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Listed in order of first name of artist or group. Ones beginning with a number appear under the first letter of the number (eg: '4-Star' is under 'F').

425 Transcription Trail
CD D 425

DOWN THE TRANSCRIPTION TRAIL Various Artists B.A.C.M. 425

These tracks were extracted from rare transcription discs cut for radio play, a mix of well known and obscure artistes. Highlights include Wesley Tuttle's great novelty version of the fiddle classic “Fox Chase” (amazing vocal effects!) - and a nice interpretation of “Guns & Guitars” by the Down Homers.


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CD D 378

HILLBILLY ON A BUDGET. B.A.C.M. 378

As with the old Woolworth's 'Embassy' label (low price covers of top hits, often with top session musicians) the TOPS label was doing the same thing for country music - many of the covers heard here are super quality, standing up well.


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CD D 182

T. TEXAS TYLER Country Boy. B.A.C.M. 182

Gruff-voiced singer part of whose lasting legacy is as composer of "Deck of Cards"; here a selection of his work from 1946-55, including a superb version of "Just out of reach".


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T Texas Tyler CD 419
CD D 419

T. TEXAS TYLER Vol. 2 Live 1948–1950. B.A.C.M. 419

Our second selection from this versatile artist features four live performances recorded 1948-50 in California, one from a Wade Ray show with Tyler guesting. Nice selection of songs (including, then recent, hits “I love you because”, “Tennessee Waltz” and “I’ll hold you in my heart”) plus some hot Western-swing styled instrumentals including two versions of Leon McAuliffe’s “Panhandle Rag”.


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CD D 260

TABBY WEST Chat Chat Chatanooga. B.A.C.M. 260

This girl was a strong competitor for Patsy Cline, Jean Shepard and Kitty Wells. Good solid, tuneful 1950s C&W; track 2 features Texas Bill Strength.


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CD D 208

TED DAFFAN Gonna Get Tight Tonight. B.A.C.M. 208

Band leader, steel guitarist and classic songwriter ("Born to lose", "No letter today", "Truck Driver's Blues") here are are 24 previously unissued gems Daffan recorded between 1941 and 1945; good songs, good steel guitar riffs from this influential country music maker.


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Tennessee Ernie Ford-530
CD D 530

TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD Radio & Capitol Recordings. BACM CD 530

Our first CD from this deep voiced song stylist, one of the most distinctive voices in country music who scored a couple of crossover hits in the mid 50s including his biggest success, Sixteen Tons. Enthusiasts will enjoy these rare items – 32 tracks, a mix of radio transcriptions and 1959 recordings on the Capitol label.


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CD D 288

TENNESSEE RAMBLERS Vol. 2 The Jack Gillette Years. B.A.C.M. 288

Some fine, gentle Western-Swing here on this mix of label recordings and air checks - including some great steel guitar instrumentals featuring the great Cecil Campbell. (Complementary to CD 259, DICK HARTMAN’S Washboard Wonders/Tennessee Ramblers, and CD 467, CECIL CAMPBELL & The Tennessee Ramblers).


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CD D 191

TERRY FELL & THE FELLERS Get Aboard My Wagon. B.A.C.M. 191

Singer/Songwriter (most known for the latter) Terry Fell, here with 25 1940s/50s songs including his solitary hit "Don't drop it" and its 'B' side, Fell's original of the much recorded "Truck driving man" - which has Buck Owens in the backing group. Another well known Fell song (not in this collection) "You're the reason" covered by Bobby Edwards and Hank Snow among others.


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CD D 333

TERRY FELL / LEODIE JACKSON Ramblin’ Oakie. B.A.C.M. 333

28 tracks from Alabama born Fell and Oklahoman steel guitarist Jackson; all recorded in the mid ‘40s. Lovers of steel guitar will enjoy the Jackson tracks in particular.


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CD D 327

TEX ATCHISON Natural Born Gamblin’ Man. B.A.C.M. 327

Former Prairie Ramblers member with 27 tracks, nice mix of styles,recorded 1945/46. Some brilliant instrumental backings including Atchison's great fiddle playing.


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CD D 241

TEX FLETCHER The Lonely Cowboy. B.A.C.M. 241

This has singer-guitarist Fletcher's complete Decca recordings from 1936/38 several featuring his distinctive "lonesome yodel".


