The Noontime Jamboree

Hawk and Retta bring you the Good Stuff.   American music at its best. 

Episode Archive

The Noontime Jamboree on 10/20/14

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 10/13/14

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Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

Retta Christie hosts the Noontime Jamboree

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Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Filmmaker Beth Herrington joins host Retta Christie on the Noontime Jamboree
On the Noontime Jamboree with host Retta Christie
Monday, October 6th, 
12 - 2 pm

Host Retta Christie is joined in the studio by local filmmaker Beth Herrington.  Beth will be talking about her most recent film, The Winding Stream.   It will be screening at this year's Reel Music Film Festival run by the Northwest Film Center on October 11, at 7 PM at the Whitsell Auditorium.  We will have tickets to this screening to give away.

The Noontime Jamboree on 09/29/14

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Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 09/22/14

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 09/15/14

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 09/08/14

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 09/01/14

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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 08/25/14

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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 08/18/14

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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz


The Coat And Pants Do All The Work - The Hoosier Hot Shots

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Mon, 09/03/2012
The radio show for Monday, September 3rd is pretty well finished.  It is fairly Labor Day-ish with work songs mixed in.  Here is a sample by the Hoosier Hot Shots.  The song entitled "The Coat And Pants Do All The Work."


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Simple Simon by Hank Thompson & His Brazo Valley Boys

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Mon, 06/18/2012

Meet Me Somewhere In Your Dreams - Retta Christie Hosts

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Mon, 06/04/2012

Meet Me Somewhere In Your Dreams - a song Doc learned from a Shelton Brothers recording. Doc Watson-guitar/vocals, Merle Watson-guitar, Vassar Clements-fiddle, Bobby Seymor-steel, Joe Allenpbass,Jim Isbell-drums.

At Sundown -1946 - Manny Klein & His Orch. George Van Eps on guitar.

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Mon, 05/21/2012

A musical cut from the 5-21 2012 Noontime Jamboree show hosted by Retta Christie.  You can friend me on Facebook.

"Rosie And The Ramblers" Visit KBOO

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 "Rosie And The Ramblers", a young trio from Austin, Texas were passing through Portland on Monday March 26 and stopped in at the KBOO Studios. They performed a four song set on the The Noontime Jamboree".  Rosie proved to us that she's got the vocal chops. Take a listen and see what you think. For more on "Rosie And The Ramblers" go to

Keeter Stuart on "The Noontime Jamboree"

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Keeter Stuart has been performing his brand of Country & Western Music for a number of years in the Portland area. The work he is most noted for are his renditions of songs by his great uncle Stan Jones (Ghost Riders In The Sky, Cowpoke, The Searchers ) and songs he has penned himself, many of which are extensions of his great uncle's songwriting. Keeter joined us on "The Noontime Jamboree" to discuss, play cuts from CD's and perform song's from his body of work. For more on Keeter Stuart go to


The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 04/30/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Big Joe TurnerRainy Weather Blues
The Carter FamilyMid the Green Fields Of Virginia
Harlem Hot ShotsMarch Winds and April Showers
Hank WilliamsBlue Eyes Crying In the Rain
Lee WielyI Left My Sugar Standing In the Rain
Maddox Bros. & RoseThe Time is Spring
Mildred BaileyBlue Rain
King Benny Nawahi, The Hawwaiian BeachcombersMay Day is Lei Day In Hawaii
Fred Rich and His Orch.Singin' In the Rain
Lefty FrizzellIt's Raining All Over the World
Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5The Green Grass Grows All Around
Billie HolidaySome Other Spring
Hoagy CarmichaelOne Morning In May
Oscar AlemanApril In Portugal
The Carter FamilySweet as the Flowers in May
Kay StarrIt Happens Every Spring
Jack GuthrieThe Couds Rained Trouble Down
Ted Hawkins & Riley PuckettRainbow Waltz
Mabel MercerThe First Warm Day In May
Maxine SullivanSpring is Here
Gene Kardos & Joel ShawSweet Violets
Peggy LeeCome Rain Or Come Shine
Cliff BrunerNew Falling Rain Blues
Fats WallerSpring Cleaning
Sonny BurnsBlue, Blue, Rain
Johnny MercerI Don't Care If It Rains All Night
Carson RobisonThe Little Green Valley
Willie "The Lion" SmithEchoes of Spring
The Cats & The FiddleChant Of the Rain
Kitty WellsGathering Flowers For the Master's Bouquet
Woody HermanIt's Anybody's Spring
Marty RobbinsThe Little Green Valley
Hoyt Ming & The Pep SteppersAin't Gonna Rain No More
Jimmie NooneSome Rainy Day
Maddonx Bros. & RoseHearts and Flowers
Ray PriceSoft Rain

Springtime show-featuring songs about rain, flowers et all.  Retta Christie hosts.


