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Our very first three releases (in 2002) were assigned numbers 001-003, since when we have produced and issued three CDs every month, from 2020 reduced to bi monthly, and will soon reach number 700 Plus the Chart Memories limited edition series!

CD D 200

JENNY LOU CARSON ‘The Chin-Up Girl’. B.A.C.M. 200

23 of the 24 songs here are her own compositions including the classic "Jealous Heart" which she wrote for Tex Ritter. A prolific songwriter, Jim Reeves, Hank Snow and Tex Williams are just a few among many who recorded her songs.


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CD D 201

CAPTAIN STUBBY & THE BUCCANEERS. B.A.C.M. 201

Often hilarious 'Backwoods' band very much in the style of Spike Jones & His City Slickers; 25 songs of 1940s country humour.


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CD D 202

FISHER HENDLEY & His Aristocratic Pigs. B.A.C.M. 202

Interesting slice of early country history from this banjo player of high quality with a great voice and showmanship; 22 recordings mainly from the 1930s (one from 1925) in a variety of styles, four of them featuring Henry Whitter (see our collection on CD 348).


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CD D 203

HANK KEENE & His Gang CD 203

Multi instrumentalist Keene along with his multi-talented group - which includes yodeler Georgia Mae - with a nice big assortment of songs - 43 in total, up-liftingly upbeat. Good diversity of backing styles make this a really great listen.


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CD D 204

MARTHA CARSON I’ll Shout And Shine. B.A.C.M. 204

The "First lady of Gospel" with 25 driving songs recorded late 40s-mid 50s, some accompanied on mandolin by then husband James Roberts. Nice companion to our CD161 JAMES ROBERTS & MARTHA CARSON I’m Gonna Let It Shine.


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CD D 205

DON RENO & RED SMILEY Tree Of Life. B.A.C.M. 205

Bluegrass at its very best from this musically talented duo with a 1952-57 selection of traditional and gospel songs and some virtuoso instrumentals.


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CD D 206

GRANDPA JONES – Vol 1. You’re Never Too Old For Love. B.A.C.M. 206

This banjo playing high tenor and purveyor of old time country music had his own distinctive niche as this 1950s collections shows.


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CD D 207

RED SOVINE How Do You Think I Feel. B.A.C.M. 207

Well known for sentimental tear jerkers like "Teddy Bear" and "Little Rosa" he could also do hardcore '50s honky-tonk as showcased in this 24 song collection, nice selection of songs.


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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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CD D 209

WADE RAY Things I Might Have Been.. B.A.C.M. 209

Child prodigy fiddle player who also developed a fine and distinctive vocal style; here are 26 of his 1950s jazz-tinged RCA Victor recordings .


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CD D 210

OZIE WATERS It’s Indian Summer. B.A.C.M. 210

Singing cowboy and guitarist with a fine 'Pop singer' voice, here with a selection of transcription and commercial recordings from 1944-47; various accompaniments and some with Water's fine solo guitar.


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CD D 211

HUGH CROSS Old Time Music From The Smoky Mountains. B.A.C.M. 211

Late 1920s/early 30s music from this singer-guitarist joined on some tracks by Riley Puckett and Clayton McMichen. Nice collection of classic old time country songs in authentic style.


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CD D 212

EARL HEYWOOD Canada’s No 1 Singing Cowboy. B.A.C.M. 212

"Canada's No. 1 Singing Cowboy" was also a fine songwriter and deserves to be better known. We are pleased to present this selection of 26 of his late 40s/early 50s songs accompanied by his Serenade Ranch Gang. Inducted into the Canadian Country Hall of Fame in 1989.


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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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CD D 214

BUELL KAZEE Legendary Kentucky Ballad Singer Vol. 2. B.A.C.M. 214

More 1920s songs from the banjo playing singer of traditional ballads, with distinctive interpretations of classic songs. Track 16, Hobo's Last Ride is an early, sung version, of the 'The Last Ride', later recorded as a narration, by Hank Snow and others.


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CD D 215

FIDDLIN’ ARTHUR SMITH Give Me Old Time Music. B.A.C.M. 215

Brilliant often-imitated fiddler and a good singer; here with 17 commercial and 8 transcriptions from the the 1930s/40s. Great selection of songs, various accompanist line ups including The Delmore Bothers, Billy Byrd, Clyde Moody and Jimmy Wakely.


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CD D 216

PINE RIDGE BOYS Mississippi River Blues. B.A.C.M. 216

Selection of 23 tracks recorded on RCA Victor, 1939 to 1941 by this close harmony duo; mix of sentimental and popular songs of the era including the first ever recording of Jimmie Davies' "You are my sunshine".


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CD D 217

REX ALLEN Sky Boss. B.A.C.M. 217

24 more songs from this great-voiced and versatile performer; this time, 24 late '40s to mid 50s recordings with orchestral accompaniment.


