The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Lee Roy Parnell “Nashville Casualty and Life” from Pearls in the Snow: The Songs of Kinky Friedman (Kinkajou 1998) R —Nashville Casualty and Life was the original sponsor of the Grand Ole Opry, as they owned WSM (We Shield Millions) in Nashville.Buy it!
Jerry Garcia and David Grisman “Drink Up and Go Home” from Been All Around This World (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2004) —A Freddie Hart number.Buy it!
Ramblin' Jack Elliott “Take Me Back and Try Me One More Time” from The Long Ride (Hightone 1999) —One written by Ernest Tubb.Buy it!
Bill Kirchen “Tell Me the Reason” from Seeds and Stems (Proper 2013) N —Bill has re-recorded some of his best-known songs for his new album, but Bill and his wife, Louise, wrote this one.Buy it!
Marty Hays “Deep Water” from Wish We had Our Time Again (Right Side Up 2013) N —The old Fred Rose standard.Buy it!
Joel Savoy's Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round “The Color of the Blues” from Joel Savoy's Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round (Valcour Records www.valcorrecords.com 2013) N —Wilson Savoy on the lead vocal.Buy it!
Johnny Paycheck “A-11” from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 1996) —Originally recorded in 1965 on the Hilltop label.Buy it!
Patsy Cline “I Fall to Pieces” from The Patsy Cline Collection (MCA 1991) —Originally recorded in 1960 for the Decca label.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “A Way to Survive” from Ray Price and The Cherokee Cowboys, Vol. 9 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1995) —Recorded in 1966 for the Columbia label.Buy it!
Jamey Johnson & Emmylou Harris “Don’t Touch Me” from Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran (Mercury 2012)Buy it!
The Chris Talley Trio “My Bucket'S Got a Hole In It” from Raining in My Heart (self 2009) L —Zane Prosser on the lead vocal covering the old Clarence Williams tune made famous by Hank. The Chris Talley Trio is at Bellerive Park Monday night, July 29th, 7PM.Buy it!
Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family “Ain't the Man” from Jack Grelle & the Johnson Family (self 2012) L —Jack Grelle's Big Muddy 45 release party with the Long Goners and The Red-Headed Strangers takes place at Off Broadway on Thursday, August 1st, 8:30PM.Buy it!
The Red-Headed Strangers “Senorita” from Come On In (self-released 2009) LBuy it!
The Five And Dimers “Ten Miles to Tulsa” from Quarter of a Tank (The Five and Dimers New 2011) L —The Five and Dimers open for Leftover Salmon on Friday, August 9th at the Alton Riverfront Amphitheater.Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “Water in a Well” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain/Thirty Tigers 2013) N —Sturgill opens for Dwight Yoakum at The Pageant on Sunday, August 18th.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “The Heartaches are Free” from Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise 2002)Buy it!
The Carper Family “My Old Chevy Van” from Old-Fashioned Gal (self 2013) N —If you are interested in attending a house concert on August 24th in St. Louis with The Carper Family contact me when I'm on the air or email to backcountry.Buy it!
Peter Rowan “Stealin' My Time” from The Old School (Compass Records ww.compassrecords.com 2013) N —The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band performs at the Old Rock House on Sunday, September 8th, 8PM.Buy it!
Open Range “If I Needed You” from The Roots of My Raising Run Deep (self 2012) L —These folks hail from the Arcadia Valley region in MO. Thanks to Walter and Willa of Bluegrass Breakdown for sending this one my way.Buy it!
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen “Wild Unknown” from On the Edge (Compass Records ww.compassrecords.com 2013) N —I like this album more every time I put it in the player.Buy it!
Betse Ellis “Long Time to Get There” from High Moon Order (Free Dirt www.freedirtrecords.com 2013) N Buy it!
Waylon Jennings and the Waylors “Louisiana Woman” from Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition (BMG 2003) —Originally recorded in 1974 for RCA, one written by the late J.J. Cale. RIP, J.J.Buy it!
Della Mae “This World Oft Can Be” (Rounder 2013) N Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Wheels” from Elite Hotel (Warner 1975) —Jonathan Edwards on the harmony vocal on this one.Buy it!
Jonathan Edwards “Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy” from Rollin' Along: Live in Holland (Strictly Country Records 2008) —Jonathan Edwards will be at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville along with John Ford Coley on Saturday, September 14th, 8PM.Buy it!
Homer and Jethro “I'm Movin' On No. 2” from America's Song Butchers: The Weird World of Homer & Jethro (BMG 1997) —A little song butchering at the expense of Hank Snow, recorded in 1957 for the RCA label.Buy it!
The Country All Stars “I'll See You in My Dreams” from Jazz from the Hills (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Recorded in 1956 for RCA. The Country All Stars included Chet Atkins, Jerry Byrd, Dale Potter, George Barnes and Charles Grean in addition to Homer and Jethro.Buy it!
Leon Chappelear and his Lone Star Cowboys “Just Because” from Western Swing Chronicles, Volume 2 (Origin Jazz Library 2002) —Recorded 80 years ago next month in Chicago for the Victor label.Buy it!
Leon Chappel “Take Your Time Mama” from Automatic Mama (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1999) —Recorded for the Capitol label in 1951.Buy it!
Mark O'Connor and Buddy Spicher “Sadness/Darlin' Waltz” from Heroes (Warner 1995) —Originally recorded in 1992.Buy it!
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