The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 04/23/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Hank WilliamsLong Gone Lonesome Blues
Robbie FulksI'd Be Lonesome If I Were You
Maddox Bros. and RoseI'd Rather Have Jesus
Tex Williams and the Western CaravanWestern Avenue
Rosie FloresRed Red Robin
Cornell Hurd BandDon't Wipe Your Face On Your Shirt
The Lewis FamilyWalk Around Heaven
Jack GuthrieShut That Gate
Ray PriceI'll Sail My Ship Alone
Jimmie MartinSophronie
Johnny BondBartender's Blues
Frankie MillerTrue Blue Papa
Riley PuckettI'm Getting Ready to Go
Larry CollinsBy the Light of the Silvery Moon
Connie SmithAin't Had No Lovin'
Patsy ClineLife's Railway to Heaven
Shot JacksonIt Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Bob Wills and Tommy DuncanI Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
Jack GuthrieYou Laughed And I Cried
Eddie NoackThe Man In the Mirror
Ray PriceLet Me Talk To You
Roger Miller w/ Willie Nelson & Ray PriceYou Don't Want My Love
Dwight YoakumGuitars, Cadillacs and Hillbilly Music
The Lawrence Peters ProjectA Man Needs Love
Marty RobbinsLovesick Blues
Wanda JacksonShakin' All Over
Wanda JacksonAin't That Lovin' You Baby
FreakwaterLittle Red Riding Hood
Red FoleyChattanooga Shoeshine Boy
Spade Cooley w/ Del PorterLeather Britches
Homer & Jethro w/ Spike Jones and His City SlickersPal Yat Chee
Cowboy CopasDoes He Mean That Much to Your?
Bob WillsHoneysuckle Rose
Chuck Mead and His Grassy Noll Boys w/ Elizabeth CookPickin' Wild Mountain Berries
Conway TwittyWalk Me to the Door
Stonewall JackosnAngry Words
Hank WilliamsMy Sweet Love Ain't Around
Jimmie Martin20 20 Vision
Roger MillerAs Long As There's A Shadow
Neko CaseTimber
Hank WilliamsI Saw the Light

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 04/16/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Al Clauser & His OkalahomansSaddle Your Worries
Bing Crosby & Louis ArmstrongYou're Just In Love
Carson Robison & His PioneersHome, Sweet Home On the Prairie
Stuff SmithSam the Vegetable Man
Willie NelsonOpportunity To Cry
Gene AutryThe Last Roundup
Emilio and Ernie CaceresBlue Turning Gray Over You
Al Clauser & His OkalahomansNever Let Those Deep Blues Get You Down
Carson Robison & His PioneersGoing To Have A Hot Time Tonight
Willie NelsonYou Don't Know Me
Bill Boyd;s Cowboy RamblersUnder the Double Eagle
Bob Wills & His Texas PlaybouysMiss Molly
Leon RauschIt's A Good Day
Just Over A GirlThe Renfro Brothers
Asleep at the Wheel & Blind Boys of AlabamaThe Devil Ain't Lazy
Lefty FrizzellI Love You Mostly
Red Stick RamblersThe Barnyard Bachelor
Sugar MoonThe Time Jumpers
Adolph HofnerI'll Keep My Old Guitar
Ella Mae MorseCow Cow Boogie
Red Stick RamblersMy Suitcase Is Always Packed
Leon Selph & His Blue Ridge PlayboysI'm No Good On Earth
Texas RubyYou Got To See Mama Every Night....
Dude Martin & His Round Up GangSmootch
Jess RodgersWhen the Sun Goes Down
Bob Wills & Carolina CottonYou Always Keep Me In Hot Water
Lucky StarsDon't Count Your chickens
Oregon Valley BoysAll Roads Lead To Howell Prairied
Oregon Valley BoysIt's the Willamette
Oregon Valley BoysMolalla Waltz

Host Retta Christie: Today on The Noontime Jamboree - a little of this and a little of that. The second half of the show Randy Hill, host of The Western Swing Time Radio Show on KMUZ 88.5 fm in Salem will join me. 12 - 2 pm on KBOO 

