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Peach State Festival
Thursday  8pm - 10pm
"The Sagebrush Boogie Radio Programme of The Air"
Hosted By Dave Chamberlain


"Sagebrush Boogie" is hosted by the less-than-hirsute Dave Chamberlain, and is the Thursday night installation of the WRFG "Peachstate Festival". "Sagebrush Boogie" has aired since 1984, thowin' down a mix of Western Swing, Rockabilly, Classic Country music, Hawaiian music and even the dreaded YODEL! Enclosed, you'll find playlists from recent "Sagebrush.." broadcasts, updated as the mood hits - accurate, but perhaps not timely....
So join us from 8 PM to 10 PM as we blow the dust off some cheesy vinyl and slide on down the rhythm trail!
~And of course, be a good friend and neighbor and call us at the Bunkhouse Of The Air: (404)523-8989....and follow "Sagebrush.." on FACEBOOK, too!



November 20, 2014 will be remembered as the night the Theremin came to WRFG. Under the gently waving hands of Mr. Kris Dale, the electronic instrument buzzed, burped and wheezed its sci-fi tones all over the Bunkhouse Of The Air.
Kris was accompanied by his colleagues R.L. Martin on the baritone ukulele and Tim Delaney on the electric bass.
In addition, Mr. Dale also slyly slid around on his 8 string lap steel. The evening was a triumph of exotic proportions...


The Vanduras - In The Dark
George Barnes - Moon Rocket
Deke Dickerson & His Eccophonics - You Can't See The Forest For The Trees
Deke Dickerson & His Eccophonics - Let's Take The Long Way Home Tonight
Sol Hoopii - Chimes
Sol Hoopii - Sweet Lei Lehua
Linda Dela Cruz - Kauhoa Mai
Hank Penny - Bloodshot Eyes
Hank Penny - I Hope You're Satisfied
Zeb Turner - How Can I?
Tom Morrell & The Timewarp Tophands - I Got A Right To Cry
Rex Allen - Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
Ray Price - Kissing Your Picture Is So Cold
Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys - Rosetta
Bob Williams - Hot Rod Race
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


November 13, 2014. The tunes we gathered for airplay were a diverse lot: 12 instrumentals chosen for their exceptional bouquet and aftertaste, and 22 vocals plucked at the peak of their lyrical potency.
A tasteful and nourishing broadcast, to be sure..


Billy Mure - Limehouse Blues
Deke Dickerson - Snatchin' & Grabbin'
Joe & Rose Lee Maphis - Ridin' Down Ole 99
Jerry Byrd - Chime In
Jean Shepard - Wherever You Are
Bobby Flores- Your Old Used To Be
Link Wray - Big City Stomp
Kris Dale - Airdrop
Junior Brown - Highway Patrol
Ernest Tubb - Kansas City blues
Ray Campi - Rockabilly Rebel
Jim Campilongo & The Ten Gallon Cats - Big Bill
Caroline & The ramblers - I Never Knew
Roy Lanham & The Whipoorwills - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
Roy Lanham & The Whipoorwills - Someone's In The Kitchen With Dinah
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sunday Barbecue
Whit Smith - Passing Lane
Little Jimmy Dickens - Hillbilly Fever
Robert Wagoner - Grand Canyon
The Frank & Joe Show ( Frank Vignola & Joe Ascione)- The Sheik Of Araby
Justin Trevino - All Right, I'll Sign The Papers
Deke Dickerson - I Got A Date to Cut A Cake
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang - I Got Rhythm
Elana James - What's The Matter With The Mill
Linda Dela Cruz - Akaka Falls
Becky Kilgore - Sagebrush Symphony
Billy Contreras - Sugarfoot Rag
Rex Allen - The New Frontier
Bob Wills - Spanish Two Step
Kenny Vaughan - Mysterium
Matt Munisteri - Lonely Acres In The West
Floyd Tillman w/ Merle Haggard - This Cold War With You
Whit Smith - Fretboard Jungle
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


November 6, 2014. This Thursday night 30 songs selflessly offered themselves up for service on the dangerous airwaves. They had all trained intensely for the moment when they'd leap blindly from the Bunkhouse to entertain the ultra critical and hard-to-please Sagebrush followers.
We also enjoyed several cuts from our friend Whit Smith's new instrumental CD, plus a few gems from Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. A very good night for music, fer sure...


Whit Smith - Pet Names
The Dempseys - 8 At The Bar Boogie
Charlie Ryan - Side Car Cycle
Spade Cooley - Steel Guitar Rag / Home In San Antone
Junior Brown - Lovely Hula Hands
The Frank & Joe Show ( Frank Vignola & Joe Ascione)- Don't Fence Me In
Noel Boggs - Little Coquette
Tom Morrell & His Timewarp Tophands w/ Chris O'Connell - If You're So Smart (How Come You Ain't rich)
Sol Hoopii - Patches
Phil Baugh w/ Vern Stovall - No Deposit, No Return
Whit Smith - Dead Reckoning
Kenny Vaughan - Stay Outta My Dreams
Linda Dela Cruz - Kuhio Beach
Scotty Anderson - Columbus, Georgia
Bob Wills - My Window Faces The South
Bob Wills - Miss Molly
Bob Wills - Got A Letter From My Kid Today
Bob Wills - Roly Poly
Eric Johnson & Mike Stern - Benny Man's blues
Chris Sprague - Speed Traps, Weigh Station & Detour Signs
Deke Dickerson- Let's Take The Long Road Home Tonight
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge - For Critter
Bobby Flores - Talk To Me Oh Lonesome Heart
Andy Iona - The Palm Trees Sing Aloha
Buddy Emmons - Cherokee
Andy Iona - My Tane
Zeb Turner - Rag Man Boogie
Whit Smith - Brave Companion
Thom Bresh - Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette
Merle Haggard - The Bottle Let Me Down
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


The last week of the "Sagebrush.." Marathon was broken in two. The first half was devoted to instrumentals by our favorite pickers, and the second was a languid musical trip to Hawaii's flowery shores.. The date was October 30, 2014.

