The Road with Don Walser


December 9th, 1998 ~ Songs of the open road, and the "Pavarotti of the Plains" -- Texas honky-tonker Don Walser.

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  • Open Bed: Choo Choo Ch'Boogie Louis Jordan
    The Greatest Hits - No Moe!, Mercury
  • On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Judy Garland
    Too Marvelous for Words - Songs of Johnny Mercer, ASV
  • Life On the Road Wayne Hancock
    That's What Daddy Wants, Ark 21
  • When I Take My Vacation in Harlem Tampa Red
    The Bluebird Recordings 1934-1936, RCA
  • Echoes of Harlem (Cootie's Concerto) Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington and his Orchestra 1935-1936, Classics
  • Instrumental: Smokie Part 2 Bill Black Combo
    Hi Times - The R & B Years, Hi/The Right Stuff
  • Le chemin gravaille Jackie Caillier & the Cajun Cousins
    From Porch Cajun Music, Lanor
  • Car Wheels on a Gravel Road Lucinda Williams
    Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Mercury
  • Everybody Does it in Hawaii Jimmie Rodgers
    On the Way Up, 1929, Rounder
  • The Hula Hula Boys Warren Zevon
    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead - An Anthology, Rhino
  • Lovely Hula Hands Junior Brown
    Junior High, MCG/Curb
  • Na Ka Pueo Ledward Kaapana
    Led Live, Solo, Dancing Cat
  • Instrumental: Diamond Head The Ventures
    Rock Instrumental Classics, Vol. 5: Surf, Rhino
  • INTERVIEW: Don Walser
  • Texas Top Hand Don Walser
    Texas Top Hand, Watermelon
  • Hot Rod Mercury Don Walser
    Down At The Sky-Vue Drive-In, Watermelon/Sire
  • The Devil's Great Grandson Don Walser
    Down At The Sky-Vue Drive-In, Watermelon/Sire
  • Rose Marie Don Walser
    Down At The Sky-Vue Drive-In, Watermelon/Sire
  • Hearts Made of Stone Don Walser
    Down At The Sky-Vue Drive-In, Watermelon/Sire
  • Rolling Stone from Texas Don Walser
    Rolling Stone from Texas, Watermelon
  • When I Was a Cowboy Lead Belly
    Goodnight Irene, Smithsonian Folkways
  • Indiana Illinois Jacquet
    Illinois Jacquet, Epic/Legacy
  • Big Road Bonnie Raitt
    Bonnie Raitt, Warner Brothers
  • Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window Down Bessie Smith
    The Essential Bessie Smith, Columbia/Legacy
  • Chicago Bound Jimmy Rogers
    The Complete Chess Recordings, MCA/Chess
  • Goin' to Chicago Joe Williams
    The Best of Joe Williams, Blue Note
  • Instrumental: Rich Woman Yockamo All-Stars
    Dew Drop Out, Hannibal
  • Gonna Take You Downtown Beau Jocque
    Gonna Take You Downtown, Rounder
  • Downtown Neil Young & Pearl Jam
    Mirror Ball, Reprise
  • Janitor Drives a Cadillac Papa John Creach
    Papa John Creach, Grunt
  • Swing Low Sweet Cadillac Dizzy Gillespie
    The Champ, Savoy Jazz
  • Maybelline Chuck Berry
    His Best, Volume 1, MCA/Chess
  • Diesel On my Tail Jim & Jesse
    Truckers' Jukebox - Top Radio Requests, Epic
  • Instrumental: Dented Fender Roy Clark
    Guitar Player Presents Legends of Guitar - Country Vol. 2, Rhino
  • Going Up to the Country and Paint My Mailbox Blue Taj Mahal
    The Real Thing, Columbia
  • Miss the Mississippi and You Doc Watson
    Memories, Sugar Hill
  • Muddy Water Madeline Peyroux
    Dreamland, Atlantic
  • 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days Louis Prima
    Capitol Collection Series, Capitol
  • The End of Our Road Gladys Knight & the Pips
    The Sound of Young America - 1968, Motown
  • End Bed: Buster Browne Willie Mitchell
    Hi Times, Hi/The Right Stuff