steel Rails” from I've Got That Old Feeling (Rounder www.rounder.com 1990)Buy it!
Alison Krauss and James Taylor “How's The World Treating You?” from A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection CD ALBUM (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —Co-written by Chet Atkins and Boudleaux Bryant.Buy it!
Alison Krauss and Union Station “The Lucky One” from New Favorite (Rounder www.rounder.com)Buy it!
Charley Pride “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'” from The Essential Charley Pride (RCA Nashville/Legacy 1997) —CHARLEY PRIDE recorded “Kiss An Angel Good Morning” 40 years ago this week in 1971. It became one of his biggest hits, rising to the top of the charts.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On” from Classic Jerry Lee Lewis (/ 1989) —From the Sun label in 1957.Buy it!
Martina McBride “Once a Day” from Timeless (Snoy BMG 2005) —MARTINA MCBRIDE was born on July 29, 1966 in Sharon, KS and will be 45 years old on Friday.Buy it!
Jonathan Edwards “Crazy Texas Woman” from My Love Will Keep (Appleseed www.appleseedrec.com 2011) N —JONATHAN EDWARDS was born on July 28, 1946 in Aitkin, MN and will be 65 years old on Thursday.Buy it!
The Newton Gang “Southbound Train” from The Newton Gang (The Newton Gang 2011) N —J.D. Duarte of The Newton Gang dropped this cd off during last week's show. Part of the emerging Brooklyn, NY country scene.Buy it!
Clark Kessinger “Red Bird” from Old Time Music - The Essential Collection (Rounder www.rounder.com 2002) —Old time fiddler CLARK W. KESSINGER was born on July 27, 1896 in South Hills, WV. He played with his nephew, Luches, and was known as the “Gentleman of Old-Time Music”. He died on June 4, 1975 at the age of 78.Buy it!
Mark O' Connor and Buddy Spicher “Sadness/Darlin' Waltz” from Heroes (Warner 1995) —BUDDY SPICHER, fiddle player and session man, was born on July 28, 1938 and will be 73 years old on Thursday.Buy it!
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper “Monster Truck” from Fired Up (Rounder www.rounder.com 2011) N Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Trouble In Your Mind” from Genuine Negro Jig CD ALBUM (Nonesuch 2010)Buy it!
Homer and Jethro “Hart Brake Motel” from America's Song Butchers (BMG 1997) —From the RCA label in 1956.Buy it!
Country All Stars “Do Something” from Jazz from the Hills (Bear Family Records www.bear-family.de 1994) —Homer on the vocal on this 1952 RCA recording. This is a terrific release that also features Chet Atkins, Jerry Byrd, Dale Potter, George Barnes and Charles Grean.Buy it!
Steve Goodman “Door Number Three” from Best of the Asylum Years Vol. 2 (Red Pajama Records 1989)Buy it!
Steve Goodman and Jethro Burns “Is It True What the Say About Dixie?” from No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology (Red Pajamas 1994)Buy it!
The Delmore Brothers “Peach Tree Street Boogie” from Freight Train Boogie (Ace 1993) R —From the King label in 1947.Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Crying” from The Essential Roy Orbison (RCA 2006) —Recorded 50 years ago in 1961.Buy it!
Kris Kristofferson “Help Me Make It Through the Night” from The Essential Kris Kristofferson (Columbia/ Legacy 2004) —From Kris' first album on Monument in 1969.Buy it!
Willie Nelson, Ray Price and Merle Haggard “Why Me” from Last of the Breed (Lost Highway 2007)Buy it!
The Gordons “Why I'm Walkin'” from Wasn't Born to Follow (Street Level 2005) L —THE GORDONS will appear along with BARRY and HOLLY TASHIAN at the Sparta Public Library on Broadway Street in Sparta next Friday night, July 29th starting at 7PM. For more information call 618-443-5014Buy it!
Barry and Holly Tashian “Boogie Woogie Country Girl” from Long Story Short (Rock-A-Lot Records 2008)Buy it!
Mike Zanger “I Won’t Dance” from none--demo (self 2011) LBuy it!
Cumberland Gap “Heartaches by the Number” from Dreams of Living (Cumberland Gap 2013) N LBuy it!
Lefty Frizzell “If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time” from LIfe's Like Poetry (Bear Family 1992) —LEFTY FRIZZELL made his first recordings on this day in 1950. This classic tune from Lefty was one of those recordings, made at Jim Beck’s studio in DallasBuy it!
Roger Miller “You Can't Roller Skate In a Buffalo Herd” from King of the Road - The Genius of Roger Miller (Box Set) (Polygram 1995) —From the Smash label in 1964. ROGER MILLER charted at #40 with this song 45 years ago today in 1966.Buy it!
Webb Pierce “Back Street Affair” from King of the Honky-Tonk: Decca Masters, 1952-1959 (Country Music Foundation 2000) —WEBB PIERCE recorded this song on July 29, 1952, 55 years ago this week.Buy it!
Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two “Folsom Prison Blues” from The Essential Johnny Cash (1955-1983) (Sony 1998) —JOHNNY CASH recorded Folsom Prison Blues on the Sun label on July 29, 1955.Buy it!
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder “Heartbroke” from Country Hits Bluegrass Style (Skaggs Family Records www.skaggsfamilyrecords.com 2011) N Buy it!
Hartford Rice Clements “Love Please Come Home” from Hartford Rice Clements (Small Dog a-Barkin' 2011) N Buy it!
The Wilders “No. 7” from The Wilders (Rural Grit www.freedirtrecords.com 2011) N Buy it!
Hank Garland “Sugarfoot Rag” from Hank Garland and his Sugarfooters (Bear Family 1992)Buy it!
Butch Moore “Cost of Freedom” from Your Father's Love (self 2009) R LBuy it!
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