The Del McCoury Band “Black Jack County Chains” from The Cold Hard Facts (Rounder www.rounder.com 1996) —Happy Birthday, Del!Buy it!
Del McCoury Band “1952 Vincent Black Lightning” from Del and the Boys (Ceili 2006) —Was anyone more surprised than Del and Richard Thompson that this old rock tune became a bluegrass megahit. One of the most requested songs on KDHX.Buy it!
Del McCoury “You'll Find Her Name Written There” from Don't Stop the Music (New Rounder 1990) —Written by fiddler Harold Hensley.Buy it!
Hylo Brown “Paddy on the Turnpike” from In Concert (Copper Creek www.coppercreekrec.com 1995) —Tater Tate on the fiddle, recorded August 9, 1959 at New River Ranch in Rising Sun, Maryland.Buy it!
The Seldom Scene “Last Train From Poor Valley” from Different Roads (Rebel Records www.rebelrecords.com 2007) —I've always loved this Norman Blake song. This album was originally released in 1973.Buy it!
Gillian Welch “Caleb Meyer” from Hell Among the Yearlings (Acony 1998) —From her second release, a tale of murder and mayhem in the hills of Appalachia.Buy it!
River Rats “Red Clay Halo” from Live at Sawhorse (self-released 2015) N —River Rats are at The Focal Point tomorrow night, 8PM start. Gillian Welch wrote this one.Buy it!
Jesse Dayton and Brennen Leigh “Long Legged Guitar Pickin' Man” from Holding Our Own and Other Country Gold Duets (Stag 2007)Buy it!
Brennen Leigh “Distracted” from The Box (self 2010) —Brennen wrote this one. She wants to come to Twangfest this year and I think we should invite her.Buy it!
Lee Ann Womack “Sleeping With the Devil” from The Way I'm Livin' (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2014) —One written by Brennen Leigh and appearing on her 2010 album, "The Box", a track from which follows.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Water in a Well” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain 2013) —Sturgill plays a sold out Old Rock House Tuesday night. Bigger venues are, no doubt, on the way now that he has signed with Atlantic Records. Hope he can find his Jerry Wexler there like Doug and Willie did.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Streets of Bakersfield” from Live from Austin, TX (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2005) R —Recorded in October 1988.Buy it!
The Mavericks “Out the Door” from Mono (The Valory Music Co. 2015) N —New music from The Mavericks.Buy it!
Michael Dart and the Skyline Wranglers “El Be Bop Kid” from Slippin' Around with Michael Dart & the Skyline Wranglers (Frogranch Records 2014) —These fellas are based out of Austin, TX. "El Be Bop Kid", was, of course, one of Baldemar Huerta's several stage and recording names, including Freddy Fender.Buy it!
Freddy Fender “The Chokin' Kind” from Original American Classics (Direct Source 2008) —One of Harlan Howard's many classic compositions.Buy it!
The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
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