Charley Pride “All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)” from The Essential Charley Pride (RCA Nashville/Legacy 1997) —Recorded 45 years ago in 1969, one Dallas Frazier co-wrote with frequent partner, Doodle Owens.Buy it!
The Osborne Brothers “Half a Mind” from Nashville (Pinecastle Records www.pinecastlemusic.com 2014) N —A Roger Miller composition. Happy Birthday, Sonny Osborne.Buy it!
Wille Nelson “The Songwriters” from Band of Brothers (Sony 2014) N —Co-written by Gordie Sampson and Bill Anderson, going out to Bill and Annabelle in Farmington.Buy it!
James Hand “Devil Ain't No Quitter” from Stormclouds in Heaven (Slim Hand Music 2014) N —Slim's new album is all self-penned gospel songs.Buy it!
Laurie Lewis and Kathy Kallick “Montana Cowboy” from Laurie & Kathy Sing the Songs of Vern and Ray (Sugar & Maple 2014) N —From Patsy Montana to Montana Cowboy.Buy it!
Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers “I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart” from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper unk 1999) —Recorded in 1935 and released under multiple labels--ARC, Vocalion/Okeh and Conqueror. Maybe that's why it sold a million compies.Buy it!
The Lucky Stars “Go to Town” (Fate 2014) N —Hot off the presses and nine years in the making...new music from The Lucky Stars!Buy it!
Bryan Bowers “Satisfied Mind” from Tribute to Steve Goodman (Red Pajamas 1985) R —The listener requested any version of this song and I don't play nearly enough autoharp. This is a good one.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Aunt Rose” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self 2013)Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Give My Love to Rose” from American IV: The Man Comes Around (American Recordings / Universal 2002) —Johnny first recorded this for the Sun label in 1957. This version was done about a year before his death and may be even better than the original.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “Heartbroke” from Collection (Warner 1989) —Originally recorded in 1980, a Guy Clark song.Buy it!
Lucinda Williams “You Don't Have Very Far to Go” from Tulare Dust: A Songwriter's Tribute to Merle Haggard (Hightone 1994) —Lucinda is at the Pageant two weeks from tonight on November 8th, along with the Kenneth Brian Band.Buy it!
Kurt Fortmeyer “(I Got My Heart) Broke In” from One More Night in Nashville (Dad Zone Music 2014) —Kurt is a fine Nashville songwriter. He's got an upcoming gig at the Bluebird Cafe in early November.Buy it!
Jim Lauderdale “The King of Broken Hearts” from I'm a Song (Sky Crunch Records 2014) N —A set of broken hearts music. This is Jim's latest release.Buy it!
Colin Sphinctor Band “Nine Pound Roach Clip” from The Colin Sphinctor Band (Rolling Goat Music 2008) —It's the Swiss Army Knife of roach clips. These St. Louis favorites are at the Focal Point on Friday, November 7th.Buy it!
The Kentucky Colonels “Nine Pound Hammer” from Appalachian Swing! (Rounder www.rounder.com 1993) —From a re-release of the classic album recorded 60 years ago in 1964 for World Pacific.Buy it!
David Davis And The Warrior River Boys “Today's the Day I Get My Gold Watch and Chain” from David Davis and The Warrior River Boys (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 2004) —From their debut album on Rebel Records. These guys are the Halloween treat at the Focal Point Friday night.Buy it!
The Blue Sky Boys “I Wish I Had Never Seen Sunshine” from Farm & Fun Time Favorites, Volume Two (Copper Creek www.coppercreekrec.com 1994) —Today's Plumb Pitiful tune, written by Jimmie Davis and recorded at WCYB in Bristol, VA 65 years ago in 1949.Buy it!
JP Harris and the Tough Choices “Young Women and Old Guitars” from Home Is Where the Hurt Is (Cow Island Music 2014) N —All original compositions on the new album.Buy it!
Jack Grelle “Four Doors” from Steering Me Away (Big Muddy Records 2014) N L —Thanks for dropping this in my mailbox, Jack!Buy it!
Miss Leslie “I Get the Bar” from Lucky (Zero Label Records 2013) —Miss Leslie knows what's important in a breakup.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “If It Ain't Broke” from Honky Tonks and Cheap Motels (Small Stone Records 2008) —Whitey's debut album. He's at Boondocks in Springfield, IL on October 30th and The Gramophone on Halloween.Buy it!
Lee Ann Womack “Don't Listen to the Wind” from The Way I'm Livin' (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2014) N —One written by Julie Miller, from a fine new release.Buy it!
Mike Zanger “Forces of Nature” from Vanity Press (self 2013) —Mike and his wife, Megan, host Log House Concerts in Edwardsville.Buy it!
The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
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