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Playlist - March 25, 2012

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Biller & Wakefield - George's Bad Day - The Hot Guitars of....
Tex Ritter - I Got Spurs that Jingle Jangle Jingle - High Noon (Sanctuary)
Maddox Brothers & Rose - Shimmy Shakin' Daddy - America's Most Colorful Hillbill Band (Arhoolier)
Hank Penny - The Mink on Her Back - King of Hillbilly Bebop (Proper)
Hank Penny - Hadicillin Boogie - King of Hillbilly Bebop (Proper)
Ray Condo & His Ricochets - uBack, Honey, Jump Back - Door to Door Maniac (Joaquin)
Petunia and the Vipers - Yes Baby Yes - Petunia and the Vipers (self)*
The Seldom Scene - My Little Georgia Rose - Urban Bluegrass (Cracker Barrel)
Sons of the Pioneers - Rocky Mountain Express - Symphonies of the Sage (Soundies)
Paul Burch & the WPA Ballclub - I am Here - VA: No Depression (Dualtone)
Sonny George & the Tennessee Sons - Hillbilly Train - VA: Insurgent Country v. 3 (Bloodshot)
Eleven Hundred Springs - Kick Me When I'm Down - VA: Texas Unplugged (Palo Duro)
Audrey Auld - Doin' Well - Resurrection Moon (Reckless)*
Lucero - Women & Work - Women & Work (ATO)*
The Yawpers - Jesus Car (radio edit) - Savage Blue (Adventure)*
Ray Wylie Hubbard - New Year's Eve at the Gates of Hell - The Grifter's Hymnal (Bordello)*
Shaver - Blood is Thicker than Water - VA: No Depression (Dualtone)
The Dirt Daubers - The Devil Gets His Due - Wake Up Sinners (Colonel Knowledge)
Sons of Bill - Radio - sirens (Thirty Tigers)*
I See Hawks in L.A. - Dear Flash -
Jay Farrar - Station to Station - VA: No Depression (Dualtone)
Say Zuzu - Good Hearted Woman - Live (Broken White)
Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams - Rose Marie - Live at Hodi's (self)*
Michael & the Lonesome Playboys - Cross Country Ride - Last of the Honky Tonks (self)*
Velvetone - Git To Gittin' Baby - switchback ride (CrossCut)*
Tom Armstrong - Wine Stained Heart - Wine Stained Heart (Carswell)*
Raging Teens - Lies - Rock n' Roll Party (Rubric)
The Racketeers - Lost a Little Love - The Racketeers (Scollay)
Dusty Chance & the Allnighters - Lost My Marbles - Savage (Wild)*
Santos - Just a Little Love - In the Groove (Wild)*
Ronnie Self - This Must be the Place - Bop a Lena (Bear)
Venus Throw - Ten Horn Devil - Film Noir (BLT Records)
Gwil Owen - No Ammunition - VA: Insurgent Country (Bloodshot)
Joe West - Old Friends - Aberdeen, S.D. (Stocktank)*
J.W.W. and the Prospectors - Insufficient Funds - It's High Past Time (self)*

The Beachwood Reporter

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Thanks to the nice folks in Chicago at the Beechwood Reporter who did this nice piece on Howdylicious! You made me blush with all the nice things you said - and I didn't even know about this article until someone sent it to me! And they used a very fun picture of me!

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Here's an excerpt:

Howdylicious!
By Don Jacobson

Out in the suburban expanse of Southern California is a little lady named Wanda who'll steer you right when it comes to the best roots music in sight: she's running a great, Internet-streamed radio show that Minnie Pearl could yodel from one end of the O.C. to the other.

First, you've gotta love its name: Howdylicious! (Sunday nights, 10 p.m. Central, KUCI-FM). Delicious songs that step right up and say "howdy."

DJ_Wanda.jpgThen, when you look at the playlist, you think, "why isn't all radio like this"? DJ Wanda has a great and varied amount of lovely, twangy stuff, all the way from '40s Western Swing to new bands like James McMurtry and the Sadies. She's got a wonderful, funny smart-ass attitude that probably comes from holding down an English professor job while also working at the Orange County Transit Authority to make ends meet. The only way to do all that as well as being a top alt-country tastemaker, she says, is to read a lot, listen to music constantly and not waste your time watching any TV.

She also named herself after Wanda Jackson, so you know she's probably going to "blow like dynamite" at the drop of a needle into plastic (plus, unlike so many roots rock fests, you know the ladies will be well represented).

