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There is an original Louisiana Hayride microphone up for auction on Ebay--once used by Elvis and Hank Williams. How 'bout all you Country Crossroads fans pitching in to buy it. Would give Country Crossroads that "Saturday Night Country Style" sound. Check it out:

:: Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 ::

1. Josh Lederman y Los Diablos - "Fish's Eddy" (Coffeestain Music / Nine Mile Records; from the cd The Town's Old Fair)
2. Robert Earl Keen - "Down that Dusty Trail" (from KGSR Broadcasts, Vol. 8)
3. Melba Montgomery - "My Feel Good Sure Feels Fine" (from the LP, No Charge on Elektra, 1974)
4. Pete Drake - "Pedal Jumpin'"
5. Speedtwinn - "That's The Way" (from the CD, California; check out for info, downloads and classy western shirts)
6. Tracy Pendarvis and the Swampers - "Southbound Line" (Rounder CD, Sun Rockabilly)
7. Ronnie Dawson as "Commonwealth Jones" - "Do Do Do" (from Aint I'm A Dog CD on Columbia)
8. Johnny Cash - "Cry, Cry, Cry" (from a best of... LP on Sun)
9. Johnny Cash - "Hey, Porter" (from Louisiana Hayride Archives--this great old stuff is now available on Scena Records)
10. Edith Frost - "Look What Thoughts Will Do" (from Demos, available as a free download at contemplative stuff; lots of other free music at Comfortstand)
11. Porter Hall, TN - " "Crosses To Hang" (from the cd Welcome to Porter Hall, TN on Slewfoot; check out
12. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings with James Alan Shelton - "50 Miles of Elbowroom" (form Shelton's cd on Rebel Records)
13. Old Crow Medicine Show - "The Silver Dagger" (from the cd, Eutaw)
14. Old Crow... - "Trials and Troubles" (from the new, OCMS cd on Nettwerk)
15. Graham Parker - "Sugaree" (from Your Country on Bloodshot Records)
16. Adrienne Young and Little Sadie - "I Cannot Justify" (from the cd Plow to the End of the Row)

:: Posted on Friday, June 25, 2004 ::

Special tribute to the great Ray Charles who died on June 10 at the age of 73. All music on today's show came from two of his recordings: Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music, Vol. 1 (Dec. 1959) and Vol. 2 (Sep. 1962) on ABC-Paramount.

1. No Letter Today
2. Someday
3. Hey Good Lookin'
4. You Are My Sunshine
5. Here We Go Again
6. Don't Tell Me Your Troubles
7. Midnight
8. Oh! Lonesome Me
9. You Win Again
10. Careless Love
11. I Can't Stop Lovin' You
12. Your Cheating Heart
13. I'll Never Stand in Your Way
14. Making Believe
15. Half as Much
16. I Love You So Much It Hurts
17. Just A Little Lovin ( Will Go A Long Way)
18. Born To Lose
19. Worried Mind

:: Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2004 ::

Thanks, Lisa Richard, for filling in for me while I was hanging out with my sister and her husband in Austin, Texas, listening to music, eating tacos and watching dogs play in Barton Springs.

:: Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2004 ::

1. Eleni Mandell - You're All Bad (and that's why you've been invited) (Trocadero cd)
2. Old Crow Medicine Show - Wagon Wheel (Nettwerk cd)
3. Black Twig Pickers - Rambling Hobo (VHF cd - North Folk Flyer)
4. Homegrown String Band - Ackamarackus
5. Uncle Tupelo - Wait Up
6. Wynn Stewart - I Keep Forgetting that I Forgot About You (from It's Such A Pretty World Today LP on Capitol)
7. Melba Montgomery - Foolin' Around (Capitol LP - The Big Wonderful Country World Of...)
8. George Jones and Melba Montgomery - We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds (Smithsonian LP)
9. Jerry Lee Lewis - Waiting For A Train (Sun LP)
10. Louvin Brothers - If I Could Only Win Your Love (Razor & Tie)
11. Kitty Wells & Roy Acuff - Goodbye Mr. Brown (Rounder LP)
12. Delmore Brothers - There's Something About Love (King LP)
13. Little Hat Jones - Bye Bye Baby Blues (Yazoo cd Before The Blues, Vol. 1)
14. Willie Lofton - Dark Road Blues (Yazoo cd Jackson Blues)
15. Mississippi John Hurt - Spike Driver's Blues (Yazoo Before The Blues, Vol. 3)
16. Evans & McClain - 2 White Horses (Yazoo, Before The Blues, Vol. 1)
17. Bill Keith & Jim Rooney - Devil's Dream (Prestige/Folklore Years, Vol. 6 on Fantasy/Prestige, cd)
18. Bill Keith & Jim Rooney - Kentucky Moonshiner (on same)

:: Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2004 ::