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Swinging Country Nov 3,DJ Billy Bowles (Tue, 06 Nov 2018)
Howdy Friends I am thankful this episode was recorded in advance as I now have a Head Cold making a rapid decent to Bronchitis making an early appearance this year. This week starts out Swinging with a Double Shot from the current AWA Western Swing Female Award winner Cheryl Deserée with the first song being a Duet with Ray Benson. Then Three Locals here in the Lubbock TX area Jenni Dale Lord, The Maines Brothers Band, KSSL's own Cathy Whitten. Then Coming soon to Darryl Holland's Cactus Theater Michael Murphey, Riders In The Sky with Devon Dawson have pen and paper ready! Next a Double Shot from Kenneth Goldsmith. A Double Shot from Bobby Flores & The Yellow Rose Band playing The Sweetwater VFW Dancehall This Saturday Night. And one from Brady Honeycutt Appearing next month! Then a Gospel tune form Our Own Dena Wood followed by The Monthly Segment AWA Corner with AWA Director Bobby Newton this time. And a Very popular Gospel tune from David Wilkins & Leon EveretteMusic. Next Moe Bandy, Tony Booth, and Dennis Stroughmatt from his Tony Booth Tribute CD from Tracy Pitcox Heart of Texas.  Then my Spotlight Featured Artist Scott Sharp with a Very interesting conversation a Three thought provoking tunes that will have you either "Offended" or Cheering either way I hope it gets you out to VOTE Tuesday if you did not Vote early!!! Next up some Awesome Duets available @ Greg Irvin's I2IRECORDS We will hear Jo-el Ulmer & LeAnne Smith Ulmer = 2 Country 4 Nashville, Buddy Eugene & Claudia Masteller Bailey, Dee Jee Overbey & Chuck Cusimano, Lorraine Chavana & Johnny Rodriquez, Sara Lou & Rex Allen Jr Chico Elvie. Closing it out Stephanie Jones then Jimmy Parker & Instrumental from Jody Nix. Again have pen and paper ready for information you want. Join us on my personal timeline for SWING - BACK during Show on Facebook. Till then May God Bless You & Yours :) Keep Swinging Country--

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Western Music Time (31 Oct – 4 Nov 2018),DJ OJ Sikes (Tue, 06 Nov 2018)
Opening  theme There’s a Rainbow Over the Range – Sons of the Pioneers      Western Wind Old Western Wind – Jimmy Wakely Trio Panhandle Wind – Red Steagall Out Here the Wind Blows Free – Jimmy Wakely Trio Where the Wild Winds Blow –Ranger Doug The Cold Wind Blows – Sisters of the Silver Sage Wind – Sons of the Pioneers Blow, Wind, Blow – Jimmy Wakely Trio Music from Selected John Wayne films Riders of Destiny – Studio Orch Somewhere in Sonora – Studio Orch La Rosita (from Somewhere in Sonora) – Laurindo Almeida She Wore a Yellow Ribbon/The Girl I Left Behind Me – Studio Orch & chorus The Searchers – Sons of the Pioneers Rio Bravo –  Dean Martin My Rifle, My Pony & Me (from Rio Bravo) – Dean Martin Rio Grande theme – Studio Orch My Gal is Purple (from Rio Grande) –Sons of the Pioneers The Alamo/Green Leaves of Summer – Studio Orch (Main Title) So Long Duke – Rex Allen He’s Gone Up the Trail – Sons of the Pioneers Green Light – Hank Thompson & his Brazos Valley Boys A Rare Gene Autry Western Recording Eyes to the Skies – Gene Autry Saddle Your Bronc and Ride – Andy Parker & the Plainsmen Rose of the Rockies – Jimmy Wakey Trio Remembering the Columbia LP, ROY ROGERS (My Little Lady) Hadie Brown – Roy Rogers  Dust – Roy Rogers When I Camped Under the Stars – Roy Rogers Old Pioneer – Roy Rogers She’s All Wet Now – Roy Rogers Headin’ for Texas and Home - Roy Rogers   Another Rare Gene Autry Recording With a Song in My Heart – Gene Autry I’m a Wild & Reckless Cowboy – The Prairie Ramblers & Patsy Montana Weary Old Hills – Jimmy Wakely Trio Song of the Sierras -  Foy Willing & the Riders of the Purple Sage Cherokee Maiden – Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys The Vanishing West This Ain’t the Same Old Range – Sons of the Pioneers Man Walks Among Us –Bob Nolan No Range to Ride Anymore – Vaughn Monroe The West is in My Soul – Sons of the Pioneers Grand Canyon – Bob Wagoner Trees – Sons of the Pioneers Purple Sage in the Twilight – Gene Autry Closing theme


