Lone Star Statement


January 30th, 2002 ~ Rockabilly, Western Swing, jazz, blues, Tejano, Cajun, Czech - the big sounds of Texas are incredibly diverse. American Routes explores that vast terrain visiting with Bandera, TX singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen, Tejano accordion master Mingo Saldivar, and the King of Western Swing, Bob Wills, who is remembered by his fiddler Johnny Gimble, daughter Rosetta Wills, Bill Malone, Ray Price and Marle Haggard. Other musical Texans on tap include Illinois Jacquet, Townes van Zandt and T-Bone Walker.

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  • San Antonio Rose Bob Wills
    Country Music hall of fame, MCA
  • (Is Anybody Going To) San Antone Doug Sahm
    The Best of Doug Sahm & the Sir Douglas Quintet 1968-1975, Mercury
  • INTERVIEW: Mingo Saldivar
  • He is a Tejano Texas Tornadoes
    Zone of Our Own, Reprise
  • Zydeco State Jabo
    Texas Prince of Zydeco, Maison de Soul
  • Yes, Baby Big Mama Thornton
    Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings, MCA
  • Instrumental: Deep in the Heart of Texas Boogie Albert Ammons and His Rhythm Kings
    Blues, Boogie, & Bop: The 1940s Mercury Sessions Box,
  • Blues Come To Texas Lil' Son Jackson
    Blues Come To Texas, Arhoolie
  • Deep Elm Blues The Lone Star Cowboys
    Hillbilly Blues, ASV
  • SEGMENT: Bob Wills
  • Instrumental: Seventh and Union Hank Garland
    Guitar Player Presents Legends of Guitar - Country Vol.2, Rhino
  • Lean Baby Illinois Jacquet
    Flying Home: Best of the Verve Years, Verve
  • Gonna Make My Home Where I Hang My Hat Johnny Copeland
    Gulf Coast Guitars, Music Club
  • Try (Just a Little Bit Harder) Janis Joplin
    Love, Janis, Columbia/Legacy
  • Texas Flood Larry Davis & His Band
    Blues Masters Vol.6: Blues Originals, Rhino
  • Broke Down South of Dallas Junior Brown
    12 Shades of Brown, Curb
  • Midnight Shift Buddy Holly
    The Collection, MCA
  • Slow Rollin' Low Waylon Jennings
    This Time, RCA
  • Jole Blon Waylon Jennings
    The Journey; Destiny's Child, Bear Family
  • Austin Special Harry Choates
    Louisiana Cajun Music, Vol. 4, Arhoolie
  • Instrumental: Happy Trails
    The Warner Western Instrumental Series Vol.1, Warner
  • Barbara Polka Adolph Hofner
    The Texas-Czech, Bohemian & Moravian Bands, Arhoolie
  • Aunque Me Odies Lydia Mendoza
    Borderlands: Conjunto to Chicken Scratch, Folkways
  • Can I Sleep in Your Arms Willie Nelson
    Red Headed Stranger, Columbia
  • INTERVIEW: Robert Earl Keen
  • Bandera Willie Nelson
    Red Headed Stranger, Columbia
  • No Lonesome Tune Townes van Zandt
    The Late, Great, Townes van Zandt, Tomato
  • Blue Wind Blew The Flatlanders
    Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt, Pedernales
  • Match Box Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson
    Blues Masters Vol. 3: Texas Blues, Rhino
  • T-Bone Blues T-Bone Walker
    Blues Masters: The Very Best Of T-Bone Walker, Rhino
  • Lone Star Norah Jones
    Come Away With Me, Blue Note
  • Waltz Across Texas Ernest Tubb
    Retrospective, Vol. 2, MCA