The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West “Blow Your Hat in the Creek” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 2003) —From the Capitol label ca. 1958.Buy it!
Carl Perkins “Put Your Cat Clothes On” from The Classic Carl Perkins (Bear Family 1990) —Originally recorded in 1956 for Sun RecordsBuy it!
Merle Haggard “Swinging Doors” from Down Every Road, Volume 1 (CAPITOL 1996) —James Burton on his Telecaster, with one of the great guitar intros ever.Buy it!
Bill Kirchen “Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods” (Proper 2006) —Bill tells us the story of the Telecaster.Buy it!
Old And In The Way “Muleskinner Blues” from Breakdown (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 1997) R —Originally recorded in 1973.Buy it!
Mark O'Connor and Kenny Baker “Jerusalem's Ridge” from Heroes (Warner 1995) —Recorded twenty years ago in 1992.Buy it!
Scotty Stoneman “Once a Day” from Live in L.A.! (Rural Rhythm Records 2002) —Recorded in 1965 at the Ash Grove in CA, with the Kentucky Colonels, of course.Buy it!
Barry and Holly Tashian “Rock It Like It's Saturday Night” from Long Story Short (Rock-A-Lot Records 2008)Buy it!
Webb Pierce “There Stands the Glass” from Webb "The Wondering Boy" Pierce, 1951-1958 (Bear Family 1990) —Recorded for Decca in 1953, the song was banned from some radio stations as "too graphic". Different times for sure.Buy it!
Billy Walker & the Carol Lee Singers “I Don't Care” from Caught in the Webb: A Tribute to the Legendary Webb Pierce (Audium 2003) —One Webb co-wrote with Cindy Walker.Buy it!
Mel Tillis “Sawmill” from Greatest Hits (Curb 1991) —Recorded in 1973 for MGM, this recording was a #2 hit for Mel.Buy it!
Jimmy Dale Gilmore “Honky Tonk Song” from Don't Look for a Heartache (Hightone 2004) —One of Mel's most frequently recorded songs.Buy it!
Ramblin' Jack Elliot “Old Blue” from I Stand Alone (Anti www.anti.com 2006) —RAMBLIN’ JACK ELLIOTT celebrated his 81st birthday earlier this week and will be at the Old Rock House as part of the Listening Room Series on Thursday, August 23rd at 8:30PMBuy it!
Jimmy Martin And The Sunny Mountain Boys “Sophronie” from You Don't Know My Mind (Bear Family 1994) —Recorded in 1961 for Decca.Buy it!
Tom Russell “The Death of Jimmy Martin” from Wounded Heart of America (Tom Russell Songs) (Hightone 2007) —A terrific song about Jimmy's troubles with the Nashville music establishment.Buy it!
Boulderdash “Hillbilly Hills” from The Old Barn in the Country (self released 2005) L —Originally recorded in 1985, Paul Jarvis on vocal and drums.Buy it!
Alison Brown Quartet “G Bop” from Replay (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2002)Buy it!
Los Super 7 “The Song of Everything” from Heard It On The X (Telarc 2005) —A fine cover of a Doug Sahm classic, with the West Side Horns (San Antonio).Buy it!
Don Williams “And So It Goes” (SUGAR HILL 2012) N Buy it!
Darrell Scott “Pay Lake” from Long Ride Home (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2011)Buy it!
Rodney Crowell and Roseanne Cash “It's Such a Small World” from Diamonds & Dirt (Sony 2001) —Originally recorded in 1988.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “I'm a Mess” from KIN: Songs By Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell COMP (Vanguard 2012) N Buy it!
Wanda Jackson “(Let's Stop) Kicking Each Other's Hearts Around” from Vintage Collections CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 1996) —Originally recorded for Capitol in 1961. WANDA JACKSON will be at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room next Saturday, August 11th for a 9 o’clock show.Buy it!
Lyle Lovett “Brown Eyed Handsome Man” from Release Me (Curb / Lost Highway 2012) N —LYLE LOVETT returns to St. Louis with his Large Band on Saturday, August 25th at the Peabody Opera House. Show time is 9PMBuy it!
Stan Martin “Goodbye Houston” from Distilled Influences (Twangtone Records 2012) N —Someone new to my ears and it sounds like he's soaked up some of fellow Houstonian Lyle's influence.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Honky Tonk Heroes” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) R —A classic of the Outlaw genre written by Billy Joe Shaver.Buy it!
Richard Smith “Windy and Warm” from Slim Pickin' (self 2007) —A J.D. Loudermilk song. Fingerstyle guitarist RICHARD SMITH returns to the St. Louis area along with his wife, cellist JULIE ADAMS, for an 8PM show at Log House Concerts on Saturday, August 25th.Buy it!
Radney Foster “Just Call Me Lonesome” from Del Rio, TX 1959 (Arista 1992)Buy it!
Radney Foster “Louisiana Blue” from Del Rio, Texas Revisited: Unplugged & Alone (Devil's River Records 2012) N —A song-for-song remake--this time unplugged--of Radney's fine album of twenty years ago.Buy it!
Penny Ney “Lonely Street” from The Hardest Truth - EP (Penny Ney 2012) N Buy it!
The Carper Family “Back When” (self 2012)Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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