Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Playlist - November 24, 2009

Special thanks to guest host Ellen Walkington

Johnny Horton - Honky Tonk Man
Johnny Horton - Rock Island Line
Johnny Horton - One Woman Man
George Jones - Gotta Be My Baby
Ferlin Husky - Drunken Driver
Kitty Wells - Makin Believe

Hank Penny - Won't You Ride in My Little Red Wagon
Spade Cooley and Tex Williams - Dry and Dusty
Milton Brown and His Brownies - Goofus
Bob Wills - Bubbles in My Beer
Tex Ritter - Down the Oregon Trail
Claude Casey - Little Girl Go Ask Your Mama
Johnny Bond and His River Valley Boys - Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (that Cigarette)
Spade Cooley and His Orchestra - Three Way Boogie
Leon McAuliffe and His Western Swing Band - Take it Away Leon

Jimmie Rodgers - Woman from Liberia
Jimmie Rodgers - Blue Yodel #1
Wayne Raney - Pardon My Whiskers
Slim Whitman - Indian Love Call
Slim Whitman - I'm Casting My Lasso Towards the Sky
Lefty Frizzell - Run Em Off

June Carter - Gotta Travel On
Patsy Montana - I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart
Floyd Tillman - This Cold War with You
Webb Pierce - There Stands the Glass
Hank Snow - My Sweet Texas Bluebonnet Queen
Ray Price - Heartache by the Numbers
Carl Butler - Don't Let Me Cross Over

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Playlist 11/10/2009

Two recordings from the Country Western Radio Collection:
Carson Robison and His Buckaroos, c. 1949
The Sons of the Pioneers Show with Bob Nolan and Pat Brady, 1949

Louvin Brothers
I'll Be All Smiles Tonight
Let Her Go, God Bless Her
What is Home Without Love?
I Know What You're Talking About
Broad Minded
From Mother's Arms to Korea
I Love God's Way of Living

Hank Snow
My Sweet Texas Blue Bonnet Queen
You Broke the Chain that Held Our Hearts
The Texas Cowboy

Hank Williams
Happy Rovin' Cowboy
Mansion on the HIll
There'll Be No Teardrops TOnight

Bob Willis and His Texas Playboys
Bring It On Down to My House
Gambling Polka Dot BLues
Beaumont King

Thanks for listening!
And a special thanks to everyone who tuned in to our 10th Anniversary Jamboree Show! It was really a special night of great music.

Monday, November 16, 2009

10th Anniversary Live Jamboree

This year, we celebrate 10 years of the monthly WKCR Jamboree on Honky Tonkin. Join us for a special celebration Tuesday November 17th. We'll be having an extended edition of Honky Tonkin from 8pm-Midnight with all live performances by artists who we've been happy to have on over the years.

We'll have the KCR House Band, who have been the driving force behind the Jamboree since it's inception by former host Doug Tuchman. The house band includes:

Danny Weiss on Guitar and Vocals
Mary Olive Smith on Guitar and Vocals
Sheriff Uncle Bob on Dobro and Vocals
Trip Henderson on Harmonica
Pete Elegant on Fiddle
Skip Ward on Bass
Andy Cartoun on Banjo
Bob Green on Mandolin and Fiddle

In addition we will also have special guests dropping by to help us celebrate:

The Manhattan Valley Ramblers (Bill Christophersen & John Saroyan)
Fran Leadon
Lil' Mo
Kate Giampetruzzi
Demolition String Band (Elena Skye & Boo Reiners)
Howard Fishman

You'll hear everything from honky-tonk to western swing to old time and even a little country rock to boot.

Join us for a celebration of 10 years of great live country music this Tuesday night at 8pm on 89.9FM in NYC and

Friday, November 06, 2009

Songs of the Cowboys Feature 11/3/2009

Goebel Reeves - Little Joe, The Wrangler
Lou Schlautman - Little Joe, The Wrangler
Skip Gorman - Little Joe's Sister Nell
Hank Snow - Little Joe
Slim Critchlow - Windy Bill
Tony Kraber - The Tenderfoot
Curly Fox & Texas Ruby - Sweet Betsy from Pike
Arizona Joe - Careless Love
Earl Robinson - The Dirty Miner
Texas Ruby - The Dim Narrow Trail
Jimmy Wakeley - Red River Valley
Gene Autry - The Last Round Up
Sloan Matthews - Goodbye Old Paint
Girls of the Golden West - Buckin' Bronco
Girls of the Golden West - Whoopie Ti Yo
Girls of the Golden West - Little Log Cabin in the Lane
Bob Wills - My Adobe Hacienda
Carl T. Sprague - Zebra Dun
Girls of the Golden West - The Cowgirl's Dream
Sons of Pioneers - There's a Round Up in the Sky
The Tune Wranglers - Chopo
Girls of the Golden West - Old Chisholm Trail
Slim Critchlow - Buffalo Skinners
Sloan Matthews - The Dying Cowboy
Johnny Prude - The Streets of Laredo
Burl Ives - Cowboy's Lament
Johnny Cash - The Streets of Laredo