The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008)Buy it!
Bill Kirchen “Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods” (Proper American Recordings 2007)Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Frettin' Fingers” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995) —Originally recorded in 1955 for Capitol.Buy it!
James Burton and Ralph Mooney “Corn Pickin'” from Corn Pickin' and Slick Slidin' (CAPITOL 2005) —A classic Capitol release from 1968.Buy it!
Albert Lee “Fun Ranch Boogie” from Gagged But not Bound (MCA 1988) —Albert Lee is England's gift to country guitar.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Medley: Under Your Spell Again, Above and Beyond, Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache), Foolin' Around, Hello Trouble, Truck Drivin' Man” from Carnegie Hall Concert (Sundazed 2000) —The Buckaroos' Carnegie Hall concert took place on March 25, 1968.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Don't Let Her Know” from I Don't Care (Sundazed 1995) —From the Capitol label in 1964.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Before You Go” (Sundazed 1995) —Same label, one year later in 1965.Buy it!
Jim Lauderdale “Sweet Rosie Jones” from Happy Birthday Buck: A Texas Salute to Buck Owens (Texas Roundup Records 2002) —Lots of great Texas musicians offer their salute to Buck on this fine compilation.Buy it!
The Derailers “Crying Time” from Under the Influence of Buck (Palo Duro Records 2007)Buy it!
Dwight Yoakam “Down on the Corner of Love” from Dwight Sings Buck (New West 2007)Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Hello Trouble” from Cumberland Gap (Wildstone 2002) LBuy it!
Rosie Flores “Down to the River” from Happy Birthday Buck: A Texas Tribute to Buck Owens (Texas Roundup Records 2002)Buy it!
Robbie Fulks “The Buck Starts Here” from Country Love Songs CD ALBUM (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 1996) —Robbie's homage to Buck and Bakersfield.Buy it!
The Farmer Boys “Flash, Crash and Thunder” from Flash Crash and Thunder (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —From the Capitol label in 1957.Buy it!
Wynn Stewart “WIshful Thinking” from The Very Best of Wynn Stewart, 1958-1962 CD ALBUM (Varese Sarabande 2001) —The late, great Ralph Mooney on pedal steel. Recorded in 1959 for the Challenge label.Buy it!
The Maddox Brothers and Rose “You've Been Talking in Your Sleep” from Maddox Brothers and Rose (King 1997) —Recorded ca. 1946 on the 4-Star label, the great Roy Nichols on lead electric guitar.Buy it!
Tommy Collins “I'm Not Looking for an Angel” from Leonard (Bear 1992) —Recorded 45 years ago in 1966 for Capitol.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “Ramblin' Fever” from Down Every Road 1962-1994 (CAPITOL 1996) —Roy Nichols again on lead guitar.Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “All Bucked Up” from Torch This Town (Hayden's Ferry 2002) L —With John Horton and Gary Hunt on twin Telecasters, local favorites TRR can play Bakersfield with the best.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried” from Diamonds & Dirt (Columbia 1988)Buy it!
Rodney Crowell “Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight” from Collections (Warner 1989)Buy it!
The Notorious Cherry Bombs “It's Hard to Kiss the Lips At Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long” from The Notorious Cherry Bombs (Universal South 2004)Buy it!
Jimmy Martin “Freeborn Man” from The King of Bluegrass (Gusto Records 2007) —From the Decca label in 1968, it's the best thing Keith Allison and Mark Lindsay ever wrote.Buy it!
Tom Russell “The Death of Jimmy Martin” from Wounded Heart of America (Hightone 2009) —Tom Russell returns to our area October 7th at Off Broadway and October 8th at the Turner Hall in Mt. Olive, IL.Buy it!
Mel Tillis “Good Woman Blues” from Greatest Hits (Curb 1991) —Lonnie Melvin “MEL” TILLIS was born on August 8, 1932 in Tampa, FL and will be 79 years old on Monday. He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.Buy it!
Raul Malo “Lonely Hearts” from Lucky One (Fantasy 2009) —RAUL Francisco Martinez-MALO, Jr, former lead singer of The Mavericks, was born on August 7, 1965 in Miami, FL and will be 46 years old tomorrow.Buy it!
Don Starwalt “Edwardsville Breakdown” from $300 Night (self 1999) L —Don on banjo, Orville on guitar, reso, mandolin and bass.Buy it!
Darrell Scott “You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive” from Live in NC (Full Light www.darrellscott.com 2004) —Singer-songwriter James DARRELL SCOTT was born on August 6, 1959 in London, KY and is 42 years old today.Buy it!
Webb Pierce “Slowly” from Webb "The Wondering Boy" Pierce, 1951-1958 (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1990) —From Decca in 1954, the first recording with a pedal steel guitar, played by its inventor, Bud Isaacs.Buy it!
Porter Wagoner “I'll Go Down Swinging” from The Essential Porter Wagoner (RCA 1997) —Recorded in 1965 for RCA, a classic country shuffle tune.Buy it!
Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton “If Teardrops were Pennies” from The Essential Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton (RCA 1996) —Porter and Dolly recorded this Carl Butler song in 1973 for RCA.Buy it!
Porter Wagoner “Eleven Cent Cotton” from Wagonmaster (Anti/Epitaph 2007) —Recorded a few short months before Porter's death, the album was produced by Marty Stuart.Buy it!
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives “Porter Wagoner's Grave” from Ghost Train (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2010) —One of Marty's compositions, from his 2010 Grammy winner.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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