The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Dailey & Vincent “By the Mark” from Dailey &Vincent (Rounder www.rounder.com) R Buy it!
Dailey & Vincent “Winter's Come and Gone” from Brothers From Different Mothers (Rounder www.rounder.com 2009) R Buy it!
Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper “The Tramp on the Street” from The Very Best of Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan (Hickory 2002) —Originally recorded in 1956.Buy it!
Susanna Van Tassel “You Broke the Rules” from The Heart I Wear (SVT Records 2000) —Sending this one out to East Side Slim.Buy it!
Mandy Heinemann and Mel Besher “You Don't Love Me Any More” from The Real Me (Right Side Up Records 2013) N —Mandy will be at The Gathering Place in Sparta this evening with the Gordons, show time 6:30PM. Next Saturday she has a cd release house concert at The Gordons' home in Sparta.Buy it!
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars “Cowboy Boots” from El Rancho Azul (Red House 2013) N —Dale returns to St. Louis on Friday, March 1st at Off Broadway on a bill with Jason D. Williams and Sleepy LaBeef, 8PM.Buy it!
Ty Gilpin “Losers Like Me” from Crooked Hollows (Coyote Ridge Audio 2012) N Buy it!
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale “The Wobble” from Buddy and Jim (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2012) N —One written by St. Louis bluesman Jimmy McCracklin, who died in December 2012.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb “Walking the Floor Over You” from Ernest Tubb Country Music Hall Of Fame Series (MCA 1991) —From the Decca label in 1941. This song has Fay "Smitty" Smith playing what is generally credited as the first electric lead guitar in country music.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and the Texas Troubadors “House of Sorrows” from Waltz Across Texas, Volume 2 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1998) —Originally recorded in 1962 on the Decca label.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn “Who's Gonna Take the Garbage Out” from Honky Tonk Girl - The Loretta Lynn Collection (Box Set) (MCA NASHVILLE 1994) —Originally recorded in 1969 for Decca.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and Red Foley “Don't Be Ashamed Of Your Age” from Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello, Volume 2 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —Originally recorded in 1950 for Decca.Buy it!
The Texas Troubadors “Steel Guitar Rag” from Almost To Tulsa: The Instrumentals (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008) —Recorded for Decca in 1962 and featuring the incomparable due of Leon Rhodes and Buddy Charlton.Buy it!
Freddy Fender “Before the Next Tear Drop Falls” from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Best of Freddy Fender (MCA NASHVILLE 2001) —Recorded for MCA in 1975.Buy it!
Roy Newman and His Boys “She's Doggin' Me” from Bob Dunn: Master of the Electric Steel Guitar 1935-1950 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) —Recorded for the Vocalion label in 1937. Cecil Brower plays a wonderful intro on the fiddle, riffing on Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.Buy it!
Bill Mounce and Sons of the South “I Don't Get It” from Bob Dunn: Master of the Electric Steel Guitar 1935-1950 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) —Recorded at the Jefferson Hotel in Dallas in 1941 for the Bluebird label. Jerry Irby plays guitar on this.Buy it!
Roy Smeck's Serenaders “Guitarese” from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story (Proper unk 2008) —Recorded on the Decca label in 1936.Buy it!
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “Tear My Stillhouse Down” from Revival (Acony 1996) —This great song was a winner at the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest and found its way onto her first album.Buy it!
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “I Want to Sing That Rock and Roll” from Time (The Revelator) (Acony 2001) —Recorded at the Ryman Auditorium on May 24, 2000 as part of the Down from the Mountain show.Buy it!
Joe Ely “Because of the Wind” from Honky Tonk Masquerade (MCA 1978) —One written by Joe, Lloyd Maines playing that mournful steel guitar.Buy it!
The Flatlanders “Go to Sleep Alone” from Wheels of Fortune (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2004) —And here with a fine cover of a Jimmie Dale Gilmore song.Buy it!
Loafer's Glory “The New Partner Waltz” from Loafer's Glory (Arhoolie 2012) N —One written by the Louvin Brothers.Buy it!
Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers “Katy Daley” from They're Playing My Song (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 2012) N —These guys have some great harmony singing.Buy it!
David Davis And The Warrior River Boys “The Train that Carried my Girl from Town” from Two Dimes and a Nickel (Rebel www.rebelrecords.com 2009) —David Davis and the Warrior River Boys are at The Focal Point on Saturday, February 16th, 8PM show.Buy it!
Doc and Merle Watson “Red Rocking Chair” from Black Mountain Rag (Rounder www.rounder.com 2006) —A nice compilation of Doc and Merle's work on the Flying Fish label.Buy it!
Conway Twitty “Hello Darlin'” from Hello Darlin': 15 #1 Hits (Dualtone 2003) R —Recorded in 1969 on the Decca label.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Crying Time” from I've Got a Tiger by the Tail (Sundazed 1995) R —Originally released in 1965 on the Capitol label.Buy it!
Tennessee Ernie Ford “Shotgun Boogie” from Hey Good Lookin' (Memoir 2002) —Recorded in 1950 on the Capitol label.Buy it!
Hank Locklin “Tomorrow's Just Another Day to Cry” from Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On, Volume 2 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1996) —Originally recorded for the Four Star label in 1952.Buy it!
George Jones “White Lightning” from Cup of Loneliness: The Classic Mercury Years, Volume 1 (Polygram 1994) —Originally recorded 55 years ago in 1958 on the Mercury label. Also going out to The Big Bopper, composer of the song, on tomorrow's 65th anniversary of "The Day the Music Died."Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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