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Western Music Time (24-28 Oct 2018),DJ OJ Sikes (Thu, 01 Nov 2018)
Opening  theme Riders in the Sky (a Cowboy Legend) – Vaughn Monroe When the Bloom is on the Sage – Sons of the Pioneers Night Time in the West Camping at the End of the Trail – Jimmy Wakely Trio Blue Prairie – The Reinsmen Moonlight on the Prairie – Shug Fisher Trio Moon Over the Trail – Jimmy Wakely Trio Moonlight on the Trail – Sons of the San Joaquin Cowboy’s Love Call – Jimmy Wakely Trio Moonlight Melody – Sons of the Pioneers Night Guard – Roy Rogers Night Herding Song – Sons of the San Joaquin Hi-E-Hi-O – Jimmy Wakely Trio Night Ranger – Sourdough Slim & his Saddle Pals fea Cactus Bob Cole Lights Out, Prairie Moon – Jimmy Wakely Trio Tom Mix Miracle Rider theme – Studio Orch The End of the Trail The End of the Trail – Gene Autry We’ll Rest at the End of the Trail – Sons of the Pioneers ‘63 There’s a Roundup Ahead for the Cowboys – Jimmy Wakely Trio He’s Runnin’ out of Roundups – Sons of the San Joaquin Last Long Trail - Jimmy Wakely Trio The Leaf of Love – Tex Williams Music About America’s Deserts When the Cactus is in Bloom – Gene Autry Desert Serenade – Riders in the Sky Desert Serenade – Sons of the Pioneers fea Ken Carson On the Painted Desert – Hays County Gals Somewhere on the Painted Desert – Bob Wagoner & Tammy Kilpatrick I Wanted to Die in the Desert – Don Edwards Desert Pete – Don Edwards & Waddie Mitchell The Desert in My Soul – Jimmy Wakely Trio Night Time on the Desert – Marty Robbins Desert Nights – Don Edwards Me & My Burro – Andy Parker & the Plainsmen Mile Long Train – Jimmy Dean Shifting Whispering Sand – Hugh Farr with the Flying X Ranch Hands Burro Lullaby – The Reinsmen Cool Water – Sons of the Pioneers A Song and its Answer Be Honest with Me – Gene Autry I’ll Be Honest With You – Roy Rogers Lonely Rose of Mexico – Sons of the Pioneers fea Lloyd Perryman Time Changes Everything – Roy Rogers Closing theme


