December 2005 Archives

Playlist - December 25, 2005

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New Music:
No new music. It's Christmas!

The Twang:
Los Straitjackets - Sleigh Ride - Tis the Season for... (YepRoc)
Los Straitjackets -Christmas Weekend - - Tis the Season for... (YepRoc)
Reverend Horton Heat - Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy - We Three Kings (YepRoc)*
Steve Earle/Allison Moorer - Nothing But a Child - VA: to Kate (Western Beat)
Dwight Yoakam - Silent Night - Come On Christmas (Reprise)
Merle Haggard - If We Make it Through December - Goin' Home for Christmas (CBS)
Reverend Horton Heat - What Child is This? - We Three Kings (YepRoc)*
Louis Armstrong - Zat You, Santa Claus? - VA: Hipster's Holiday (Rino)
Asylum Street Spankers - Baby, It's Cold Outside - A Christmas Spanking (Bloodshot)
Spike Jones - Jingle Bells Medley - Let's Sing a Song of Christmas (Verve)
Gene Autry - The Night Before Christmas in Texas, That Is - VA: A Cowboy Christmas (Scotti)
Los Straitjackets - Frosty the Snowman - Tis the Season for... (YepRoc)
Kitty Wells - Dasher with the Light Upon His Tail - Christmas with Kitty Wells (KRB)
Raul Malo - Pretty Paper - VA: to Kate (Western Beat)
Elvis Presley - Merry Christmas Baby - White Christmas (RCA)
Asylum Street Spankers - Red Nosed Raindeer Blues - A Christmas Spanking (Bloodshot)
Los Straitjackets - Rudolph The Red Nosed Raindeer - Tis the Season for... (YepRoc)

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Cash: The Legend - Four Part Radio Special
Part Four: "The World Needs a Melody" Johnny Cash: the Storyteller(Sony)

Best of 2005

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As I review the albums of 2005, I noticed that a lot of my favorites were really from the later part of 2004, so I'm including a belated Best of 2004:

Blasters - 4-11-44 (Rainman)
Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken (Anti)
Dusty 45s - Devil Takes His Turn (self)
Buddy Miller - Universal United House of Prayer (New West)
Buddy & Julie Miller - Love Snuck Up (Hightone)
Split Lip Rayfield - Should Have Seen it Coming (Bloodshot)
Dexter Romweber - Blues that Defy My Soul (YepRoc)
VA: Hard Headed Woman - a tribute to Wanda Jackson (Bloodshot)
(in no particular order, listed alphabetically)

Best of 2005
Gene Autry - Essential Gene Autry (Columbia/Sony) 2-cd set
Scott Biram - Dirty Old One Man Band (Bloodshot)
Heavy Trash - Heavy Trash (YepRoc)
Hillstomp - One Word (self produced)
Hillstomp - The Woman That Ended the World (self)
Cari Lee & the Contenders - Scorched (Star-Tone)
Lucky Stars - Stay Out Late (Fate)
Red Stick Ramblers - Right Key, Wrong Keyhole (Memphis)

Playlist - December 18, 2005

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New Music:
Diesel Doug & the Long Haul Truckers - Mistakes Were Made (Cornmeal)
Reverend Horton Heat - We Three Kings (YepRoc)
Lucky Stars - Stay Out Late (Fate)
VA: Home Grown Rockabilly (Nervous) - not new, but new to the station
VA: Kicksville! vol. 4 (Norton) - not new, but new to the station