George Barnes - Hot Rod Rag
Deke Dickerson - Jumpin' Bean
George Barnes - Strollin' Slow
Phil Baugh - Country Guitar II
Chet Atkins - Can't Buy Me Love
Buddy Emmons - Oleo
Jim Campilongo & The Ten Gallon cats - Harlem Nocturne
Bonebrake Syncopators - Seven Come Eleven
Danny Gatton / Buddy Emmons & The redneck Jazz Explosion - Joy Spring
Bucky Pizzarelli & Frank Vignola - Moonglow
Thumbs Carllile - Autumn Leaves
Sol Hoopii - Twelfth Street Rag
Sol Hoopii - I Ain't Got Nobody
Sol Hoopii - Hula Blues
Sol Hoopii - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
Linda Dela Cruz - Ku'i Tree
Linda Dela Cruz - Beautiful One
Andy Cummings - Get Hep To swing
Andy Cummings - Waikiki
Jerry Byrd - Hoi Mai
Alfred Apaka - Hawaiian Hula Eyes
Alfred Apaka - Makalapua
Hawaii Calls - Hawaiian War Chant
October 23, 2014. YODEL-RAMA......The WRFG Marathon stirs something mischievous and possibly malicious in our breast. Yes, it is a compulsion to unleash a contagion of infectious yodeling on the airwaves. YODELING? Yes, that frightening word uttered only when WRFG could use some cash.
So, please study these following examples of pure Yodelist Expressionism....


Roy Rogers - Hawaiian Cowboy
The Decibelles - Lucy's Blue Yodel
Joan Ridgway - Cuckoo Yodel
Yodelin' Tex Carter - Yodelin' Mad
Ken MacKenzie & Simone The Mrs. - Cannonball Yodel
Rex Allen - Queen Of The Rodeo
Marge & Debbie Rhoads - First Whipoorwill Song
Johnny Dilks - Yodel Till I Turn Blue
Janet McBride - Yodeling On The Grand Ole Opry
Wylie & The Wild West - Yodelin' Fool
Riders In The Sky - At The End Of The Rainbow Trail
Betty Cody - I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart
The McKinney Sisters - Will There Be Any Yodeling In Heaven
Eddy Arnold - Cattle Call
Yvonne DeVaney - Yodelin' Swing
Austin Lounge Lizards - The Lonely Yodeler
Don Walser - Rollin' Stone From Texas
Weslety Tuttle - Yodeling Boogie
Hank Snow - The Texas Cowboy
Slim Whitman - I'm Casting My Lasso Towards The Sky
Don Winters - In The Mood
The Riders In The Sky w/ Devon Dawson - Jessie The Yodeling Cowgirl
The Unknown Yodeler - Yodel Train
K.G. & The Ranger - I'm An Old Cowhand
George Payne - I'm Looking For A Girl That Can Yodel
Elton Britt - Chime Bells
Elton Britt - That's How The Yodel Was Born
Elton Britt - Give Me A Pinto Pal
Kenny Roberts - The Yodel Polka
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

Great things tend to happen when we invite the mighty Bonaventure Quartet (Charles Williams, Dan Coy, Gabe Granitz & Mark Bynum) over to play some swingin' tunes at the Bunkhouse of the Air.
On October 9, 2014, the foursome invoked the exotic spirit of Django Reinhardt and made the world seem right with their breezy gypsy spirit. They were also kind to invite the young vocalist Jody James Chamberlain to sit in on a new tune called, oddly enough, "Sagebrush Boogie"!


Django Reinhardt - I'ze A Muggin'
Lena Machado - Keyhole Hula
Billy Jack Wills - Twin Guitar Special
The Vanduras - In The Dark
Hank Snow - Hula Love
Cornell Hurd - w/ Justin Trevino - The Genitalia Of A Fool
Tom Morrell & His Timewarp Tophands - Lupus #1
Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives - Geraldine
Merle travis & Joe Maphis - Eight More Miles To Louisville
Bob Wills - Rosetta
Jimmy Lee Fautheree - I'm Gonna Cry When I Call Your Name
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

On October 2, 2014 we put together an elite team of 30 tunes ready to tackle the rigorous challenge of spinning around on a turntable and pleasing a small but appreciative coterie of Sagebrush savants...

