The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
The Blue Sky Boys “If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again” from Mama's Hand: Bluegrass and Mountain Songs About Mother (Rounder www.rounder.com 2002)Buy it!
Iris DeMent “Mama's Opry” from Infamous Angel (Warner Bros. 1992)Buy it!
Eddy Arnold And His Tennessee Plowboys “My Mother's Sweet Voice” from Eddy's Song (Proper unk 2003) —Recorded 65 years ago in 1948 for RCA.Buy it!
Eddy Arnold And His Tennessee Plowboys “Texarkana Baby” from Eddy's Song (Proper unk 2003) —Recorded for RCA on August 20, 1947. Rollin Sullivan, aka Oscar of Lonzo and Oscar on the mandolin. Give me early Eddy Arnold with Little Roy Wiggins and you can have his Nashville sound recordings.Buy it!
Kris Kristofferson “My Heart Was the Last One to Know” from Feeling Mortal (KK Records 2013) N —New music from one of the great songwriters of our time.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “You Left Me a Long Time Ago” from Countryman (Lost Highway 2005) R —Willie received an honorary doctorate this week, so I don't know if there's more old drunks than there are old doctors any more. Willie does prescribe his own medication, however.Buy it!
James Hand “Favorite Fool” from Mighty Lonesome Man (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records 2012) —Cindy Cashdollar on the steel and Earl Poole Ball on piano. Sending this out to Woody Atkins who does two fine country shows on KOPN in Columbia, MO.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” from The Essential Waylon Jennings (Sony BMG 2007) R —Recorded for RCA in 1975.Buy it!
Shooter Jennings “Outlaw You” from The Other Life (E One www.eonemusic.com 2013) N —Shooter Jennings will be at the Atomic Cowboy on Sunday, May 26th.Buy it!
Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time “Murder on Music Row” from Murder On Music Row (Shell Point Records 2000) R —I don't have the Alan Jackson version but this is from the author and composer.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Some Days” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain sturgillsimpson.bandcamp.com/album/high-top-mountain 2013) N —New to my ears but a fine album that we'll sample more from in the coming weeks.Buy it!
Son Volt “Barricades” from Honky Tonk (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N L —Son Volt is at The Pageant on Saturday, June 1st.Buy it!
Amanda Cevallos “I'll Never Honky Tonk You” (Amanda Cevallos 2012) —She's holding down a residency at The Broken Spoke in Austin. Choosing between Amanda and Son Volt will be tough. She's at the venerable Stovall's Grove on Saturday, June 1st.Buy it!
Daniel Romano “Middle Child” from Come Cry With Me (Normaltown 2013) —Daniel is with Caitlin Rose at Off Broadway tomorrow night.Buy it!
Anna Laura Edmiston “Livin' on Memories of You” from Joel Savoy's Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round (Valcour Records www.valcorrecords.com 2013) N —One written by Dolly.Buy it!
Ryan Spearman with Pokey LaFarge “Haley Mae” from Pain & Time (Ryan Spearman www.spearman.com 2013) N L —Ryan is part of the bill for the 3rd annual John Hartford Memorial Festival in Bean Blossom, IN May 30-June 1.Buy it!
The Gibson Brothers “Dying for Someone to Live For” from They Called It Music (Compass Records 2013) N Buy it!
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell “When You Get to Asheville” from Love Has Come For You (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N —A new Steve and Edie act is born.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Foolish Ramblin' Man” from none--live at KDHX 5.7.13 (KDHX 2013) —The Carper Family stopped by our performance studio before last Tuesday's great show at Off Broadway with The Lulus and laid down a few tracks.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Precious Jewel” from none--live at KDHX 5.7.13 (KDHX 2013) —All four of these songs are on their new album available on May 28th, Old Fashion Gal.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Old Fashion Gal” from none--live at KDHX 5.7.13 (KDHX 2013)Buy it!
The Carper Family “I've Tried” from none--live at KDHX 5.7.13 (KDHX 2013)Buy it!
Ashley Monroe “Weed Instead of Roses” from Like a Rose (Warner Brothers 2013) N —An alternative suggestion for your wife/girlfriend's birthday.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell “Bluebird Wine” from Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch 2013) N —Rodney changed a few lyrics to this one, which was the first song to appear on Emmylou's first album for Warner in 1974.Buy it!
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen “Day to Day” from On the Edge (Compass Records 2013) N —Rob Ickes on dobro and Megan McCormick on tenor vocal.Buy it!
Marty Stuart and Del McCoury “Let Us Travel, Travel On” from Compadres: An Anthology of Duets (Universal Music 2007) —Marty is part of a great lineup that includes The Harmans, Marty Rabon and The Expedition Show June 8th at the Alton Amphitheater to benefit Meals on Wheels. Tickets at seniorservicesplus.org or 618.278.4422Buy it!
Dailey & Vincent “When I Stop Dreaming” from Brothers of the Highway (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N —These boys really nail this Louvin Brothers classic.Buy it!
Sarah And The Tall Boys “That's How I Got to Memphis” from Live in Chicago (self 2012) —Sarah and the Tall Boys return to St. Louis next Thursday at the Broadway Oyster Bar, May 16th, 9PM.Buy it!
The Trophy Mules “Lone Hearts Bound” from Sorry Motel (self-released 2013) N L —The Trophy Mules are at the Old Rock House next Thursday, May 16th, 7PM.Buy it!
Hot Club Of Cowtown “Columbus Stockade Blues” from Wishful Thinking (Proper unk 2009) —Hot Club of Cowtown is at Knuckleheads in Kansas City next Saturday.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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