June 13 – Classic Country 78s from the Crates on Roy’s Record Room

This week, it’s all classic country 78s from the crates on Triple-R Radio. Hank Williams cautions against getting stuck on the lost highway. Hank snow salutes a multi-talented female musician from Memphis. Pee Wee King kisses his gal while the fiddles play the Bonaparte’s Retreat. Roy Acuff has the freight train blues. Arthur ‘Guitar Boogie’ Smith & His Crackerjacks spin a wild-West tale about a red headed stranger, from the original 1954 recording

And there’s more. You’ll also hear essential sides from Johnnie & Jack, Patsy Cline, Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys, T Texas Tyler & His Oklahoma Melody Boys, Kitty Wells, and more

That’s Sunday, June 13th at 1 PM Mountain for some classic country 78s from the crates on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve, and reveal.

More 78s From The Crates

It’s another musical potluck this week on Triple-R Radio as Roy digs through more 78s from the crates. You’ll hear a 1955 doo-wop disc from Donald Woods & The Bel-Airs that inspired and was covered by Frank Zappa. Nellie Lutcher gives a shout-out to her home town. Jazz piano-wonder Art Tatum swings a Dvorak classic. A fella calling himself Luke The Drifter sings about Ramblin’, sounding suspiciously like a revered 20th century country music icon.

And that just a taste of the aural treats in store. You’ll also hear sides from Johnnie & Jack, Terry Fell & The Fellers, Roy Acuff & His Smoky Mountain Boys, the Treniers, Kay Starr, Percy Mayfield, and more.

There’ll be some high-grade shuffling at the shellac shack this coming Sunday, June 6th, at 1 PM Mountain (repeated Wednesday, 4 AM). Tune in for more 78s from the crates on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that revolves, and reveals.

Stream it live here. You can view information on past shows on the RRR page.

More 78s From The Crates

Hecks-a-poppin’ this week on Triple-R Radio as Roy spins a few more 78s from the crates. Jimmy Witherspoon expresses his displeasure with his landlord. Amos Milburn spins a cautionary tale of bad, bad whiskey. The Boswell Sisters plead with the local river to stay ‘way from their door.

And that’s not all. You’ll also hear stellar sides from Linda Hopkins with Johnny Otis, Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers, Ruth Etting, Louis Armstrong & Jack Teagarden, Andy Kirk & His 12 Clouds Of Joy with Mary Lou Williams, a three-song salute to the late rock ‘n roll pioneer Lloyd Price, and more.

Join the excitement and the surface noise on Sunday, May 30th at 1pm Mountain Time for a few 78s from the crates on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that revolves, and reveals.

 

The Roots of Bob Dylan

In honour of the former Robert Zimmerman’s upcoming 80th birthday, Roy has put together a ‘Roots of Bob Dylan’ episode. You won’t hear any Bob, though. Instead, you’ll hear original versions of songs that inspired Mr. Dylan – songs that Bob has covered or has used as templates for his own numbers.

Roy spins tracks from Nat Shilkret with Willard Robison, Jimmie Rodgers, Little Jr. Parker & His Blue Flames, Paul Clayton, Billy Lee Riley & His Little Green Men, the Davis Sisters, Billie Holiday, Bobby Vee, and more.

That’s Sunday, May 23 at 1 PM Mountain Time, for The Roots of Bob Dylan on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that revolves and reveals.

 

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