Marv Weyer - Jaguar Shuffle
Harry Adams w/ Buffalo Johnson - Milk Bucket Boogie
Eddie Cochran - Sweetie Pie
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant - Hub Cap Roll
Ray Price - Punish Me Tomorrow
Craig Chambers - Sometimes This Old Cowboy Gets the Blues
Chuck Hess & His Chuckriders - The Virtue Special
Willie Nelson - Man With The Blues
Dave Stuckey - (Ol' Daddy's Got A ) Brand New Love
Evelyn Scott - Medley: Caravan, Guitar Blues, Little Brown Jug..
Charlie Walker - Don't Put Down The Honky Tonks
Amber Digby - How You Drink The Wine
Red Sovine - I'm Only 17
Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives - I'm Blue I'm Lonesome
Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives - Sad House Big Party
Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives - Uncloudy Day
Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives - Angels Rock Me To Sleep
"The Unknown Yodeler" (Seriously... the artist name is not listed on the album cover or disc!) - Yodel train
Matt Munisteri - Don't Think Twice It's Alright
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys - It's A Mystery To Me
The Vaudevillains - Walkin' Out
Chris Scruggs & The Air Castle Allstars - Walking The Dog
Jaye P. Morgan w/ George Barnes - Pepper Hot Baby
Riders In The Sky - Back In The Saddle Again
The Hi-Lo Playboys w/ Dave Stuckey - Won't You Ride In My Little Red Wagon
Sol Hoopii - 12th Street Rag
Lena Machado - Ho'Onanea
Jerry Byrd - Sand
Billy Jack Wills - Teardops In My Heart
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


Like the opening of a fine Limburger cheese, the broadcast of September 25, 2014 had an aroma and a presence that was hard to ignore. Here are the 33 songs that 'reeked' havoc on the airwaves....

Johnny A. - Tex Critter
Eddie Cochran - Twenty Flight Rock
Tom Morrel & His Timewarp Tophands - New Texas Panhandle Rag
Ralph Marterie Orchestra w/ George Barnes - Crazy Man Crazy
George Williams Orchestra w/ George Barnes - Whamboogie
Dick Williams w/ George Barnes - Hillbilly Rock
George Barnes - Arky Travels again
Bob Wills & Hios Texas Playboys - I Can't Go On This Way
Bones Maki & The Sundodgers - Buy That Dream
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Lahaina Luna
Hot Club Of Cowtown - You Can't Take It With You
Speedy West - Lover
Craig Chambers - Nighttime On The Desert / What'll I Do
Merle Haggard - My Rough And Rowdy Ways
Ray Price - The 24th hour
Merle Haggard's Strangers - Stealin' Corn
Dave Apollon - Tiger Rag
Dave Apollon - Lover
Dave Apollon - Who
Dave Apollon - Lover Come Back To Me
Matt Munisteri & Whit Smith - Okay Doke
Matt Munisteri- Cry Cry Cry
Matt Munisteri - Little High Chairman
The Bonebrake Syncopators - Topsy
Billy Jack Wills - Lonesome Hearted Blues
Chris Scruggs & The Air Castle Allstars - Brain Cloudy Blues
Deke Dickerson & His Eccofonics - What's That Cookin'
Johnny Gimble - Fat Boy Rag
Kenny Vaughan - Country Music Got A Hold Of Me
Jimmy Lee Fautheree - Drink Up And Go Home
Chris Casello Trio - Rocket to Uranus
Miss Leslie & Her Jukejointers - I'll Stand In Line
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

Here are the tunes that made their way onto the airwaves on the evening of September 18, 2014. All 30 of them.

Bob Boatright - Silver Lake Blues
Ernest Tubb - It's Been So Long Darling
High Noon - Railroad Crossing
Jerry Byrd - Hilo March
Andy Iona - Pretty Red Hibiscus
The New Hawaiian Band - Ke Kali Nei Au
The New Hawaiian Band - Maikai Makani
Roy Lanham - Summit Ridge Drive
Dave Dudley - Six Days On The Road
Frankie Laine - Gunfight At The OK Corral
Curly Chalker - The Race Is On
Wayne Hancock - Fair Weather Blues
Buddy Ray & Billy Carter - Lazy River
Willie Nelson & Ray Price - San Antonio Rose
Chet Atkins - Memphis Blues
Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Deed I Do
George Barnes - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
The Jodimars w/ George Barnes - My Bayou Baby
George Barnes - Hot Rod Rag
Janis Martin w/ George Barnes -Ooby Dooby
Tommy Thomsen - Rosetta
Lorne Greene - Devil Cat
Wade Ray - Let Me Go Devil
Little Jimmy Dickens - Fireball Mail
Matt Munisteri - Lonely Acres In The West
Matt Munisteri & Whit Smith - Hell Among The Hedgehogs
Matt Munisteri - Moonlight Becomes You
The Vanduras - Lost Beach
Stan Jones & The Rangerland chorus - Saddle Up!
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


Here are the tunes deemed worthy to play for the cultured ears of The Sagebrush Scholars and Sophisticates Society. The date was of course September 4, 2014.

Marco DiMaggio - All By Myself
Glenn Barber - Livin' High And Wide
Little Jimmy Dickens - A Petal From A Faded Rose
The EarRegulars w/ Matt Munisteri - Baby Won't You Please Come Home
The Emersons - Kaala
Roy Lanham & The Whipoorwills - Why Can't that Someone Be You
Roy Lanham & The Whipoorwills - Elementary Canal
Biller & Wakefield - Steel Crazy
The New Hawaiian Band - Green Rose Hula
The New Hawaiian Band - Kaulana O Hilo Hanakahi
Jeff Beck - Blues Stay Away From Me
Chris Sprague - Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves
Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps - Bop Street
Dean Hightower ( actually the great guitarist George Barnes) - Twangin' Fool
Jimmy Work - Puttin' On The Dog (While You're Cattin' Around)
Jerry Byrd - My Isle Of Golden Dreams
Matt Munisteri- Lonely Acres In The West
Johnny Western - Johnny Yuma, The Rebel, Bonanza, Ballad Of Paladin
Kaye Adams - Walk The Floor
Chet Atkins - Kicky
Sonny Burgess - We Wanna Boogie
Ernest tubb - Give Me A Little Old Fashioned Love
Dave Dudley - I'm Comin' Home
Django Reinhardt - Old Man River
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Keeper Of My heart
Kenny Vaughan - Wagon Ride
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite boys - Let Me In There Baby
Charlie Ryan - Hot Rod Lincoln
Frankie Laine - Champion The Wonder Horse
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

August 28, 2014 marked the return of The VaudeVillains to the Sagebrush Studio Of The Stars for the FIFTH time, a record number, we think.
The band, Cody Jung (archtop guitar), Kris Anderson (archtop guitar) and Chris Carter (archtop acoustic bass) played a set of 5 tunes : "Mr. Sandman, Minor Inconvenience, Georgia, Cannonball Rag, and Moanin' The Blues"
Seriously, how can you lose with twin guitars sounding like Chet and Merle?


