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 a sensational Capitol compilation of all-truck driving country: "Put The Hammer Down!" (1976). Popularized ...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a fiddle and steel framed return to form for Mark Chesnutt: "Thank God For Believers" (1997). After debutin...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • 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: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a stone-cold country tribute to The Possum from Tennessee-native James Carothers: "Still Country, Still Kin...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an album from Porter Wagoner put out at the peak of his powers: "The Carroll County Accident" (1969). His sy...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring an album from the tail end of Conway Twitty's hard country period: "I've Already Loved You In My Mind" (197...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the self-titled, debut album from Texas City native Jason James: "Jason James" (2015). After latching on to ...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the only album from the short, mysterious and tragic career of Curtis Leach: "The Indescribable Curtis Leach...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an all-star duet album from Hank Thompson: "Hank Thompson & Friends" (2018). Originally released on Curb Rec...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring one of the most honest albums in the long career of Hank Williams, Jr.: "Habits Old & New" (1980). After a ...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the one and only album in the decades-long career of Rose Lee Maphis: "Rose Lee Maphis" (1960). Well may yo...

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  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first album in fourteen years from bayou-dweller John Mark Davis: "Bayou Self Sessions" (2018). John Ma...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a solid traditional country release from the often overlooked career of Freddy Weller: "The Roadmaster" (19...

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  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a fiddle and steel framed return to form for Mark Chesnutt: "Thank God For Believers" (1997). After debutin...

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  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a sensational Capitol compilation of all-truck driving country: "Put The Hammer Down!" (1976). Popularized ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KSRQ


  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a snapshot of Carl Vaughan's stint in Nashville: "The Monument Years" (1968-1972). Born in Cleburne, Texas,...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring one of the best albums in the long career of Buck Owens: "Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard" (1961). Born in D...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an excellent western swing/country music album from Houston's The Original River Road Boys: "Country Music H...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring the first Capitol LP for the booming baritone of Tony Booth: "The Key's In The Mailbox" (1972). Born in Florida, B...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring some lost 60s honky tonk from James O'Gwynn: "The Best Of James O'Gwynn" (1962). Nicknamed "The Smiling Iri...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:38
  • Purchases: 2