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Back to the Country * Music From the Lone Star State

Oct 5, 2022 9:00 AM β€“ 12:00 PM

Music

With Steven & Marianne

Welcome to Back to the Country, with Steven and Marianne!

We host the BTTC show the First Wednesday of each month, with an eclectic variety of Classic, Alternative, and Off the Grid Country and American Roots Music, often on a theme.

* Music of the Lone Star State *

Featuring songs from the 1930s through current times in a variety of musical styles and rhythms associated with Texas. You will hear Honky Tonk, Western Swing, Country Blues, Tejano, Rockabilly, and more, with a special focus on singers, songwriters and musicians who were born in, or made the Lone Star State their home.

Back to the Country  * Music From the Lone Star State
11:28 AM
Cris Plata - Don't Break My Heart That Way
Cris Plata Don't Break My Heart That Way Cris Plata
Fresh Horses Ponytrax 1993 Country
11:25 AM
Goldie Hill and Justin Tubb - I Miss You So
Goldie Hill and Justin Tubb I Miss You So Mundy, Mann, Nix
Looking Back To See / I Miss You So Decca 1954
11:22 AM
Jimmie Fletcher and His Drifting Ranch Hands - Never Had A Bad Day
Jimmie Fletcher and His Drifting Ranch Hands Never Had A Bad Day J. Fletcher
A- I Never Had A Bad Day / B- Hopin' It Will Be That Way Again Winston – 1054-45 Format: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single Country: US 1961
11:19 AM
George Jones - Please Take the Devil Out of Me
George Jones Please Take the Devil Out of Me George Jones
Will the Circle Be Unbroken Gusto Records Inc 2022 Country
11:15 AM
Wayne Hancock - Cow Cow Boogie
Wayne Hancock Cow Cow Boogie Written-By – Benny Carter, Don Raye, Gene De Paul
A-Town Blues Bloodshot Records 2001 Alternative
11:12 AM
Asleep at the Wheel with Robert Earl King - Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas
Asleep at the Wheel with Robert Earl King Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas Phil Baxter
Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys Bismeaux Records – BRD1314 Format: CD, Album Country: US 2015
11:09 AM
Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition - Cotton Patch Blues
Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition Cotton Patch Blues
This Is Tommy Duncan, Vol. One Ktttm 2009 Country
11:07 AM
Goldie Hill - Young At Heart
Goldie Hill Young At Heart Johnny Richards, Carolyn Leigh
A- Young At Heart / B- Make Love To Me Decca 45 rpm single 1954
11:04 AM
Louise Massey & The Westerners - In My Adobe Hacienda
Louise Massey & The Westerners In My Adobe Hacienda L. Massey, L. Penny
My Adobe Hacienda / Starlight Schottische Columbia - Shellac, 10", 78 RPM 1947
11:02 AM
Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers - Lone Star
Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers Lone Star Seymour Simons
The Best Of Patsy Montana Sony Music Special Products – A 52035, Collectors' Choice Music – CCM-185-2
11:00 AM
Biller and Horton - Blackberry Bounce
Biller and Horton Blackberry Bounce Biller and Horton
Texotica Vinylux, A Record Company 2019 Country
music behind DJ
11:00 AM
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10:50 AM
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies - Beautiful Texas
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies Beautiful Texas Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies
Daddy of Western Swing Proper Box 2013 Country
10:47 AM
Roland Smith - I Hate To See You Go
Roland Smith I Hate To See You Go P. Huffman & B. Brooks
