Country
  1. Country: George Jones in East Texas, '83 George Jones in East Texas, '83 Sep 5, 1983 The greatest voice in country performs tear-jerkers like "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "If Drinkin' Don't Kill Me (Her Memory Will).
  2. Country: Tax Advice From Johnny Paycheck Tax Advice From Johnny Paycheck Nov 6, 1982 As the joys of tax season are upon us again, hear JP's thoughts about where the IRS can stick their 1040 forms.
  3. Country: Crystal Gayle in Kansas City, 1980 Crystal Gayle in Kansas City, 1980 Nov 21, 1980 The striking singer with her trademark floor-length hair performs her crossover hit "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" and "Rocky Top."
  4. Country: Larry Gatlin's Countrypolitan Sound Larry Gatlin's Countrypolitan Sound Feb 15, 1982 The Texas-born singer-songwriter blends in three-part harmony with brothers Steve and Rudy on "Broken Lady" and others in this 1982 set.
  5. Country: Glen Campbell's Heroic 'Goodbye Tour' Glen Campbell's Heroic 'Goodbye Tour' Jun 1, 2012 The country superstar, who was battling Alzheimer's at the time of this 2012 concert, performs "Wichita Lineman" and "Gentle On My Mind."
  6. Country: Roger McGuinn & Gene Clark Unplugged Roger McGuinn & Gene Clark Unplugged Mar 20, 1978 The two Byrds frontmen blend tight harmony vocals and jangling guitar lines in this acoustic reunion concert at the Bottom Line in 1978.
  7. Country: Poco Live at the Fillmore West Poco Live at the Fillmore West Nov 1, 1970 Not all was lost after Buffalo Springfield, when Richie Furay & Jim Messina put together Poco to cultivate the still-new new country rock genre.
  8. Country: Baez Goes Country Baez Goes Country Jul 27, 1968 Backed by the Charles River Valley Boys at the 1968 Newport Folk Festival, Baez played some old country standards.
  9. Country: Steve Earle & The Dukes Steve Earle & The Dukes Jun 18, 1986 Seems like the only time Steve Earle isn't in trouble is when he's on stage. This amazing set is from the early side of his colorful life and career.
  10. Country: Uncut: Kenny Rogers Uncut: Kenny Rogers Aug 4, 1980 Enjoy this uncut show of the country-pop super-star in 1980, two years after his influential album The Gambler was released.
  11. Country: Dolly Parton's NYC Debut Dolly Parton's NYC Debut May 14, 1977 The singer-songwriter and country star performs her hit songs "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You" in this 1977 set from the Bottom Line.
  12. Country: David Allen Coe's Ready for the Country David Allen Coe's Ready for the Country Jan 21, 1984 The outlaw country singer-songwriter covers "Up On Cripple Creek" and "Whiskey River" and performs his own "Take This Job And Shove It."
  13. Country: Reba! Reba! Apr 26, 1985

    With the most wins of any female vocalist in Academy of Country Music Awards history, Reba McEntire shows us why she's taken home so many statues.

  14. Country: Reba McEntire at the Appalachian Fair, 1983 Reba McEntire at the Appalachian Fair, 1983 Aug 27, 1983 The country star covers the Big Bopper's "White Lightning," Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" and salutes Patsy Cline with with a medley.
  15. Country: New Release: The Judds at Radio City New Release: The Judds at Radio City Mar 21, 1986 Hear Wynonna & Naomi in 1986, performing in support of their third album, Rockin' with the Rhythm, which boasted four #1 singles.
  16. Country: Merle Haggard & the Strangers in Dallas Merle Haggard & the Strangers in Dallas Feb 13, 1982 The Bakersfield legend plays "Misery and Gin," "I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" and other laments from Dewey Groom's Longhorn Ballroom.
  17. Country: George Jones at Paradise, 1982 George Jones at Paradise, 1982 Mar 16, 1982 One of the greatest voices in country music performs his "Ragged But Right," "The Race Is On" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" in Boston.
  18. Country: Steve Earle at Tramps Steve Earle at Tramps Feb 5, 1998 The prolific singer-songwriter performs "Hard-Core Troubadour," "Telephone Road," "Fort Worth Blues," "Guitar Town" and others.