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The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 04/09/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Willie NelsonOnce You'e Past the Blues6 Hours At PerdenalesSOR
Sons of the West w/ Billy BriggsI'll Always Be In Love With YouWizards of the Country GuitarJSP
Flatt & ScruggsRollin In My Sweet Baby's ArmsBluegrass SpectacularStarday
Dwayne FriendGoodbye, World GoodbyePicking Happy Goodmans HitsCanaan
Cornell Hurd BandHer Crazy, Brave LoveDrop In On My CreamBehemoth
Clay BlakerKing of FoolsLayin' It On the LineTMC
Moon MullicanWedding of the BugsSweet Rockin' MusicCharley
Katie Lee & Barbara AllenI Ride An Old PaintWestward Ho!Camay
Tex Willaims' Western Caravan w/ Smokey RogersDon't Come Crying To MeTex Williams on the Air 1947-49Country Routes
Noel BoggsBirth of the Blues..And Friends On StageNSF
Hank ThompsonNew Records On the JukeboxSmoky the BarDot
Ernest TubbTill the End of the WorldEarly Hits of the Texas TroubadorASV Ltd.
Cowboy CopasTennessee Flat Top BoxThe Hit Parade of American Country MusicStarday
Carl PerkinsDixie FriedBlue Suede ShoesSummit
Orville CrouchEasy Does ItThe Big 'D' Jamboree LiveDragon Street
Dolly PartonThe Love You Gave50 Years of Country Music on MercuryMercury
Bob Wills w/ Darla DaretColumbus Stockade BluesRare 1953 California Radio BroadcastsDelta
StringbeanThere'll Be Moonshine In Them Old Kentucky HillsBluegrass SpectacularStarday
The Lawrence Peters ProjectCold Lonely and BlueWhat You Been Missin'Lawrence Peters
Ray PriceSomeboy's Been Taking My PlaceIn A Honky Tonk MoodJasmine
Leon McAuliffBlue Guitar StompHillbilly BoogieLegacy/Columbia
Everly Bros.Poor Jenny25 Original ClassicsArista
Johnny BushUnchained MelodyUndo the RightPower Pak
Kay AdamsHusband StealerAlcohol and TearsTower
Conway TwittyI Threw Away the RoseConway Twitty CountryDecca
Willis Bros.Gonna Buy Me A JukeboxGive Me 40 Acres ToTurn this Rig AroundStarday
George Morgan and Marion WorhtI'm thinking Tonight of My Blue EyesSlippin' AroundColumbia Special Projects
Louvin Bros.The River of JordanClose HarmonyBear Family
Charley LouvinIf We Never Meet Again This Side of HeavenSteps to HeavenTompkins Square
Roy AcuffThe Great TitanicSongs of the Smoky Mtns.Capitol
Flatt & ScruggsMcKinely's GoneFolk Songs of Our LandColumbia
Ernest TubbMean Mama BluesEarly Hits of the Texas TroubadorASV
Cowboy CopasHow Do You Talk to A Baby?The Hit Parade of American Country MusicStarday
Tammy WynetteMay the Good Lord Bless and Keep YouThe Best of Country GospelCSP
Ray PriceAm I That Easy to ForgetTouch My HeartAudium
Jimmy Wakely w/ Noel BoggsWorried Mind.. And Friends On StageNSF
Bob WillsBrain Cloudy BluesSan Antonio RoseBear Family
Tommy Overstreet and Peggy LittleGood Day SunshineCountry ExpressU. S. Army Recruiting Command
Faltt & ScruggsFoggy Mtn. BreakdownLester Flatt and Earl ScruggsBear Family
Rose MaddoxI'll Fly AwayA Beautiful BouquetArhoolie
Onie WheelerI'm Gonna Hold My BabyOnie's BopBear Family
Carl PerkinsYou Can't Make Somebody To LoveThe Great Carl PerkinsRedX Entertainment
Charlie LouvinIf We Never Meet Again This Side of HeavenSteps to HeavenTompkins Square
Tommy HillDaisysThe Hit Parade of American Country MusicStarday


A special encore presentation of the Noontime Jamboree with all the songs rearranged differently and perhaps some others.


