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 the self-titled, debut album from Texas City native Jason James: "Jason James" (2015). After latching on to ...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode we're featuring a late Hank Thompson album, in that vintage honky tonk swing style: "Next Time I Fall In Love (I Won't)" (1971). By...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
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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: Sep 17, 2021
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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: Sep 10, 2021
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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: Sep 03, 2021
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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 27, 2021
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This week we get Hankified. All the songs included in this week's show are by or about the lanky, hollow-eyed hillbilly Shakespeare from Montgomery...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2021
  • 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: Aug 13, 2021
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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: Aug 06, 2021
  • 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: Jul 30, 2021
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're traveling back to the mid-80s and remembering the two year, two album period where Reba McEntire could have staked her...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2021
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In this week's episode we're featuring an energetic western swing outing from young Texan Kristyn Harris, "Down The Trail" (2015). Based in the Lon...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2021
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In this week's episode we're featuring the debut of Tennessean David Wills: "Barrooms To Bedrooms" (1975). Wills, only 23 years old at the time, wa...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a slice of Mac Wiseman's country and bluegrass history that spent almost forty years in the vaults of Capito...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2021
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're cherry-picking the best hard country cuts from our twin feature albums on Roy Drusky: "Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2" [19...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
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In this week's episode we're featuring yet another sterling album from Mel Tillis: "Love Revival" (1976). After a stint in the US Air Force and mov...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
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In this week's episode we're jumping in the semi and travelling north to get our twang on with Winnipeg's Sean Burns & Lost Country. One of only a ...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
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In this week's episode we're featuring the third and final album on Giant Records for Daryle Singletary: "Ain't It The Truth" (1998). One of the 90...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2021
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Red Steagall maintains that he was twenty-five years old before he knew anything other than mesquite trees, buffalo grass, barbed wire and Bob Will...

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  • Added: May 28, 2021
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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: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 02:54:00
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