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Chuck Berry performs "Maybellene" (Mon, 21 May 2018)
Chuck Berry performs "Maybellene". "Maybellene" is one of the first rock and roll songs. It was written and recorded in 1955 by Chuck Berry, and inspired/adapted from the Western Swing fiddle tune "Ida Red", which was recorded in 1938 by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. Berry's song tells the story of a hot rod race and a broken romance. It was released in July 1955 as a single by Chess Records, of Chicago, Illinois.It was Berry's first single and his first hit. "Maybellene" is considered one of the pioneering rock songs: Rolling Stone magazine wrote, "Rock & roll guitar starts here." The record is an early instance of the complete rock-and-roll package: youthful subject matter; a small, guitar-driven combo; clear diction; and an atmosphere of unrelenting excitement. The lyrics describe a man driving a V8 Ford chasing his unfaithful girlfriend in her Cadillac Coupe DeVille. WIKIPEDIA Chuck Berry - Maybellene Lyrics   Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh Maybellene, why can't you be true? You've started back doing the things you used to do. As I was motivatin' over the hill I saw Maybellene in a coup de ville. A Cadillac a-rollin' on the open road, Nothin' will outrun my V8 Ford. The Cadillac doin' 'bout ninety-five, She's bumper to bumper rollin' side by side. Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh Maybellene, why can't you be true? You've started back doing the things you used to do. Pink in the mirror on top of the hill, It's just like swallowin' up a medicine pill. First thing I saw that Cadillac grille Doin' a hundred and ten gallopin' over that hill. Offhill curve, a downhill stretch, Me and that Cadillac neck by neck. Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh Maybellene, why can't you be true? You've started back doing the things you used to do. The Cadillac pulled up ahead of the Ford, The Ford got hot and wouldn't do no more. It then got clody and it started to rain, I tooted my horn for a passin' lead The rain water blowin' all under my hood, I knew that was doin' my motor good. Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh Maybellene, why can't you be true? You've started back doing the things you used to do. The motor cooled down, the heat went down And that's when I heard that highway sound. The Cadillac a-sittin' like a ton of lead A hundred and ten a half a mile ahead. The Cadillac lookin' like it's sittin' still And I caught Maybellene at the top of the hill. Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh Maybellene, why can't you be true? You've started back doing the things you used to do.

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John Conlee performs "Common Man" (Mon, 21 May 2018)
John Conlee performs "Common Man". "Common Man" is a song written by Sammy Johns and originally recorded by him in 1981 via Elektra Records. Johns's version charted at number 50 on Hot Country Songs in 1981. It had "Easy to Be with You" on the B-side, and was produced by James Stroud and Tom Long. It was later recorded by American country music artist John Conlee. It was released in February 1983 as the fourth single from the album Busted. "Common Man" was John Conlee's third number one on the country chart, and his first number one since 'Backside of Thirty" in 1979. The single stayed at number one for one week. WIKIPEDIA John Conlee - Common Man Lyrics   As the maid poured wine and we prepared to dine I knew I was feelin' out of place At a table as large as a river barge And "I love you" written all on your face I appreciate you hospitality But I wish that we would go Let me drive us to McDonald's and I'll talk to you Concernin' somethin' you should really know I'm just a common man, drive a common van My dog ain't got a pedigree If I have my say, it gonna stay that way 'Cause high-browed people lose their sanity And a common man is what I'll be I'll take a Chevrolet just any day So give your Daddy back his Mercedes Benz And there's some common people that I hang out with They're my good time buddies, they're my friends And I'd rather chug-a-lug a mug of Budweiser Beer Than sip a crystal glass of wine So won't you make your mind up to believe in me And leave this high livin' world behind I'm just a common man, drive a common van My dog ain't got a pedigree If I have my say it's gonna stay that way 'Cause high-browed people lose their sanity And a common man is what I'll be And I'm happy just being free And I'm happy just being me And I hope that you will see I'm just a common man, drive a common van My dog ain't got a pedigree If I have my say, it gonna stay that way 'Cause high-browed people lose their sanity And a common man is what I'll be

