Settin’ The Woods On Fire #7: Pure Hillbilly Music (May 13, 2015)

This month’s episode was inspired by Shameless Amos’ recent trip to the Mecca of country music, Nashville.  Those vibes from the mother church, The Ryman Auditorium, inspired him to make a show all about the early greats of country music, when it was still unironically called “hillbilly music.”  “Dirty” Dan Dynamite is an equally big fan of hillbilly music (if not more so), and he was happy to provide some more of the early greats of recorded music.  It’s a very special episode, so don’t you dare miss it!


  • Jimmy Martin – My Walking Shoes (2:23)
  • Roy Acuff & The Crazy Tennesseans – Wabash Cannonball (2:56)
  • Moon Mullican – Bottom Of The Glass (2:37)
  • Ernest Tubb – I Lost My Ace Of Hearts (2:52)
  • Red Foley – Midnight (3:10)
  • Hank Williams – I’m a Long Gone Daddy (2:51)
  • Lefty Frizzell – If You Got The Money I’ve Got The Time (2:57)
  • Big Bill Lister – There’s A Tear In My Beer (2:21)
  • Webb Pierce – Wondering (3:01)
  • Faron Young – Live Fast Love Hard Die Young (2:19)
  • George Jones – Why, Baby, Why (2:42)
  • Hank Thompson – Wild Side Of Life (2:42)
  • Kitty Wells – It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels (2:34)
  • Loretta Lynn – I’m A Honky Tonk Girl (2:15)
  • Ferlin Husky – Honky-Tonkin’ Party Girl (2:22)
  • Buck Owens – Act Naturally (2:23)
  • Buck Griffin – One Day After Payday (2:48)
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford – Smoky Mountain Boogie (2:40)
  • Jimmy Work – Makin’ Believe (3:04)


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