The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “Hoping That You're Hoping” from When I Stop Dreaming: The Best of the Louvin Brothers (Razor & Tie 1995) —RIP sideman guitarist Paul Yandell (September 6, 1935-November 21, 2011), at age 76.Buy it!
Wade Mainer & the Sons of the Mountaineers “The Girl I Left in Sunny Tennessee” from Blazing Bluegrass, Volume 4 (Proper 2005) —RIP Wade Mainer, (April 21, 1907-September 12, 2011), at age 104.Buy it!
Hazel Dickens and the Johnson Mountain Boys “The Rebel Girl” from Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways 2002) —RIP Hazel Dickens (June 1, 1935-April 22, 2011), at age 75.Buy it!
The Wronglers with Jimmie Dale Gilmore “I Wonder Where You Are Tonight” from Heirloom Music (Neanderthal Records 2011) —RIP Hardly Strictly Bluegrass founder and banjo player Warren Hellman (July 25, 1934-December 18, 2011), at age 77.Buy it!
Bill Morrissey “Birches” from Bill Morrissey: The Essential Collection (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 2004) —RIP singer-wongwriter Bill Morrissey (November 25, 1951-July 23, 2011), at age 59.Buy it!
Willie Nelson and the Family Band “Medley: Funny How Time Slips Away/Crazy/Night Life” from The Sound in Your Mind (Columbia 1976) —RIP Family Band bass player Bee Spears (August 11, 1949-December 8, 2011), at age 62.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) —RIP longtime Midday Jamboree co-host and musician Arnie Kriemelman (June 28, 1938-June 21, 2011), at age 72.Buy it!
Ferlin Husky “I'll Baby Sit With You” from A Whistle Stop Tour of Jasmine Country: Country Sampler Number One (Jasmine 2001) —RIP Ferlin Husky, aka Terry Preston, aka Simon Crum (December 3, 1925-March 17, 2011), at age 85.Buy it!
Billie Jo Spears “Blanket On The Ground” (United Artists 1975) —RIP country singer Billie Jo Spears (January 14, 1937-December 14, 2011), at age 74.Buy it!
Jimmy Wakely and Margaret Whiting “Silver Bells” from Golden Inspirations for the King, Volume 3 (Grosser & Stein GmbH 2003) —RIP jazz, pop and country singer Margaret Whiting (July 22, 1924-January 10, 2011), at age 86.Buy it!
Merle Haggard And The Strangers “(All My Friends are Gonna Be) Strangers” from Down Every Road, Volume 1 (CAPITOL 1996) —RIP recording artist and songwriter Liz Anderson (January 13, 1930-October 31, 2011), at age 81.Buy it!
Johnnie And Jack “Poison Love” from For Old Times Sake (Bear Family 2003) —RIP "Mr. Kitty Wells", Johnnie Wright (May 13, 1914-September 27, 2011), at age 97.Buy it!
Wanda Jackson “Kansas City” from Vintage Collections CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 1996) —RIP songwriter Jerry Lieber (April 25, 1933-August 22, 2011), at age 78.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Dolly Parton “High Sierra” from Trio II (Asylum 1999) —RIP songwriter and bluegrass artist Harley Allen (January 23, 1956-March 30, 2011), at age 55.Buy it!
Lefty Frizzell “Saginaw, Michigan” from Look What Thoughts Will Do (Sony 1997) R Buy it!
Todd Snider and Loretta Lynn “Don't Tempt Me” from The Excitement Plan (Yep Roc 2009) —Todd Snider will be in St. Louis on Friday, January 13th, at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 8PM show.Buy it!
Jason Ringenberg “Who's Gonna Feed Them Hogs?” from Best Tracks and Side Tracks 1979 - 2007 (Yep Roc 2007) —Jason Ringenberg will be with his Scorchers on Friday January 13th at Off Broadway as part of their 30th anniversary tour. Special guest Brian Henneman.Buy it!
Billy Joe Shaver “Georgia On A Fast Train” from Storyteller - Live At the Bluebird 1992 (SUGAR HILL 2007) —Billy Joe Shaver makes a rare St. Louis appearance on Tuesday, January 17th at the Old Rock House.Buy it!
John Hiatt “Welfare Music” from Imus Ranch Record (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2008) —Singer-songwriter JOHN HIATT was born on January 1, 1952 in Indianapolis, IN and will be 60 years old tomorrow.Buy it!
Ramblin' Jack Elliott “The Guitar” from This One's for Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark (Music Road Records 2011) N Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On” from Classic, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1989) —From Sun Records in 1957.Buy it!
The Trishas “She Ain't Goin' Nowhere” from This One's for Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark (Music Road Records 2011) N Buy it!
The Okee Dokee Brothers “Auctioneer” from Take It Outside CD ALBUM (Okee Dokee Music LLC 2010) —The Okee Dokee Brothers will be at Off Broadway a week from tomorrow, January 8th for a 3PM family matinee.Buy it!
Patty Loveless “Diamond In My Crown” from Mountain Soul II (Saguaro 2008) —Patricia Lee Ramey, aka “PATTY” LOVELESS was born on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, KY and will be 55 years old on Wednesday.Buy it!
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Earl Scruggs, Norman Blake and Junior Huskey “Nashville Blues” from Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 1 (EMI 1972)Buy it!
Iris DeMent “Acres of Corn” from The Man from God Knows Where (Hightone 1999) —IRIS Luella DEMENT was born on January 5, 1961 in Paragould, AR and will be 51 years old on Thursday.Buy it!
The SteelDrivers “Midnight Train to Memphis” from Live at The Station Inn (self 2006) —Songwriter, Bluegrass artist and session player MIKE HENDERSON was born on January 4, 1954 in Independence, MO and will be 58 years old on Wednesday. Mike was most recently with The SteelDrivers.Buy it!
Leon McAuliffe “Twin Guitar Boogie” from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story, Volume 2 (Proper 2008)Buy it!
Roger Miller “The Last Word in Lonesome is Me” from King of the Road The Genius of Roger Miller, Volume 2 (Polygram 1995)Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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