Playlist - March 19, 2012

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The Twang:
Biller & Wakefield - George's Bad Day - The Hot Guitars... (HMG)
Carl Perkins - Put Your Cat Clothes On - VA: Rockin' Bones (Rhino)
Bill Adams - You Heard Me Knocking - VA: That'll Flat Git It v. 5 (Bear)
Sonny Fisher - Pink and Black - VA: Rockin' Bones (Rhino)
Marvin Rainwater - Mr. Blues - VA: That'll Flat Git It v. 7 (Bear)
Jimmy C. Newman - Carry On - VA: That'll Flat Git It v. 5 (Bear) 1958
Roy Moss - You Don't Know My Mind - VA: That'll Flat Git It v. 11 (Bear) 1956
Johnny Burnette - Rock Billy Boogie - VA: Rockin' Bones (Rhino)
Johnny T. Talley - My Wild Mind - VA: That'll Flat Git It v. 11 (Bear)
Michael & the Lonesome Playboys - Devils Den of Sin - Last of the Honky Tonks (Black Water)*
Some Velvet Evening - Ain't No Law Against Talking - No Law Against Talking (self)*
Petunia & the Vipers - Mercy - Petunia & the Vipers (self)*
Joe West - Home - Aberdeen, S.D. (Stocktank)*
Merle Jagger - Trash Tornado - Rancho Los Angeles (LPJ)
Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams - ABC - Live at Hodi's (self)*
Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams - Six More Miles - Live at Hodi's (self)*
Hank Williams - Kaw-Liga - Alone with His Guitar
Patty Loveless - You're Through Fooling Me - VA: The Lost Notebooks - Tribute to Hank Williams (Columbia)*
Patty Loveless - Rise Up Lazarus - Mountain Soul (Epic)
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Your Selfish Heart - History of the Future (Skaggs Family)
Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Ricky Skaggs - Don't Let Your Deal Go Down - The Three Pickers (Rounder)
Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, Ricky Skaggs - Down in the Valley to Pray - The Three Pickers w/Alison Krauss (Rounder)
Hayseed Dixie - Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
The Meat Purveyors - Little White Pills - VA: For a Decade of Sin (Bloodshot)
Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros - You Can't Outdrink the Truth - Diamonds in the Sun (Palo Duro)
The Yawpers - Heart on a String - Savage Blue (Adventure)*
The Cerny Brothers - Sing Out of My Soul - Dream (self)*
Jameson - Shuffling Click - Synergist (self)*
Frazey Ford - Firecracker - Present & Past (Nettwerk)
Shaver - You Wouldn't Know Love (if you fell in it) - Electric Shaver (New West)
Ray Wylie Hubbard - Coricidin Bottle - The Grifter's Hymnal (self)*
Sons of Bill - Santa Ana Winds - sirens (Thirty Tigers)*

Playlist - March 11, 2012

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The Twang:
Biller & Wakefield - George's Bad Day - The Hot Guitars of... (HMG)
Punch Brothers - Rye Whiskey - Antifogmatic (Nonesuch)
Old Crow Medicine Show - Cocaine Habit - Big Iron World (Nettwerk)
Split Lip Rayfield - A Little More Cocaine Please - Should Have Seen it Coming (Bloodshot)
The Coal Porters - Squeaky Wheel Gets the Oil -
Clampitt, Gaddis & Buck - Engine Number 3 - Cascade Serenade (Lelp)
Marti Brom - Gotta Lotta Rhythm - Lassoed Live! (Goofin')
Marti Brom - Jeopardy - Snake Ranch (Goofin')
Wanda Jackson - Let's Have a Party - Vintage Wanda (Capitol)
Ronnie Self - Oh Me, Oh My - Bop a Lena (Bear)
Imelda May - Watcha Gonna Do - Love Tattoo (Verve)*
The Yawpers - Worthless - Savage Blue (Adventure)*
Chuckanut Drive - Kickin' in Your Door - Chuckanut Drive (Ragtown)
Todd Snider - Looking for a Job - The Devil You Know (New Door)
Todd Snider - Nashville - Peace, Love and Anarchy (OhBoy)
Joe West - Keg Party at the Muldoon Farm - Aberdeen S.D. (Stocktank)*
Some Velvet Evening - One Night of Sin - No Law Against Talking (self)*
Dolly Parton - Dumb Blonde - Dolly Box Set (Legacy)
BR5-49 - Even If It's Wrong - Coast to Coast (Arista)
Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams - Yodelin' Rhythm and Blues - Live! at Hodi's (self)*
Tommy Duncan - See Who's Sorry Now - Texas Moon (Bear)
Hank Penny - Politics (Know How to Vote) - YouTube
Tillman Franks & His Rainbow Boys - Hot Rod Shotgun Boogie - VA: Hillbilly Boogie v. 3 (Proper)
Hawkshaw Hawkins - Doghouse Boogie - VA: Hillbilly Boogie v. 3 (Proper)
Sons of Bill - Find My Way Back Home - Sirens (Thirty Tigers)*
The Cerny Brothers - I Want You to Run - Dream (self)*
Karen Collins & The Backroads Band - No Yodeling on the Radio - No Yodeling on the Radio (Azalea City)*
I See Hawks in L.A. - New Kind of Lonely - New Kind of Lonely (self)*
Kathleen Edwards - House Full of Empty Rooms - Voyageur (Zoe)*
The Dirt Daubers - Angel Along the Tracks - Wake Up Sinners (Colonel Knowledge)
The Dirt Daubers - Be Not Afraid - Wake Up Sinners (Colonel Knowledge)
Th' Legendary Shack Shakers - Go Hog Wild - Hunkerdown (Spinout)

Howdylicious! is a radio show broadcast by DJ Wanda on KUCI 88.9 FM, Sundays 8-10pm - featuring rockabilly, psychobilly, alt-country, and old time western music.

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