The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
The Carter Family “My Clinch Mountain Home (Remastered)” from My Clinch Mountain Home: Their Complete Victory Recordings, 1928-1929 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1993) —From the Victor label in 1928.Buy it!
Jean Ritchie and Doc Watson “The Storms are on the Ocean” from Jean Ritchie and Doc Watson at Folk City (Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings www.folkways.si.edu 1992) —From a 1963 Folkways recording.Buy it!
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Earl Scruggs, John McEuen and Junior Huskey “Soldier's Joy” from Will the Circle be Unbroken, Volume 1 (EMI 1972)Buy it!
John Hartford and the Hartford String Band “Quail is a Pretty Bird” from Hamilton Ironworks (Rounder www.rounder.com 2001)Buy it!
Mike Auldridge “This Ain't Grass” from Blues and Bluegrass (TAKOMA 1974)Buy it!
New Grass Revival “In the Plan” from Barren County (Flying Fish 1992) —Originally released in 1978, the song was written by Doug Dillard, Gene Clark and Bernie Leadon.Buy it!
The Sam Bush Band “Song for Roy” from Howlin' at the Moon (SUGAR HILL 1998)Buy it!
The Delmore Brothers “Blues Stay Away From Me” from Freight Train Boogie (Ace 1993) R —Originally on the King label from 1949.Buy it!
George Jones “Trouble in Mind” from My Favorites of Hank Williams/Trouble in Mind (EMI Import 1999) R —Two albums recorded in 1962 and 1965 respectively, both now on one cd.Buy it!
Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers “I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart” from Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing (Proper 1999) R —Patsy's monster hit from 1935.Buy it!
John Hiatt “Old School” from Master Of Disaster (New West www.newwestrecords.com 2005) R Buy it!
Frankie Miller “I Don't Know” from Sugar Coated Baby (Bear Family 1996) —Originally recorded on the Gilt Edge label in 1951.Buy it!
The Carlisles “Too Old to Cut the Mustard” from Busy Body Boogie SINGLE (Bear Family 2005) —Recorded for Mercury in 1951.Buy it!
Little Jimmy Dickens “If It Ain't One Thing It's Another” from Country Boy, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1997) —From 1950 on the Columbia label.Buy it!
Hawkshaw Hawkins “I Can't Seem To Say Goodbye” from Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 4 - The Nashville Sound (CBS 1990) —Also on Columbia, from 1961.Buy it!
Roy Orbison “Crying” from The Essential Roy Orbison (RCA 2006) —Buddy Harman on drums from this 1961 classic on the Monument label.Buy it!
The Nashville Bluegrass Band “Old Riverman” from Twenty Year Blues (Sugar Hill Records ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2004) —Alan does the vocal on this wonderful Hartford/Monroe composition.Buy it!
Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys “Devil's Dream” from Live at Mechanic's Hall (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 2004) —Recorded for Decca in 1963.Buy it!
The Whites “Old Man Baker” from A Lifetime in the Making (Skaggs Family Records www.skaggsfamilyrecords.com 2000) —Buck White wrote this one for the late Kenny Baker.Buy it!
DeFord Bailey “Pan American Blues” from From Where I Stand: The Black Experience in Country Music (Warner Bros. 1998) —Recorded in 1927 on the Brunswick label.Buy it!
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys “Old Age Pension Check” from King of Country Music (Proper 2004) —From the Vocalion label in 1939. We now call these checks social security.Buy it!
Buddy Duhon and Harry Choates “Old Cow Blues” from Cajun Capers: Cajun Music 1928-1954 (Proper 2005) —Sounding completely like Milk Cow Blues.Buy it!
Stoney Edwards “Pickin' Wildflowers” from From Where I Stand: The Black Experience in Country Music (Warner 1998) —Recorded for Capitol in 1975.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Bud's Bounce” from The Instrumental Hits of Buck Owens and his Buckaroos (Sundazed 1995) —Also on Capitol, but a decade earlier in 1965. A Bud Isaacs composition.Buy it!
Spade Cooley and His Orchestra “Oklahoma Stomp” from Swingin' the Devil's Dream (Proper 2003) —Recorded 65 years ago for Capitol in 1946.Buy it!
Charlie Rich “Behind Closed Doors” (CBS 1973) —Recorded in 1972 for Columbia. Charlie's Sun recordings sure sound different from his Billy Sherrill-produced ones, don't they?Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Luxury Liner” from Luxury Liner (Remastered) (Warner 2004) —Recorded in 1976 for Warner.Buy it!
Gail Davies “Like Strangers” from The Game (Warner Bros. Records 1980) R Buy it!
The Davis Sisters “Rock-A-Bye Boogie” from Memories, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1993) —From a 1953 RCA recording.Buy it!
Brenda Lee “Dynamite” from Anthology Volume One. 1956-1961 (MCA 1991) —From the Decca label in 1957, the song that provided "Little Miss Dynamite" her nickname.Buy it!
Rough Shop “Drink Up and Go Home” from Here Today (Perdition Records 2008) R L —One written by Freddie Hart and ably performed her by St. Louis' own Rough Shop.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) R Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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