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 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: Dec 28, 2017
  • 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: Jan 04, 2018
  • 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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring a classic example of the "Bakersfield Sound": Buck Owens & His Buckeroos' landmark "Together Again/My Heart Skips ...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring the debut album from Saint Louis' Clint Hasse: "Inside Nashville" (2017). With a voice that brings to mind Texas g...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring what many consider one of the best releases for hard country singer Darrell McCall: "Lily Dale" (1977). The most s...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • 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: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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This week we lost one of this generation's purest traditional country's voices. At the age of only 46, Daryle Singletary passed away, leaving behin...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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When George Jones asked the musical question, "who's gonna fill their shoes?", very often the answer involved folks like Daryle Singletary. But whe...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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Do you remember the days when you could call into your local radio station and make a request, or even a dedication? Well, in this week's episode, ...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring "Mississippi You're On My Mind" (1975), a Capitol Records compilation of Stoney Edwards' early work on that...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the fourth album from the charming Teea Goans: "Swing, Shuffle & Sway" (2017). Although Goans grew up in a ...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring an oft-overlooked album from Cal Smith: "Country Bumpkin" (1974). The title track itself, of course, was Smith's b...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring an album that captures Faron Young at his very best: "Step Aside" (1970). Released at a particularly busy time for...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring the self-titled debut album from Texas dance band The Rocky King Band (2015). After having picked up the bug for t...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • 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 ...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring what many consider one of the best releases for hard country singer Darrell McCall: "Lily Dale" (1977). The most s...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:03
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In this episode, we're featuring a Columbia concept album from "The Master" - Ray Price: "Love Life" (1964). Released after another highly successf...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • 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: May 03, 2018
  • 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 Co...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2