The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Fletcher Bright & Bill Evans “Blackjack Grove” from Fine Times at Fletcher's House (Native and Fine www.nativeandfine.com 2013) N Buy it!
Ryan Spearman “Pretty Saro” from Pain & Time (Green Strum 2013) LBuy it!
Béla Fleck “Ode to Earl” from The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Volume 2 (Warner Brothers 1999)Buy it!
The Louvin Brothers “The River of Jordan” from Satan Is Real CD ALBUM (CAPITOL NASHVILLE 1996) —Recorded in 1959 for the Capitol label.Buy it!
Charlie Louvin “Ira” from Charlie Louvin (Tompkins Square 2007)Buy it!
Merle Haggard and Carl Jackson “Must You Throw Dirt in My Face” from Livin' Lovin' Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers (Universal South 2003) —One written by Bill Anderson. Carl Jackson produced this Grammy-winning album.Buy it!
Dailey & Vincent “When I Stop Dreaming” from Brothers of the Highway (Rounder 2013) N —Beautiful harmony vocals on this Louvin Brothers song.Buy it!
The Flying Burrito Brothers “The Angels Rejoiced Last Night” from Sleepless Nights (A & M 1976) —Actually recorded post-Gram-Parsons Burrito Brothers in 1973 when he was recording "Grievous Angel". This one is right up there with "Hickory Wind" as examples of their beautiful duets.Buy it!
Jim & Jesse and the Virginia Boys “Truck Drivin' Man” from Y'all Come: The Essential Jim & Jesse (Sony 1998) —Recorded in 1967 on the Epic label, this song produced some nice royalty checks for its author, Terry Fell.Buy it!
Jesse McReynolds “The Cakewalk” from Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 1999) —A good example of Jesse's "crosspickin'" mandolin style, Del McCoury accompanying on guitar.Buy it!
Della Mae “Letter From Down the Road / And Other Things” from This World Oft Can Be (Rounder 2013) N —One written by Laura Boosinger.Buy it!
Marty Hays “Wish We Had Our Time Again” from Wish We had Our Time Again (Right Side Up 2013) N —Nice cover of one of John Hartford's best, produced by Gary Gordon in his Sparta studio.Buy it!
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Clinch Mountain Backstep” from Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy (Capitol/Nashville 2003) —Originally recorded in 1970 for Capitol.Buy it!
Berline, Crary & Hickman “Storm Over Oklahoma” from Chambergrass (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2002) —Too many deadly storms over Oklahoma of late.Buy it!
The Lulus “Happy Birthday” from Shout Lulu Shout (Green Strum 2012) L —Happy birthday to Anne and Colleen Williamson of The Lulus!Buy it!
The Carper Family “Comes a Time” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self released 2013) N Buy it!
Roger Wallace “There's a Song in There Somewhere” from The Lowdown (Texas Music Group 2002)Buy it!
Jimmie Dale Gilmore “Just a Wave, Not the Water” from Don't Look for a Heartache (Hightone 2004) —One of my favorite Butch Hancock songs.Buy it!
Steve Young “Shopping for Dresses” from Tulare Dust: A Songwriter's Tribute to Merle Haggard (Hightone 1994)Buy it!
David Ball & The Pioneer Playboys “Countryboy Boogie” from Sparkle City (Red Dirt 2010)Buy it!
The Warren Hood Band “Last One to Know” from The Warren Hood Band (Red Parlor Records 2013) N —Written by Warren's daddy, Champ Hood, who played with David Ball and Walter Hyatt in Uncle Walt's Band back in 1970s Austin.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Old King Coal” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain/Thirty Tigers 2013) N —My guest on last week's Back Country, Sturgill will be returning to St. Louis soon, opening at the Pageant on Sunday, August 18th for Dwight Yoakum.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Dim Lights, Thick Smoke” from 3 Pears (Warner 2012)Buy it!
Nanci Griffith “Ford Econoline” from From a Distance: The Very Best of Nanci Griffith (MCA NASHVILLE 2002) —One written by Nanci.Buy it!
Fred Eaglesmith “Carter” from 50-Odd Dollars (Razor & Tie 1999) —Fred's tribute to the great Carter Stanley.Buy it!
Emily Herring “Terlingua” from Your Mistake (self 2013) N Buy it!
Eric Taylor “Deadwood” from Eric Taylor (lanor 1995) —Eric Taylor is with Bejae Fleming at Log House Concerts just outside Edwardsville, IL next Saturday, July 15th. 618.531.1810 for more info and directions.Buy it!
Shelly Lee Alley And His Alley Cats “Train Whistle Blues” from Steelin' It: The Steel Guitar Story (Proper 2008) —Originally recorded in 1937 on the Vocalion label.Buy it!
Ed Gary & The Country Cajun Aces “Hicks' Wagon Wheel Special” from The Road Back To San Antonio - 30 Years (lanor 2001) —Ed Gary and the Louisiana Cajun Aces are at the Stone Hill Winery in Hermann, MO next Friday-Sunday, July 12-14, for the Cajun Concert on the Hill weekend.Buy it!
Bill Haley and The Saddlemen “Sundown Boogie” from Hillbilly Boogie (Proper Records 2002) —Originally recorded in 1952.Buy it!
Les Paul and Mary Ford “How High the Moon” from The Absolutely Essential 3CD Collection (Big Three 2010) —This recording was solid gold for Capitol Records in 1951.Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “Best to Be Alone” from Ride (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2013) N —Wayne is at Off Broadway on July 17th, Prairie Rehab opens.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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