Rhonda Vincent & the Rage “The Martha White theme” from Ragin' Live (Rounder 2005) L —Hound Dog Brown is sitting in for Jeff Corbin today, who will be back in the broadcast room next week.Buy it!
Charlie McCoy “Only daddy that'll walk the line” from The Real McCoy (Monument)Buy it!
George Jones “Worried man blues” from The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family (Dualtone) —Here is a set of three songs all written by the great A.P. Carter. This fine compilation was produced by Johnny and June's son, John Carter Cash.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Engine one-forty-three” from The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family (Dualtone)Buy it!
John Prine “Bear creek blues” from The Unbroken Circle - The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family (Dualtone Music Group)Buy it!
Slim and Zella Mae Cox “The sweetest song I know” from One Day At A Time and The Old Country Church (self-release) L —I had planned for Slim & Zella Mae to come to the station for a live performance, and they had to cancel due to having some out-of-town guests. I hope to get them in at a later date. I call them south St. Louis' heavy artillery of holy country music!Buy it!
Slim and Zella Mae Cox “Oh Come Angel Band” from One Day At A Time and The Old Country Church (self-release) L —Slim and Zella Mae have received a number of awards and honors, including the RFT's Best Gospel Artist award in 2010.Buy it!
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys “Cotton patch blues” from Take Me Back To Tulsa (Proper Records)Buy it!
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys “Thorn in my heart” from Take Me Back To Tulsa (Proper Records)Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “If I Knew Now (What I Knew Then)” from Lies and Damn Lies CD ALBUM (self 2010) L —Kip Loui, a Rockhouse Rambler, was the host of The Back Country years ago.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “JayDee Blackcrow” from Dreams of Living (Cumberland Gap 2013) L —A pick from yet another talented local band.Buy it!
Hank Williams “They'll never take her love from me” from The Original Singles Collection...PLUS (Polygram Records 1990)Buy it!
The Stanley Brothers “I'm a man of constant sorrow” from Martha White Bluegrass Reunion (EMI Capitol Music)Buy it!
Ralph Stanley and Jimmy Martin “I'm Coming Back But I Don't Know When” from Poor Rambler (King Records, Inc)Buy it!
Zydeco Crawdaddys “Boll weevil” from Saint Louie Mardi Gras (Jake The Dog Records 2007) L —It is FRED GUMAER who is playing the fine drums of this song!Buy it!
Chubby Carrier and The Bayou Swamp Band “Take Me To The Zydeco” from Carrier Groove (Swampadelic Records) —Mardi Gras will be here soon. The Grand Parade will be Sat Feb 18. Go to mardigrasinc.com for the full schedule.Buy it!
Charlie McCoy “The real McCoy” from The Real McCoy (Monument)Buy it!
Hank Williams “There's a tear in my beer” from The Original Singles Collection...PLUS (Polygram Records 1990) —Here is a set I'll call "Beer drinkin' beer tunes!" ; - ) "There's a tear in my beer" is the original version of this, undubbed, with just Hank and his guitar.Buy it!
Smiley Maxedon “Give Me A Red Hot Mama And An Ice Cold Beer” from Hillbilly Boogie! (Columbia Legacy)Buy it!
Lacy J. Dalton and Bobby Bare “Beer drinkin' Christian” from Music From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Take This Job And Shove It (Epic Records)Buy it!
David Alan Coe “You can count on beer” from Music From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Take This Job And Shove It (Epic Records)Buy it!
Carolina Chocolate Drops “Short life of trouble” from Heritage (Dixiefrog 2007) —Here's a set of three fiddle tunes. The Chocolate Drops recorded this cut live at Rush MacAllister's Buckjump Festival at BB's in St. Louis on 12/27/06.Buy it!
LeRoy Haslag “Jennifer's waltz” from Reflections Of A Missouri Fiddler (self-release) L —LeRoy Haslag is a retired Missouri State Patrolman who was a long-time performer on the Ozark Opry. I understand he was billed at the Missouri State Fair in 2011, so he is still active despite some health problems.Buy it!
Hot Club Of Cowtown “Ida Red” from Live At KDHX Volume 7 (KDHX)Buy it!
The Happy Goodman Family “Crossing over Jordan” from Portrait Of Excitement (Canaan Records) —The Happy Goodmans inspired the creation of the Grammy category of Country Gospel, and they were the very first receipients of same. I call 'em the bunker busters of Holy Country Music!Buy it!
Pee Wee King “Bull fiddle boogie” from Country & Western, Vol. 7 (Membran/Documents) —Here are two country boogie tunes in a row.Buy it!
Paul Howard “Drinking All My Troubles Away” from Country & Western, Vol. 7 (Membran/Documents)Buy it!
Paul Jarvis and the Old Barnboys “In your eyes” from Singin' Willie (self-release 2011) N L —An excellent recent release by the the multi-talented Paul jarvis.Buy it!
Paul Jarvis and the Old Barnboys “Bubbles in my beer” from Singin' Willie (self-release 2011) LBuy it!
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown “When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again” from Blackjack (Sugar Hill Records/Real Records Inc 2006) —Here's Gatemouth, burning up the fiddle on two selections.Buy it!
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown “Up jumped the devil” from Blackjack (Sugar Hill Records/Real Records Inc 2006)Buy it!
The Happy Goodmans “When morning sweeps the eastern sky” from The Final Stand (Sony)Buy it!
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