The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 04/02/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Merle Haggard talkingFrom his autobiography, My House Of MemoriesHarper Audio
Merle HaggardSing A Sad SongDown Every RoadCapitol Records
Lefty FrizzellAlways Late With Your KissesLife's Like PoetryBear Family Records
Merle HaggardIf You've Got the Money (I've Got The Time)Roots Vol. 1Hag Records
Lefty FrizzellI Want To Be With You AlwaysLife's Like PoetryBear Family Records
Merle HaggardIt Meant Goodbye To Me When You Said Hello To HimDown Every RoadCapitol Records
The StrangersMexican RoseMy Friends the StrangersCapitol Records
Merle HaggardIf It's Wrong To Love YouThe Peer SessionsAudium Records
Merle HaggardOld Fashioned LoveA Tribute To the World's Best Damn Fiddle PlayerCapitol Records
Merle HaggardPut Me In Your PockettPeer SessionsAudium Records
Merle HaggardCorrine CorrinaA Tribute To the World's Best Damn Fiddle PlayerCapitol Records
Merle HaggardShackles and ChainsPeer SessionsAudium Records
Merle HaggardBig Butter and Egg ManKern RiverEpic Records
Merle HaggardI Knew the Moment I Lost YouA Tribute To the World's Best Damn Fiddle PlayerCapitol Records
Merle HaggardPennies From HeavenOut Among the StarsEpic Records
Merle HaggardMiseryA Tribute To the World's Best Damn Fiddle PlayerCapitol Records
Merle Haggard w/ Bonnie OwensWait A Little Longer Please JesusJust Getween the Two Of UsCapitol Records
Merle HaggardKern RiverKern RiverEpic Records
The StrangersStealing CornMy Friends the StrangersCapitol Records
Merle HaggardIf You Hated MeThat's the Way Love GoesEpic Records
Merle HaggardThe Old WatermillKern RiverEpic Records
Merle HaggardTurn To MeIf I Could Only FlyAnti Inc.
Merle Haggard w/ Bonnie OwensThat Makes 2 Of UsJust Between the Two Of UsCapitol Records
Merle Haggard w/ Willie NelsonHalf A ManPancho and LeftyEpic
Merle HaggardSweet Georgia BrownJohnny Gimble with FriendsCMH Records
Merle HaggardI Dreamed You Didn't Love MeHaggard Like Never BeforeHag Records
Merle HaggardBig Bad BillConcepts, Live & The StrangersBear Family Records
Merle HaggardToday I started Loving You AgainConcepts, Live & The StrangersBear Family Records
Merle HaggardWalking the Floor Over YouStrangersCapitol Records
Merle Haggard w/ Floyd TillmanHalf A HouseI Love You So Much It Hurts - Floyd TillmanBear Family Records
The StrangersTwinkle, Twinkle, Twinkle Little StarMy Friends The StrangersCapitol Records
Merle HaggardThis Cold WarIf We Make It Through DecemberCapitol Records
Merle HaggardTrouble In MindA Tribute To the World's Best Damn Fiddle PlayerCapitol Records
Merle HaggardTake Me Back To TulsaA Tribute To the World's Best Damn Fiddle PlayerCapitol Records

Happy Almost Birthday to Merle Haggard!  (Merle's day is the 6th of April)  Retta Christie hosts.

A profile of Merle Haggard from Feb. 12, 1990, in The New Yorker, by author Bryan Di Salvatore sticks with me all these years later. If you can find it, I reccommend it. 

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The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/26/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Johnny BondSo Long To The Red River Valley
Jim Ed Brown & The BrownsThe Three Bells
Patsy ClineTurn The Cards Slowly
Ernest Tubb & George JonesHalf A Mind
Gene AutryRoly Poly
Rosie & The Ramblers4 Song Live Set
The FlatlandersSouth Wind Of Summer
Tish HinojosaTill You Love Me Again
Lefty FrizzellI Want To Be with You Always
Jesse Dayton & Brennan LeighLong Legged Guitar Pickin' Man
The Gravy BoysHappy
John Prine & Connie SmithSo Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
Freddy FenderBefore The Next Teardrop Falls
K.D. LangFriday Dance Promenade
Don WalserDown At The Cantina
Stan JonesGhost Riders In The Sky
Keeter StuartGhost Riders In The Sky
Keeter StuartThe Searchers
Keeter Stuart-LiveRiding Hard For Mexico
Keeter StuartCottonwood Tree
Keeter Stuart-LiveCowpoke
Keeter Stuart-LiveHalf Way Thru The Bottle
Keeter StuartThe Lilies Grow High
Keeter Stuart-LiveJohnny Never Sang

