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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 300

EARLY CALIFORNIA COWBOYS & HILLBILLIES Vol. 1. B.A.C.M. 300

Some great uncluttered late 20s/early 30s recordings from five different bands from California, preceding the Bakersfield Sound by a couple of decades.


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CD D 301

GOLDIE HILL. Vol 2 – It’s Only A Matter Of Time. B.A.C.M. 301

Excellent steel guitar and fiddle based 50s/60s music from this strong voiced girl singer; 26 fine tracks, a follow up to our well-received Volume 1 (BACM 107).


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CD D 302

HANK HARRAL with The Plains Riders & Palomino Cowhands. B.A.C.M. 302

Singing mainly his own songs, Hank turns in a nice mix of Country, Boogie and Swing; these 26 songs were laid down in the 1940s and early '50s, many featuring the great Weldon Myrick on steel.


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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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CD D 304

HUGH & SHUG’S RADIO PALS. B.A.C.M. 304

Hugh Cross (Skillet Lickers)and Shug Fisher (Sons of The Pioneers) with three incarnations of their various groups. The three groups featured here are from the 1930s.


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CD D 305

HARDROCK GUNTER ‘That Bouncin’ Man From Alabam’. B.A.C.M. 305

There's Boogie, Country, Country-crossover and something close to Rock & Roll here; 26 1950s tracks tracks, selected from his Decca, MGM and King days.


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CD D 306

REDD HARPER Remember The Alimony. B.A.C.M. 306

Also known as "Mr. Texas", Redd performs 27 songs here, a mixture of transcription and commercial releases; includes some of his religious recordings made after he 'Saw the Light".


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CD D 307

JERRY IRBY & LINK DAVIS Texas Swing. B.A.C.M. 307

Irby with his Texas Rangers and Davis with his Bluebonnet Playboys play some excellent Western Swing on these 29 tracks from the 1940s.


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CD D 308

THE EDISON LABEL Classic Old Time Music. B.A.C.M. 308

Historic early old time collection from the 1920s; interesting mix selected from the huge Edison output with influential and gifted performers including Posey Rorer, Vernon Dalhart and Fiddling Powers Family


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CD D 309

MAC O’DELL The Old Country Boy. B.A.C.M. 309

Almost forgotten gospel singer with open style here with his complete 40s/50s King and Mercury recordings, mostly written by him.


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CD D 310

BAR X COWBOYS Complete Recordings Vol. 2. B.A.C.M. 310

A further selection (carrying on from CD 282), with examples from each of six different line ups of the band – but all of them Western Swinging! Dates range from 1941 to 1953.


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CD D 311

BUDDY STARCHER Battle Of New Orleans. B.A.C.M. 311

Prolific singer/songwriter ("Song of the old waterwheel" and "I still write your name in the sand")/ musician with a selection of his 40s/50s recordings.


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CD D 312

BILL WIMBERLY At The Old Town Hall. B.A.C.M. 312

Some fine Western Swing songs and instrumentals by this fine artist (one with a somewhat erratic private life), from 1954-56.


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CD D 313

GEORGE MORGAN One Woman Man. B.A.C.M. 313

The composer of "Candy Kisses" serves up more of the same, fine songs sung with his distinctive baritone voice; all recorded in the 1940s or 50s.


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CD D 314

DEWEY GROOM & GEORGIA SLIM. B.A.C.M. 314

Some great Western Swing from the late 1940s/50s from Groom, Slim and Howdy Forrester including some fine instrumentals.


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CD D 315

WAYNE RANEY featuring The Delmore Brothers. B.A.C.M. 315

A double bonus here - Raney's virtuoso harmonica playing coupled with the renowned Delmore's harmony singing - 25 tracks from the 1950s.


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CD D 316

WILF CARTER (Montana Slim) Vol. 1 Hillbilly Valley. B.A.C.M. 316

24 tracks from this authentic yodeling cowboy, Canada's answer to Jimmie Rodgers here with a collection of 30s/40s songs all written by him.