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Billy "Crash" Craddock performs "I Love The Blues And The Boogie Woogie" (Mon, 21 May 2018)
Billy "Crash" Craddock performs "I Love The Blues And The Boogie Woogie" Billy Wayne "Crash" Craddock (born June 16, 1939) is an American country and rockabilly singer. He first gained popularity in Australia in the 1950s with a string of rockabilly hits, including the Australian number one hit "Boom Boom Baby". Switching to country music, he gained popularity in United States in the 1970s with a string of top ten country hits, several of which were number one hits, including "Rub It In", "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces", and "Ruby Baby".Craddock is known to fans as "The King Of Country Rock Music" and "Mr. Country Rock" for his uptempo rock-influenced style of country music. WIKIPEDIA Billy Crash Craddock I Love The Blues And The Boogie Woogie   Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie It puts you in a groove, it makes you move It's a darn right thrill that you can't sit still Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie They play good boogie woogie down at Ramblin' Rose On a Saturday night I go dancin' And steppin' on pretty girls' toes Well, my body begins to tingle When I hear those bluesy songs When the band starts windin' up I know where my heart belongs   Yeah! Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie It puts you in a groove, it makes you move Well, it's a darn right thrill, you can't sit still Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie   Well, if you want something real to livin' Then girl come along with me I've got a feelin' you can have some fun If you let your soul run free They build a fire with music When they played country rock 'n' roll Well, you'll feel like you never felt before 'Cause it burns right through your soul Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie It puts you in a groove, it makes you move Well, it's a darn right thrill, you can't sit still Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie Hot dang, I love the blues and the boogie woogie



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Waylon Jennings performs "Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)" (Mon, 21 May 2018)
Waylon Jennings performs "Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)". "Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)" is a song recorded by the American country music artist Waylon Jennings. It was released in April 1977 as the first single from the album Ol' Waylon. It was written by Chips Moman and Bobby Emmons. The song refers to a couple whose position in "high society" has placed strains on their marriage ("this successful life we're livin' got us feudin' like the Hatfields and McCoys") and finances ("four-car garage, and we're still buildin' on"). Jennings suggests that the couple return to "the basics of love" and relocate to the small town of Luckenbach, Texas. WIKIPEDIA Waylon Jennings - Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)   The only two things in life that make it worth livin' Is guitars that tune good and firm feelin' women I don't need my name in the marquee lights I got my song and I got you with me tonight Maybe it's time we got back to the basics of love Let's go to Luckenbach, Texas With Waylon and Willie and the boys This successful life we're livin' Got us feuding like the Hatfields and McCoys Between Hank Williams' pain songs and Newberry's train songs and Blue Eyes Cryin' in the Rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas ain't nobody feelin' no pain So baby, let's sell your diamond ring Buy some boots and faded jeans and go away This coat and tie is choking me In your high society you cry all day We've been so busy keepin' up with the Jones Four car garage and we're still building on Maybe it's time we got back to the basics of love Let's go to Luckenbach, Texas With Waylon and Willie and the boys This successful life we're livin' got us feudin' Like the Hatfield and McCoys Between Hank Williams' pain songs and Newberry's train songs and Blue Eyes Cryin' in the Rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas ain't nobody feelin' no pain Let's go to Luckenbach, Texas Willie and Waylon and the boys This successful life we're livin's got us feudin' Like the Hatfield and McCoys Between Hank Williams' pain songs And Jerry Jeff's train songs and Blue Eyes Cryin' in the Rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas there ain't nobody feelin' no pain  