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Swinging Country Oct 27,DJ Billy Bowles (Thu, 01 Nov 2018)
Howdy Fans Family & Friends around the Globe Welcome to a special edition of Swinging Country. People who have known me a long time know that I have and use several Mottos one of them "Always Expect The Unexpected" could perhaps apply to this weeks episode. As always a lot of information to share so I strongly encourage you to keep paper and pen ready! This week I have 2 Spotlight Featured Artist with visits a Bobby Day Bobby Flores and Bobby Mackey!!! This show will in Large part be my Halloween show with I hope something for every one. I'll start off with one from The King of Western Swing Bob Wills. Followed by Carl Vaughan, Chuck Cusimano, Gene Watson seen last week @ Becky Justice Ford's Coyote Store in Gail, TX. Then Michael Martin / Michael Murphey, Riders In The Sky both of whom are coming soon to Darryl Holland's Cactus Theater soon! Again Pen & Paper. Next a Double Shot from Kenneth Goldsmith. Then it's my first Spotlight Featured Artist Bobby Flores coming next week to Sweetwater VFW. Next our continuing efforts to make a Memorial Statue for Ernest Tubb a Reality in The Fort Worth Stock Yards a song from ET & Red Folly that fits with the Halloween Theme and a PSA on the project from Brent Adams & Glenn Tubb. Next in line my 2nd Spotlight Featured Artist Bobby Mackey owner of The Most Famous and Documented Haunted Nightclub in America World Famous Bobby Mackey's Nightclub Wilder Kentucky.  I stated earlier in this post Always Expect the Unexpected the rest of the program is some what Ghostly starting with The Father of Country Music Jimmy Rogers from 1929!!! BTW More Classics & Legends than normal this week as well. Then it's Hank Williams Sr. Alan Jackson then a Truly scary song the kind that Horror movies are made from or vice versa Called PSYCHO by Eddie Novak from 1968 after that I figure it will be time to lighten the mood with a Funny sent to me by David D. Stallings a Willie P. Richardson Phone Prank Classic called Lighted Casket Hilarious!!! More Classics from the Legends Johnny Bush, Red Sovine, Patsy Montana, Marty Robbins, George Mrogan, Merle Haggard. IMPORTANT NOTE This week SWING - BACK on my personal Time line will be YOURS to Handel both Team Members Dena Wood and Vicki are Away for Very Good and Personal reasons this week. And Vicki is in a State Park with very poor service. Thanks in advance for picking up the slack and your participation. Till next post May God Bless You & Yours :) Keep Swinging Country---

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Conway Twitty And Loretta Lynn performs "Makin' Believe (Wed, 31 Oct 2018)
"Making Believe" is a country music song written by Jimmy Work. Kitty Wells recorded a chart-topping version in 1955. The song is on many lists of all-time greatest country music songs and has been covered by scores of artists over the past fifty years, including Thorleifs, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Don Gibson, Roy Acuff, Lefty Frizzell, Wanda Jackson, Connie Francis, Ray Charles, Anita Carter, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Merle Haggard, Ernest Tubb, Social Distortion, Skeeter Davis, The Haden Triplets and Volbeat. The song is occasionally called "Makin' Believe". Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty released a duet version of the song in 1988 and used it as the title track for their final album together. Although the song was not a radio hit for them, it was a popular number at their concerts and the album sold fairly well via television ads. WIKIPEDIA Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty - Making Believe lyrics   Making believe that you still love me It's leaving me alone and so blue But I'll always dream, still, I'll never own you Making believe, it's all I can do   Can't hold you close when you're not with me You're somebody's love you'll never be mine Making believe, I'll spend my lifetime Loving you and making believe   Making believe that I never lost you But my happy hours, I find, are so few My plans for the future will never come true Making believe, what else can I do?   Can't hold you close when you're not with me You're somebody's love, you'll never be mine Making believe, I'll spend my lifetime Loving you and making believe


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Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter performs "Storms Never Last" (Wed, 31 Oct 2018)
Tammy Wynette performs "I Don't Wanna Play House" Mirriam Johnson, known professionally as Jessi Colter (born May 25, 1943),is an American country music artist who is best known for her collaboration with her husband, country singer and songwriter Waylon Jennings, and for her 1975 country-pop crossover hit "I'm Not Lisa". Jessi Colter was one of the few female artists to emerge from the mid-1970s "outlaw country" movement.After meeting Jennings, Colter pursued a career in country music, releasing her first studio LP in 1970, A Country Star Is Born. Five years later, Colter signed with Capitol Records and released her first solo single, "I'm Not Lisa," which topped the country charts and reached the top 5 on the pop charts. In 1976 she was featured on the collaboration LP Wanted: The Outlaws, which became an RIAA-certified Platinum album. WIKIPEDIA
Jessi Colter - Storms Never Last lyrics   Storms never last do they baby Bad times all pass with the wind Your hand in mine stills the thunder And you make the sun want to shine.   You followed me down so many roads baby I've picked wild flowers and sung you soft sad songs And every road we took God knows Our search was for the truth And the clouds brewing now won't be the last.   Storms never last do they baby Bad times all pass with the wind Your hand in mine stills the thunder And you make the sun want to shine.   Storms never last do they Jessi Bad times all pass with the wind Your hand in mine stills the thunder And you make the sun want to shine...

