If That Ain't Country

Series produced by Sean Hickey

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If That Ain't Country: a weekly, three-hour radio show featuring the very best in traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and western swing from the golden years 'til today. Including the popular If That Ain't Country's Year In Country Music - pulling out the big hits and memories from a weekly feature year in the world of country music.

Hosted by Western Red - it's US country music with an Australian twist, keeping true to the traditions that make country music great.

With a genuine love and deep respect for the music, the legends of the genre are right alongside the best of today's independent artists - a mix you won't find anywhere else.

We're broadcast around the world each week and we're always looking for new partner stations - if you are interested in more information or a welcome pack - please email westernred@ifthataintcountry.net.


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In this episode we're featuring a top notch album from Freddie Hart: "Trip To Heaven" (1973). It spawned only one single - the title track - which ...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an album from the wonderful Ray Pillow: "Even When It's Bad It's Good!" (1967). From Lynchburg, Virginia and...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring a hard country album from Johnny Bush: "Here Comes The World Again" (1973). After having served in Ray Price's and ...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring a 1991 tribute from Johnny Paycheck to George Jones: "Johnny Paycheck Sings George Jones". It's true that Paycheck'...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring an early album from John Anderson: "I Just Came Home To Count The Memories" (1982). On the Warner Brothers label, t...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring an album from the marvellous Connie Smith - released towards the end of her time at RCA: "Just One Time" (1971). Fo...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring the album that cemented Alan Jackson as a bona fide 90s country superstar: "Don't Rock The Jukebox" (1991). It sold...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
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In this week's episode we return to Canada for a fresh new release from Winnipeg's Sean Burns: "Lost Country" (2023). After some spitballing with g...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode we're featuring a ballad-driven album from Ricky Van Shelton: "Loving Proof" (1988). Shelton's second album, this release sold over...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring a mid-70s release from Loretta Lynn: "When The Tingle Becomes A Chill" (1976). With the MCA marketing machine behin...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring the second album from one of country's most unique baritones: Ron Williams, "The Longer You're Gone" (2009). Ron Wi...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
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In this episode we're featuring a 1965 release from Starday Records, highlighting a different side of Roger Miller: "Wild Child (Madcap Sensation O...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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This week it's all gals! More than just Dolly, it's three hours of the very best female voices of traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and we...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode we're featuring a sensational live album from Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadours: "Hittin' The Road" (1965). On this release, we m...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring The Malpass Brothers self-titled album from 2015 as the brother act from North Carolina really started getti...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 1973 album from Porter Wagoner: "I'll Keep On Lovin' You". Porter was churning out three or four LPs a yea...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2023
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the major label debut for Mark Chesnutt: "Too Cold At Home" (1990). Having dropped out of high school to pur...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2023
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In this week's episode we're featuring the final album in Johnny Russell's six short years at RCA Records: "Here Comes Johnny Russell" (1975). A bi...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
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In this week's episode we're featuring what remains Ricky Skaggs' only US platinum album, "Highways & Heartaches" (1982). A magnificent sophomore e...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2023
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a killer all-original album from classic country torchbearer Dale Watson: "Whiskey Or God" (2006). After sti...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2023
  • Length: 02:54:00
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