Chet Atkins & Les Paul - Birth Of The Blues
Elana James - Goodbye Liza Jane
Johnny Western - Ghost Riders In The Sky
Marco DiMaggio - Tiger Rag
Billy Burnette - Tear It Up
Kenny Vaughan - Hot Like That
Miss Mary Ann & The Ragtime Ramblers - I Got Stung
Jerry Byrd - Hilo March
Matt Munisteri - Mississippi Delta Blues
Roy Lanham & The Whipoorwills - Kerry Dance
Bob Boatright - Lady Be Good
Andy Iona - Hawaii Sing To Me
Pee Wee King - Steel Guitar Rag
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
Chet Atkins - Jordu
Ray Campi - I Saw Your Face In The Moon
Del Reeves - Girl On The Billboard
Onie Wheeler - Cut It Out
Chet Atkins - Liza
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

August 21, 2014. Assisted by our perennial sidekick Jody James Chamberlain, the Bunkhouse setlist shaped up nicely and 32 songs volunteered for service on the airwaves...

The Whipoorwills w/ Roy Lanham - Elementary Canal
The Lucky Stars - The Last Call Blues
Mike Dowling - Quiet Whiskey
Riders In The Sky - Down The Trail To San Antone
James Burton & Ralph Mooney - Moonshine
Deke Dickerson & The Eccofonics - Mexicali Rose
The Cornell Hurd Band - It Wouldn't Be Hell Without You
Shaun Young - Wiggle Walk
Jimmy Bryant - Laughing Guitar
Hank Snow - Blue For Old Hawaii
Kenny Vaughan - Stay Outta My Dreams
Red Foley - Cincinnati Dancing Pig
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - My Confession
Lorne Greene - Sand
Jack LaDelle - Song Of The Islands
Marco DiMaggio - Cherokee
Rose Maddox - The Key's In The Mailbox
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite boys - We Tried To Tell You
Sons Of The San Joaquin - Cowboy Jubilee
Joe Goldmark - Theme From Route 66
Becky Kilgore - Call Of The Canyon
The New Hawaiian Band - Analani 'E
Tommy Thompsen - All Along the Water Tank
Danny Gatton / Buddy Emmons & The Redneck Jazz Explosion - Homage to Charlie Christian
Jeff Beck & The Big Town Playboys - Hold Me Hug Me Rock Me
Buck Owens Buckaroos feat. Tom Brumley - Bud's Bounce
Marti Brom - Black Cadillac
The New Hawaiian Band - Forever More
Pee Wee King - Chew Tobacco Rag
Biller & Wakefield - Guitars On Fire
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

We scrambled at the Bunkhouse on August 14, 2014 due to having left most of the show's music at home... a Sagebrush Senior Moment, fer sure.
So... Here is what we frantically scrounged up and played for our half-dozen listeners...


Spade Cooley - Bogg's Boogie
Tony Booth - Something's Wrong
Jesse Ashlock - My Bank Account Is Gone
The Rhythm Rockers - Fiddle Bop
Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys - I'm Movin' On
Freddie Hart - Snatch It And Grab It
Carl Perkins - Drink Up And Go Home
Lost Weekend - Baby That Sure Would Go Good
Lefty Frizell - If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time
Lefty Frizell - Beautiful Brown Eyes
Wade Ray - It's All Your Fault
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - FadedLove
Lloyd Green - Underflair
Marti Brom - Kiss the Baby Goodnight
Slim Rhodes - Gonna Romp And Stomp
Hank Snow - He's Ridin' Home
Biller & Wakefield - George's Bad Day
Spade Cooley - Bile That cabbage Down
Sol Hoopii - Patches
Andy Iona - Naughty Hula Eyes
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Seven Come Eleven
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Basin Street Blues
Roy Lanham - Holiday For Strings
Billy Jack Wills - Troubles (Those Lonesome Kind)
Johnny Lee Wills - Milk cow blues
Chet Atkins - East Of The Sun
Lost Weekend - You're Okay
The Rhythm Rockers - Jukebox Help Me Find My Baby
Merle Haggard - This Cold War With You
Biller & Wakefield - Steel Crazy
Andy Iona - Kuu Ipo
Roy Lanham - Air Mail Special


While the name Faron Young has lost its lustre in the public eye, we at the Sagebrush Board of Taste and Remembrance hold out Mr. Young as one of the great voices of Country Music. So, when we wanted to shine a light on Ol' Faron's music, we called in an expert - none other than Mr. Jay Murphree, the only Faron-ologist we could find. The night in question was August 7, 2014.

Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys - Twin Guitar Boogie
Mick Woodward - Hot Rod Race Navy Style
Chris Clay - Shot Rod Lincoln
Ronnie Dawson - High On Love
Bob Boatright - Take The A Train
Faron Young - Three Days
Faron Young - Tattletale Tears
Faron Young - Some Of Your Memories
Faron Young - Ain't Had No Lovin'
Faron Young - I Don't Hurt Anymore
Faron Young - Fall In Love With A Honky Tonk Girl
Faron Young - Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy
Faron Young - Unmitigated Gall
Faron Young - King Of The Road
Faron Young - Everybody's Got Problems
Faron Young - Bimbo
Faron Young - Wine Me Up
Faron Young - In The Chapel In The Moonlight
Faron Young - Sittin' In An All Night Café
Faron Young - Memphis
Faron Young - Pearl Beer Ad
Faron Young - Alone With You
Faron Young - Hello Walls
Faron Young - Sweet Thang
Faron Young - Big Shoes
Faron Young - Your Time's Coming
Faron Young - Things To Remember
Faron Young - Shame On You
Faron Young - Live Fast Love Hard Die Young
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


On July 31, 2014 we invited the Micah Cadwell Quintet over for a more-than-cool 5 song serenade. These young folk are adept at putting the swing back in Country, something we all could use a lot more of these days.
After the live notes stopped flying, here are the tunes that beamed from the Bunkhouse...


Jim Campilongo & His Ten Gallon Cats - Bustin' Up
Hank Thompson - Honky Tonk Girl
Charlie Walker - Don't Put Down The Honky Tonks
Herby Wallace - Rock Candy
Craig Chambers - The West Is As Wild As Ever
Andy Iona - Hawaiian Drinking Song
Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys - Jersey Bounce
Billy Jack Wills - Lonesome Hearted blues
Mack Banks - They Raided The Joint
The Hot Club Of Cowtown - Draggin' The Bow
Merle Haggard - Blue Jungle
Carolina Cotton - Mockingbird Yodel
Joe Venuti, Jethro Burns, Eldon Shamblin & Curly Chalker- S'Wonderful
Carolina Cotton - Cattle Call
Deke Dickerson - Snatchin' & Grabbin'
Deke Dickerson - Jumpin' Bean
Carl Butler & Pearl - Lovin' Arms
Speedy West - Lover
George Jones - You're Still On My Mind
Josie Kreuzer - Hey Sheriff
Jimmie Rivers & The Cherokees - It's All Your Fault

July 24, 2014. Marathon over, we returned to un-special programming. No Yodels echoed around the Bunkhouse, no live music made us tap our feet, and Ernest Tubb sang not one sour note..
As usual, we dedicated the evening's broadcast to the world's only Vinyologist, Greg Germani.


Jim Campilongo - Pee Wee's Big Adventure
Merle Haggard - Never No Mo Blues
Mack Banks - Be Boppin' Daddy
Rich O'Brien - Limehouse Blues
Hukilau Hotshots - Aloha, My Darling, To You
The Lucky Stars - Right By Me
Corky Carpenter & Texas Playboys - Midnight
Shawn Young - She's Got What I Want
Bear & The Essentials - Honky Tonk Mind
Johnny Paycheck - A-11
Red Simpson - City Police
Spade Cooley - Crazy Cuz I Love You
Ashley Kingman - Juice & Jive
Faron Young - I'm A Poor Boy
Ka'Au Crater Boys - Noho Pai Pai
Jethro Burns & Don Stiernberg - Let's Dance
Little Jimmy Dickens - Jambalaya
Wayne Hancock - Gonna Be Flyin' Tonight
Eddy Arnold - Mama And Daddy Broke My Heart
Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant - Whistle Stop
Craig Chambers - Nighttime On The Desert / What'll I Do
Pee Wee King - Keep Them Icy Cold fingers Off Of Me
Jerry Byrd - Beyond the Reef
Deke Dickerson - I Got A Date (To Cut A Cake)
Dugg Collins - Another Bridge To Burn
Billy Jack Wills - Lonesome Hearted Blues
Dianne Leigh - A Flat Tire Can't Roll Uphill
The Hot Club Of Cowtown - Emily
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

For the final week of the WRFG Marathon, the Radio Bunkhouse echoed with the lusty and tortured sounds of the YODEL - two hours of it! The show now known as "Yodel-Rama" began its run many years ago on "Sagebrush.." and has continued to puzzle and sometimes delight our listeners. The date was July 17, 2014.

Carolina Cotton - I Love To Yodel
Don Edwards - Texas Plains
The Mystery Yodeler (**There is no artist name on the record sleeve!- Talk about record company disrespect!)-I Miss My Swiss
Johnny Dilks - Yodel Till I Turn Blue
Bill Snow - Love Knot In My Lariat
Marge & Debbie Rhodes - The First Whipoorwill Song
Kacey Musgraves - If I Could Only Learn To Yodel
Joan Ridgway - Cuckoo Yodel
Riders In The Sky w/ Devon Dawson - Jessie, The Yodeling Cowgirl
Riders In The Sky w/ Devon Dawson - How Does She Yodel
Betty Cody - I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart
Yodeling Slim Clark - Yodel Train
Don Walser - Texas Top Hand
Sandler & Young - Garmisch-Parten Kirchen Town
The McKinney Sisters - Will There Be Any Yodeling In Heaven
Austin Lounge Lizards - The Lonely Yodeler
Don Walser - Rollin' Stone from Texas
Riders In The Sky - That's How The Yodel Was Born
Riders In The Sky - Ridin' The Winds Of The West
The Mystery Yodeler (**There is no artist name on the record sleeve!- Talk about record company disrespect!)-I Miss My Swiss ....Played twice on the show- a "Sagebrush Boogie" First!
Roy Rogers - Hawaiian Cowboy
Tex Carter - Yodelin' Mad
Jean Shepard - Second Fiddle (To An Old Guitar)
Kenny Roberts - Yodel Polka
Kenny Roberts - She Taught Me How To Yodel
Kenny Roberts - Just A Yodel For Me
Elton Britt - Chime Bells
Elton Britt - That's How the Yodel Was Born
Kenny Roberts & Elton Britt - Alpine Milkman
Kenny Roberts & Elton Britt - Cannonball Yodel
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