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Dickey Lee performs "Peanut Butter" (Sat, 27 Oct 2018)
Royden Dickey Lipscomb (born September 21, 1936), known professionally as Dickey Lee (sometimes misspelled Dickie Lee or Dicky Lee), is an American pop/country singer and songwriter, best known for the 1960s teenage tragedy songs "Patches" and "Laurie (Strange Things Happen)."   Lee made his first recordings in his hometown of Memphis for Tampa Records and Sun Records in 1957–58. He achieved his first chart success in 1962, when his composition "She Thinks I Still Care" was a hit for George Jones (later recorded by Elvis Presley, Connie Francis, Leon Russell and later Anne Murray as "He Thinks I Still Care"). Later that year, "Patches," written by Barry Mann and Larry Kobler and recorded by Lee for Smash Records, rose to No. 6. The song tells in waltz-time the story of teenage lovers of different social classes whose parents forbid their love. The girl drowns herself in the "dirty old river." The singer concludes: "It may not be right, but I'll join you tonight/ Patches I'm coming to you." Because of the teen suicide theme, the song was banned by a number of radio stations. However, it sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.   Lee had a No. 14 hit in 1963 with a song he co-wrote, a conventional rocker, "I Saw Linda Yesterday." In 1965, he returned to teen tragedy with "Laurie (Strange Things Happen)," a song related to the urban legends known as the vanishing hitchhiker and Resurrection Mary.   After the 1960s, Lee devoted his efforts to country music performing and songwriting. His 1970s country hits as a singer include two remakes of pop songs, Delaney & Bonnie's "Never Ending Song of Love" and Austin Roberts's "Rocky" (another bitter-sweet song, written by Jay Stevens of Springfield, MO – a.k.a. Woody P. Snow), in addition to original songs such as "Angels, Roses, and Rain," and "9,999,999 Tears." He also co-wrote several songs with Bob McDill, including "Someone Like You" (by Emmylou Harris), "I've Been Around Enough To Know" (first recorded by Jo-El Sonnier in 1973, but would became a #1 hit in 1984 for John Schneider), and "The Door is Always Open" (by several artists, most notably by Dave and Sugar).   He co-wrote the 1994 Tracy Byrd hit "The Keeper of the Stars," and has written or co-written songs for a number of other prominent country artists, including George Strait, Charley Pride, and Reba McEntire.   He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1995. Lee is included as co-writer and singer on singer-songwriter Michael Saxell's 2005 album Wonky Windmill on the song "Two Men".   WIKIPEDIA
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Lee Greenwood performs "God Bless The USA" (Sat, 27 Oct 2018)
"God Bless the U.S.A." is an American patriotic song written and recorded by country music artist Lee Greenwood, and is considered to be his signature song. The first album it appears on is 1984's You've Got a Good Love Comin'. It reached No. 7 on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart when originally released in the spring of 1984, and was played at the 1984 Republican National Convention with President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan in attendance, but the song gained greater prominence during the Gulf War in 1990 and 1991, as a way of boosting morale.   The popularity of the song rose sharply after the September 11 attacks and during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and the song was re-released as a single, re-entering the country music charts at No. 16 and peaking at No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart in 2001.The song was also re-recorded in 2003 and released as "God Bless the U.S.A. 2003". Greenwood also wrote a Canadian version of this song called "God Bless You Canada". The song has sold over a million copies in the United States by July 2015. WIKIPEDIA
Lee Greenwood - God Bless The Usa Lyrics   If tomorrow all the things were gone I'd worked for all my life And I had to start again with just my children and my wife I'd thank my lucky stars to be livin' here today 'Cause the flag still stands for freedom and they can't take that away   And I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me And I'd gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today 'Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land God bless the USA   From the lakes of Minnesota, to the hills of Tennessee Across the plains of Texas, from sea to shining sea From Detroit down to Houston and New York to LA Well, there's pride in every American heart And it's time we stand and say   That I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me And I'd gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today 'Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land God bless the USA   And I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me And I'd gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today 'Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land God bless the USA