  19. Country: Ray Wylie Hubbard's Vivid Tales Ray Wylie Hubbard's Vivid Tales Feb 13, 2012 The Texas singer-songwriter delivers gritty story songs like "Count Your Blessings" and "Drunken Poet's Dream" in this intimate 2012 set.
  20. Country: Sawyer Brown's Country-Rock Swagger Sawyer Brown's Country-Rock Swagger Jul 24, 1986 The Florida band performs "When Your Heart Goes (Woo, Woo, Woo)" and other tunes from their second album Shakin' in this '86 concert.
  21. Country: Linda Ronstadt's Breakthrough Year Linda Ronstadt's Breakthrough Year Feb 2, 1975 1975 was a big coming out year for Linda Ronstadt. This performance, recorded at Passaic, New Jersey's Capital Theater, captures that special moment in time.
  22. Country: The Bellamy Brothers at the Palomino The Bellamy Brothers at the Palomino Apr 14, 1982 David and Howard Bellamy lead their band on their hits "Spiders and Snakes," "The Night They Killed Country" and "Dancin' Cowboys."
  23. Country: Tanya Tucker on Cough Syrup Tanya Tucker on Cough Syrup May 1, 1983 Battling through a nasty cold at this 1983 set, Tucker delivered a stirring (and somewhat loopy) set of choice covers and hits, including "Delta Dawn."
  24. Country: George Strait's Rootsy Appeal George Strait's Rootsy Appeal Jul 12, 1983 The neo-trad country star performs "Her Goodbye Hit Me in the Heart," "Blame It On Mexico" and other tunes from Strait Country in 1983.
  25. Country: George Hamilton IV at Newport '68 George Hamilton IV at Newport '68 Jul 27, 1968 The country-folk singer performs Joni Mitchell's "Urge for Going," John D. Loudermilk's "Break My Mind" and his 1963 hit "Abilene."
  26. Country: Joe Ely's Mixed Bag at Tramps, 1996 Joe Ely's Mixed Bag at Tramps, 1996 Jun 20, 1996 The Texas singer-songwriter premieres poignant story songs from Letter to Laredo and plays honky tonk numbers like "Oh, Boy!"
  27. Country: Shania Twain Does Dallas Shania Twain Does Dallas Nov 14, 1999 The Canadian country singer performs "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" and "Don't Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)" on her '99 Come On Over tour.
  28. Country: Waylon Jennings at Opryland, 1983 Waylon Jennings at Opryland, 1983 Oct 14, 1983 The outlaw country star pours his heart into "Amanda" and delivers a countrified version of Little Richard's "Lucille" in this set from Nashville.
  29. Country: Junior Brown Rocks the Guit-Steel Junior Brown Rocks the Guit-Steel Sep 5, 1992 The American original plays double-neck hybrid guitar on "My Wife Thinks You're Dead," "Sugarfoot Rag" and "Hillbilly Hula Gal" in 1992.
  30. Country: Thrasher Brothers at the Cannery Thrasher Brothers at the Cannery Aug 21, 1982 The family band creates an appealing four-part vocal blend on tunes like "Smooth Southern Highway" and "Long Tall Texan" in this 1982 set.
  31. Country: The Oak Ridge Boys in Dallas, '82 The Oak Ridge Boys in Dallas, '82 Jun 18, 1982 The gospel-country quartet blends rich vocal harmonies on "Dig a Little Deeper in the Well," "Y'all Come Back Saloon," "Bobbie Sue" and "Elvira."
  32. Country: Waylon's Greatest Hits Live! Waylon's Greatest Hits Live! During the country superstar's most fertile period, he racked up eight consecutive No. 1 records. Hear the songs that made him a legend.
  33. Country: Roger Miller at Billy Bob's, '82 Roger Miller at Billy Bob's, '82 May 8, 1982 The clever songsmith plays "King Of The Road" and "England Swings" then scats a blue streak on "Dang Me" in this set from Fort Worth.
  34. Country: Trisha Yearwood & Garth Brooks in '98 Trisha Yearwood & Garth Brooks in '98 Sep 1, 1998 The country singer is joined by her future husband on their duet hit "In Another's Eyes," "Walkaway Joe" and "Where Your Road Leads."
