Live version of the song from her second album, My Life.
Another fascinating clip from the Acoustic Routes sessions.
Classic from the patron saint of short-term memory loss.
Danny Thompson performs his double bass magic for the nth time.
This could almost be Frank Zappa; praise indeed.
Sweet song from the minstrel of Thornton Heath, still with us at 81.
Concluding Matt’s brilliant week of alcohol-soaked country classics. He says: ‘Country’s greatest singer was probably its greatest drinker, too, so Jones knew what he was on about in this tearjerker … Continue readingGeorge Jones: If Drinkin’ Don’t Kill Me (Her Memory Will)
A 1966 swinger from the Texan honky-tonker and his Brazos Valley Boys.
Matt says: A wife resorts to desperate measures to stop her husband’s bar-hopping in this 1982 song from the brother of country legend Lefty Frizzell.
A 1966 hit by the bard of Bakersfield and his band the Strangers.