The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Sam Bush “Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle” from Circles Around Me (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2009) —Co-written, along with Sam, by Guy Clark and Verlon Thompson. A true story.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!
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours “Rainbow at Midnight” from The Yellow Rose of Texas, Volume 4 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1995) R —Originally recorded for Decca in 1959.Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “Low and Lonely” from King of Country Music (Proper 2004) —Recorded in 1942 for Decca, written by Roy's music publishing partner, Fred Rose. Although it says "Smoky Mountain Boys", Velma Williams plays bass on this.Buy it!
Kitty Wells “Mommy for a Day” from Country Music Hall Of Fame (MCA 1991) —Written by Harlan Howard and Buck Owens and recorded 55 years ago on the Decca label in 1958.Buy it!
The Lulus “Good Hearted Woman” from Shout Lulu Shout (self-released 2012) LBuy it!
The Carper Family “Don't Treat Me Too Nice” from Back When (self thesailorkicks.bandcamp.com 2012) —The Lulus open for The Carper Family, who make their St. Louis debut, Tuesday, May 7th, at 8PM.Buy it!
Swing Deville “Time Changes Everything” from Salt Up The Dance Floor (self thesailorkicks.bandcamp.com 2009) L —The Midday Jamboree's own Fred Gumaer on vocals and percussion.Buy it!
Hot Club Of Cowtown “What's the Matter with the Mill” from What Makes Bob Holler (Proper Records 2010) —Hot Club of Cowtown returns to the St. Louis area on Friday, May 17th, at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville.Buy it!
Bobby Caldwell “Mission to Moscow (Live)” from Bobby Caldwell and his Friends of Steel, Volume One (self thesailorkicks.bandcamp.com 1999) L —With Bobby Koffer, Eldon Shamblin and some other Texas Playboys at the International Steel Guitar Convention in 1990.Buy it!
Prairie Rehab “When You Became a Ghost” from Weights & Measures (self-released 2013) N L —Prairie Rehab's cd release party is next Friday, April 19th, at the Schlafly Tap Room, 9PM.Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Crying” from The Essential Roy Orbison, Volume 1 (Sony BMG 2006) —Originally recorded in 1961 on the Monument label.Buy it!
The Mavericks “Amsterdam Moon” from In Time (The Valory Music Company 2013) N —I'm thinking Raul Malo and James Intveld may have been a bit influenced by Roy.Buy it!
James Intveld “If Tears Could Talk” from Have Faith CD ALBUM (Molenaart 2008) —Sure would be nice to see a new release from James.Buy it!
Noah, Roberta and Gary Gordon “Carolina” from none - single (Right Side Up Records 2013) L —The Gordons recorded an acoustic version of this on their Summer Villa: Home in the Heart release, and have re-recorded it with son, Noah on lead vocal and electric guitar.Buy it!
Ryan Spearman “Pretty Saro” from Pain & Time (Green Strum 2013) L —Ryan is with Gloria Attoun at The Focal Point on Friday, April 26th.Buy it!
Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family “Turnpike Boogie” from Jack Grelle And The Johnson Family (Big Muddy Records 2012) L —They are at the Old Rock House next Tuesday, April 16th.Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “What the People's Wants” from Lies and Damn Lies CD ALBUM (self thesailorkicks.bandcamp.com 2010) LBuy it!
Willie Nelson “Pistol Packin' Mama” from Country Music (Rounder 2010)Buy it!
Gary Nicholson “Listen to Willie” from Texas Songbook (Bismeaux 2011) —We're going to be hearing a lot more music by and about Willie as we approach his 80th birthday on April 30th.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “Bad News” from none - live at KDHX 3.26.11 (KDHX 2012) —Whitey returns to Off Broadway two weeks from tonight, April 27th, with Doop and the Inside Outlaws. Sarah Potenza and Tall Boy, Ian Crossman, open.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry” from none-live at KDHX 10.18.08 (KDHX 2008)Buy it!
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars “Carryin' on This Way” from Live at KDHX, Volume X (KDHX 2012) —recorded 1.23.11Buy it!
James Hand “Mighty Lonesome Man” (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records 2012)Buy it!
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