Single: Nobody Here To Talk To / I Hate To See You Go Winston 1960
10:45 AM
Floyd Tillman - I Gotta Have Something I Ain't Got
Floyd Tillman I Gotta Have Something I Ain't Got Floyd Tillman
Slippin' Around Demon S&C (CC) 2011 Country
10:42 AM
Shorty Underwood and the Brushcutters - Money Won't Buy Everything
Shorty Underwood and the Brushcutters Money Won't Buy Everything
Money Won't Buy Everything / You Played Me for a Fool Winston Records, Abilene 1962
10:40 AM
Jimmie Fletcher and His Drifting Ranch Hands / - Take A Look At Me
Jimmie Fletcher and His Drifting Ranch Hands / Take A Look At Me J. Fletcher
Take A Look At Me / things you Didn't Mean Winston Record Label, Abilene 1958
10:37 AM
Slim Willet with Shorty Underwood and the Brushcutters - You Played Me For A Fool
Slim Willet with Shorty Underwood and the Brushcutters You Played Me For A Fool Underwood, Willet, Montgomery
You Played Me For a Fool Winston 1962
10:34 AM
Buddy Bruce and the Westwinds - Rolling On
Buddy Bruce and the Westwinds Rolling On B. Bruce
A- My Request / B- Rolling On Kell Record Label, Denton TX -45 rpm single
10:31 AM
Chuck Goddard - A New Heart To Break
Chuck Goddard A New Heart To Break C. Goddard
A- New Heart To Break / B- Living Myself To Death TNT 45 rpm single (Tanner 'n Texas Record Label of San Antonio) 1959
10:29 AM
Texas Ruby with Curly Fox & His Fox Hunters - Blue Love (In My Heart)
Texas Ruby with Curly Fox & His Fox Hunters Blue Love (In My Heart) Floyd Jenkins
A- Blue Love (In My Heart) / B- \The Old Home Columbia – Shellac, 10", 78 RPM 1946
10:26 AM
Colleen and Char Lovett - I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire
Colleen and Char Lovett I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire E. Durham, B. Benjamin, E. Seiler, S. Marcus
Gals of the BIG D Jamboree Dragon Street Records 2001
10:23 AM
Moon Mullican - Sugar Beet
Moon Mullican Sugar Beet B. Bryant
Moon Mullican Sings His All Time Hits King 1955
10:20 AM
Blackie Crawford & the Western Cherokees - Hot Check Baby
Blackie Crawford & the Western Cherokees Hot Check Baby Pee Wee Reid - B. Crawford
Single: Huckleberry Pie / Hot Check Baby Starday 1953
10:17 AM
Jack Rhodes w Al Petty - Al's Steel Guitar Wobble
Jack Rhodes w Al Petty Al's Steel Guitar Wobble Al Petty
A- Gypsy Heart /B- Al's Steel Guitar Wobble Starday 1953
10:13 AM
Cris Plata And Extra Hot - Long Hard Ride
Cris Plata And Extra Hot Long Hard Ride C. Plata
Life Is Hard 2003
10:10 AM
Asleep At the Wheel with Willie Nelson & The Quebe Sisters) - Navajo Trail
Asleep At the Wheel with Willie Nelson & The Quebe Sisters) Navajo Trail Markes, Charles, DeLange
Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys Bismeaux Records Records – US - Format: 2 x Vinyl, LP 2015
10:08 AM
Asleep At The Wheel - Way Down Texas Way
Asleep At The Wheel Way Down Texas Way B.J. Shaver
The Swingin' Best of Asleep At the Wheel Epic/Nashville 1974 Country
10:05 AM
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys - Cowboy Stomp
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys Cowboy Stomp
Hillibilly Boogie! Legacy/Columbia 1994 Rock
10:02 AM
Don Walser - Whose Heart Are You Breaking Now
Don Walser Whose Heart Are You Breaking Now
Texas Top Hand New West Records 2012 Country
10:01 AM
Trevor Stephenson - The Yellow Rose of Texas
Trevor Stephenson The Yellow Rose of Texas Anonymous L
The Americans Light & Shadow 2002 Classical
Music behind host
10:00 AM
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9:57 AM
Doreen Freeman - Optimistic
Doreen Freeman Optimistic