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CD D 218

SKEETER HUBBERT Give Me A Horse And A Saddle. B.A.C.M. 218

Fine trio (Skeeter and his cowboys, Ezra Paulette and Charlie Quick) with 25 transcription recordings from 1941/42 of mainly Western-themed songs.


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CD D 219

EDDIE MILLER & HIS OKLAHOMANS Release Me. B.A.C.M. 219

Singer/ Western-swing bandleader/ famed songwriter (the much recorded "Release me""included here) - with 27 songs from the mid 1940s/mid 50s. (The first of our two samples is Eddie's original cut of his "I Love You Honey" composition, later a minor hit for Patsy Cline).


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CD D 220

MORRIS BROTHERS Salty Dog Blues. B.A.C.M. 220

North Carolina born brothers - Zeke on mandolin, Wiley on guitar - with 24 songs recorded 1938-1945 include Zeke's classic "Salty Dog Blues".


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CD D 221

SOUTH OF THE BORDER (various artists). B.A.C.M. 221

25 Mexican associated songs from various performers. Nice mix of vocal and instrumental styles. Includes songs from Jim Reeves, Hank Snow and Bob Wills.


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CD D 222

GRADY MARTIN & HIS SLEWFOOT FIVE Cornstalk Hop. B.A.C.M. 222

When it came to fancy guitar licks, they didn't come much better than Grady Martin, a musical genius whose list of credits includes Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Bing Crosby, Buddy Holly, Marty Robbins , Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley ... the list goes on. A country boy at heart who early in his career was in the Bailes Brothers' backing band, he could play any style of music and his talents are well showcased in this collection of 28 tracks recorded between 1952 and 57.


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CD D 223

THE HILL BILLIES Vol. 4 Hilly Billy Band. B.A.C.M. 223

Our earlier releases (CDs 4, 113 and 114) triggered many requests for ‘more please” – so we’ve hunted around the Archive and put together another selection, more classic 'Cowboy & Western" songs from this talented group who were deservedly very popular in their era.


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CD D 224

SUNSET VALLEY BARNDANCE. B.A.C.M. 224

We are glad to have restored this great selection of music from several artists of Scandinavian descent recorded in the 1940s as radio transcriptions for KTSP Minnesota; nice mix, yodeling, polkas, cowboy ballads - 29 songs including several classics, first class country.


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CD D 225

LEON PAYNE Lost Highway. B.A.C.M. 225

Blind country crooner and prolific songwriter who gave the world many great songs which became country standards. This collection includes his original recording of "Lost highway", recorded by (and often incorrectly attributed to) the great Hank Williams. Bob Dylan did an improvised version on his 1965 "Don't look back" movie.


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CD D 226

STUART HAMBLEN Vol. 2 Prettiest Girl In Town. B.A.C.M. 226

From his early 'Jimmie Rodgers imitater" era, 25 songs from this singer/songwriter who was to become world famous in the 1950s with his smash hit "This Ole House" recorded by Rosemary Clooney and others.


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CD D 227

HOMER & JETHRO Volume 3. B.A.C.M. 227

More comedy and virtuoso musicianship from this talented comedy duo Henry D. Haynes ("Homer") on guitar and Kenneth C. Burns ("Jethro") on mandolin. Here some parodies of country and popular songs - also enjoyable for the instrumental riffs - both were accomplished jazz musicians with a great admiration for gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt.


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CD D 228

SKEETS McDONALD Vol. 2 You Gotta Be My Baby. B.A.C.M. 228

More songs from the great honky-tonker, 1950s recordings including fine compositions by Tommy Collins, Harlan Howard, Wynn Stewart, Floyd Tillman - and Skeets himself.


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CD D 229

SMOKY DAWSON Great Australian Singer/Songwriter. B.A.C.M. 229

"Australia's No. 1 Cowboy" - with 23 songs all but four written by him and recorded between 1941 and 1953; a real singing cowboy and fine yodeler.


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CD D 230

LUKE SIMMONS I Like My Music Country Style. B.A.C.M. 230

Canadian born singer who settled in New Zealand and sadly has been much overlooked despite a great voice and authentic country sound. Showcased here with 25 tracks of mainly 1950s songs. Superb versions of Wilf Carter's "I miss my miss" and the Hank Snow hit "Lady's man".


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CD D 231

COUNTRY MUSIC ON MGM Various Artists. B.A.C.M. 231

27 tracks from MGM’s strong line up of country talent back in the 1950s. Some rare items of historical interest including early cuts by Don Gibson and Floyd Cramer.


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CD D 232

WALTER HURDT & The Singing Cowboys. B.A.C.M. 232

With an instantly recognizable distinctive sound, a high energy string band with sophisticated harmony, popular in their era but nowadays sadly largely forgotten. From deep in the Archive shelves and restored, here are 29 of their recordings mainly from the 1930s.