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Loretta Lynn performs "Wings Upon Your Horns" (Sat, 27 Oct 2018)
"Wings Upon Your Horns" is a song written and originally performed by American country music artist Loretta Lynn. It was released as a single in October 1969 via Decca Records.   "Wings Upon Your Horns" was recorded at the Bradley's Barn on October 1, 1969. Located in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, the session was produced by renowned country music producer Owen Bradley. Two additional tracks were recorded during this session including one of Lynn's signature hits "Coal Miner's Daughter".   "Wings Upon Your Horns" reached number eleven on the Billboard Hot Country Singles survey in 1969. The song became her first secular single since 1963 to miss the top ten slot. Additionally, the song peaked at number five on the Canadian RPM Country Songs chart during this same period. It was included on her studio album, Wings Upon Your Horns (1970).   "Wings Upon Your Horns" has been considered one of Lynn's most controversial recordings. The song describes the loss of a woman's virginity by using religious concepts WIKIPEDIA Loretta Lynn - Wings Upon Your Horns lyrics   Before you first made love to me you called me your wife to be And after that I saw the devil in your eyes With your sweet smooth talkin' ways you turned a flame into a blaze The night I let you hang my wings upon your horns   Don't tell me that I'm no saint I'm the first to know I ain't There's a little thing called love and that's what changed me From an innocent country girl to a woman of the world The night I let you hang my wings upon your horns   You hung my wings upon your horns and turned my halo into thorns And turned me to a woman I can't stand You're the first to ever make me fall in love and then not take me The night I let you hang my wings upon your horns   You hung my wings upon your horns and turned my halo into thorns And turned me to a woman I can't stand You're the first to ever make me fall in love and then not take me The night I let you hang my wings upon your horns  


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Hank Williams Jr performs "Raining In My Heart" (Sat, 27 Oct 2018)
Randall Hank Williams (born May 26, 1949), known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., is an American singer-songwriter and musician. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and traditional country. He is the son of country music singer Hank Williams and the father of Hank Williams III and Holly Williams.   Williams began his career by following in his famed father's footsteps, covering his father's songs and imitating his father's style. Williams' first television appearance was in a 1964 episode of ABC's The Jimmy Dean Show, in which at the age of still fourteen he sang several songs associated with his father. Later that same year, he was a guest star on ABC's Shindig!.   Williams' own style slowly evolved as he struggled to find his own voice and place within the country music industry. This trend was interrupted by a near-fatal fall off the side of Ajax Peak in Montana on August 8, 1975.After an extended recovery, he challenged the country music establishment with a blend of country, rock, and blues. Williams enjoyed much success in the 1980s, from which he earned considerable recognition and popularity both inside and outside the country music industry. WIKIPEDIA
Hank Williams Jr - Raining In My Heart Lyrics   Rainin' in my heart since we've been apart I know I was wrong darling please come on home You got me cryin' bout to lose my mind Don't let me cry in vain try my love just once again   Now honey I need your love and darling you know why So if you just come on back home there'll be no need for me to cry Rainin' in my heart since we've been apart I know I was wrong darling please come on home Rainin' in my heart since we've been apart darling please come on home

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