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CD D 317

SLIM WILLET A Cold Can Of Beer. B.A.C.M. 317

Best known for "Don't let the stars get in your eyes", Slim composed all 30 lively tracks on this CD; some good songs and great country-sound backing.


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CD D 318

JAMES O’GWYNN Muleskinner Blues. B.A.C.M. 318

A contemporary of George Jones, Eddie Noack and Claude Gray in the famed 'D' label in the late '50s, This selection of recordings from the late '50s/early '60s showcases his easy going style (smacks of Texas and Oklahoma bar-rooms although born in Mississippi). A talented singer/songwriter who made many donations of publicity and other materials to the Archive over the years for which we are deeply grateful. Yet another example of a great talent written out of the history books whose music deserves to be heard and brought to the attention of new audiences.


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CD D 319

PRAIRIE RAMBLERS Vol. 3 Huckleberry Picnic. B.A.C.M. 319

Following on from CDs 48 and 149, another treat for Western Harmony fans, 31 rare transcription recordings from the 1930s/40s.


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CD D 320

OZIE WATERS The Colorado Ranger Vol. 2. B.A.C.M. 320

More Cowboy / Western music from this singer and actor; a companion to our well received earlier CD, "Ozie Waters - It's Indian Summer" CD (BACM210).


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CD D 321

BONNIE SLOAN Nobody But You. B.A.C.M. 321

Interesting songs from this attractive little lady who recorded in the mid 1950s; accompanists include: Johnny Bond, Fiddlin' Kate and Joe Maphis among others.


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CD D 322

AL DEXTER High Price For Love. B.A.C.M. 322

Well known for his song "Pistol Packing Mama" (included here), this honky-tonk vocalist belts out 26 tracks from the 1930s/40s. Includes the sequel to his "Pistol Packing Mama" smash.


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CD D 323

COUNTRY GOSPEL – Vol.1 BACM CD 323

Some excellent Gospel music from Georgia to Ohio recorded in the 1940s/50s including tracks from Al Runyon, The Sunshine Boys Quartet and Kay Bartmess.


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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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CD D 325

BILLY GRAMMER A Thousand Miles Ago. B.A.C.M. 325

Late 40s, 50s and early 60s recordings from singer, super guitarist and guitar maker Grammar who had big hits in 1958/59 with "Gotta Travel on" and "Bonaparte's Retreat".


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CD D 326

GOLD STAR LABEL Classic Country Music. B.A.C.M. 326

Interesting mix of Country and Cajun on this selection of recordings on the Houston, Texas label. All recorded in the 40s or 50s.


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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 328

SAM NICHOLS The Old Cowhand From The Rio Grande. B.A.C.M. 328

28 tracks of smooth Western Swing selected from Nichols' recordings from the mid 40s (the time before the harder-edged Hank Williams sound took over), to the early 50s.


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CD D 329

ANDY PARKER & THE PLAINSMEN – Vol. 2 Coast Records. B.A.C.M. 329

A treat for fans of authentic Western harmony song, this group is way up there with The Sons Of The Pioneers. This 26 track CD represents their mid 1940s output on the Coast label. Check out CD 36 for a selection of their later recordings.


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CD D 330

LULU BELLE & SCOTTY The Sweethearts Of Country Music. B.A.C.M. 330

These recordings highlight the fine harmony singing of this married couple - mostly written by Scotty including his giant hit "Have I told you lately that I love you" - and his whistling!


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CD D 331

CARSON ROBISON A Long Long Ways From Home. B.A.C.M. 331

22 1930s recordings from the prolific singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist; tracks cross a wide range of styles from comedy to topical pieces


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CD D 332

ROY DRUSKY Swing Wide Your Gate Of Love. B.A.C.M. 332

Crooner-voiced purveyor of 'The Nashville Sound' who during the 60s/70s had 42 chart hits, many with his own compositions. This CD has 30 tracks from 1955 to 1960.


