The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “Crazy Arms” from The Essential Ray Price, 1951-1962 (Sony 1991) —From the Columbia label in 1956.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “City Lights” from The Essential Ray Price, Volume 1 (Sony 2007) —A classic from the pen of Bill Anderson.Buy it!
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price “Pick Me Up on Your Way Down” from Last of the Breed (Lost Highway 2007) —Harlan Howard wrote many songs in the Ray Price shuffle style and this is one of them.Buy it!
George Jones “Out of Control” from The Essential George Jones [Disc 1] (Sony 2006) —From the Mercury label in 1960Buy it!
Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers “I'll Be Gone Tonight” from Honky Tonk Revival (Zero 2005) —From Leslie's debut album, one she co-wrote with the late Jake Jenkins.Buy it!
Porter Wagoner and the Wagon Wheels “I'll Go Down Swinging” from The Essential Porter Wagoner (RCA 1997) —Originally recorded in 1964.Buy it!
James Intveld “Motel Time” from Have Faith CD ALBUM (Molenaart 2008) —One written by Bobby Bare.Buy it!
Webb Pierce “There Stands the Glass” from Webb "The Wondering Boy" Pierce, 1951-1958 (Bear Family 1990) —Originally recorded in 1953 on the Decca label.Buy it!
Johnny Paycheck “I'm Barely Hanging on to Me” from The Real Mr. Heartache: The Little Darling Years (Country Music Foundation 1996) —Recorded in 1966 on the Hilltop label.Buy it!
The Flying Burrito Brothers “Dim Lights” from Sleepless Nights (A & M 1976) —Originally recorded in 1969, a classic written by Joe Maphis.Buy it!
Wynn Stewart “Playboy” from Wishful Thinking, Volume 2 (Bear Family 2000) —Recorded in 1960 on the Challenge label.Buy it!
Marti Brom “A-11” from Sings Heartache Numbers (Goofin' 2005) —Marti is a former St. Louisan who now resides in Texas. A great song from the pen of Hank Cochran and Johnny Paycheck had the big hit with it in 1965.Buy it!
Charlie Walker “Who Will Buy the Wine” from Greatest Honky Tonk Hits (Audium 2003) —From the Columbia label in 1960, Ray Price on the harmony vocal. Billy Mize wrote this one.Buy it!
Amando Cevallos “He Won't Stop Leaving Me Alone” from I'll Never Honky Tonk You (self 2012)Buy it!
Faron Young and the Deputies “Hello Walls” from The Complete Capitol Hits of Faron Young, Volume 2 (EMI-Capitol 2000) —Written by Willie Nelson, this was a million-seller for Faron in 1961.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Above and Beyond” from Buck Owens (Sundazed 1995) —From Buck's first Capitol album in 1961, another great song from Harlan Howard.Buy it!
k.d. Lang “I'm Down to My Last Cigarette” from Shadowland (CAPITOL 1988) —Produced by Owen Bradley, one co-written by Harlan Howard and Billy Walker.Buy it!
Marty Robbins “Cigarettes and Coffee Blues” from The Essential Marty Robbins, Volume 2 (Sony 2005) —Recorded for the Columbia label in 1963.Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “Bubbles in the Glass” from Lies & Damn Lies (Rockhouse Ramblers 2011) L —Recorded in 2004 but not released until much later. One written by Liz Anderson.Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “Heartaches by the Numbers” from From the Locust Years to the Promised Land (Bear Family 1991) —Recorded for the Smash label in 1969.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)Buy it!
Skeets Mcdonald “In the Corner of My Mind” from Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes (Bear Family 1998) —Recorded (but unissued) for the Columbia label in 1961.Buy it!
Doug Sahm “Oh No! Not Another One” from The Return of Wayne Douglas (Tornado Records 2000)Buy it!
Bill Anderson “Walk Out Backwards” from Country Heart Songs (Decca 1961)Buy it!
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars “Wine Don't Lie” from I Hate These Songs (Hightone 1997)Buy it!
Dwight Yoakum “Guitars, Cadillacs” from Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. (Reprise 1987)Buy it!
Warren Smith “Five Minutes of the Latest Blues” from The First Country Collection of Warren Smith (Liberty 1962)Buy it!
Jamey Johnson “A Way to Survive (feat. Leon Russell & Vince Gill)” from Living for a Song (A Tribute to Hank Cochran) (MERCURY NASHVILLE 2012)Buy it!
Carl Butler “Honky Tonkitis” from Honky Tonkin' (Columbia 1969)Buy it!
Roger Miller “A Man Like Me” from King of the Road - The Genius of Roger Miller (Mercury Polygram 1995) —Recorded for the Decca label in 1958.Buy it!
Bobby Flores “I Lie a Lot” from Just for the Record (Yellow Rose 2003)Buy it!
Merle Haggard And The Strangers “Swinging Doors” from Strangers/Swinging Doors (EMI 1998) —Recorded in 1966 for the Capitol label. James Burton lays down one of the great guitar intros of all time on this one.Buy it!
Robbie Fulks “Rock Bottom, Pop. 1” from Country Love Songs CD ALBUM (Bloodshot Records 1996)Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “I'll Be Your San Antone Rose” from Luxury Liner (Remastered) (Warner 2004) —Originally recorded in 1976, one written by the late Susanna Clark.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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