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.


318 Pieces

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In this week's episode we're featuring a delightful compilation on Johnny Dollar (yes that was his real name), put out in 1982: "Down Life's Highwa...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the debut album of Houston area country singer Jason Allen: "Something I Dreamed" (2001). Though 25 years ol...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the latest album from genuine roping and riding cowboy Paul Bogart: "Leather" (2017). After moving from his ...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the fourth album from Canada's Western Swing Authority: "Big Deal" (2018). Fronted by husband and wife team ...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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Gifted with perfect pitch, technique and vocal control, Dawn Sears remains a criminally underappreciated country talent. There were few voices in r...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 2002 independent album whose name says it all from Missouri's Leland Martin: "Simply Traditional". Born in...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we've got a magnificent snapshot of the talented United Artists country roster: "A King & Two Queens" (1964). Initially conc...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the one album release for dobro-maestro Randy Kohrs and his short-lived band The Reel Deal: "Now It's Empty"...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2022
  • 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: Oct 07, 2022
  • 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 ...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the twangy breakout album from David Ball, "Thinkin' Problem" (1994). After earning respect from countless m...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the debut album for Beaumont's George Dearborne: "Old Brown Bottle" (2020). Make no mistake though, this is ...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we once again opened up the request lines to the members of our Traditional Country Tragics Facebook group for an all-reques...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's show, we're parting with tradition and featuring a compilation album from Columbia Records, "Ray Price's Greatest Hits" (1961). Enco...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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: Aug 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the fourth album from a staple at the legendary Broken Spoke Dancehall in Austin, TX - Weldon Henson, and h...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're celebrating an iconic label: Don Pierce's Starday Records. Formed in the early 50s by Lefty Frizzell's manager Jack S...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're showcasing the country roots of revered Memphis-born rocker Eddie Bond: digging into Bond's back catalogue for some fo...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring the sophomore album from Clint Black: "Put Yourself In My Shoes" (1990). Black's first album, "Killin' Time" (1989...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode we're featuring a hot album from Country Charley Pride: "To All My Wonderful Fans: From Me To You" (1970). That's the long title, b...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 3