  35. Country: Billy "Crash" Craddock Sings Golden Oldies Billy "Crash" Craddock Sings Golden Oldies May 28, 1983 The country-rocker delivers raucous covers of "Blue Suede Shoes," "Great Balls of Fire," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Happy Days" in this 1983 set.
  36. Country: Junior Brown's Honky Tonk Tales Junior Brown's Honky Tonk Tales Sep 5, 1992 The guit-steel picker and country singer plays "My Wife Thinks You're Dead" and "My Baby Don't Dance to Nuthin' But Ernest Tubb" in 1992.
  37. Country: The Gatlin Brothers' Crossover Charm The Gatlin Brothers' Crossover Charm Apr 26, 1984 Larry Gatlin leads the countrypolitan band on "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You)" and "Sweet Becky Walker" in a '84 set from Austin.
  38. Country: New Release: Merle Travis in 1966 New Release: Merle Travis in 1966 Dec 10, 1966 Enjoy a unique mix of virtuosic guitar playing and folksy humor from a true musical pioneer.
  39. Country: Then & Now: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Then & Now: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band NGDB tours relentlessly through the end of October, including dates with Asleep At The Wheel. Hear both bands here, through the decades.
  40. Country: The One and Only Mr. Guitar The One and Only Mr. Guitar Jun 6, 1985 This short and sweet set from Chet Atkins was recorded in Nashville in '85. The songs are a nice representation of the country sound he helped develop.
  41. Country: Kenny Rogers in Concert, 1980 Kenny Rogers in Concert, 1980 Aug 4, 1980 The crossover singer ("The Gambler," "She Believes in Me," "Coward of the County") is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame tonight.
  42. Country: Randy Travis at Music Village USA Randy Travis at Music Village USA Jul 16, 1986 It was a simpler time for Randy Travis in 1986, but soon his award-winning music would make him a household name.
  43. Country: Waylon Jennings Sings the Hits Waylon Jennings Sings the Hits Jun 15, 1984 The outlaw country star performs "Lukenbach,Texas," "Good Hearted Woman" and "Theme From the Dukes of Hazard' in this 1984 concert.
  44. Country: Pickin' & Pluckin' With Pure Prairie League Pickin' & Pluckin' With Pure Prairie League Apr 3, 1976 After scraping by on the college circuit for years, PPL started to hit their stride in the mid-70's on the strength of radio hit "Amie." Hear them in '76 in NYC.
  45. Country: David Allen Coe's Outlaw Style David Allen Coe's Outlaw Style Jan 21, 1984 The singer-songwriter performs his "Take This Job And Shove It," "Long Haired Redneck" and "Jack Daniels, If You Please" in this '84 set.
  46. Country: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in '85 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in '85 Jan 12, 1985 By this '85 set, the band with the ever-evolving lineup had moved back towards country rock, to the obvious delight of their Nashville audience.
  47. Country: Kris Kristofferson Plays All the Hits Kris Kristofferson Plays All the Hits Jun 25, 1982 A great writer with a not-so-spectacular voice, Kristofferson plays many of the songs that garnered hits for other artists over the years.
  48. Country: The Jayhawks at Tramps, '95 The Jayhawks at Tramps, '95 Apr 8, 1995 The Twin Cities alt-country band plays "Ten Little Kids," "I'd Run Away" and "Miss Williams' Guitar" and more from Tomorrow the Green Grass.
  49. Country: George Jones' Songs of Heartbreak & Woe George Jones' Songs of Heartbreak & Woe Feb 25, 1987 The late, great country singer is in fine form on hits like "The Race Is On" and the poignant "Wine-Colored Roses" in this superb 1987 show.
  50. Country: Glen Campbell Revisits His Hits Glen Campbell Revisits His Hits Jun 1, 2012 Hear Glen Campbell at the age of 76 sing a few of his most enduring country hits for Daytrotter, including "Wichita Lineman."
  51. Country: Kris Kristofferson, Comin' Down Kris Kristofferson, Comin' Down Jun 25, 1982 Johnny Cash took hungover recollection "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" to #1 on this date in 1970. Hear the songwriter himself play it during a closing medley.
  52. Country: Dwight Yoakam Live in Texas Dwight Yoakam Live in Texas Jan 1, 1987 The honky tonk hero is on tour this fall in support of the new release 3 Pears, but you can hear him now kicking up dust in the Lone Star State.

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