The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Ernest V. Stoneman and His Dixie Mountaineers “Sweeping Through the Gates” from RCA Country Legends: The Bristol Sessions, Vol. 1 (RLG/BMG Heritage 2002) —Recorded July 25, 1927 for Victor.Buy it!
The Carter Family “Single Girl, Married Girl (Remastered)” from Anchored in Love: Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1927-28 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1993) —Recorded August 2, 1927.Buy it!
Jimmie Rodgers “T For Texas (Blue Yodel No. 1)” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2002) —Not part of the Bristol Sessions, this was recorded in November 1927.Buy it!
Doug Sahm “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” from The Return of Wayne Douglas (Tornado Records 2000)Buy it!
Tom Russell “Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts” from Indians Cowboys Horses Dogs (Hightone 2009) —Eliza Gilkyson and Joe Ely with additional vocals.Buy it!
Big Smith “Worried Man Blues” from Gig (MayApple Records 2002)Buy it!
Ryan Spearman “Promised Land” from Get Along Home (Green Strum 2011) LBuy it!
The Lulus “I Wish I Was A Single Girl Again” from Folk School of St. Louis: Ten Years at Home (self 2011) LBuy it!
Roy Acuff “This World Can't Stand Long” from The Essential Roy Acuff (Columbia Legacy 2005) R —Recorded in 1948 for ColumbiaBuy it!
The Dillards “The Whole World 'Round” from There Is a Time (1963-70) (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1991) —Written by Joe Stuart and Mitch JayneBuy it!
Dillard & Clark “With Care From Someone” from The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark + Through the Morning Through the Night (A&M 1998) —Originally released in 1968 on A & M.Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Country Girl” from Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records 2012) N Buy it!
Bill Evans “Follow the Drinking Gourd” from In Good Company (Native & Fine 2012) N —Tim O'Brien, Laurie Lewis, David Grier, Stuart Duncan, Rob Ickes, Matt Flinner and Missy Raines--in good company for sure.Buy it!
Elizabeth Cook “Blackland Farmer” from Welder CD ALBUM (31 Tigers 2010) —ELIZABETH COOK will return to St. Louis on Friday, June 1st, along with husband and guitarist, TIM CARROLL, for a show at The Old Rock House.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Luxury Liner” from Cumberland Gap (Wildstone 2002) L —The Pride of the East Side, CUMBERLAND GAP is part of a bluegrass bill taking place tomorrow, May 20th, at the Broadway Oyster Bar, getting underway around 9PM.Buy it!
The SteelDrivers “Good Corn Liquor” from Reckless (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 2010)Buy it!
Charlie Walker “Who Will Buy The Wine” from Greatest Honky Tonk Hits (Audium 2003) R —Recorded for the Columbia label in 1960.Buy it!
Johnny Horton “North to Alaska” from The Essential Johnny Horton 1956-1960: Honky Tonk Man, Vol. 2 (Sony 1996) R —From 1960, going out to my friend, Chris, in the great American river town of Grafton, IL.Buy it!
JP Harris and the Tough Choices “Take It Back” from I'll Keep Calling (Cow Island Music 2011) N R Buy it!
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives “Holding on to Nothing” from Nashville, Volume 1: Tear The Woodpile Down (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) N Buy it!
Flatt and Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys “Earl's Breakdown” from Foggy Mountain Jamboree (County 1996) R Buy it!
Marty Robbins “A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)” from The Essential Marty Robbins, Vol. 1 (Sony 2005) —This MARTY ROBBINS song—so appropriate for spring prom season—was at the top of the country music charts 55 years ago this week in 1957. It was produced by Mitch Miller and featured the Ray Conniff Singers.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Save the Last Dance for Me” from Together Again (Sundazed 1997) —Capitol Records released BUCK OWENS AND THE BUCKAROOS’ “Save the Last Dance for Me”, a Doc Pomus tune, 50 years ago this week.Buy it!
Jerry Reed “Guitar Man” from RCA Country Legends: Jerry Reed (Remastered) (Buddha Records 2001) —45 years ago this week in 1967 JERRY REED’s “Guitar Man” made the charts and rose to become his first #1Buy it!
Rosanne Cash “Take These Chains from my Heart” from The List (Manhattan 2009)Buy it!
Jean Shepard & Ferlin Husky “A Dear John Letter” from The Melody Ranch Girl, Vol. 1 (Bear Family 1996)Buy it!
Jessi Colter “It's Not Easy” from Wanted! The Outlaws (20th Anniversary Edition) (RCA 1996) —One written by Frankie Miller.Buy it!
Tom T Hall “One Of Those Days (When I Miss Lester Flatt)” from Tom T. Hall Sings Miss Dixie & Tom T. (Blue Circle 2007)Buy it!
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “I Flew Over Our House Last Night” from Master Sessions (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) —Tom T. wrote this one too.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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