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CD D 233

RED KIRK ‘The Voice Of The Country’. B.A.C.M. 233

A nowadays little remembered singer/guitarist who had a couple of hits ("Lovesick Blues" in 1949, included here and "Lose your Blues", 1950) but then faded, here with twenty 1949-50 tracks - including a rare Lazy Ranch Boys radio show.


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CD D 234

JUDY MARTIN Vol. 2 with Red Foley. B.A.C.M. 234

A selection of 27 transcription recordings - a mix of old and some new songs, combining Red's smooth voice and then wife Judith's straightforward vocal style.


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CD D 235

THE HILL BILLIES Vol. 5 The Last Of The Hill Billies. B.A.C.M. 235

Our 5th collection from the Hillbillies - more of their class performances.


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CD D 236

JIMMY NEWILL Favourite Cowboy Songs. B.A.C.M. 236

A singing cowboy who started out singing classical ( L.A. Light Opera Company) - here performing 26 cowboy songs - mostly well known standards. Rare recordings.


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CD D 237

STU DAVIS Canada’s Cowboy Troubadour. B.A.C.M. 237

A selection of 25 1940s/50s recordings from Saskatchewan born Davis, known as Canada's Cowboy Troubadour including his own composition "What a fool I was" - a big hit for Eddy Arnold (in 1948).


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CD D 238

SUE THOMPSON Angels Cry. B.A.C.M. 238

Well known for her pop-novelty songs, here is a selection of 24 Decca and Mercury output from the 1950s, proving she had a great voice for a country song.


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CD D 239

CHUCK WAGON GANG Secular And Sacred Songs. B.A.C.M. 239

A selection of sentimental and sacred songs recorded 1936-54 from this four-piece harmony group. Led by David “Dad” Carter they were originally The Carter Quartet; the first 15 songs on this collection date from the late ‘30s, a mix of contemporary hillbilly and Cowboy songs, tight harmony singing, somewhat sweeter in sound than the ‘Other’ Carter Family, with mandolin and guitar accompaniment. The final nine tracks, all in the sacred/gospel genre, date from the early 1950s when they had deservedly become country music legends and gospel icons. Superb, easy listening.


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CD D 240

DICK THOMAS Sioux City Sue. B.A.C.M. 240

Philadelphia born talented singer, songwriter and pianist here with a mix of 22 songs many written by him and all recorded in the 1940s/early 50s. Includes the title song "Sioux City Sue" which spent four weeks at No. 1 in the US Juke Box Folk Records chart in 1945 - and which also became a big hit for Bing Crosby (and became a Gene Autry film title!).


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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 242

DIXIELAND SWINGSTERS Sing A Little Swing Song. B.A.C.M. 242

This jazzy swinging-country collection features all 24 of the band's 1937/39 Bluebird recordings including ten instrumentals. Awesome musicianship but this is not for hard core country fans. They were mainstays for several years on the Mid Day Merry Go Round radio show, the Swingsters providing upbeat, jazzy, novelty contrast to the station's core output which was country. Another country association, a very young Chet Atkins was part of the band for a while in the mid '40s.


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CD D 243

ART DICKSON Singin’ On The Range. B.A.C.M. 243

26 transcription tracks, featuring three different formations of Dickson's group - great collection of cowboy songs.


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CD D 244

CHUBBY PARKER & His Old Time Banjo. B.A.C.M. 244

21 real Old Time songs recorded 1927/31, sung by Chubby self-accompanying on banjo, a classic restored from the Archive vaults and well deserving a listen.


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CD D 245

HOYT ‘SLIM’ BRYANT & HIS WILDCATS Vol. 2. B.A.C.M. 245

More great swinging Country from this superb guitarist and his band; 30 RCA transcriptions for radio recorded during the 1940s.


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CD D 246

DENVER DARLING Vol. 3 Cowboy Jack. B.A.C.M. 246

This our 3rd release from the vaults contains 25 world transcription tracks recorded 1943-45, including several classic country tunes. Top steel guitarist Vaughn Horton and guitarist Tony Mottoca are among the backing musicians.


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CD D 247

KENNETH HOUCHINS The Yodeling Drifter. B.A.C.M. 247

Old time singer-yodeler-guitarist, 23 rare recordings from the 1930s. Great version of "When Jimmie Rodgers said goodbye".


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CD D 248

JOHNNY BOND The Clouds Will Soon Roll By. B.A.C.M. 248

We've selected a mixture of transcription, commercial and demo songs waxed during the late 1940s by the great songwriter, singer and guitarist ; 26 tracks including several country classics.


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CD D 249

ERNEST TUBB Just Rollin’ On. B.A.C.M. 249

Honky-tonk singing at its best on these 22 rare transcription tracks recorded in 1944 - an era some rate as his best; several composed by Tubb himself.


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