The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Floyd Tillman “Slippin' Around” from The Best Of Floyd Tillman (Sony 1996) R —From the Columbia label in 1949, considered one of the first "cheatin' songs" in country music.Buy it!
Jerry Garcia and David Grisman “Blue Yodel #9” from Been All Around This World (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2004) R —A Jimmie Rodgers classic.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “I'm a Ramblin' Man” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) R —Written by Ray Pennington.Buy it!
Trigger 5 “Cheatin' Walk” from Three Cords EP (self 2012) N LBuy it!
Verlon Thompson “All Through Throwin' Good Love After Bad” from This One's For Him (Icehouse 2011) N Buy it!
The Carter Family “Can the Circle be Unbroken” from Wildwood Flower: 25 Country Classics (ASV 2000) R Buy it!
Suzy Bogguss “Instant Coffee Blues” from This One's For Him (Icehouse 2011) N —Suzy Bogguss will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall on Friday, January 27th.Buy it!
Grady Martin “Pork Chop Stomp” from Country Guitar (Starday 1965)Buy it!
Roy Lanham “A Smoothe One” from Swing West!, Volume 2: Guitar Slingers (Razor and Tie 1999) —Recorded in 1959 for Capitol.Buy it!
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith “Fingers On Fire” from Arthur Smith's Original Guitar Boogie (Bronco Buster 2006) —From the MGM label ca. 1946.Buy it!
Django Reinhardt And Stephane Grappelli With The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France “Sweet Georgia Brown” from Souvenirs (Polygram 1989) —From the Decca label in 1938.Buy it!
Darrell Scott “The Country Boy” from Long Ride Home (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2011) N Buy it!
Randy Thompson “Rock Salt and Nails” from Collected. (Jackpot Records 2012) N —A nice cover of the Utah Phillips classic, with the late Driftin' Cowboy, Don Helms, on the steel guitar.Buy it!
Louis Johnson “Is She Your Memory or Mine” from Old Friend (Louis Johnson 2011) N —One "Cowboy" Louis co-wrote with Mickey Newberry and Jim Pasquale.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “That's What Daddy Wants” CD ALBUM (Ark 21 Records 1997) R Buy it!
Leo Soileau and Mayuse Lafleur “Your Father Put Me Out” from Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1928-1954 (Proper 2005) —From 1929 on the Victor label.Buy it!
The Hackberry Ramblers “'Neath the Weeping Willow Tree” from Early Recordings, 1935-1950 (Arhoolie www.arhoolie.com 2003) —From 1935 on the Bluebird label.Buy it!
Happy Fats & His Rayne-Bo Ramblers “Gran Prairie” from Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1928-1954 (Proper 2005) —Likewise on Bluebird, from 1940.Buy it!
Billy Joe Shaver “You Ought to be With Me When I'm Alone” from The Real Deal (Compadre 2005)Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Honky Tonk Heroes” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) —Recorded in 1974 and originally released in 1976.Buy it!
Dale Watson “You Ask Me To” from A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver LIve (Compadre 2005)Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78s “Where Do You Want It?” from Whitey Morgan and the 78s (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) —One written by Dale Watson about a bar room altercation Billy Joe had a few years back.Buy it!
Billy Joe Shaver “Live Forever” from Unshaven: Live at Smith's Olde Bar (Zoo 1995)Buy it!
Hank Williams “Your Cheatin' Heart” from The Original Singles Collection Plus (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992)Buy it!
Merle Haggard And The Strangers “Too Many Bridges to Cross Over” from Untamed Hawk, Volume 5 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1995) —This one has an embarrasment of guitar riches: James Burton & Roy Nichols on electric, Red Simpson on rhythm and Norm Hamlet on pedal steel.Buy it!
Dolly Parton “A Few Old Memories” from The Grass Is Blue (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2006) —One written by the late, great Hazel Dickens.Buy it!
The Everly Brothers “Brand New Heartache (Remastered)” from Heartaches and Harmonies (Rhino 1994) —Recorded in 1960 for the Cadence label.Buy it!
Steve Earle And The Del McCoury Band “The Mountain” (E Squared 2000) —STEVE EARLE was born on January 17, 1955 in Ft. Monroe, VA and will be 57 years old on Tuesday.Buy it!
Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen “Dimming Of The Day” from Out Of The Woodwork (Rounder 1997) —A wonderful cover of the great Richard Thompson song, this album was released on this day fifteen years ago.Buy it!
Tony Trischka “Run Mountain” from Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular (Rounder 2007) —Noam Pikelny is the other half of the "double banjo" on this cut.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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