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

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Options April 10, 2019: Guest host Joe McGasko

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Anthony Armstrong Jones  Proud Mary   Options single  Chart  1969  45    0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Buddy Alan  Lodi   Options single  Capitol  1969  45    0:04:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Flatt & Scruggs  Like a Rolling Stone   Options single  Columbia  1968  45    0:07:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jody Miller  The House of the Rising Sun   Options single  Epic  1973  45    0:10:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Tony Anderson  I'm a Believer   Options single  West Wind  1967  45    0:13:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Bill Anderson & Jan Howard  Someday We'll Be Together   Options single  Decca  1970  45    0:15:49 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
Red Simpson  If the World Ran Out of Diesel   Options single  Capitol  1973  45    0:22:05 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Ward Darby Band  Truck Drivin' Women (Turn Me On)   Options single  Electric Country  1982  45    0:24:09 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
C. Donaldson  I Believe He's Gonna Drive That Rig to Glory (The Trucker)   Options single  Great American Music Machine  1976  45    0:26:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Billy Mize and the Trucker's Choir  Linda's Love Stop   Options single  Mega  1974  45    0:31:24 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Red Sovine  Phantom 309   Options single  Starday  1975  45  From 1967  0:33:48 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
Conway Twitty  Hello Darlin'   Options single  MCA  1975  45  Russian version!  0:41:43 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Leona Williams  Broadminded   Options single  Hickory  1968  45    0:43:36 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Cal Smith  Bleep You   Options single  MCA  1973  45    0:46:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Sharon Higgins  Sister's Going Wild   Options single  Kapp  1970  45    0:48:37 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Loretta Lynn  The Pill   Options single  MCA  1975  45    0:51:26 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
JIm & Jesse  Paradise   Options single  Opryland  1974  45    0:56:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:02pm melinda:

howdy Joe
Avatar 8:03pm Joe McG:

Hey melinda! So nice to be here for Becky!
  8:04pm queems:

hey joe!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

Hi Joe. Thanks for all your help last week sorting out all my questions about the Marathon and swag. TY
Avatar 8:05pm Joe McG:

Hey queems! Whoops! You'd think I would know how to spin a 45 by now! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:06pm ultradamno:

I kind of liked the 331/3 Buddy voice.
Avatar 8:07pm Joe McG:

No sweat, CJ, happy to help!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for filling in tonight, Becky Jo!
Avatar 8:09pm dale:

a whole show of country covers? love it!
Avatar 8:09pm Joe McG:

My pleasure, Kenny boy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:10pm melinda:

Lester sounds so relaxed compared to Bob.
Avatar 8:11pm Joe McG:

@dale: Not the whole show, but at least the first bit. There will also be trucker tunes for the gear jammers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

My wife is a die hard Bob Dylan fan and even she approves!!!!
Avatar 8:11pm dale:

joe - a show concept, not like you need one...

a song from every artist mentioned in reunion's 'life is a rock.' you're the only deejay i know who could pull it off.
Avatar 8:12pm Joe McG:

@dale: I like it! I'll give it a think. @CJ: A woman of good taste!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:13pm Smokestack:

Sounds great, Joe. Got my one-armed tan ready to go
Avatar 8:13pm dale:

kitty welles did a nice version of 'forever young' - look it up cj
  8:14pm Zydeco Phil:

Becky rules
Avatar 8:14pm dale:

this is funny - kitty welles does i'm a believer on the very same album she does forever young on.
Avatar 8:14pm Joe McG:

Thanks, Smokestack. @Zydeco Phil: I agree! I'm happy to fill in for her tonight while she's away.
Avatar 8:15pm dale:

we'll call you 'bucky' joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:15pm loveless:

Sweet covers! Thanks, Joe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:16pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

@Dale Sure will
Avatar 8:17pm Joe McG:

Hey loveless! Glad you like 'em!
  8:17pm Devin B.:

This is all a ton of fun!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

Are most of these the original versions of the songs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm Phillippe Bastille:

Hi Joe and peeps
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:22pm Chop Scott:

Chet Atkins--I say yes! Nice to hear you tonight Joe.
White Line Fever!!
Avatar 8:23pm Joe McG:

@CJ: No, none of 'em were! Hey Devin and Phillipe. Chop Scott! I'm glad Chet is a good talkover tonight. And yes, White Line Fever, what a movie! I think they're also showing Convoy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm ultradamno:

If you like trucker movies there's a good podcast called Redneck Matinee that have eps on White Line Fever, Smokey & The Bandit and White Line Fever redneckmatinee.libsyn.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm Tommy in Neversink:

DUEL by Spielberg is one of my favorite movies
Avatar 8:23pm dale:

duel on a big screen! dennis weaver really violates the conditions of the warranty on his plymouth valient
Avatar 8:24pm Joe McG:

@Tommy: That movie is a killer diller.
Avatar 8:25pm dale:

a lot of the footage from duel was used in an episode of the incredible hulk with bill bixby. i guess then it was just considered an old movie and not a classic.
  8:25pm johnk77:

truckstop on the
left of the dial
Avatar 8:28pm Joe McG:

@dale: That's pretty cool! I can picture Lou Ferigno jumping out of the truck.
Avatar 8:30pm herb.nyc:

These are some great mothertruckin' songs! (Oh, I miss the Ace Trucking Company)
Avatar 8:31pm dale:

no - the truck smashed into HIM!
Avatar 8:31pm Joe McG:

Hey Herb! Got "the check"!
  8:33pm johnk77:

the mid seventies
a growth period
for cb radio
Avatar 8:34pm dale:

the episode was called 'never give a trucker an even break' - i can't get the footage from youtube without paying though...
Avatar 8:36pm Joe McG:

Anyone guess what's going to happen?
Avatar 8:36pm dale:

oh - here it is!

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:36pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

I'm probably too late. Junior Browns --Semi-Crazy with Red Simpson
Avatar 8:37pm dale:

somebody played with footage from the two sources...not too factual. oh well.
Avatar 8:38pm dale:

didn't the guy driving the truckload of bananas also sacrifice himself?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

@ Dale Yes they had to PEEL him from the wreckage.
Avatar 8:42pm dale:

ha ha...
Avatar 8:44pm Joe McG:

I can't speak Russian, but I didn't get the feeling that Conway's pronunciation was all that great. :)
Avatar 8:46pm dale:

as good as johnny cash's german.
Avatar 8:46pm Joe McG:

@dale: ha ha ha!
  8:47pm johnk77:

american country popular
in many european countries
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

Can't believe you have all these 45"s COOL
Avatar 8:48pm dale:

ha ha...bleepity bleep bleep.
  8:49pm herb.nyc:

Conways song was the best trucker tune in ages, nyet? (Checkmate, joe!)
Avatar 8:50pm dale:

gonna take my leave of the intertubes. great show joe!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:50pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

See Ya Dale Take Care
Avatar 8:51pm Joe McG:

@dale: Everybody's got to go sometime! Thanks, Dale.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm Kenny Boy:

Thanks, Joe. This was good honky tonk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:54pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

Talk about woman's LIB OUCH!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:54pm Tommy in Neversink:

Loretta sounds like a liberal
  8:56pm herb.nyc:

Pills? I saw my sis's pills. In the fridge. Maybe mid70s and she was in mid20s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:56pm Tommy in Neversink:

Johnny Cash was stationed in Germany in the Army
Avatar 8:57pm Joe McG:

Thanks for listening, everyone! Next week Todd will be here, Becky back in two! Come by on Monday morning, if you think of it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm CJ@Shawnee OH:

Thanks Joe. Great Show. Still have to thank you for being so helpful last week. It shows what a good person you are. Keep Keepin on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Joe
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