Settin’ The Woods on Fire #15: January 28, 2016

This month’s episode is dedicated to the memory of Red Simpson, one of the greatest trucker troubadours in history.

We’ve got a big tribute to Red to get this one started right.  Unfortunately, we’re missing “Dirty” Dan this month, so “Shameless” will have to fill in as best he can.  It’s a rollicking hour of country music of every stripe and size (except “new country,” of course), so don’t you dare miss it!


  • Red Simpson – Hello, I’m a Truck (3:15)
  • Red Simpson – A Tombstone Every Mile (2:31)
  • Red Simpson – Black Smoke A-Blowin’ Over 18 Wheels (2:23)
  • Buck Owens – Close Up The Honky Tonks (2:50)
  • Junior Brown – Semi-Crazy [feat. Red Simpson] (3:26)
  • Th’ Legendary Shack*Shakers – Help Me From My Brain (2:16)
  • Unknown Hinson – Mona Marie (1:53)
  • Jason Isbell – New South Wales (3:53)
  • American Aquarium – Ain’t Going To The Bar Tonight (3:19)
  • George Jones – Don’t Stop The Music (2:15)
  • Ferlin Husky – I Can’t Go On This Way (2:08)
  • Warren Smith – Book Of Broken Hearts (2:48)
  • The Devil Makes Three – Old Number Seven (3:20)
  • The Handsome Family – A Shadow Underneath (3:44)
  • The Dixons – Talk of the Town (2:47)
  • Franklyn Currie – Brand New Dress (5:26)
  • Hank Williams – Cold Cold Heart (2:43)
  • Hank Williams – Alone and Forsaken (2:01)

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