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Love That Country Music May 18,DJ Oscar Martinez (Mon, 21 May 2018)
Play List American Aquarium - The World Is On Fire Brandi Carlile - Fulton County Jane Doe I See Hawks in L.A. - Singing in the Wind Willie Nelson - Heaven Is Closed Courtney Marie Andrews - Lift the Lonely from My Heart Chris Porter & The Bluebonnet Rattlesnakes - Bittersweet Creek Becky Warren - Ironwood Strong Buffalo Gospel - On the First Bell Roe Family Singers - O Young Lovers Becky Buller - Heart Of The House Joshua Hedley - I Never (Shed a Tear) Empty Bottles Broken Hearts - Please Wipe My Tears Andrea Colburn & Mud Moseley - Turned Out the Lights Jeremy Pinnell - I'm Alright With This Eric Schaffer & the Other Troublemakers - Beer Tastes Better in Mexico Tom Russell - Rio Grand


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Swingin' West May 20,DJ Mike Gross. (Mon, 21 May 2018)
Theme Don't Ever Take My Picture Down- Cornell Hurd Band (Behemoth) (Paul Skelton- Lead Guitar) (CD- American Shadows- The Songs of Moon Mullican) Get Rhythm- Rick Alexander (RACo) (CD- Songs From the Old Country) A Way to Survive- Herby Wallace (HWP) (Ben Brogdon- Bass) (CD- Coming Back) Theme Kansas City- Loyd Jones (CD- Bandstand Buddies- Vol 7- Jay Riley) Me and My Fiddle- Frankie Rodgers (Canadian Import) (CD- Classics) Send Me the Pillow You Dream On- Les Gilliam (Lunacy) (In Memory of Hank Locklin) (CD- Hank Did it This Way) Theme Panhandle Rag- Nokie Edwards & Light Crust Doughboys (Steel- Tom Brumley) (Art Greenhaw) (CD- Adventure in Country Swing) My Window Faces the South- Dennis Ivey (Lead Guitar- Randy Prince) (IMG) (CD- Something Old, Nothing New) Bummin' Around- Don Sulesky (In Memory of Pete Graves) (CD- Bummin' Around) Theme- Western Concert I'm Ridin' the Rails- Monte Hale (Bel-Tone) (BACM) (UK Import) (CD- The Full Monte- Complete Recordings) Carry Me Back to the Lone Prairie- The Reinsmen (In Memory of Jerry Compton) (CD) Many Tears Apart- Evan Kemp (Steel- Pat Gerow) (Canadian Import) (CD- Best of Evan Kemp) Theme Rose of Ol' Pawnee- Bob Wills & Texas Playboys (Vocal- McKinney Sisters) (Columbia- Harmony) (In Memory of Dean McKinney Moore) (LP- Best of Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys) Shame on You- Noel Boggs (Repeat) (In Memory of Norm Whistler) (LP- Western Swing) Back in the Swing of Things- Playboys II (Glad) (In Memory of Vern Gosdin) (CD- Back in the Swing of Things) Faded Love- Texas Swing Band (PVI) (CD- Welcome to Texas)