The Twang:
The Weisstronauts - Jingle Bells - I'm dreaming of... (Stereorrific)
Los Straitjackets - Feliz Navidad - Tis the Season for... (YepRoc)
The Bellyachers - Let it Rain This Christmas - Christmas single (Gut)
Dwight Yoakam - Silver Bells - Come On Christmas (Reprise)
Brenda Lee - I'm Gonna Lasso Santa Claus - VA: Cowboy Christmas (Scotti)
The Asylum Street Spankers - You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch - A Christmas Spanking (Bloodshot)
Reverend Horton Heat - Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy - We Three Kings (YepRoc)*
Tiny Tim - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - VA: Yulesville (Shout!)
Steve Earle & Allison Moorer - Nothing But a Child - VA: for Kate (Western Beat)*
Diesel Doug & the Longhaul Truckers - Merry Christmas from the Family - Mistakes Were Made (Cornmeal)*
Merle Haggard - Daddy Won't Be Home Again for Christmas - Goin' Home for Christmas (CBS)
Geoff & Clare Muldaur - At the Christmas Ball - Christmas single (Hightone)
Gene Autry - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer - VA: Croon and Swoon (Relativity)
Pee Wee King - Rootin' Tootin Santa Claus - Pee Wee King's Country Hoedown (Bloodshot)
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans - Christmas on the Plains - VA: Cowboy Christmas (Scotti)

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Cash: The Legend - Four Part Radio Special
Part Three: "The Man in Black" Johnny Cash's Politics and Influence(Sony)

Playlist - December 11, 2005

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New Music:
VA: For Kate's Sake: a benefit cd (Western Beat)

The Twang:
The Horton Brothers - More Than I Can Say - Tempo for Two (Texas Jamboree)*
Deke Dickerston - Mister Cheater - The Melody (Major Label)*
Minus 5 - Sputnik 57 - VA: For a Decade of Sin (Bloodshot)*
J.P. McDermott - Blue Days, Black Nights - Last Fool Here (Shower-Tone)*
Big Sandy - I' Can't Believe I'm Saying this to You - Rockabilly Lives (Hightone)*
BR549 - The Christmas Song - VA: For Kate's Sake (Western Beat)*
The Asylum Street Spankers - You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch - a Christmas Spanking (Bloodshot)*
Cari Lee - How Come? - Scorched (Star-Tone)*
Jim Lauderdale - Holly & Her Mistletoe - VA: For Kate's Sake (Western Beat)*
Dean Miller - 105 - Platinum (Koch)*
Los Straitjackets - Jingle Bell Rock - Tis the Season for... (YepRoc)
Los Straitjackets - Rudolph the Red Nosed Raindeer - Tis the Season for ... (YepRoc)
Hillstomp - Mama told Papa - The Woman That Ended the World (self)*
Rose's Pawn Shop - Lone Rider (demo ep)
Handsome Hank - Blitzkreig Bop - Greatest Hits
Pee Wee King - Rootin' Tootin' Santa Claus - Country Hoedown (Bloodshot)
Rodney Crowell - I Walk the Line (revisited) - The Houston Kid (Sugar Hill)
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Cash: The Legend - Four Part Radio Special
Part Two: "How Great Thou Art" Johnny Cash's Spiritual Quest (Sony)

Playlist - December 4, 2005

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The Twang:
Dale Watson - Luther - People I've Known, Places I've Been - self
Dale Watson - List of Reasons - From The Start - self
Lefty Frizzell - Lost Love Blues - Signed, Sealed and Delivered - Harmony
Wanda Jackson - Making Believe - Wanda Jackson - Capitol
Tammy Wynette - Just in Case - Till I Can Make It On My Own - CBS
Rodney Crowell - The Rock of My Soul - The Houston Kid - Sugar Hill
Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys - Between Darkness and Dawn - Night Tide - Hightone
Lucky Stars - Been Betrayed Blues - Hollywood and Western - Ipecac
Loretta Lynn - Story of My Life - Van Lear Rose - Interscope
Lucinda Williams - Return of the Grievous Angel - Return of the Grievous Angel
Gram Parsons - Kiss The Children - GP - Reprise
Buck Owens - Why Don't Mommy Stay with Daddy and Me - Good Old Country - St. Clair
Bob Wills - Take Me Back To Tulsa - Roly Poly - KRB
Johnny Hickman - Friends - Palmhenge - Campstove
Rosie Flores - You Tear Me Up - Rockabilly Lives - Hightone
Trailer Bride - South of the Border - Smelling Salts - Bloodshot

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Cash: The Legend - Four Part Radio Special
Part One: "Ring of Fire" Johnny Cash: The American Dream (Sony)

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