The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
James McMurtry “Lights of Cheyenne” from Live In Aught-Three (Compadre 2004) —James McMurtry is at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Thursday, November 8th for a 9PM show.Buy it!
The Flatlanders “Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown” from The Odessa Tapes (New West 2012) N Buy it!
Leona Williams “He's Just on My Mind Again” from New Patches (Heart of Texas Records 2008) R Buy it!
Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers “Yes Ma'am (He Found Me in a Honky Tonk)” from Honky Tonk Happy Hour (Zero 2006) R —The listener actually wanted to hear Leona's version of this song but I couldn't find it. Miss Leslie is a pretty good substitute.Buy it!
Stonewall Jackson “Why I'm Walkin'” from The Best of Stonewall Jackson (Sony 2002) —Stonewall wrote this one his own self and recorded it for Columbia in 1958.Buy it!
Charley Pride “You've Got To Stand For Something” from Classics with Pride (Honest 1996) R Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Only the Lonely” from The Essential Roy Orbison, Volume 2 (Sony BMG 2006) R —Recorded in 1960 on the Monument label.Buy it!
Delbert McClinton “Lone Star Blues” from The Imus Ranch Record II (New West 2010)Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Before You Go” (Sundazed 1995) R —Recorded in 1965 for Capitol.Buy it!
George Jones “The Grand Tour” from The Essential George Jones, Volume 2 (Sony 2008) —From the Epic label in 1974, perhaps the best collaboration between George and Billy Sherrill.Buy it!
Roy Rogers “Hawaiian Cowboy” from The King of the Cowboys (ASV 1998) —Recorded 65 years ago in 1947. That's some pretty fancy "Hawaiian" yodeling there.Buy it!
Joni Harms “Long Hard Ride” from Cowgirl Dreams (Warner Nashville 1998)Buy it!
Joni Harms “Let's Put The Western Back In the Country” from Let's Put The Western Back In The Country (Wildcatter 2003)Buy it!
The Time Jumpers “Texas on a Saturday Night” from The Time Jumpers (Rounder 2012) N —Written by a Texas legend with the unusual name of Mungo Earwood. You can't make this stuff up.Buy it!
Corb Lund “(You Ain't a Cowboy) If You Ain't Been Bucked Off” from Cabin Fever (New West 2012) N Buy it!
Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys “Various” from none-live at KDHX 11.03.12 (none 2012) —Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys will be at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room tonight for a 9PM show.Buy it!
The International Submarine Band “Blue Eyes” from The Gram Parsons Anthology, Volume 1 (Rhino 2001) —Originally recorded for Lee Hazelwood's LHI label in 1968 on the album "Safe at Home".Buy it!
The Flying Burrito Bros. “Your Angel Steps Out of Heaven” from Sleepless Nights (A & M 1976) —A & M was the label owned by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss. These recordings were (mainly) recorded in 1969 but not released until 1976.Buy it!
Gram Parsons “Kiss the Children” from GP/Grievous Angel (Reprise 1990) —From Gram's first solo album, released in 1973. Both solo albums are conveniently combined on this cd.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Boulder to Birmingham” from Pieces of the Sky (Warner 1975) —From Emmylou's debut album on Warner. Co-written with Bill Danoff, who, with his wife, Taffy, wrote the John Denver hit, "Country Roads".Buy it!
Willie Nelson “Desperados Waiting for a Train” from This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark (Music Road 2011)Buy it!
The Sir Douglas Quintet “In the Pines” from He's About a Groover: An Essential Collection, Volume 2 (Great American Music Company 2009) —Recorded ca. 1962, a bluesy rendition of the old country standard.Buy it!
The Texas Tornados “Who Were You Thinking Of?” from Live from Austin, TX (New West 2006) —In addition to Doug, the TT included Augie Meyer on keyboards, Freddy Fender on guitar and vocals and Flaco Jiminez on accordian. Muy bueno!Buy it!
Doug Sahm “Cowboy Peyton Place” from The Return of Wayne Douglas (Tornado Records 2000) —Peyton Place (the TV show) seems pretty tame by today's standards, eh? A classic shuffle tune from Doug on his last studio album, highly recommended.Buy it!
Delbert McClinton “Texas Me” from Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Vanguard vanguardrecords.com 2009)Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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