The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Merrill Moore “Fly Right Boogie” from Boogie My Blues Away (Bear Family Records www.bear-family.de 1990) —From the Capitol label in 1953.Buy it!
Merrill Moore “Barrel House Bessie” from Boogie My Blues Away (Bear Family Records www.bear-family.de 1990) —Two years later on Capitol, Speedy West, Jimmy Bryant and Roy Lanham featured on this cut.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Flip Flop & Fly” from The Locust Years to the Promised Land (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Recorded in 1965 on the Smash label.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Page “Rock and Roll” from Last Man Standing (Shangri-La 2006)Buy it!
Bobby Bare “Marie Laveau (Live)” from Lullabys, Legends and Lies (BMG 2007) —From the RCA label in 1974.Buy it!
Shel Silverstein “A Front Row Seat to Hear Ole Johnny Sing” from The Best of Shel Silverstein - His Words His Songs His Friends (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 2005) —Recorded 40 years ago in 1971 for Columbia.Buy it!
Tommy Collins “High On a Hilltop” from Leonard (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) —A 1954 recording on the Capitol label.Buy it!
Merle Haggard & The Strangers “Leonard” from Down Every Road, Volume 4 (CAPITOL 1996) —Originally recorded in 1980 on Capitol.Buy it!
Great Speckled Bird “This Dream” from Great Speckled Bird (Collector's Choice Music 2006) —Recorded in 1969 for the Ampex label.Buy it!
David Bromberg “Summer Wages” from How Late'll Ya Play Til? (Fantasy 1989) —From the Columbia label in 1976, this is my favorite version of this Ian Tyson song, which, along with Four Strong Winds, provided steady checks coming in.Buy it!
Tom Russell and Ian Tyson “Navajo Rug” from Raw Vision: The Tom Russell Band, 1984-1994 (Philo 2005) —From 1991.Buy it!
Josh Graves and Tab Tabscott “Lilly Dale” from Resopohonics Anonymous: Relapse (Dodo 2004)Buy it!
Josh Graves “Josh's Joke” from Live at the Ryman (Universal South 2006)Buy it!
Josh Graves “The Great Speckled Bird” from Live at the Ryman (Universal South 2006)Buy it!
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives “Sure Wanna Keep My Wine” from Live at the Ryman (Universal South 2006)Buy it!
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives “Hard Workin' Man” from Ghost Train (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2010)Buy it!
Lucinda Williams “Like a Rose” from Lucinda Williams (Rough Trade 1988) R Buy it!
Marty Robbins “Mister Teardrop” from The Essential Marty Robbins (Columbia Legacy 2005) —Recorded 55 years ago in 1956 for Columbia.Buy it!
Marty Robbins “Big Iron” from Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs (Sony 1999) —From the classic 1959 release on Columbia.Buy it!
Marty Robbins “Honky Tonk Man” from The Essential Marty Robbins (Columbia Legacy 2005) —Recorded about a month before Marty's death in 1982.Buy it!
Gene Autry “Dallas County Jail Blues (Remastered)” from The Essential Gene Autry, Volume 1 (Columbia / Legacy 2005) —Recorded 80 years ago in 1931 for the Romeo label, this cut shows Jimmie Rodgers'--still alive at the time--influence on Gene.Buy it!
Riders In the Sky “Can't Shake The Sands Of Texas From My Shoes” from Public Cowboy #1: A Centennial Salute to the Music of Gene Autry (Rounder www.rounder.com 1996)Buy it!
Laurie Lewis and The Right Hands “Texas Bluebonnets” from Live (Sugar & Maple 2008) —Bluegrass and country fiddler LAURIE LEWIS was born on September 28, 1950 in Long Beach, CA and will be 61 years old on Wednesday.Buy it!
Gary Nicholson “Talkin' Texan” from Texas Songbook (Bismeaux 2011) —One co-written with Jon Randall Stewart, who sings harmony vocal.Buy it!
Chet Atkins and Tommy Emmanuel “Mr. Guitar” from The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World (Sony 1997)Buy it!
Diane Schuur “Am I That Easy to Forget” from The Gathering (Vanguard 2011) N Buy it!
Sarah And The Tall Boys “Crush” from Shiny and New (Sarah and the Tall Boys 2008)Buy it!
Doug Sahm “Next Time You See Me” from He's About a Groover: An Essential Collection (Great American Music Company 2009) —A fine cover of the Junior Parker song, recorded in 1963 on the Smash label. This is a nice collection of Doug's early recordings.Buy it!
Clarence Ashley and Jack Burchett “Shady Grove” from The Original Folkways Recordings of Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, 1960-1962 (Smithsonian Folkways 1994) —From 50 years ago in 1961 on the Folkways label.Buy it!
Clarence Ashley “Walkin' Boss” from Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley: The Original Folkways Recordings, 1960-1962 (Smithsonian Folkways 1994) —Same as the previous song.Buy it!
Jeff and Vida “Let Him Go” from Loaded (Binky Records 2004)Buy it!
Dale Ann Bradley “Somewhere South of Crazy” (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2011) N —Co-written with Pam Tillis, who sings harmony vocal.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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