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Western Music Time(16-20 May 2018),DJ OJ Sikes (Mon, 21 May 2018)
Opening theme When the Bloom is on the Sage – Gene Autry Singing Cowboys – Dawn Anita Salute to Thurl Ravenscroft Saddle Up! – Thurl Ravenscroft with the Sons of the Pioneers Narration – National Parks – Thurl Ravenscroft Song of the Trail - Thurl Ravenscroft with the Sons of the Pioneers Jim Marshall’s gold Nugget – Thurl Ravenscroft with Sons of the Pioneers Shenandoah – Thurl Ravenscroft High Country – Robert Wagoner & the Reinsmen High Sierras – The Reinsmen Western Composers contd: Ian Tyson The Gift – Ian Tyson Horsethief Moon – Ian Tyson Victor Young Call of the Faraway Hills (theme from Shane) – Robert Wagoner Johnny Guitar – Peggy Lee Dave Stamey The Land Where Cedars Grow – Dave Stamey Bones of Benny Gray – Dave Stamey (co-composed with Les Buffham) Les Buffham Below the Kinney Rim – Butch Falk Leo Robin & Ralph Rainger Silver on the Sage – Sons of the Pioneers Hills of Old Wyomin’ – Andy Parker & the Plainsmen Joyce Woodson He’s Courtin’ Annie – Jean Prescott He Sang for Me – Belinda Gail Ballad of Paladin – Duane Eddy Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle – Hays County Gals & Pals More Western Composers: Charles & Nick Kenny Leanin’ on the Old Top Rail  - Eddy Arnold Goldmine in the Sky – The Reinsmen  Cindy Walker Cowboy Blues – Don Edwards Dusty Skies – Les Gilliam Luke Reed Blue Mesa –  Luke Reed Adobe Walls – Michael Martin Murphey Eddie Cherkose Born to the Saddle – Roy Rogers When the Sun is Setting on the Prairie – Roy Rogers  RW Hampton Travelin’ Light – Don Edwards Donny Catch a Horse – RW Hampton Fisher’s Hornpipe – Jake Phillips & Ft Worth Cowtown Opry Buckaroos The Roy Rogers Show – Roy Rogers, the Sons of the Pioneers, Dale Evans, Gabby Hayes & Pat Buttram Closing theme


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Louise Mandrell performs "Thank God I´m A Country Girl" (Sun, 20 May 2018)
Louise Mandrell performs "Thank God I´m A Country Girl" "Thank God I'm a Country Boy", also known as "Country Boy", is a song written by John Martin Sommers and recorded by American singer/songwriter John Denver. The song was originally included on Denver's 1974 album Back Home Again. A version recorded live on August 26, 1974, at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles was included on his 1975 album An Evening with John Denver. The live version was released as a single and went to No. 1 on both the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles and Billboard Hot 100 charts.[3] The song topped both charts for one week each, first the country chart (on May 31), and the Hot 100 chart a week later. Thank God I'm a Country Boy also became the name of a variety special show hosted by Denver in 1977. "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" was one of six songs released in 1975 that topped both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard Hot Country Singles charts. Denver's two-sided hit "I'm Sorry"/"Calypso" also received that distinction. The German cover band Village Girls covered it under the title "Thank God I'm a Country Girl" WIKIPEDIA
Village Girls Thank God I'm a Country Girl Lyrics   well life on the farm is kinda laid back ain't much an old country girl like me can't hack it's early to raise early in the sack thank God i'm a country girl well a simple kinda life never did me no harm a raisin' me a family and a-workin' on the farm my days are all filled with an easy country charm thank God i'm a country girl well life on the farm is kinda laid back ain't much an old country girl like me can't hack it's early to raise early in the sack thank God i'm a country girl well a simple kinda life never did me no harm a raisin' me a family and a-workin' on the farm my days are all filled with an easy country charm thank God i'm a country girl well i got me a fine man i got me old fiddle when the sun's comin' up i got cakes on the griddle and life ain't nothin' but a funny funny riddle thank God i'm a country girl when the work's all done and the sun's settin' low i pull out my fiddle and i rasin' up the bow the kids are asleep so i keep it kinda low thank God i'm a country girl i'd play sally goodin' all day if i could but the Lord and my man wouldn't think it very good so i fiddle when i can and i work when i should thank God i'm a country girl well i got me a fine man i got me old fiddle when the sun's comin' up i got cakes on the griddle and life ain't nothin' but a funny funny riddle thank God i'm a country girl i wouldn't trade my life for diamonds or jewels i never was one of them money hungry fools i'd rather have my fiddle and my farming tools thank God i'm a country girl city folk are drivin' in a black limousine a lotta sad people thinkin' that's a mighty keen well son let me tell ya now exactly what i mean thank God i'm a country girl well i got me a fine man i got me old fiddle when the sun's comin' up i got cakes on the griddle and life ain't nothin' but a funny funny riddle thank God i'm a country girl well i got me a farm i got me old fiddle when the sun's comin' up i got cakes on the griddle life ain't nothin' but a funny funny riddle thank God i'm a country girl


