Recap of Jan 6, 2011 show – Top 10!

Last night was our annual Top 10 of the previous year show.  We both compile our lists independently so the listener is treated to what would amount to a Top 20.  This list isn’t necessarily a Top 10 list of what was released in the previous year, but a list compiled from songs we played or heard in the previous year.

Last year, there was no one song that made it to both of our lists.  This year, however, there was one song that made it to both lists.  Our pal, Dave Gleason, with his “Blue Side Of The World” from his 2010 release, Turn And Fade, made both of our lists.  Dave is an outstanding guitar player and singer/songwriter and we are proud to play his music on our show.  Dave’s moved from the Los Angeles area to Nashville to be closer to where one needs to be to really make your mark on the music scene – and I’m sure he’s bringing his blend of the Bakersfield Sound to Nashville.

So, here’s the list and some clips to enjoy.  Our Top 10 lists ends with the Wynn Stewart song and with some time left, we slipped in Johnny Horton’s North To Alaska as a tribute to a friend who is moving to Alaska and a little 77 El Deora in honor of their releasing a new CD.  Thanks for listening!

How bout this for a small radio station studio!  Very cool!

The video of Wynn Stewart performing It’s Such A Pretty World Today can’t be embedded, but it’s totally worth checking out.  Click on the link and watch!  And then, as if it can’t get better, check out this clip of Wynn Stewart performing the song with the Buckaroos.  Fantastic!

Artist Cut Album Label
Tim Hus Bakersfield Music Bushpilot Buckaroo Stony Plain Records
Dave Gleason Blue Side of the World Turn and Fade 326 Records
Sheryl Crow & Emmy Lou Juanita return of the grievous angel Almo
The Flying Burrito Brothers Christine’s Tune Best of the Flying Burrito Brothers Relix Records
Stone Foxes Mercury Stone Foxes Self Produced
Gary Stewart Backsliders Wine The Essential Gary Stewart RCA
Waylon Jennings Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line The Best of Waylon Jennings RCA Records Label Nashville
John Doe & The Sadies Stop The World And Let Me Off Country Club Yep Roc Records
Jones Family Fortune Someday Self-Titled Thin Silver Records
Merle Haggard & The Strangers Hungry Eyes Hag – The Best of Merle Haggard capitol nashville
Derailers Country a Go-Go here come the derailers Lost Highway
Red Meat Deep Water 13 Ranchero Records
Red Meat Thrift Store Cowgirl Live At The World’s Smallest Honky Tonk Ranchero Records
Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan T for Texas Songs From The Real America Swingin’ Pig Records
Johnny Cash & Bob Dylan Girl from the North Country Songs From The Real America Swingin’ Pig Records
Rosie Flores Chauffeur girl of the century Bloodshot Records
Cowboy Junkies Ooh las Vegas Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons Almo
Blue Diamond Fillups Going Down to Big Mary’s Self self
The Councilmen Boxcar Sermon Untitled self
Lloyd McGarrity Next Buck Owens Self Produced self
Wynn Stewart It’s Such a Pretty World Today Wynn Stewrt: It’s Such a Pretty World Today Capitol
Johnny Horton North to Alaska Johnny Horton’s Greatest Hits Columbia
77 El Deora (Ain’t I A) Handsome Fool? Sirens Western Independent Recordings
Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers Make It Last North of Bakersfield Dionysus Records
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