Posts Tagged ‘country music’

Pop a Top

August 2, 2020

“Pop a Top,” written (and originally recorded) by Nat Stuckey, recorded by Alan Jackson, 1999. The beer-chugging tune was a hit for Jim Ed Brown in 1967.

Alan Jackson website

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Goodbye Earl

August 1, 2020

“Goodbye Earl,” written by Dennis Linde, recorded by the (former Dixie) Chicks in 1999. Video directed by Evan Bernard.

The Chicks website

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Praise the Lord and Send Me the Money

July 5, 2020

“Praise the Lord and Send Me the Money,” written by Hugh Moffatt, recorded by Bobby Bare, 1982.

Bobby Bare website

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Close Up The Honky Tonks

June 21, 2020

“Close Up The Honky Tonks,” written (and originally recorded by) Red Simpson, interpreted by Dawn Sears, 1994.

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If You’re Gonna Do Me Wrong, Do It Right

May 24, 2020

“If You’re Gonna Do Me Wrong, Do It Right,” written by Vern Gosdin and Max D. Barnes, performed by Dawn Sears and the Time Jumpers. Dawn Sears (vocal), Kenny Sears (fiddle), Andy Reiss (guitar), Joe Spivey (fiddle), Doug Green (guitar), Paul Franklin (pedal steel), Jeff Taylor (accordeon), Larry Franklin (fiddle) Rick Vanaugh (drums), Dennis Crouch (bass).

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Who’s Gonna Take The Garbage Out

May 17, 2020

“Who’s Gonna Take The Garbage Out,” written by Johnny Tillotson and Teddy Wilburn, recorded by John Prine and Iris DeMent, 2016. Originally recorded by Loretta Lynn and Ernest Tubb in 1969.

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Yard Full of Rusty Cars

May 10, 2020

“Yard Full of Rusty Cars,” written by Shel Silverstein, recorded by Bobby Bare, 1978.

Bobby Bare website

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He’ll Have to Go

April 11, 2020

“He’ll Have To Go,” written by Joe Allison and Audrey Allison, recorded by Billy Brown, 1959. The song became a major hit for Jim Reeves, who recorded it six months later.

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Hard TImes

March 21, 2020

“Hard TImes ,” written and sung by Caleb Klauder, with harmony vocals by Reeb Willms, 2013.

Caleb Klauder website

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Daddy Was a Preacher, Mama Was a Go-Go Girl

March 15, 2020

“Daddy Was A Preacher But Mama Was A Go Go Girl,” written by Jo Anna Neel and Bob Neel, recorded by Ms. Neel in 1971. Ask your grandad about Go-Go dancers. This classic tune was reinterpreted by Southern Culture on the Skids in 2004.

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