 Wayne & Kathy filled in for "The Hawk" on  the "Noontime Jamboree", on Monday 3/26, from Noon to 2:00 PM.  Stopping by the show were "Rosie & The Ramblers", from Austin, Texas.  They were passing thru Portland to play a gig at Duff's Garage from 6-8 PM Monday evening. Keeter Stuart also spent some time with us. Keeter and his group "Trio Bravo" regularly fill the 6-8:00 PM slot at Duff's Garage every Tuesday. "Trio Bravo" perform many songs written by Keeter Stuart and songs written by Keeter's great uncle, Stan Jones (Ghost Riders in The Sky, Cowpoke). He discussed and sang some of these song's.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/12/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Moon Mullican and the ShowboysLonesome Hearted Blues
Bob Wills and His Texas PlayboysI'm So Glad I Met You
Chuck Wagon GangChurch In the Wildwood
Floyd CramerSometime In the Morning
Sons Of The San JoaquinWind
Sons of the PioneersLet's Pretend
Roy AcuffUncloudy Day
Ray PriceMy Confession
Johnny PaycheckDown At Kelly's
Leroy Van DykeWalk On By
George Jones and Tammy WynetteGolden Ring
Tommy DuncanWrong Road Blues
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys w/ Jr. BarnardFat Boy Rag
Ernest TubbWarm Red Wine
Ray PriceRun Boy
Warren SmithI don't Believe I'll Fall In Love Today
Helen HallPlay Me Something Special
Hank ThompsonTwo Hearts Deep I the Blues
Gene Watson and Rhonda VincentGone For Good
Buddy Emmons and the Jimmy Dickens' BandBuddy's Boogie
Patsy ClineShoes
Merle HaggardIrma Jackson
Jimmy PattonBlue Darling
Marti BromThis Is Love Not Liquor
Stonewall JacksonShip In A Bottle
Wynn StewartBig Big Love
Amber DigbyIf You See My Baby
Homer & JethroHow Much Is That Hound Dog In the Window
Whitey PullenWalk My Baby Back Home
Little Jimmy DickensI Feel For You
Luke Royer and The RoundersOne's All the Law Will Allow
Ernest TubbHolding Things Together
Jerry Lee LewisMy Blue Heaven
The Dinning SistersSan Antonio Rose
Johnny Cash and June CarterFar Banks of Jordan
Waylon JenningsI've Always Been Crazy
Floyd CramerGive The World A Smile
Patsy cline and Bobby LordSomeday You'll Want Me To Want You
Gene AutryHang Down Your Head and Cry
Grandpa JonesThere's A Hole In the Ground
Geezinslaw Bros.Hard Headed Me
Hovie Lister and the Statesmen QuartetStanding Outside
Spade CooleySkatin' On Thin Ice

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/05/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Louis Jordan & His Tympany fiveDon't Burn the Candle At Both Ends
The Cats & The FiddleI Don't Want To Set The World On Fire
Kitty WellsHe Will Set Your Fields On Fire
Bix BeiderbeckeTurn On The Heat
Rex AllenWhen the Campfire Is Low On the Prarie
Ella FitzgeraldToo Darn Hot
Ray PriceBurnt Fingers
Django ReinhardtHot Lips
Jimmy WakelyCampfire Lullaby
Marty RobbinsPrairie Fire
Jimmy O'Bryant's Washboard BandHot-Hot-Hottentot
Tiny Murphy & His Bar 69 BoysHot Steel
Anita CarterLove's Ring Of Fire
Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5Fireworks
Jerry Lee LewisSettin' the Woods On Fire
Mound City blue blowersRed Hot
Bud Billings TrioSettin' By the Fire
Teddy Wilson w/ Billie HolidayIt's Too Hot For Words
Dixon Bros.The School House Fire
Cab Calloway & His Orch.Hot Water
Dean MartinMoney Burns A Hole In My Pocket
Mildred Bailey & Casa Loma Orch.Heat Wave
Tim McNamaraCampfire Of Dreams
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysWhite Heat
Ray PriceAnother Bridge To Burn
Louis ArmstrongHotter Than THat
Hank WilliamsWhen The Fire Comes Down
Chu Berry w. Cab Calloway & His OrchHot Air
Eldon BakerSittin' Round The Bonfire
Bob Wills w/ Carolina CottonYou Always Keep Me In Hot Water
Gene AutryLove Burning Love
Buck OwensHot Dog
Earl " Fatha" HinesOh Sister, Ain't That Hot
Charlie Poole & The North Carolina RamblersBaltimore Fire
Prarie RamblersThey're Burning Down the House I Was Brung Up In
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysSmoke On The Water
Clarence Williams & His Orch.Hot Lovin'

Retta Christie hosts the Noontime Jamboree.