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CD D 101

TEX MORTON Across The Great Divide. B.A.C.M. 101

New Zealand yodeler/ guitarist, influenced by Jimmie Rodgers, Harry Torrani and Goebel Reeves he had his own distinctive style - well showcased on this 27 song collection from the late 30s/ early '40s.


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CD D 551

Tex Owens – Red Horse Ranch 1935 BACM CD 551

Several Tex Owen recordings were featured on our Texas Rangers CD 285 including his historic 1934 recording of Cattle Call, a song which helped earn his early induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame. An accomplished yodeller, he sadly recorded very little commercially, and we are delighted to be now issuing this new compilation, 40 songs and instrumentals taken from the radio serial Life On Red Horse.


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CD D 19

TEX RITTER America’s Most Beloved Cowboy. B.A.C.M. 19

Fine selection of country songs by the deep voiced Texan; songwriting credits include Roy Acuff, Johnny Bond and Spade Cooley.


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CD D 257

TEX RITTER Froggy Went A-Courtin’. B.A.C.M. 257

Children of all ages will enjoy these songs recorded in the 1950s and some featuring special sound effects. Ritter's rich baritone perfectly fits.


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CD D 171

TEX RITTER Pledge Of Allegiance. B.A.C.M. 171

Top cowboy with an instantly recognizable voice - here with 27 songs from the mid 1940s to mid 50s.


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CD D 46

TEX WILLIAMS Hey Mr. Cotton Picker. B.A.C.M. 46

Although best known for his "Smoke, smoke smoke that cigarette", Williams was a prolific and versatile recording artist. These 22 tracks show off his Talking Blues/ Western Swing style.


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CD D 97

TEX WILLIAMS River Of No Return. B.A.C.M. 97

A mix of transcriptions and commercial recordings from the "Smoke, Smoke,Smoke" man; follow up to the CD 46 collection. Also see CD 334 for some of Tex' later ('50s-60s) recordings.


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CD D 334

TEX WILLIAMS Vol. 3 Badman’s Country. B.A.C.M. 334

Companion volume to CDs 46 and 97, the 26 tracks here showcase Tex in his later 1950s/60s era.


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CD D 324

TEXAS & OKLAHOMA Duos & Trios 1935’1940. B.A.C.M. 324

Some brilliant but very rare tracks. Complete released recordings by The three Williamsons, The Rambling Rangers, Ike Cargill and The Stalsby Family - from 1937, 1938, 1935 and 1940 respectively - authentic1935-1940 Country.


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Texas Bill Strength CD 415
CD D 415

TEXAS BILL STRENGTH Vol. 2. CD 415

This second compilation came about thanks to Bill’s son Dale who discovered among his father’s belongings several long lost recordings and air-checks included here, some never before issued. 30 tracks including two recorded with Elvis Presley’s band in 1960, and a superb off-radio duet with Carl Perkins. Fine authentic honkytonk voice.


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CD D 186

Texas Bill Strength – When Love Comes Knockin’ – CD186

A man with a great country voice here with an interesting selection of 1950s Country songs - from the era before Nashville went 'Pop'. 25 solid country titles including a superb rendition of Carl Perkins' Turn Around.


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CD D 62

TEXAS JIM LEWIS Rose Of The Border. B.A.C.M. 62

This man had many talents - as a vocalist, guitarist, comedian as well as appearing in dozens of movies - oh and he invented the original 'Hootinanny" (one man band musical contraption)! Here some of his great Western Swing recordings, mainly from his 1940-46 period.


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CD D 271

TEXAS JIM LEWIS Vol.2 In New York & Hollywood 1937–39. B.A.C.M. 271

A pioneer of early Western Swing, this 26 track second volume features his 1937/39 recordings.


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CD D 175

TEXAS JIM ROBERTSON Purple Night On The Prairie. B.A.C.M. 175

24 of Victor 1930s/40s records by this nowadays largely forgotten Texan with various accompaniments.


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CD D 213

TEXAS JIM ROBERTSON Vol. 2 Put Your Arms Around Me. B.A.C.M. 213

More from Robertson, here with 17 commercial recordings and 8 transcriptions for radio; the latter just Robertson accompanying himself on guitar. Mix of well known country songs such as "Hobo Bill's last ride" and "Life gets tee-jus" and lesser known numbers but all well fitting Robertson's deep voice.


