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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 250

JULES ALLEN The Singing Cowboy. B.A.C.M. 250

This 1928/29 complete body of work from Jules Allen rates as one of the finest cowboy song collections ever - and from a true cowboy!


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CD D 251

ROY ROGERS A Lonely Ranger Am I. B.A.C.M. 251

24 more recordings done in the classic Roy Rogers' style with some interesting accompaniments. Includes one duet with Dale Evans; the selection stretches from 1938 to 1952. A follow up to CDs 18 and 47.


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CD D 252

JIMMY DEAN Find ‘em Fool ‘em Leave ‘em Alone. B.A.C.M. 252

These 26 recordings are from early in Dean's career before his more commercial successes (Big Bad John, PT 109); includes his first hit, "Bummin' around".


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CD D 253

MERLE TRAVIS Dapper Dan. B.A.C.M. 253

Singer, songwriter, poet and guitarist extraordinaire who influenced and inspired a whole generation of guitar players including Chet Atkins; Travis has become a legend and rightly so as this material - 24 cuts from the 1940s/50s will show.


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CD D 254

THE WILBURN BROTHERS The Knoxville Girl. B.A.C.M. 254

Another of the legendary brother duos from the country music annals - here with a selection of 26 tracks from their USA Decca recordings, mid 1950s. Fine version of "One Has My Name The Other Has My Heart".


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CD D 255

CHARLIE HERALD AND HIS ROUNDUP RANGERS. B.A.C.M. 255

From the vaults, some early Canadian Country from 1933/35 - a time even before Wilf Carter and Hank Snow had began recording - an eclectic mix of 23 tracks by this band. Canadian country music history in the making, a nice variety of styles and featured vocalists.


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CD D 256

JIMMY LONG Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine. B.A.C.M. 256

A contemporary and co-writer of songs with Gene Autry (the CD title song was one of their co-writes). This CD contains 22 excellent self-accompanied tracks from 1930/33 on guitar or steel guitar including two from daughter Beverly.


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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 258

REG LINDSAY When The Wagon Was New. B.A.C.M. 258

24 tracks from early in the recording career of one of the great Aussie country stars songwriter, multi instrumentalist, distinctive-voiced singer and yodeler. Our selection includes several Jimmie Rodgers' classics and closes with a powerful take on "There's a love knot in my lariat".


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CD D 259

DICK HARTMAN’S Washboard Wonders/(Vol. 1 of) TENNESSEE RAMBLERS. BACM 259

This great mix of mainly upbeat 1930s recordings include all the Washboard Wonders' recordings plus six tracks from the Tennessee Ramblers.


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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 261

SOUTHEASTERN SWING BANDS Complete Recordings. B.A.C.M. 261

The complete 1938 recordings of three fine swing bands, The Swing Billies, the Hi Neighbour Boys and Herald Goodman & his Tennessee Valley Boys - nice mix of 'Swing-Western and Swing-blues and even a touch of yodeling blues!


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CD D 262

JUNE CARTER Hillbilly Favourites. B.A.C.M. 262

Country and comedy, some with Homer and Jethro from this member of the legendary Carter Family (daughter of Mother Maybelle). 27 recordings from early in June’s career (1950-53)


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CD D 263

BOB MILLER ’Leven Cent Cotton Forty Cent Meat. B.A.C.M. 263

24 songs from the 1920s and 30s from this prolific songwriter/singer and political commentator. Wide variety of styles and genres - from comedy to topical story songs.


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CD D 264

BILLY STRANGE Catsup And Honey. B.A.C.M. 264

Selection of early to mid 50s recordings here from the ace guitarist, arranger and producer. Known as much for his success with popular hits (producer and session man, including for Elvis Presley, Chubby Checker, Nancy and Frank Sinatra, Jan & Dean, The Ventures, Willie Nelson, The Everly Brothers, Wanda Jackson, Randy Newman, Nat King Cole …), here are some fine tracks showcasing his country side.


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CD D 265

HAPPY FATS & His Rayne-Bo Ramblers. B.A.C.M. 265

Excellent late 30's/40s Cajun from this outfit including fine steel guitar from the legendary Papa Cairo on several tracks.