The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 02/27/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Harry ChoatesMari Jole Blon
Billy "Crash" CraddockRub It In
Moon Mullican and the ShowboysDon't Ever Take My Picture Down
The Country MisfitsWould You Believe
Hackberry RamblersCajun Twist
Maddox Brothers and RoseMove It On Over
Moon MullicanColumbus Stockade Blues
Hackberry RamblersVille Platt Waltz
Conjunto Norteno de Rio BravoLa Despida
The DerailersJackpot
Conway TwittyA Wound Time Can't Erase
Wanda JacksonThe Games People Play
Asleep At the WheelCajun Stripper
Rusty & DougMr. Love
Floyd TillmanWestphalia Waltz
Jimmy MartinBeautiful Brown Eyes
Merle TravisTwo-Time Annie
Ernest TubbDaddy When Is Mommy Coming Home?
Roy Acuff16 Chickens and A Tamborine
Harry ChoatesLousiana Boogie
Bob Wills and His Texas PlayboysBlue Yodel #1
Jimmie RodgersMy Good Gal's Gone Blues
Hackberry RamblersFais Pas Ca
Jerry Lee LewisAlabama Jubilee
Sleepy LaBeefTore Up
Jerry Lee LewisRockin' My Life Away
Hackberry RamblersPipeliner's Blues
Moon MullicanCherokee Boogie
Louvin Bros.Low and Lonely
Johnny PaycheckDon't You Say Nothin' At All
Chris GaffneySee the Big Man Cry
Joanie MorrisonBe My Baby
Don GibsonYou Can't Pick A Rose In December
Dolly PartonI Will Always Love You
Stuart HamblenLeaning On the Everlasting Arms
Cornell Hurd BandThe Old Part of Town
Chris Gaffney and Lucinda WilliamsCowboys and Girls
Red FoleyThe Night Watch

Today's show was kind of a left handed tribute to the people of south Lousiana who's hospitalitly I was recently privileged to enjoy. And if you're ever in Thibodaux, I recommend the Half Shell Restaurant on St. Mary's St. 

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 02/20/2012

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Teddy Wilson & His Orch. Billie Holiday Voc.Twenty Four Hours A Day
Jimmie RodgersThe One Rose
Mildred Bailey w/ Red Norvo Orch.Three Little Fishes
Patsy ClineThree Cigarettes In An Ashtray
The Hight HattersTen Cents A Dance
Jimmie DavisFifteen Miles From Dallas
Jack TeagardenBig Eight Blues
The Hoosier Hot ShotsYou Two Timed Me Once Too Often
Ethel WatersThree Little Words
Bix BiderbeckeThree Blind Mice
Roger MillerWhen Two Worlds Collide
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson6th AVenue EXpress
Jimmy WakelyOne Has My Name the Other Has My Heart
Red Norvo All Star SextetSeven Come Eleven
Dave Frishberg & Jim GoodwinOne, Two, Button Your Shoe
Mound City Blue BlowersOne Hour
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five5 Guys Named Moe
Cab Calloway & His Orch/Six or Seven Times
The Sunshine BoysOne Mand Band
Harlem Hot ShotsAbout A Quarter To Nine
Harry Choates5 Time Loser
Early Old Time FiddleEighth Of January
Jean Goldkette OrchI'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover
Milton Brown & His Musical BrowniesFour Five or Six Times
Jimmy Wakely & Tex WilliamsNine Pound Hammer
Billy KyleDate For Eight
Jimmy YanceyFive O'Clock Blues
Dale Evans2 Seated Saddle and A One Gated Horse
Chet AtkinsThree O'Clock In the Morning
Hank ThompsonA Six Pack To Go
Jimmy O'Bryant's Washboard BandThree J. Blues
Luke WillsFour Or Five Times
Lena Horne with Count BasieOne For My Baby
Bob Wills & His Texas PlaybouysTen Years
Django RhinhardtTea For Two

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