The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Woody Guthrie “The Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done (The Great Historical Bum)” from The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1: This Land is Your Land (Smithsonian Folkways 1997) —Originally recorded in 1941 for Folkways. The Campaign for KDHX is about the biggest thing we've ever done. forkdhx.org.Buy it!
Doc Watson et. al. “Tennessee Stud” from Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 1 (EMI 1972) R —Joined by the Dirt Band, Junior Huskey and Vassar.Buy it!
Loretta Lynn “They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore” from Honky Tonk Girl: The Loretta Lynn Collection (MCA Records 1994) —Recorded in 1973 for the Decca label.Buy it!
Steve Goodman “My Old Man” from No Big Surprise - The Steve Goodman Anthology (Red Pajamas Records 1994) —Recorded on the Asylum label in 1977.Buy it!
Hazel Dickens “Hills of Home” from It's Hard to Tell the Singer from the Song (Rounder www.rounder.com 1987) R Buy it!
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives “Sundown in Nashville” from Nashville, Volume 1: Tear The Woodpile Down (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) R Buy it!
Sam Bush “I've Just Seen a Face” from Let Us In Americana: The Music of Paul McCartney for Linda (Reviver 2013) N —Going out to Butch Moore and Linda ParkerBuy it!
The Sam Bush Band “The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle” from Circles Around Me (SUGAR HILL 2009) —A true account of the deaths of Stringbean and his wife, Estelle, as written by Sam, Guy Clark and Verlon ThompsonBuy it!
David Grier “Forked Deer” from Panorama (Rounder Records www.rounder.com 1997)Buy it!
Dailey and Vincent “Back To Hancock County” from Brothers of the Highway (Rounder www.rounder.com 2013) N Buy it!
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings “In Tall Buildings” from A Tribute to John Hartford: Live from Mountain Stage (Blue Plate 2001) R Buy it!
Tim O'Brien “How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live” from Always Lift Him Up (Proper 2007) —One of many songs written by Blind Alfred Reed.Buy it!
David Allan Coe “The Ride” from The Essential David Allan Coe (Sony 2004) —Recorded 35 years ago in 1983 on the Columbia label.Buy it!
Hank Williams “My Sweet Love Ain't Around” from Hank Williams - The Original Singles Collection Plus (Mercury Nashville Records 1991) —Hank released this song on the MGM label 65 years ago in 1948.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “Ride” (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N —Wayne returns to St. Louis on Wednesday, July 17th at Off Broadway,8:30PM show.Buy it!
Red Foley “Midnight” from Country Music Hall of Fame Series: Red Foley (MCA 1991) —One written by Chet Atkins and Boudleaux Bryant and recorded in 1951 for the Decca label.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Act Naturally” from The Very Best of Buck Owens (Rhino 1994) —50 years ago today in 1963 this became Buck's first #1 song, recorded for the Capitol label.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum and Buck Owens “Streets Of Bakersfield” from Buenos Noches From a Lonely Room (Reprise 1988) —This song was released 30 years ago this week and quickly went to #1. The great Flaco Jiminez on the accordian.Buy it!
Roy Rogers “Along The Navajo Trail” from The King of the Cowboys (ASV 1998) R —Originally recorded in 1945.Buy it!
Leon Payne “Lonely and Blue Over Someone” from I Love You Because (Bear Family 1999) —Originally recorded in 1951 on the Bullett label.Buy it!
Hank Snow “I Don't Hurt Anymore” from The Golden Rocket (BMG Australia 1994) —Recorded in 1954 on the RCA label.Buy it!
Flatt and Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys “Some Old Day” from Foggy Mountain Jamboree (County 1996) —From a 1957 recording on the Columbia label.Buy it!
The Country Gentlemen “I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow” from On the Road - And More (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2001) —Recorded in 1961 at Carnegie Hall, the Carter Family recorded a version of this in 1928 but this version was inspired by Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper's recording in the 1950s..Buy it!
Kathy Mattea “Gone, Gonna Rise Again” from Calling Me Home (SUGAR HILL 2012) —One written by Si Kahn, from a fine album Kathy released last year.Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Only The Lonely” from The Essential Roy Orbison, Volume 1 (Sony BMG 2006) —Recorded on the Monument label in 1960, Bill Porter on the sound engineering.Buy it!
Chet Atkins “Crazy Strings” from Galloping Guitar, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1995) —Recorded 65 years ago in 1948 for RCA.Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Rainy Day Woman” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) —Recorded in 1974 for RCA, the great Ralph Mooney on pedal steel.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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