Monday, September 14, 2020

Dollar Country Episode 113 Show Notes (9/16/20)

 [Set 1]
 
1.  Cowboy Copas - Hangman's Boogie [1949, King Records]
2.  Bashful Bob - Please Pass The Biscuits [1964, Sure]
  - Label from St. James MO with mostly Austin Wood releases
3.  Louvin Brothers - Plenty Of Everything But You [1957, Capitol Records]
  - Ira and Charlie billed separately on this release for some reason
  - Both sides from their 1960 release "My Baby's Gone"
  - https://www.discogs.com/The-Louvin-Brothers-My-Babys-Gone/master/286113
4.  Bernie Waldon - Bright Lights And Go Go Girls [1968, Floyd]
  - Indianapolis artist/radio DJ, label named after his father
5.  Leon Douglas - I Use To Own This Train [1968, Blue Valley]
6.  Charlie Kellogg - Don't Give Me A Reason [1968, Peach Records]
  - KC Artist, Owner of Big K

--Talking Break--
Socials break

[Set 2]

7.  Bill Beeny - He Put Out The Ring Of Fire [19??, Temple]
  - Self released label of Bill Beeny
  - Preacher / Elvis truther from St Louis
  - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Beeny
8.  Don Slakey - Who Plays The Songs For The Country D.J.'s? [????, Harvest Records]
9.  Johnny Leen And The Leens - Time Off For Good Behavior [????, Appaloosa]
  - same label has a relese by Tammy Leen and the Leens
10.  Jerry Sparks - Painted Lady [????, Make Mine Country Records]
  - it's not the lady's fault Jerry can't stay away from the night life
11.  Shirley Ann Mabrey - Flip The Switch [1973, Major Records]
12.  Edwina McCauley - Go Away And Don't Come Back [????, Nuclear]

--Talking Break--

[Set 3]

13.  Bob Taylor - Hall Of Fame [????, Express Records]
14.  Billy Joe Kirk - Nashville Guitar Blues [1970s, Hill Country]
15.  Leon McAuliff - Night Life [1962, Cimarron]
  - Willie Nelson song, one of the earliest recorded versions
16.  Ray Haney - Walking The Blues [1955, MGM]
 
--Final Break--
 
17.  Joe Stephens - Layoff Blues [1982, Smile Records]

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Dollar Country Episode 112 Show Notes (9/2/20)

This episodes cover photo features Burt Munro a New Zealander famous for his feats regarding speed on his motorcycle.  I highly recommend you watch this short doc about him.  He's an interesting man.
https://silodrome.com/documentary-burt-munro-offerings-to-the-god-of-speed/
 
[Set 1]

1. Tex Larabey - Music To Get Stoned To [1968, Nashville Records]
  - Flip side played on DC #060 (9/3/18)
2.  Rita Lorraine - Dark Back Street Alley [1970s, G. B. Records]
3. Hank Locklin - Empty Bottle, Empty Heart [1956, 4 Star Records]
  - He had the opening track on DC #003
4. The Farmer Boys - I'm Just Too Lazy [1955, Capitol]
  - Bobby Adamson and Woody Murray.  Both from AR but met in California
  - Had their first break on Cousin Herb Hensons show in Bakersfield
  - Dedicated to Brad at Taco Zone
5. Fred Prue with Roy Baxter & His Combo - Don't Wink At Me [1957, Arctic]
6. Wayne Raney - I Had My Fingers Crossed [1951, King]
  - Originally from Wolf Bayou Arkansas, later moved back to AR to start Rimrock Records
 
--Talking Break--
 
[Set 2]
 
7. Rose Maddox - There Ain't No Love [1961, Capitol]
8. Ann J. Morton - Molly Jones [1976, Prairie Dust Records]
  - Originally played on DC #074, the Bechdel Test episode
9. Freddy Taylor - In Your Own Little Way [19??, Bird Dog Records]
  - Bird Dog is a gospel label from Waynesboro GA, this seems to be the only country on it
10. Sonny Miller - The Girl I Love [19??, Dee Jay]
  - Appalachian Fiddler known for playing Del McCoury and Hershel Sizemore
11. Neal Merritt - Bartender Sell Me The Bar [1968, Stop]
12. Harry F. Chestler - Dragging Me Down [1967, Tawas Records]
  - From Alaska, I don't see many records from there

--Talking Break--
Moved social media/donation information here
 
[Set 3]
 
13. Eddie Miller - Behind Closed Doors [1955, 4 Star Records]
  - Miller originally from Camargo, OK.  Worked as train engineer before music
14. Rocky Lane and Vernon Miller - Crazy Road Hog [1960, Ridgecrest Records]
15. Eddie Lee - I'll Think Of You [1968, Throne]
  - Written by Elmo Linn and Jimmy Dallas, KC label, KC artists, both the song writers were
  - featured in the August patreon episode as well
16. Linda Cassady & Urel Albert - Mom, Can I Bring Home A Friend [1970s, Nashville Country]
  - Vietnam song
17. Frank Dycus - My Pursuit Of Happiness [19??, Romco Records]
  - Label from Wichita, KS.  Played Dycus on DC #078
18. John T. Singer - Big Fat Mama [1975, Phono]
  - Drum machine country
 
--Talking Break--
 
19. Buddy Landon - Hot 100 Of The Lord [1977, Claridge Records]
 
 
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Dollar Country Episode 113 Show Notes (9/16/20)

 [Set 1]   1.  Cowboy Copas - Hangman's Boogie [1949, King Records] 2.  Bashful Bob - Please Pass The Biscuits [1964, Sure]   - Label fr...