Week Two of the RFG Summer Marathon saw the Sagebrush staff hatch a brazen plot to seize the public's ear and gnaw on it.
Here is how it went: the first hour of the show was crammed with the live sounds of the 5 member Junction Band, featuring the guitarist Billy Joe Bob Puckett. It swung nicely.
The second hour was a jaunt into the honky tonk world of The Texas Troubadour himself, Mr. Ernest Tubb.
It was a winning combination. The Western Swing of the Junction Band and the lugubrious voice of E.T. made the phone lines light up. The date was July 10, 2014.


George Barnes - Turkey Cobbler
George Barnes - Banjo Hop
Bob Wills - Gotta Walk Alone
Redd Volkaert - She Loves Everything That Swings
Ernest Tubb - The Cold Hard facts Of Life
The Texas Troubadours - E.T. Blues
Ernest Tubb - Tomorrow Never Comes
Ernest Tubb - Walking The Floor Over You
Ernest Tubb - The Same thing As Me
Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn - Bartender]
Ernest Tubb - I'm Sorry Now
Ernest Tubb - Waltz Across Texas
Ernest Tubb - You Nearly Lose Your mind
Ernest Tubb - Thanks A Lot
Ernest Tubb - Just A Drink Away
Ernest Tubb - I'm With A Crowd But So Alone
Ernest Tubb - Two Glasses Joe

July 3, 2014. the first week of the WRFG Summer Marathon was eagerly anticipated by the Sagebrush staff and management for the flood of contributions it hoped to generate.
Really, there are no more generous people than those who enjoy our soothing sounds of Western Swing, Rockabilly and Hawaiian music on Thursday nights. Their loyal, magnanimous spirit is the key to our success, and we'd like to thank all two of them.


Robby Turner - Twin Guitar Special
Pee Wee King - Dragnet
The Time Jumpers - Pig Dog Hop
The Pridesmen - Raisin' The Dickens
Crazy Joe & The Mad River Outlaws - Pants On Fire 2007
Jerry Byrd - Serenade To Nalani
The Texas Troubadours - Steel Guitar Rag
Chet Atkins - Backwoods
Danny Gatton / Buddy Emmons & The Redneck Jazz Explosion - Opus De Funk
Chris Casello Trio - Apache
Dave Stogner & His Western Swing Band - Woodchopper's Ball
Dave & Deke Combo - Deke's Hot Guitar
Bob Wills - Roly Poly
Bob Wills - My Life's Been A Pleasure
Bob Wills - Right Or Wrong
Bob Wills - Fat Boy Rag
Bob Wills - Trouble In mind
Bob Wills - What Makes Bob Holler
Bob Wills - Time Changes Everything
Bob Wills - My Window Faces The South
Bob Wills - Three Miles South Of Cash
Bob Wills - Brain Cloudy Blues
Bob Wills - Twin Guitar Special
Bob Wills - Hubbin' It
Bob Wills - Got A Letter From My Kid Today
Bob Wills - Sitting On top Of The World

The Bunkhouse reverberated with a parade of 31 sprightly tunes chosen for the discriminating handful of listeners who make "Sagebrush Boogie" a part of their evening. The date was June 26, 2014 for exactness's sake.
The evening's program was dedicated to the esteemed Vinylologist Greg Germani.


Jackie Phelps - Nine Pound Hammer
Starline Rhythm Boys - Juke Joint Johnny
The Buckaroos - Guitar Pickin' Man
The Heck Harper Band - Ya'll Come / Stainless Steel
Bob Doss - Don't Be Gone Long
Carl Runner - Intoxicated Harmony
The Hot Club Of Cowtown - Always And Always
Earl Erb & The Country Versatiles - Stepping Out
Jerry & The Rockets - Ice Water
The Lucky Stars - The Last Call Blues
Billy Mure - On The Beach At Waikiki
Ronnie Dawson - You Got A Long Way To Go
Vinnie Lee & The Riders - Mule Train
Johnny Paycheck - He's In A Hurry (To Get Home To My Wife)
Thumbs Carllile - Mystery Train
Dave Dudley's Roadrunners - Two Sixpacks Away
Justin Trevino - Texas Honky Tonk
Ruby Braff / George Barnes Quartet - Liza
The Hot Club Of Cowtown - The Continental
Matt Munisteri - Lazybones
Wade Ray - Rosetta
Bing Crosby - A Song Of Old Hawaii
The Vaudevillains - Pickin' With The Preacher
Slim Boyd & His Range Riders - Cheyenne
Rob McNurlin - Friend Of The Family
The Sweet Hollywaiians w/ Yumi Ishikawa - Maile Swing
The Nashville Seven - B. Bowman Hop
The Sweet Hollywaiians w/ Yumi Ishikawa - Pua Iokelani
Ernest Tubb - Drivin' Nails In My Coffin
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


On June 19, 2014, 33 tunes hit the airwaves. They ran the gamut from languid Hawaiian pieces to incendiary steel guitar meltdowns. All in all, a bracing two hours at the Bunkhouse Of The Air.

