Settin’ The Woods On Fire #16: The Saddest Songs Around (February 13, 2016)

It’s the thirteenth of the month, and that means it’s time to turn the twang way up!  This month on Settin’ The Woods on Fire, we’re giving you the saddest country songs we can think of.  And because there were so many great sad ones, “Shameless” Amos and “Dirty” Dan overloaded this episode, so you’re getting almost ninety minutes of depression, heartache and misery.  It’s the saddest episode we’ve ever done, so don’t you dare miss it!


  • David Allan Coe – A Sad Country Song (2:27)
  • George Jones – These Days (I Barely Get By) (3:02)
  • George Jones – Wine Colored Roses (3:20)
  • Dale Watson – I Hate These Songs (4:08)
  • Lyle Lovett – If I Were The Man You Wanted (4:00)
  • Dwight Yoakam – It Won’t Hurt (4:00)
  • Amber Digby – If Anyone Ought to Know (3:55)
  • Emmylou Harris – Blue Kentucky Girl (3:20)
  • Guy Clark – Broken Hearted People (4:46)
  • Townes Van Zandt – Lungs (2:25)
  • Tim Kasher – Album of the Year (4:56)
  • Pretty Boy Thorson & The Falling Angels – I Don’t Think I’m Gonna Make It (4:25)
  • Merle Haggard – Always Wanting You (3:09)
  • Johnny Cash – We’ll Meet Again (2:58)
  • Buck Owens – A-11 (2:13)
  • Micah Schnabel – My Blue Heart (2:26)
  • John Moreland – God’s Medicine (3:07)
  • Hank Williams – I Don’t Care (If Tomorrow Never Comes) (2:48)
  • Hank Williams – Long Gone Lonesome Blues (2:38)
  • Joseph Huber – Better Than Before (3:37)
  • J.B. Beverley – Disappear On Down The Line (5:03)

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