Red and Twangy

Tonight’s first 1/2 hour was a post birthday celebration for Red Simpson, born March 6, 1934.  Red still performs.  In fact, you can catch him at Trout’s in Oildale on Monday March 17 at 7:00 pm.  While Red Simpson is more known for his truck songs, he penned a lot of great tunes that were performed by folks like Merle Haggard and Buck Owens.  There’s a great collection there.

Artist Cut Album Label
Tim Hus Bakersfield Music Bushpilot Buckaroo Stony Plain Records
Merle Haggard You Don’t Have Very Far To Go The Complete ’60s Capitol Singles Omnivore
Red Simpson Truck Drivin’ Man Best of Truck Driving Favorites Omnivore
Buck Owens We Split the Blanket Buck ‘Em! The Music of Buck Owens (1955-1967) Omnivore
Buck Owens Sam’s Place Buck ‘Em! The Music of Buck Owens (1955-1967) Omnivore
Red Simpson I’m A Truck Swing West Vol. 1 Bakersfield Razor & Tie
Buck Owens Gonna Have Love Buck ‘Em! The Music of Buck Owens (1955-1967) Omnivore
The Flying Burrito Brothers Close Up the Honky Tonks Sleepless Nights Warner Brothers
Buck Owens The Band Keeps Playin’ On Buck ‘Em! The Music of Buck Owens (1955-1967) Omnivore Recordings
Red Simpson The Highway Patrol Swing West Vol. 1 Bakersfield Razor & Tie
Hank Williams III Ramblin’ Man Ramblin’ Man Curb Records, Inc.
Tony Joe White Who You Gonna Hoodoo Now? Hoodoo Yep Roc Records
Moot Davis Midnight Train Goin’ In Hot Crow Town Records
Suzy Bogguss Let’s Chase Each Other Around The Room Lucky Loyal Dutchess Records
Blake Berglund High Water or Hell Coyote Oceanman Records
Hank Williams III Okie From Muskogee Ramblin’ Man Curb Records, Inc.
Junior Brown Highway Patrol Live At the Continental Club: The Austin Experience Telarc
Johnny Cash I’ve Been Everywhere Unchained American Recordings
Red Meat Inner Redneck Meet Red Meat Ranchero Records
Wanda Jackson Little Charm Bracelet Wanda Jackson The Best of the Classic Capitol Singles Omnivore Recordings
Don Rich Your Heart Turned Left (And I Was On The Right) Don Rich Sings George Jones Omnivore Recordings
Lone Justice The Grapes of Wrath This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983 Omnivore Recordings
Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Together Again Bakersfield MCA Nashville
Rosie Flores Chauffeur girl of the century Bloodshot
Dave Gleason Midnight, California Midnight, California Well Worn Records
John Doe and the Sadies Stop The World And Let Me Off Country Club YepRoc Records
The Golden Cadillacs Broken The Golden Cadillacs The Golden Cadillacs
Ferlin Husky Country Music Is Here To Stay Greatest Hits of Ferlin Husky Starday
Merle Haggard California Blues Merle Haggard, The Complete 60s Capitol Singles Omnivore Recordings
Tommy Collins Shindig In The Barn The Dynamic Tommy Collins Columbia Records
The Maddox Brothers & Rose Dim Lights Thick Smoke And Loud, Loud Music Live – On The Radio Arhoolie Records
Waylon Jennings MacArthur Park The Best of Waylon Jennings RCA
Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers Make It Last North of Bakersfield Dionysus
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  1. Hey, here’s a little song that may come in handy on Monday, March 17th. Feel free to share it with your friends and download it if you like. Any issues on the download then hit me and I’ll help you out. I’ll throw this back up again on Monday. Erin go Bragh!!
    http://www.reverbnation.com/tokyorosenthal/song/20135376-st-patricks-day

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