The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Clark Kessinger “Red Bird” from Classic Old-Time Fiddle (Smithsonian Folkways www.folkways.si.edu 2007) —From a 1966 Folkways recording.Buy it!
Gene Goforth “Ragged Bill” from Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, Vol. 1: Along the Eastern Crescent (Rounder 1999) —Originally appeared on Gene's classic "Emminence Breakdown".Buy it!
Joe and Odell Thompson “Little Brown Jug” from Classic Old-Time Fiddle (Smithsonian Folkways www.folkways.si.edu 2007) —These guys were a prime influence on the Carolina Chocolate Drops.Buy it!
Art Galbraith “Leather Britches” from Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, Vol. 2: On the Springfield Plain (Rounder 2000)Buy it!
Geoff Seitz “Suppertime” from The Good Old Days are Here (Oceana www.oceanaproductionsmusic.com 1995) L —Lots of local favorites on this one. Curtis Buckhannon plays octave mandolin. Darrell Scott says when you go through airport security it's an octave mandolin, don't call it a bouzouki.Buy it!
Old Crow Medicine Show “Wagon Wheel” from O.C.M.S. CD ALBUM (Nettwerk 2004) R —OCMS will be at The Pageant on July 20th.Buy it!
Jim Reeves “He'll Have to Go” from The Best of Jim Reeves (RCA www.columbiarecords.com 1960) R —Recorded in 1959 for RCA.Buy it!
Hank Williams III “The Bottle Let Me Down” from Long Gone Daddy (Curb 2012) N R —Strong new release for Tricephus.Buy it!
Rick Nelson “Bright Lights and Country Music” from Bright Lights...and Country Fever (Ace 1998) R —The title track to Rick's 1966 release on the Decca label.Buy it!
Johnny and Jack “For Old Times Sake” (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2003) —From the Decca label in 1949.Buy it!
Terry Fell and The Fellers “Truck Driving Man” from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Recorded for RCA in 1954.Buy it!
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Ida Red Likes the Boogie” from Boot Heel Drag: The MGM Years, Vol. 1 (MERCURY NASHVILLE 2001) —Tiny Moore has the vocal on this 1949 recording.Buy it!
Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers “Texas Hambone Blues” from In Concert (Flying Fish 1984) —Hot Rize's alter ego: Red (Tim O'Brien), Wendell Mercantile (Pete Wernick), Waldo Otto (Charles Sawtelle) and Slade (Nick Forster).Buy it!
Joe Maphis “Randy Lynn Rag” from Fire On the Strings CD ALBUM (Sony 2001) —Recorded for Columbia 55 years ago in 1957, one written by Earl Scruggs for his son.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “Talk to Your Heart” from The Essential Ray Price 1951-62 (Sony 1991)Buy it!
Jerry Jeff Walker and the Lost Gonzo Band “Mississippi You're on My Mind” from Ridin' High (MCA 1975) —Recorded in 1975 for MCA, a Jesse Winchester song.Buy it!
Reno and Smiley and the Tennessee Cut-Ups “Maybe You Will Change Your Mind” from The Talk of the Town: The Definite '50s Masters (Westside 1999) —Recorded 60 years ago in 1952 for the King label.Buy it!
George Strait “Honky Tonk Saturday Night” from Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind (MCA NASHVILLE 1984)Buy it!
Dolly Parton “Coat of Many Colors” from Dolly (Box Set Sampler) (Sony 2009) —Recorded in 1971 for RCA.Buy it!
Elizabeth Cook “Mama's Prayers” from Balls (31 Tigers 2007) —Dolly's influence comes through pretty clearly on this track.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “To Daddy” from Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (Warner 2004) —Originally recorded in 1978.Buy it!
The Stanley Brothers “A Vision of Mother” from The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers (Columbia Records 1996) —Originally recorded in 1949.Buy it!
Alison Krauss + Union Station “Momma Cried” from New Favorite (Rounder 2001)Buy it!
Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard “Mommy, Please Stay Home with Me” from Pioneering Women of Bluegrass Music (Smithsonian Folkways www.folkways.si.edu 1996) —Recorded on Folkways in 1873.Buy it!
Iris DeMent “Mama's Opry” from Infamous Angel (Warner Bros. 1992)Buy it!
Eddy Arnold And His Tennessee Plowboys “Bring Your Roses to Her Now” from Eddy's Song (Proper 2003) —From 1949 on the RCA label.Buy it!
Merle Haggard And The Strangers “Hungry Eyes” from Down Every Road, Volume 2 (CAPITOL 1996)Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson “Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” from The Essential Waylon Jennings (Sony BMG 2007) —Recorded 35 years ago in 1977 for RCA.Buy it!
Johnny Paycheck “I'm The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)” from Live at Gilley's (Atlantic 1999) —Recorded in 1985.Buy it!
Kitty Wells “Mommy for a Day” from Country Music Hall Of Fame (MCA 1991) —Recorded for the Decca label in 1958, a song co-written by Harlan Howard and Buck Owens.Buy it!
Loretta Lynn “One's on the Way” from Honky Tonk Girl: The Loretta Lynn Collection (MCA Records 1994) —Recorded for Decca in 1971, this is one from the brilliant mind of Shel Silverstein.Buy it!
Al Dexter and His Troopers “Pistol Packin' Mama” from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 1999) —Recorded in 1942 for Capitol but not released until 1944.Buy it!
Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies “Mama Don't Allow It” from Daddy of Western Swing (Proper 2003) —Recorded in 1936 for Decca, and written by Sammy Cahn.Buy it!
Austin Lounge Lizards “Mama Don't Allow” from Employee Of The Month (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1998) —They should have listened to mama.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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