Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost to Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Jimmie Rodgers “No Hard Times” from RCA Country Legends (BMG Heritage 2002) R —Originally recorded in 1932 on the Victor label.Buy it!
Gid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers “Blackeyed Susan/Pass Around the Bottle” from A Corn Licker Still in Georgia (Voyager 1997) R —Recorded ca. 1928 on Victor.Buy it!
Vernon Dalhart “The Prisoner's Song” from Best of the Best (Gusto 1999) R —Recorded in 1924 for Victor, this song and the flip (A) side, Wreck of the Old 97, was the first million selling country record.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakam “Carmelita” from Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years (Remastered) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2006) R Buy it!
Freddy Fender “The Gardens” from Man Of Somebody's Dreams: Tribute To Chris Gaffney (Yep Roc 2009)Buy it!
Doug Sahm “Huggin' Thin Air” from The Return of Wayne Douglas (Tornado Records 2000)Buy it!
Delbert McClinton “Texas Me” from Keep Your Soul - A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Bonus Track Version) (Vanguard 2009)Buy it!
Texas Tornados “Who's To Blame, Senorita?” from Esta Bueno CD ALBUM (Bismeaux Records 2010) —One co-written by the late Doug Sahm and his son, Shawn, and here performed with Shawn and the remaining Texas Tornados, Flaco Jiminez and Augie Meyer.Buy it!
Jean Ritchie “Careless Love” from Field Trip (Greenhays 2001) —This is the cd which resulted from her Fulbright scholarship, originally released in 1954. The three songs following were all written by Jean Ritchie.Buy it!
A Country Band “Blue Diamond Mines” from Music by A Country Band (Golden Eagle 1970) —Featuring a youngster named Orville Johnson.Buy it!
Kathy Mattea “The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore” from Coal (R.E.D. 2008) —Kathy Mattea will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall next Friday, December 10th, for a show featuring seasonal music.Buy it!
Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris “My Dear Companion” from Trio (Warner 1987)Buy it!
Judy Collins “Someday Soon” from Forever - The Judy Collins Anthology (Ekektra 1997) R —Originally recorded in 1968. Going out to my brother, Jim on his 62nd birthday. This classic Ian Tyson composition has James Burton on electric guitar, Buddy Emmons on pedal steel and Stephen Stills on electric bass.Buy it!
Brennen Leigh “In the Bighorn Mountains” from The Box (self 2010) N Buy it!
Johnny Rodriguez “There's Still a Lot of Love In San Antone” from You Can Say That Again (Hightone 1996) —Juan Raoul Davis, aka JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ was born on December 10, 1951 in Sabinal, TX and will be 59 years old on Friday.Buy it!
Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks “Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy” from Beatin' the Heat (Surfdog Records 2000) —A jazzed up cover of the A.L. "Doodle" Owens classic. DAN HICKS was born on December 9, 1941 in Little Rock, AR and will be 69 years old on Thursday. He and his various configurations of the Hot Licks have been recording and performing since the '60s.Buy it!
Bobby Osborne and The Rocky Top X-Press “Rocky Top X-Press” from Try a Little Kindness (Rounder www.rounder.com 2006)Buy it!
Kruger Brothers “Down In the Coal Mine” from Forever and a Day (Doubletime 2010) N —The Kruger Brothers, Jens and Uwe, are originally from Switzerland and settled in North Carolina, where they are favorites each spring at MerleFest.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Heartaches By the Numbers” from Dreams of Living (Cumberland Gap 2013) N LBuy it!
Hank Williams “I'm a Long Gone Daddy” from The Original Singles Collection . . . Plus (Polygram Records 1990) —Originally recorded in 1948 on MGM.Buy it!
The Lucky Stars “Been Betrayed Blues” from Hollywood & Western CD ALBUM (Ipecac 2000)Buy it!
Gene O'Quin “I'm Gonna Take My Baby Dancin'” from Boogie Woogie Fever (Bear Family 2000) —Recorded in 1953 for Capitol. Wayne Hancock cites Gene as a major influence on his musical style and it's easy to see why.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “Shootin' Star from Texas” from Tulsa (Bloodshot Records 2005)Buy it!
Shaun Horton's Del Rio Ramblers “Railroad Daddy” from Go Away Hound Dog (Raucous Records 2010) N —Something brand new from a group out of the UK.Buy it!
Floyd Tillman and Merle Haggard “This Cold War with You” from The Influence (Heart of Texas 2008) —One of Floyd's songs. This was Floyd's last studio album, recorded in 2002-2003, and produced by Justin Trevino.Buy it!
Willie Nelson, Ray Price and Merle Haggard “I Love You So Much It Hurts” from Last of the Breed (Lost Highway 2007) R —Another composition by Floyd.Buy it!
Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel “Won't You Ride in My Little Red Wagon” from Willie and The Wheel (Bismeaux 2009) R Buy it!
Desert Rose Band with Emmylou Harris “The Price I Pay” from Duets (Reprise 1990)Buy it!
Dolly Parton “Coat of Many Colors” (RCA 1971) —The title track to Dolly's first RCA album back in 1971.Buy it!
Loretta Lynn “Somebody Somewhere (Don't Know What He's Missin' Tonight)” from All-Time Greatest Hits (MCA NASHVILLE 2002) —Originally recorded in 1976 for MCA.Buy it!
James Intveld “One Sweet Letter” from Somewhere Down the Road (Molenaart 2008)Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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