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CD D 266

LeGARDE TWINS One Little Letter. B.A.C.M. 266

29 tracks from the yodeling twins, Tom and Ted LeGarde from Queensland, Australia, recorded 1951-56. Accomplished cowboys and rodeo riders they worked with legendary Aussie entertainers Buddy Williams and Tex Morton eventually landing a recording contract, billed as "Australia's Yodeling Stockmen". Most of the cuts on this selection are of well known country classics including Jimmie Rodgers' "Whisper your mother's name" and "In the jailhouse now" and fine versions of Hank Snow's "I don't hurt anymore" and Web Pierce's "There stands the glass".


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CD D 267

WEBB PIERCE Tupelo County Jail. B.A.C.M. 267

Up there with Hank Williams as one of the all time great country singers with an instantly recognizable sound, here is a selection of 26 recordings from the 1950s showing why the man is so highly rated.


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CD D 268

HOYT “SLIM” BRYANT & HIS WILDCATS Vol. 3. B.A.C.M. 268

These 33 Thesaurus transcriptions from the 1940s complement our two previous CDs (BACM 178 and 245), broad ranging. Singer/guitarist/songwriter Bryant died in 2012 aged 102 and was the last surviving musician to have recorded with the legendary country singer Jimmie Rodgers, who died in 1933.


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CD D 269

DENVER DARLING Vol. 4 Out In The Great Alone. B.A.C.M. 269

Although he recorded for only six years, he still warrants a 4th volume (see also CDS BACM 26, 136 and 246) with these 27 rare tracks, mainly transcriptions from the 1940s showcasing his varied output.


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CD D 270

BLUEBIRD LABEL Classic Country Music. B.A.C.M. 270

Another delve into country music history, to bring you this fine mix of late 1930s-early ‘40s styles from Victor’s budget label.


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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 272

MILO TWINS Swamp Woman Blues. B.A.C.M. 272

Identical twins Edwin and Edward with 32 close harmony songs from the 1930s/40s, much in the style of the Delmore Brothers.


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CD D 273

CANADIAN COUNTRY Vol 2 – B.A.C.M. 273

From Hank Snow's homeland, another selection showcasing the wide range of fine Canadian Country talent - this collection from the 1950s including several classic country songs.


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CD D 274

DOCK BOGGS & EMRY ARTHUR. B.A.C.M. 274

12 songs from Virginian Dock Boggs and 12 from Kentuckian Emry Arthur - hard core old time country from the 1920s and 30s.


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CD D 275

THE BROWNS: Bonnie, Jim Ed & Maxine. B.A.C.M. 275

Early (1954/57) recordings from this great brother and two sisters trio of 'The Three Bells' fame, some of the most beautiful harmony recordings in country music history. Our CD gives you taster - for a real feast, there's the 8 box set on Bear Family. We also recommend Maxine Brown's "Looking Back To See", one of the best, most authentic country music autobiographies ever.


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CD D 276

DAVE DENNEY It’s Nobody’s Fault But Your Own. B.A.C.M. 276

Talented singer, songwriter and guitarist Denny had an easy going country-crooner style and left an interesting body of recorded work, cross sectioned in this, our first CD devoted to his music. Includes tracks from his first (1945/46) sessions which had famed jazz musician Eddie South on violin (nice version of "Silver dew on the bluegrass tonight") through to four 1954 tracks with Chet Atkins backing. Boogie version of Hank Williams' "My bucket's got a hole in it". A talented performer worthy of more recognition.


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CD D 277

EDDIE NOACK Have Blues Will Travel. B.A.C.M. 277

Excellent singer/songwriter who deserves to be better known. These 1940s/50s recordings will show you why.


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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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CD D 279

DEUCE SPRIGGINS Down The Trail To San Antone. B.A.C.M. 279

Some nice, tight Western Swing on these 26 songs recorded in the mid 40s by Spriggins, former Spade Cooley band member .


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CD D 280

DYKES’ MAGIC CITY TRIO/ ROBINETTE & MOORE. B.A.C.M. 280

The 22 tracks here cover the complete 1920s recordings of these two groups and including some fine virtuoso fiddle playing from both.


