The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Robert Earl Keen “Lonely Feeling” from Gringo Honeymoon (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 1994) —At Off Broadway next Wednesday, September 19th, with the full band. Unfortunately, it's sold out, so hope you got your tickets early.Buy it!
Hank Penny and His Radio Cowboys “Let Me Play With Your Poodle” from Swinging Western Strings, Vol. 3 (Western 2003) —Originally recorded in 1946 for the King label, this is a Tampa Red song.Buy it!
Hank Penny and His Radio Cowboys “The Penny Opus No. 1” from Crazy Rhythm: The Standard Transcriptions (Bloodshot Soundies 2000) —Recorded in 1951 for the Standard label.Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “Wreck On The Highway” from King of Country Music (Proper 2004) —Recorded for the Okeh label 70 years ago in 1942.Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “Fireball Mail” from King of Country Music (Proper 2004)Buy it!
Ted Daffan and His Texans “Blue Steel Blues” from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story (Proper 2008) —Originally recorded 70 years ago in 1942 for the Okeh label.Buy it!
Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys “My Sweet Love Ain't Around” from The Original Singles Collection Plus (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992) —Originally from the MGM label in 1948.Buy it!
Hank Williams and The Drifting Cowboys “I'll Never Get Out of this World Alive” from The Original Singles Collection Plus (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1992) —From 60 years ago in 1952 on the MGM label.Buy it!
Hank Williams “Lovesick Blues (live)” from Live at the Grand Ole Opry (Mercury 1999) —Recorded one week after Hank had those six encores of Lovesick Blues on his Opry debut.Buy it!
Hank Williams III “I'm a Long Gone Daddy” from Long Gone Daddy (Curb 2012) N Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “If It Ain’t Broke” from Honky Tonks and Cheap Motels (Small Stone Records 2008) —Whitey will return to Off Broadway next Saturday for a 9PM show.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Lonesome, On'ry and Mean” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) —Part of a two-disc, multi-venue recording from 1974 with Waylon and the band at the top of their game.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “Meanest Jukebox in Town” from Whitey Morgan and The 78's (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010)Buy it!
Johnny Paycheck “He's In a Hurry (To Get Home to My Wife)” from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 1996) —Recorded in 1966 for the Little Darlin' label.Buy it!
David Bromberg Quartet “Dark Hollow (Live)” from none: Live at MerleFest 4/29/06 (none--FestivalNet download 2006) —I was lucky enough to see this incredible set as Bromberg played in cool mountain temps dropping into the upper '30s that Saturday night.Buy it!
David Bromberg “Spanish Johnny” from My Own House/You Should See the Rest of the Band (Fantasy 1999) —From the Columbia label in 1979.Buy it!
Truckstop Honeymoon “Waffle House Booth” from Delivery Boy CD ALBUM (Squirrel Records 2005) R Buy it!
Gram Parsons “In My Hour of Darkness” from GP/Grievous Angel (Reprise 1990)Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Boulder to Birmingham” from Pieces of the Sky (Warner 1975) —Emmylou co-wrote this will Bill and Taffy Danoff (Take Me Home Country Road) after Gram's death, appearing on her debut album for Warner.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakam “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke” from 3 Pears (Warner Brothers 2012) N —Dwight's first release in seven years has him back on the Warner label.Buy it!
Ray Price “For the Good Times” from The Essentia Ray Price (Sony BMG 1980) —This Kristofferson classic went to #1 this week in 1970, and eventually rose to #11 on the Pop chart as well.Buy it!
The Mavericks “Back” from Suited Up and Ready - EP (Universal Music Group International 2012) N Buy it!
The Burns Sisters “Underbelly Blues” from The Hills of Ithaca (Sisters Music 2012) N —Andrew Hardin co-wrote this one with Jeannie Burns and plays guitar, and Mike Auldridge plays dobro as well.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Carter” from 50-Odd Dollars (Razor & Tie 1999) —Robbie Fulks was just added to the Fred Eaglesmith Steam Show Traveling Tin Can Caravan at Off Broadway tomorrow night. Jon Langford is also on the bill.Buy it!
Robbie Fulks “Bury the Bottle With Me” from 13 Hillbilly Giants (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2001) —Written by Hank Cochran.Buy it!
The Flatlanders “Number Sixteen” from The Odessa Tapes (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012) N —Rediscovered 1972 recordings in surprisingly good shape. A seminal work of alternative country music from its beginnings.Buy it!
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars “White Line Fever” from Even More Songs of Route 66 (Lazy Sob 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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