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Twangs of all stripes and stuff that ends in -billy.

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Options August 10, 2015

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments
Alex Battles  Honky Tonk Radio Girl   Options        
Music behind DJ:
The Daddy-O's 
Got A Match?   Options   Cabot  7"   
Lonzo & Oscar  Crazy 'Bout You Baby   Options   Dot  7"   
Dizzy Dean and his Country Cousins  You Don't Have To Be From The Country   Options   Colonial  7"   
Doye O'Dell  Wish I'd Stayed In The Wagon Yard   Options Country Time  Crown  LP   
Stew Clayton  Tribute To The Carter Family   Options   Sunshine Records, LTD.  7"   
Marvin Rainwater  Baby, Don't Go   Options   MGM  7"   
Music behind DJ:
Jack Pruitt and His Lucky Seven 
Mossy-Jaw   Options   Robbins  7"   
Huelyn Duvall  Three Months To Kill   Options   Challenge  7"  Here's Huelyn! Heartthrob Factor 8 
Bill Emerson  Money Makes A Man Careless   Options   Topic  7"   
Johnny Cash  I Heard That Lonesome Whistle   Options The Man, The World, His Music  Sun  LP   
Jim Murphy and the Accents  Plumb Crazy   Options   Rev  7"   
Don Webb  Listen To Me Buddy   Options   Jessup  7"  Jackson, MI 
Music behind DJ:
Trubert Brothers 
Rockin' Miss Billett   Options   Sashay  7"   
Ruby Wright  Dern Ya   Options   Recording Industries Corp.  7"   
James O'Gwynn  One Bar Stool At A Time   Options   Stop  7"   
Del Reeves  Big Daddy   Options Big Daddy Del  United Artists  LP   
George Jones  Say It's Not You   Options   Musicor  7"   
Loretta Lynn  I Wanna Be Free   Options   Decca  7"   
Music behind DJ:
The Mile-Tones 
Trial of Love   Options   Canary  7"  Redwood City, CA 
Jay Lee Webb  The House Where Losers Go   Options   Decca  7"   
Rose Maddox  House Of The Rising Sun   Options   Cathay  7"  please to explain 
Cathy Senn  There's Bound To Be A Fall   Options   Big "M"  7"   
Ann Jones / Jimmy Patton  Careful   Options   Sims  7"   
Jack Barlow  After All   Options   Soma  7"   
Music behind DJ:
Boyd Bennett 
Boogie Bear   Options   Mercury  7"   

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm pacific standard simon:

I'm still waiting to see them dancin' skirts a-twirl.
Avatar 7:05pm dale:

we had a lonzo and oscar album or two when i was a wee spud. LOVED the wacky cover with the oversized instruments and clownlike outfits.
Avatar 7:06pm dale:

country comedy time was one. is may the bird of paradise fly up your nose on that?
  7:07pm finerwhiner:

WITHOUT LOOKING IT UP, can anyone name Dizzy Dean's baseball-playing brother?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm pacific standard simon:

Daffy, right?
  7:09pm finerwhiner:

Yep. Don't think he made records.
Avatar 7:10pm Becky:

@dale Don't think that was on Country Comedy Time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm pacific standard simon:

How about some Geezinslaw Brothers?
  7:13pm finerwhiner:

Becky doesn't care for 'slaw.
Avatar 7:17pm sweeks:

Yep, totally killin' it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm pacific standard simon:

I wasn't here last week because there was a conflict with a Giants game. Had to listen on the archive.
Avatar 7:19pm Mailman Tom:

Thank you, Honky Tonk Radio Girl. You know how to rock!
Avatar 7:20pm Becky:

Thanks, Mailman Tom!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm pacific standard simon:

Autographed, yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm pacific standard simon:

No slaw, plenty kraut.
Avatar 7:29pm JakeGould:

My view of this show this week is it’s not rocking hard… Rocking smooth…
  7:30pm finerwhiner:

Avatar 7:32pm sweeks:

Man I love these answer records. There seems to be so many of them in classic country
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm adrian in mpls:

i forgot about this gem - so good!
  7:33pm marc:

The response the Roger Miller's "Dang Me"?
Avatar 7:34pm Becky:

@marc, you've hit the nail on the head, as it were
Avatar 7:38pm JakeGould:

@sweeks: I say it was a trend from the heyday of 45 singles in the 1950s and 1960s. Lots of those response songs exist outside of country.
Avatar 7:40pm Becky:

@JakeGould I think you're right. Lots of R&B ones, too!
Avatar 7:42pm Becky:

But also, lots of songs written from a distinctly male perspective that begged for a female answer, and a few vice versa!
Avatar 7:43pm sweeks:

Definitely. It does seem that most of them are back and forth between male and female singers!
Avatar 7:45pm JakeGould:

@sweeks: Either that or it’s some kid berating teenage issues and then an “answer” from their parent explaining why they have to be an over-beraing d-bag to their own child.
Avatar 7:48pm pzolla:

Great show today, Becky!
Avatar 7:49pm Becky:

Thanks, @pzolla!!
Avatar 7:50pm sweeks:

Every heartache/breakup song needs a response song. It's only fair...
Avatar 7:50pm JakeGould:

Ditto what pzolla said. Bravo, Becky!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm pacific standard simon:

I used to have a girlfriend who sang "House Of The Rising Sun" -- not like this, though.
Avatar 7:51pm pzolla:

Who produced that Loretta Lynn track btw?
Avatar 7:52pm Becky:

@pzolla Owen Bradley.
  7:53pm Loretta's fan:

Ms. Becky I love your show. XOXO
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- Yes Thx HTRG !
Avatar 7:56pm Becky:

Thanks for listening, everyone! I'd like to let you know that I'll be DJing the Brooklyn Country Music Festival August 20 - 23 at the Bell House!! Come on down! www.brooklyncountrymusic.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm adrian in mpls:

loving the show - as always - thanks Becky!
  7:57pm Bklyn kid:

where have you been all my life Becky! Thanks for the broadcast!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm pacific standard simon:

Great, as always, Becky.
Avatar 7:59pm JakeGould:

The “Boogie Bear” answer song is about a “Howling Hound.”
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