Posts Tagged ‘country music’

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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A Girl With No Future

March 14, 2020

“A Girl With No Future,” written and recorded by Donna Darlene, 1965. The dobro and steel player may be the vocalist’s third husband, Shot Jackson.

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Be Kind to a Man When He’s Down

March 8, 2020

“Be Kind to a Man When He’s Down,” first recorded by Fiddlin’ John Carson in 1923, interpreted here by John Hofmann & Mac Benford, 2007. John Hofmann (fiddle), Mac Benford (banjo, harmony vocals), Paula Bradley (lead vocals, guitar). There’s an inreresting rock treatment of the tune by Oakley Hall.

“When a man is down don’t pass him by
Just give him one smile
Oh go lend him your hand and help him to stand
Be kind to man while he’s down.”

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Bar Exam

February 29, 2020

“Bar Exam,” recorded by the Derailers, 2001. Video directed by Lawrence Carroll.

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How Much Is That Hound Dog in the Window?

February 15, 2020

“That Hound Dog in the Window,” a version of Bob Merrill‘s “Doggie in the Window,” as interpreted by Homer & Jethro, 1958.

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