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Mickey Gilley performs "Play, Ruby, Play" (Sun, 20 May 2018)
Mickey Gilley performs "Play, Ruby, Play". "Play, Ruby, Play" is a song written by Tony Brown and Troy Seals. It was originally recorded by Conway Twitty for his 1990 album House on Old Lonesome Road. It was later recorded by American country music artist Clinton Gregory. It was released in January 1992 as the first single from his album Freeborn Man. The song peaked at number 25 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and reached number 20 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada. The song is about an attractive piano player named Ruby, and the narrator's obsession with her. Lisa Smith and Cyndi Hoelzle of Gavin Report wrote that "Gregory demonstrates that he can handle a driving country rock song as well as ballads and honky tonkers". WIKIPEDIA
Conway Twitty Play Ruby Play lyrics   Well, Ruby, she was a redneck beauty She loved Little Richard and sang 'Tootie Fruitie' And wanted her name in lights and wore her dresses tight Yeah, Ruby was a victim of circumstance 'Cause she liked to wiggle and boogie dance Out in the country she hardly ever got the chance   She had a local band, played the local bars Had the local boys breathin' hard She had hillbilly eyes that could shine in the dark She had a country soul and a rock 'n' roll heart   And her whole body shook when she stood up and played the piano And the boys say, "Play, Ruby, play, we really like the way you do it Play, Ruby, play, we love the way you get into it" She made the young men scream and the old men moan Rock on, rock on, rock on   Sometimes at night with the full moon beamin' She would run around the mountain kickin' and screamin' Sayin', If I don't get out on the road I'm gonna explode Last time I saw her she was down in the city Shakin' and shoutin', making plenty Yeah, Ruby was a sight to behold, she was on a roll   She had a local band, played the local bars Had the local boys breathin' hard She had hillbilly eyes that could shine in the dark She had a country soul and a rock 'n' roll heart   And her whole body shook when she stood up and played the piano And the boys say, "Play, Ruby, play, we really like the way you do it Play, Ruby, play, we love the way you get into it" She made the young men scream and the old men moan Rock on, rock on, rock on Rock on, rock on, rock on   Well, Ruby, she was a redneck beauty She loved Little Richard and sang 'Tootie Fruitie' And wanted her name in lights and wore her dresses tight Yeah, Ruby was a victim of circumstance 'Cause she liked to wiggle and boogie dance Out in the country she hardly ever got the chance


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Jim Ed Brown And Helen Cornelius performs "Lying In Love With You" (Sun, 20 May 2018)
Jim Ed Brown And Helen Cornelius performs "Lying In Love With You". "Lying In Love With You" appears on the album You Do not Bring Me Flowers, 1979. And reaches No. 2 on the US singles charts. Jim Ed Brown And Helen Cornelius Lying In Love With You lyrics   I called work this morning and told them I was ill But if they knew how good I really feel They'd know I'm lying, they'd probably fire me.   You said you can't get out of bed I guess that that's the truth But the reason you can't is 'cause I lying here with you Yeah, I lying in love with you.   Lying in love with you, Today that all I want to do Won't hurt to tell a white lie or two When I'm lying in love with you.   Lying in love with you Today that all I want to do Won't hurt to tell a white lie or two When I'm lying in love with you.   At work they're thinking you're down with a bug But all you caught is a case of my love And you lying, lying in love with you.   I'd rather be do what I doing with you 'Cause it's an occupation that takes just two When I'm lying in love with you.   Lying in love with you today That all I want to do It won't hurt to tell a white lie or two When I'm lying in love with you.   Lying in love with you today That all I want to do It won't hurt to tell a white lie or two When I'm lying in love with you.   It won't hurt to tell a white lie or two When I'm lying in love with you.   Lying in love, lying in love. Lying in love, lying in love..

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