The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours “Warm Red Wine” from Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —Originally recorded in 1949 for the Decca label.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “Not That I Care” from You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker CD ALBUM (Lost Highway 2006)Buy it!
The Flying Burrito Brothers “Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream?)” from Gram Parsons Archives, Volume One (Amoeba 2007) —Recorded at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco April 6, 1969, opening for The Grateful Dead.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Hero” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain/Thirty Tigers 2013) N —Opening for Dwight Yoakum at The Pageant on August 18th.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Understand Your Man” from Dwight's Used Records (Koch 2002) —Originally appearing on "Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash" in 2002.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Lucky That Way” from Blame the Vain (New West 2005)Buy it!
Leona Williams “He's Just on My Mind Again” from New Patches (Heart of Texas Records 2008) —Congratulations to Leona on having a stretch of Missouri Highway 63 named after her.Buy it!
Rose Maddox “My Rose Of Old Kentucky” from Rose Maddox Sings Bluegrass (CAPITOL 1996) —Originally recorded in 1962, Reno and Smiley play throughout this first bluegrass album in history by a female artist.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Give My Love to Rose” from The Essential Johnny Cash (1955-1983) CD ALBUM (Sony 1992) —This was the B-side of "Home of the Blues", recording in 1957 for the Sun label.Buy it!
Jim Lauderdale “Sweet Rosie Jones” from Happy Birthday Buck: A Texas Salute to Buck Owens (Texas Roundup Records 2002) —As the album title suggests, this one was written and previously recorded by Buck and the Buckaroos.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Aunt Rose” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self released 2013) N —The Carper Family is playing a house concert in St. Louis next month on Saturday, August 24th. If you'd like details email me at backcountry and I'll send you the email connection.Buy it!
Hot Club Of Cowtown “Minor Swing” from Rendezvous in Rhythm (Gold Strike Records 2013) N —A Django Reinhardt-Stephane Grapelli composition.Buy it!
Cow Bop “It's A Sin To Tell A Lie” from Too Hick for the Room (B4Man Music 2011) —Cow Bop is swinging west again on a tour of Route 66 and they'll perform at 4PM tomorrow under the big catsup bottle in Collinsville, IL.Buy it!
Bobby Hicks “Fiddle Patch” (Rounder 1998) —Written by fiddle great Dale Potter.Buy it!
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price “Goin' Away Party” from Last of the Breed (Lost Highway 2007) —Another classic from Cindy Walker.Buy it!
The Carter Family “Engine 143” from My Clinch Mountain Home: Their Complete Victory Recordings, 1928-1929 (Rounder 1993) —Recorded in 1929 for the Victor label.Buy it!
The Carter Family “School House on the Hill” from Gold Watch And Chain - The Complete Victor Recordings 1933-34 (Rounder 1998) —From the Victor label in 1933.Buy it!
J.E. Mainer & The Moutaineers “Old and In the Way” from 20 Old - Time Favorites (Rural Rhythm Records 1998) —Recording date unknown, probably 1940s. J.E. and Sara Carter were born one day apart in 1898.Buy it!
Alison Krauss + Union Station “Take Me for Longing” from Live (Rounder 2002)Buy it!
Don Williams and Alison Krauss “I Just Come Here for the Music” from And So It Goes CD ALBUM (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2012) R Buy it!
James Intveld “Pretty World” from Have Faith CD ALBUM (Molenaart 2008) —This was a hit for Wynn Stewart in the '50s. Sure would like to see a new album by James.Buy it!
Ashley Monroe “She's Driving Me Out of Your Mind” from Like a Rose (Warner Brothers 2013) —Co-written with Jon Randall.Buy it!
Stella! “Down In The Cellar” from Sorry, Stella (Earthwork 2012) —A caller last week thought sure I'd have this one in my Top Ten list for the first half of 2013. I would have had this and Amanda Cevallos on the list but they came out in 2012.Buy it!
Amanda Cevallos “Good for Nothin' but Each Other (feat. Jonathan Terrell)” from I'll Never Honky Tonk You (Amanda Cevallos 2012)Buy it!
Claire Lynch “Everybody Knows I've Been Crying” from Dear Sister (Compass www.compassrecords.com 2013) N Buy it!
Dave Dudley “Six Days on the Road” from Original Golden Country Hits (Liberty 1963) R —Originally on the Golden Wing label, this classic charted 50 years ago this week.Buy it!
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band “Honky Tonk Blues” from Will the Circle Be Unbroken (EMI 1972) —A Hank Williams tune, of course. Junior Huskey on the doghouse bass.Buy it!
Steve Goodman “Mind Your Own Business” from Steve Goodman (Buddha 1971) —One good Hank tune deserves another, this one from Goodman's debut album.Buy it!
Radney Foster “Louisiana Blue” from Del Rio, TX 1959 (Arista 1992) —One of four Top Forty songs to come out of Radney's solo debut album.Buy it!
JP Harris and the Tough Choices “Two for the Road” from I'll Keep Calling (Cow Island Music 2011)Buy it!
Emily Herring “Prairie Lea” from Your Mistake (self 2013) N Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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