The Guys And Gals Of The Big "D" Jamboree Rollercoaster Records – RCCD 3049 Format: 2 x CD, Compilation Country:UK Released: 2002
9:55 AM
Chelette Sisters with Rick Johnson - Makin' Up My Mind
Chelette Sisters with Rick Johnson Makin' Up My Mind Kid Murdock
B- Makin' Up My Mind / A -One Mistake Comet Records : Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single Country:US Released: 1958 1958
9:52 AM
Sid King & The Five Strings - Let 'Er Roll
Sid King & The Five Strings Let 'Er Roll Dave White
Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight V/A Bear Family Records 1991 Rock
9:48 AM
Rosie Flores - West Texas Plains
Rosie Flores West Texas Plains Rosie Flores
After the Farm Shout! 1992 Country
9:44 AM
Johnny Rodriguez - Down On the Rio Grande
Johnny Rodriguez Down On the Rio Grande Johnny Rodriguez
Rodriguez Epic/Legacy 1979 Country
9:41 AM
Jim Reeves - Mexicali Rose
Jim Reeves Mexicali Rose H. Stone, J. Tenney
Moonlight and Roses - Jim Reeves RCA Victor – LSP-2854 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Dynagroove , US 1964
9:38 AM
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies - My Galveston Gal
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies My Galveston Gal G.Adlam, P. Harris
Daddy of Western Swing Proper Box 2013 Country
9:36 AM
The Sunshine Boys - Pipe Liner Blues
The Sunshine Boys Pipe Liner Blues Aubrey "Moon" Mullican
A- Pipe Liner Blues / B- Coo-Se-Coo Okeh Label 05669 Shellac, 10", 78 RPM US 1940
vocals by Moon Mullicsn
9:32 AM
Jimmie Rodgers - Blue Yodel No. 1 (T for Texas)
Jimmie Rodgers Blue Yodel No. 1 (T for Texas) Jimmie Rodgers
RCA Country Legends: Jimmie Rodgers RLG/BMG Heritage 2002 Country
9:29 AM
The Texas Tornados - Clinging to You
The Texas Tornados Clinging to You Doug Sahm
4 Aces Reprise 1996
9:26 AM
Marvin Rainwater - Spirit of Texas
Marvin Rainwater Spirit of Texas T. Rocco
B - Spirit of Texas / A- She Loved You Right Out Of My Mind Hornet - USA Catalogue: HR 006 -Format 7" single 1982
9:23 AM
Alvin Crow & the Pleasant Valley Boys - Sands of Texas
Alvin Crow & the Pleasant Valley Boys Sands of Texas G. Autry
Pure Country Broken Spoke Records - vinyl - 33 rpm - album 1988
9:20 AM
Lefty Frizzell - Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy
Lefty Frizzell Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy Darrell Statler
Life's Like Poetry Bear Family Records 1992 Country
9:17 AM
The Cornell Hurd Band - Bluebonnet Lane
The Cornell Hurd Band Bluebonnet Lane Cindy Walker, Charles Drury
At Large Behemoth Records (2) – 1008 Format: CD, Album 1999
9:15 AM
Billy Briggs & the X.I.T. Boys - Panhandle Shuffle
Billy Briggs & the X.I.T. Boys Panhandle Shuffle B. Briggs
Country Classics Rockabilly Records 2011 Country
9:12 AM
George Strait - Honky Tonk Down Stairs
George Strait Honky Tonk Down Stairs Dallas Frazier
Strait Country MCA-5248 -Vinyl, LP, Album, Pinckneyville Pressing-US Released: Aug 1981 1981
9:10 AM
Ernest Tubb - Another Story
Ernest Tubb Another Story Ernest Tubb
The Very Best of Ernest Tubb MCA Nashville 1997 Country
9:08 AM
Hank Thompson - Pick Me Up On Your Way Down
Hank Thompson Pick Me Up On Your Way Down Harlan Howard
Sounds of Texas Label: Capitol Nashville – CDP 7 95850 2 Format: CD, Compilation, Stereo Country: US -1991 1991
9:05 AM
The Maddox Brothers & Rose - Texas Stomp
The Maddox Brothers & Rose Texas Stomp The Maddox Brothers & Rose
A- Cowboy Bugle Boy / B-Texas Guitar Stomp 4 Star Records – 1618 Shellac, 10", 78 RPM 1952
Intro / song behind DJ `

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