Jon Rauhouse - Hula Blues
Tony Booth - The Key's In The Mailbox
Ernest Tubb - Another Place
Marv Weyer - Jaguar Shuffle
Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang - Shim-Me-Sha-Wobble
Mac Wiseman & John Prine - Don't Be Ashamed Of Your Age
The Country Gentlemen - John Henry
Matt Munisteri - Don't Think Twice
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys - Three Years Blind
Merle Travis - Gambler's Guitar
Kay Adams - She Didn't Color Daddy
Red Foley & Ernest Tubb - It's The Mileage That's Wearing Us Down
The Vaudevillains - Walkin' Out
Johnny Paycheck - It Won't Be Long (And I'll Be Hating You)
Ronnie Dawson - Fish Out Of Water
Ray Lynn - Mean Mean Woman
Tiny Murphy & His Bar 69 Boys - Hot Steel
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Nobody's Business But My Own
Starline Rhythm Boys - 4 AM On The Kansas Plains
Hot Club Of Cowtown - You Took Advantage Of Me
The Twangbangers - Wacky Walk
Sweet Hollywaiians - Ten Tiny Toes
Rob McNurlin - Hillbilly Blues
Jimmy Bryant - Model 400 Buckboard
Jody Nix - Two Empty Glasses
Les Paul Trio - Coquette
Billy Mize - Trouble In Mind
Al Caiola - Ghost Riders In The Sky
The Reinsmen - When It's Springtime In The Rockies
The Ruby Braff / George Barnes Quartet - S'Wonderful
Hukilau Hotshots - Come To The Islands
Al Allen - Sound Waves
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

We made a solemn dedication of the June 12, 2014 program to our favorite Saddlepal, the esteemed Vinylologist Mr. Greg Germani. Greg is recovering from a serious incident that has saddened many in Atlanta's music community. We wish him the swiftest of recoveries and a return to form as a beloved contributor to our show.
In addition, we took a call from the guitarist Whit Smith who spends his days spinning swinging lines with his mighty band The Hot Club Of Cowtown. We talked about Western Swing and guitars, of course, plus we gleefully discussed George Barnes, the original guitar hero.


The Hot Club Of Cowtown - Tchavalo Swing
Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys - What Makes Bob Holler
Spade Cooley - Who Dug This Hole I'm In
Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang - (I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance With You
The Hot Club Of Cowtown - Way Down Yonder In The Cornfield
George Barnes - Dark Eyes
George Barnes - Jazz Me Blues
Whit Smith & Matt Munisteri - Along The Navajo Trail
Willie Nelson & Ray Price - Night Life
Lorne Greene - Shadow Of The Cactus
Thumbs Carllile - Autumn Leaves
Bud Isaacs - Hot Mocking Bird
Bobby Sisco - Honky Tonk Rhythm
Chris Scruggs & The Air Castle Allstars - My Window Faces the South
Willie Nelson & Roger Miller w/ Ray Price - Old Friends
Ruby Braff & George Barnes Quartet - But Not For Me
Matt Munisteri - Lonely Acres In The West
Hawaii Calls - Hawaiian War Chant
Justin Trevino w/ Johnny Bush - Walk Me To The Door
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

On June 5, 2014 we were toyed with by Mother Nature and a few well-placed lightning bolts. The station ground to a halt in short order and when power was restored, the Delta Moon Trio, featuring Tom Gray and Mark Johnson were able to play The Blues, a Hank song and a lovely Sol Hoopii tune as well. They are the best guests a darkened Bunkhouse could ask for...


On May 29, 2014 we took a call from the multi-instrumentalist Chris Scruggs and spent some time discussing his life as a Nashville studio ace and sideman. He has a lot to say about Country music and his place in it. He's an articulate defender of tradition and a man who really knows his guitars!

Chris Scruggs - Oklahoma Stomp
Jimmy Lee Fautheree - I Want The Cake And Not The Crumbs
Red Foley - I'm Sorry We Met
Dave Stuckey & The Hi-Lo Playboys - Midnight Ramble
Thumbs Carllile - Harmony Grits
Dave Stuckey & The Hi-Lo Playboys - Lonesome Hearted Blues
Carl Smith - If You Feel Like You're In Love (Don't Just Stand There)
Chris Scruggs - Georgia Steel Guitar
Hukilau Hotshots w/ Dave Stuckey - Aloha, My Darling To You
Spade Cooley - Minuet In Swing
Ronnie Dawson - Tired Of Travelin'
The Country Gentlemen - Careless Love
Starline Rhythm Boys - Juke Joint Johnny
Kenny Vaughan - Country Music Got A Hold On Me
Jimmy Bryant - Blow Your Hat In The Creek
Robert Gordon w/ Danny Gatton - Twenty Flight Rock
The York brothers - Detroit Hulu Girl
Lorne Greene - Shadow Of The Cactus
Marv Weyer - Blues I Can't hide
Hot Club Of Cowtown - Pennies From Heaven
Hot Club Of Cowtown - The Girl I Left Behind Me
The Sweet Hollywaiians - My Girl From The South Sea Isles
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails

The list of fine musicians that have crossed the threshold of the Sagebrush Bunkhouse is long, and on May 21, 2014, Caroline & The Ramblers , joined that infamous list.
Vocalist Caroline and her trio of heathens brought savage 50's rockability to the airwaves! Yeah!
In addition to the live stuff, here is what we enjoyed from the rumpled record bag:


Chris Casello Trio - Rocket For Uranus
Charlie Thompson - Automobile song
Chris Casello Trio - X Ray Man
Al Allen - Cat's Boogie
Will Foy & The Lucky Seven - Twistin' A Hoedown
Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys - She's Just A Whole Lot Like You
Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys - Nine Pound Hammer
Hardrock Gunter - Right Key But The Wrong Keyhole
Danny Gatton & The Redneck Jazz Explosion - Coming Home Baby
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys - Have You Ever Had The Feeling?
Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang - Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble
Kenny Vaughan - Hot Like That
Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys - Mean Woman With The Green Eyes
Robert Normann - Sakkijarven Polka
Ronnie Dawson - High On Love
Tiny Moore - Well Dunn
Wayne Hancock - Tulsa
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Chicken Road
Jerry Byrd - Steelin' Is His Business
Lefty Frizell - When The Rooster Leaves The Yard
Robert Gordon w/ Danny Gatton - You Got A Heart Like A Rock
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


May 15, 2014. Our listeners were treated to 32 songs, some of which were actually Country music and then some that were probably Jazz. But who's keeping track anyway?

Jerry Byrd - Theme For A DJ
Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang - Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before
Lorne Greene - Bonanza
Ray Price - The Other Woman
Tiny Moore - Air Mail Special
Red Melton & The country Allstars - She Hit The Ceiling (When I Hit the Door)
Sharon Jean Smedley - My First Record
Dale Watson - My Baby Makes Me Gravy
Joel Paterson - Pensacola Rhythm
Chris Scruggs & The Air Castle Allstars - Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy
Arthur Adams - I Only Live At Night
Caroline & The Ramblers - Red Hot Mama
Thumbs Carllile - Harmony Grits
Darlene Ahuna - Sophisticated Hula
Willie Nelson - Ain't Misbehavin'
York Brothers - Going To The Shindig
Chris Casello Trio - Apache
Dave & Deke Combo - Two Guitars, No Waitin'
Paul Burlison & The Dempseys - Double Talk Hank in' Baby
Bob Wills & The texas Playboys - Doin' The Bunny Hop
Les Paul & Mary Ford - Mr. Sandman
Kenny Vaughan - Country Music Got A Hold On Me
The Time Jumpers - Faint Of Heart
Leokane Pryor - Haleakala Hula
Marty Grosz & Mike Peters - Eddie's Twister
Hukilau Hotshots - Aloha My Darling To you
Tom Morrell & The Timewarp Tophands - Tater Pie
The EarRegulars - Good Old New York
Matt Munisteri - Revolving Jones
Rob McNurlin - Friend Of The Family
Buzz Evans - Twelve Midnight
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails


May 8, 2014.
Dave Stuckey is a musician who is on a voyage into the mists of music's past. He beautifully resurrects the classic 1940's sounds of Western Swing with the Lucky Stars or goes all languid with the Hawaiian sound of the Hukilau Hotshots - the list goes on and on.. He is, at his point unable to get involved with a project that doesn't make you pat your foot! He called the Bunkhouse Of The Air from his Hollywood hacienda for a witty interview the concluded with Mr. Stuckey doing an on-air "Eef", a first!!


Marv Weyer - Bones Boogie
Jimmy & Russ Williams - Ain't No Sign If I Could
Quebe Sisters - Shame On You
Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang - I Never Knew
Dave Stuckey w/ The Hukilau Hotshots - Come To The Islands
Dave Stuckey - They Did The Boogie
The Lucky Stars - The Way You Walk
Lorne Greene - Frightened Town
Kayton Roberts w/ Chris Scruggs - Long Gone Daddy
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - South
Glenn Barber - Styles And Ways Of The World
Big Sandy & His fly-Rite Trio - Draggin' It Boogie
Gene Tabor - A Real Gone Jesse (I'm Hot To Trot)
Little Jimmy Dickens Country Boys - Raisin' The Dickens
Joe Carson - I Gotta Drunk
Red Foley - Cock-A-Doodle-Do
Raiatea Helm - The Cockeyed Mayor Of Kaunakakai
Tennessee Ernie Ford - In The Pines
The Earregulars - Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Billy Jack Wills - For You My Love
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails






May 1, 2014... a hyperactive evening, for sure.
Dozens of new and old friends called the Radio Bunkhouse of The Air to weigh in on their favorite tunes, their favorite beverage, and ask what the heck a steel guitar is.
PLUS, we saluted the Ol' Pea Picker himself, Mr. Tennessee Ernie Ford.


Duane Eddy - Rebel Rouser
Les Paul & Mary Ford - The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
Benny Martin - Big Footed Dan
West Coast Ramblers - On The Alamo
Ray Campi - I'll Go Slippin' Too
Marty Robbins - Lovely Hula Hands
Junior Brown - Almost To Tulsa
Robert Gordon - Crazy Man Crazy
Jimmy Wyble & His Rifftette - No More Blues
The Reinsmen - Saddle Up!
Chet Atkins & Lenny Breau - Taking A Chance On Love
Dugg Collins - Walk Me To The Door
Hukilau Hotshots - Come To The Islands
The Swingbillies -I Can't Go On This Way
Ernest Tubb - The Cold Hard Facts Of Life
Speedy West - Railroadin'
Bucky Pizzarelli w/ Becky Kilgore - Hard Life Blues
Faron Young - I'm A Poor Boy
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Chicken Road
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Stack O' Lee
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Catfish Boogie
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Smoky Mountain Boogie
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Trio - Hold Me
Darlene Ahuna - Hilo March
Luke McDaniel - My Baby Don't Rock
Joey Miskulin & Friends - Happy Trails




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