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.


395 Pieces

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FEATURE ALBUM: Merle Haggard – A Tribute To The Best Damn Fiddle Player In The World (1970).

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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FEATURE ALBUM: James O'Gwynn - The Very Best Of (1962).

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:38
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FEATURE ALBUM: Tracy Byrd - Love Lessons (1995).

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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FEATURE ALBUM: Charley Pride - From Me To You (1970).

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a gritty example of 21st century honky tonk from The Reeves Brothers: "King Of Country Music" (2017). Sons o...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode we're featuring a rodeo-themed album from ex-bull rider Red Steagall and his road band The Coleman County Cowboys: "For All Our Cow...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring Kentucky's Hugh X. Lewis' fourth album for Kapp Records: "Country Fever" (1968). A high school buddy and his...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a very personal and sometimes touching tribute to Ernest Tubb from his eldest son, Justin Tubb: "Justin Tubb...

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  • Added: May 26, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a labour of love from Laura Cash: "Awake But Dreaming" (2010). A fine collection of western swing and tradit...

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  • Added: May 19, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an album from Austin-based outfit The Derailers from the peak of their power: "Full Western Dress" (1999). R...

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  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 1985 album for family band The Whites: "Whole New World". When family patriarch and lynchpin of the group ...

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  • Added: May 03, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a rare lead vocal performance from Kentucky fiddleman Hoot Hester: "On The Swingin' Side". Stints with local...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring one of the finest collections of straight-ahead honky tonk music that I've ever heard: "Honky Tonkin' With C...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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
  • Length: 02:54:01
  • Purchases: 3