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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 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 335

CARL BELEW Cool Gator Shoes. B.A.C.M. 335

"Lonely street" and "Am I that easy to forget" are just two of the many great songs composed by this mellow voiced singer/ songwriter and included in this 1959/60 collection.


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CD D 336

CAL SHRUM Vol. 2 Rodeo Rhythm. B.A.C.M. 336

Recorded between 1938 and 1953, this is a companion to CD169; 30 recordings, mixed bag of Old Time, Hillbilly, Western Swing and instrumentals


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CD D 337

SKEETER DAVIS Lost To A Geisha Girl. B.A.C.M. 337

Fine collection from 'End of the world' hit girl Skeeter including superb version of Wynn Stewart's "Wishful thinking".


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CD D 338

MEL PRICE The Game Of Broken Hearts. B.A.C.M. 338

Fine 1940s/50s Country on the 28 songs here; a less hard edged style than his contemporary Hank Williams but still authentic country with great accompaniments.


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CD D 339

PALS OF THE GOLDEN WEST. B.A.C.M. 339

Late 1930s, early 40s harmony songs from this quartet - joined on some tracks by Nora Lou Martin; easy listening Cowboy and Western music, over 30 tracks.


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CD D 340

OLD TIME TUNES & SONGS 1926 – 1937. B.A.C.M. 340

26 recordings from the great era of old time music are here, some on CD for the first time.


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CD D 341

ARTHUR ‘GUITAR BOOGIE’ SMITH. B.A.C.M. 341

This 1948 to 1956 collection by ace guitarist Smith includes a 50/50 balance of instrumentals and vocals.


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CD D 342

101 RANCH BOYS. B.A.C.M. 342

Billed by Variety Magazine in the late '40s as the "Fastest rising cowboy band in the land" , this talented group had begun in 1937 with celebrated musicians Andy Reynolds (guitar) and Cliff Brown (fiddle) joined soon after by accordionist William "Smokey" Roberts and much later by Leonard T. Zinn who added steel guitar and comedy. Here, a nice variety of cowboy, country and popular tunes as well as some great guitar instrumentals featuring Zinn.


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CD D 343

BUCK NATION Western Range Ahead. B.A.C.M. 343

Mix of early Country and Western-Swing on this 30s/40s compilation, some with nice steel guitar accompaniment.


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CD D 344

RUSTY DRAPER & OZARK RED LOVALL The Early Years. B.A.C.M. 344

Interesting tracks collected from various sources, 1930s/ 40s/50s, highlighting Rusty's amazing guitar virtuosity.


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CD D 345

THE CALGARY KID The Tenderfoot’s Warning. B.A.C.M. 345

Saskatchewan born bronco rider who took up singing with encouragement from Gene Autry. Sings in a similar vein to his compatriot Wilf Carter (See BACM 316).


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CD D 346

CLYDE MOODY Vol. 2 If You Need Me I’ll Be Around. B.A.C.M. 346

Moody was billed as 'The King of the Hillbilly Waltz" and this second volume features several of his classic shuffles and waltzes including his excellent "Spanish Waltz" (1954) as well as selections from different stages in his career from 1940 onwards. Best known as a singer (smooth crooning style) he was also a gifted multi-instrumentalist and featured many fine and influential country musicians on his recordings.


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CD D 347

EVAN KEMP Beautiful Nicola Valley. B.A.C.M. 347

Another fine Canadian country singer who deserves wider fame; nice easy style, 31 songs and instrumentals recorded between 1958 and 1960.


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CD D 348

HENRY WHITTER Early Country Artist. B.A.C.M. 348

Wonderfully archaic selection of old time songs from 1923/28 by this pioneer of the harmonica/guitar combination including his influential "Wreck of the Southern Old '97".


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CD D 349

HAWKSHAW HAWKINS Vol. 2 More Country Classics. B.A.C.M. 349

Mix of Boogie, Honky-tonk, Hillbilly and Country from this tall (6ft 5") singer, recorded in the 40s and 50s; sadly killed in the same plane crash that ended Patsy Cline's life.


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