The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Tony Joe White & Waylon Jennings “Shakin' the Blues” from Uncovered (Swamp Records 2006)Buy it!
Hank Williams III “Good Hearted Woman” from Long Gone Daddy (Curb 2012) N Buy it!
The Carter Family “The Wildwood Flower” from Anchored in Love: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1927-1928 (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 1993) N Buy it!
Emmylou Harris “How She Could Sing the Wildwood Flower” from All I Intended to Be (Nonesuch 2008) —One written about the life and relationship of Sara and A.P. CarterBuy it!
The 23 String Band “Long Hot Summer Days” from Catch 23 (The 23 String Band 2011) —The 23 String Band and Ryan Spearman and Kelly Wells will be at Off Broadway tomorrow night, July 22nd, for a 7:30PM show.Buy it!
Ryan Spearman “Haley Mae” from Live at the Chapel (self 2010) LBuy it!
Cumberland Gap “No More Will I Ramble” from Dreams of Living (Cumberland Gap 2013) L —Cumberland Gap will be at The Focal Point on Friday, August 3rd, for an 8PM show. www.cumberlandgapband.com for more gigs and info.Buy it!
Alison Krauss “Steel Rails” from I've Got That Old Feeling (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 1990)Buy it!
Alison Krauss + Union Station “Take Me for Longing” from Live (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 2002)Buy it!
Don Williams and Alison Krauss “I Just Come Here for the Music” from And So It Goes... (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) N Buy it!
David Bromberg Band “Medley: Battle of Bull Run/Paddy on the Turnpike/Rover's Fancy” from Reckless Abandon (Fantasy 1998) —Originally recorded for Columbia in 1977.Buy it!
Cathy Barton and Dave Parra “Guerrilla Man” from Johnny Whistletrigger: Civil War Songs form the Western Border (Big Canoe 1993) —CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA return to The Focal Point for a show next Saturday, July 28th at 8PM. Almost 20 years ago they, along with the late Bob Dyer from Boonville, released this fine album of Civil War songs from the Western border, i.e., Missouri.Buy it!
Bobby Hicks “Whiskey Before Breakfast” from Fiddle Patch (Rounder www.rounderrecords.com 1998) —Fiddler BOBBY HICKS was born on July 21, 1933 in Newton, NC and is 79 years old today.Buy it!
Elizabeth Cook “Gospel Plow” (Thirty One Tigers 2012) N Buy it!
Steve Goodman “Three-Legged Man” from Live At The Earl of Old Town (Red Pajamas Records 2006)Buy it!
Arlo Guthrie “City of New Orleans” from Tribute to Steve Goodman (Red Pajama Records 1985)Buy it!
Kitty Wells “Release Me” from Country Music Hall Of Fame (MCA 1991) —Recorded for Decca in 1954.Buy it!
Red Foley and Kitty Wells “One by One” from Country Music Hall of Fame (MCA 1991) —Recorded for Decca in 1953., this became a #1 hit.Buy it!
Lefty Frizzell “Get This Stranger Out of Me” from Life's Like Poetry, Volume 7 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1992) R —Originally recorded in 1967 on Columbia.Buy it!
Townes Van Zandt “Fraulein” from Road Songs (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1992)Buy it!
George Jones “Color of the Blues” from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years, Volume 1 (Polygram 1994) —Recorded in 1959 on the Mercury label.Buy it!
Richard Gilewitz “St. Louis Blues” from Tasmania Live (GillaZilla Records 2011) —Fingerpick style guitarist RICHARD GILEWITZ will be in the St. Louis area for shows next weekend, Friday night at The Focal Point and Saturday night at Log House Concerts. For more go to www.thefocalpoint.org or www.loghouseconcerts.com.Buy it!
Wanda Jackson “I Gotta Know” from Vintage Collections CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 1996) —WANDA JACKSON returns to St. Louis for a show at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Saturday, August 11th at 9PM. Wanda released this song today in 1956, trying to straddle the country and rock ‘n’ roll divide.Buy it!
Rough Shop “You're Running Wild” from Sault Ste. Marie (EP) (Perdition 2012) N L —A fine cover of a Louvin Brothers song.Buy it!
Norah Jones “If the Law Don't Want You” from Kin (Songs By Mary Karr And Rodney Crowell) (Vanguard vanguardrecords.com 2012) N Buy it!
Homer and Jethro “Tennessee, Tennessee” from America's Song Butchers: The Weird World of Homer & Jethro (BMG 1997)Buy it!
The Country All Stars “What's the Reason (I'm not Pleasin' You)” from Jazz from the Hills (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Originally released on RCA 60 years ago in 1952, Homer on the lead vocal.Buy it!
Walt Wilkins “Soft September Night” from Plenty (Ride Records 2012) N Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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