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Texas Jim Robertson Vol 3-485
CD D 485

TEXAS JIM ROBERTSON Vol. 3 – Down On The Texas Range. BACM CD 485

By request, a third CD compilation from this deep voiced Texan. Includes superb stylings of several classic cowboy songs made popular by fellow Texan Tex Ritter including Green Grow The Lilacs, Billy The Kid and Jack O’Diamonds. Mostly just Jim accompanying himself on guitar, a few tracks with added fiddle.


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CD D 285

TEXAS RANGERS Vol.1 The Early Years. B.A.C.M. 285

A collection of transcription and label recordings of many old standards including some instrumentals from this 8 piece band, 1930s and 40s.Hilights include the original Cattle Call cut from 1934 and Herb Kratoska's guitar virtuosity, notably on Track 26, Rimsky-Korsakov's The Flight Of The Bumblebee. Kratoska also does the frog voice on Popeye The Sailorman (Track 7)!


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CD D 303

TEXAS RUBY & CURLY FOX We May Meet again Someday. B.A.C.M. 303

Some fine fiddle playing from Curly and singing from his wife Ruby on these 1940s recordings and including some excellent instrumentals. Nice mix, wistful ballads, folk and tragedy songs,and instrumentals; vocals mainly Ruby, a few by Curly and a few close harmony duets. Superb instrumentation - Curly's fiddle plus some top guitarists (the legendary Mose Rager on some) and steel.


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The Tennessee River Boys CD 417
CD D 417

The Tennessee River Boys (Two different groups!). B.A.C.M. 417

There has long been much confusion amongst collectors arising from these two groups, both doing fine Bluegrass and using the same name. Paul (Boswell) and Roy (Pryor) were both registered blind and played guitar and mandolin respectively, recording on Mercury and Pace. The other pair, Curtis McPeake (5 string banjo/guitar) and Benny Williams (fiddle, guitar, banjo, autoharp, and mandolin) were both sometime members of Bill Monroe’s legendary Blue Grass Boys.


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CD D 131

THE TOBACCO TAGS Get Your Head In Here. B.A.C.M. 131

Excellent musicianship (two mandolins and guitar) and gentle harmony - old songs from the 30s including some comedy tracks.


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CD D 278

TIM McNAMARA McNamara’s Rodeo. B.A.C.M. 278

26 songs here from this accomplished and pleasant-voiced Aussie country singer backed with his own band. Several great interpretations of country standards. Check out PragueFrank's website for session details http://countrydiscography.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/tim-mcnamara_20.html


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TNT-542
CD D 542

TNT Hillbilly Label Vol.1 Various Artists.  BACM CD 542

26 recordings from the San Antonio-based TNT label, 1950s and early ‘60s, mainly obscure artistes but includes two rarities from the great Eddie Noack (see also BACM 277) and a couple of Red River Dave McEnery/Davis Sisters duets. A chance to hear two songs from ‘The Rolling Stones’, backing the obscure Lucky Hill - years before the other band with the same name emerged from across the Atlantic!


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CD D 165

TOMMY COLLINS Think It Over Boys. B.A.C.M. 165

One of the pioneers of "The Bakersfield Sound"; these 25 recordings from the mid 1950s show a fine uncluttered sound.


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CD D 293

TOMMY HILL The Life That I’m Living. B.A.C.M. 293

Brilliant fiddle player who graced innumerable country sessions for top artists is found here with a selection of his own recordings (Tommy on vocals, various session line ups), mainly 1950s style honky tonk.


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CD D 294

TOMMY JACKSON The Legendary Session Fiddler. B.A.C.M. 294

Brilliant fiddle player who graced innumerable country sessions for top artistes is found here with his 50s square dance recordings for Dot.


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Tompall & Glaser Bros 476
CD D 476

TOMPALL & THE GLASER BROS. Same Old Memories. BACM 476

Early recordings from Tompall and The Glasers, distinctive and instantly recognisable - gutsy country …


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CD D 372

TUNE WRANGLERS Drivin’ The Dogies Along. B.A.C.M. 372

These boys could sure wrangle a tune; 23 fine slices of Western Swing, from the mid to late '30s.


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