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CD D 281

OKLAHOMA ED MOODY Down The Trail To Home. B.A.C.M. 281

Another Oklahoma born singer/ songwriter with a fine voice who made few recordings but all of them excellent; 20 songs recorded 1945/47 with an interesting variety of accompaniments. Nice version of Woody & Jack Guthrie's "Oklahoma Hills".


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CD D 282

BAR X COWBOYS Complete Recordings Vol. 1. B.A.C.M. 282

Pioneering 6 piece Western Swing band which spawned the careers of, among others, Jerry Irby and legendary songwriter Ted Daffan. The 26 tracks selected for the CD date from 1937-44. Many tracks feature Ted Daffan's fine steel guitar.


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CD D 283

ERNEST HARE as HOBO JACK TURNER. B.A.C.M. 283

20s/30s popular country songs many of them classics of the 'outdoor vagabond' genre, sung in great style in his 'Hobo Jack' persona.


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CD D 284

JESSE RODGERS Songs Of The Hills And Plains. B.A.C.M. 284

Strong echoes of his cousin the legendary Jimmie Rodgers with this collection mainly from the ‘30s (most of which are very much in the same style as Jimmie) and a few much later, from the early ‘50s when he was trying for a more pop/crooner sound.


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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 286

MERLE TRAVIS & TEX ANN Wild Goose.. B.A.C.M. 286

Merle and then wife Tex Ann with 28 Capitol transcription recordings from 1946 - includes a mix of folk songs and Travis original compositions.


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CD D 287

BETTY AMOS Yesterday’s Sweetheart. B.A.C.M. 287

27 1950s recordings on the Mercury label from this Virginia born and attractive (see cover) young lady who also composed - and played a mean guitar.


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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 289

ART GIBSON featuring The Mountain Melody Boys. B.A.C.M. 289

An infectious honky tonk performer who wrote most of the songs featured in this collection; 25 from Mercury, his debut label, and both sides of his Replica single. All recorded between 1946 and 1954.


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CD D 290

RUDY SOOTER Won’t You Be My Buckaroo. B.A.C.M. 290

Selection of swinging instrumentals and vocals from a singer-songwriter who surrounded himself with top musicians of his day; for this CD we selected tracks from 1936 through to 1950.


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CD D 291

BOBBY HELMS Borrowed Dreams. B.A.C.M. 291

Although he never got above the 2nd rung of fame, Helms made some of the finest country music of the 50s including his smash hit "Fraulein" and the ever popular "Jingle Bell Rock", both of which are featured here.


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CD D 292

AMBROSE HALEY & His Ozark Ramblers. B.A.C.M. 292

Some jazz-influenced interpretations of old timey and nostalgic classics as well as some newer songs by this talented and exuberant vocalist. Selections across all stages of Haley's career from the '30s through to the early 50s.


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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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CD D 295

LEON PAYNE Vol. 2 Lang–Worth Recordings. B.A.C.M. 295

Recorded between 1948 and '53, these transcription recordings showcase blind singer-songwriter Payne's gentle style along with some tongue-in-cheek impersonations. From the composer of 'I love you because' and 'Lost highway'.


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CD D 296

JACK KINGSTON The Canadian Playboy. B.A.C.M. 296

Superb 1950s country singing/accompaniment from the Ontario born singer; excellent interpretation of "Bye bye love". 28 fine tracks.


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CD D 297

ADOLPH HOFNER Swing With The Music. B.A.C.M. 297

Hofner's band created a unique and highly distinctive style of Western Swing, blending Tex/Mex and Czech Polka influences. This selection spans their recording career all the way from the 1930s to the mid 50s.


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CD D 298

BENNY MARTIN Just Me And My Fiddle. B.A.C.M. 298

A man of many hats - singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist whose ability - especially on the fiddle was recognized by all. Hank Williams was a big admirer. These 25 tracks are mainly 1950s recordings.


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CD D 299

DUDE LABEL Classic Country Music. B.A.C.M. 299

Some excellent Country from this Dallas-based and short-lived (1947-50) label - nice variety of styles.


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