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 it's all Little Darlin' Records. Every single song you'll hear was recorded for Aubrey Mayhew's independent Little Darlin' l...

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  • Added: Dec 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring another ultra-consistent album from George Strait: "Beyond The Blue Neon" (1989). Over Strait's career (espe...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring music exclusively from the fiercely independent and staunchly traditional Heart Of Texas Records. Based in t...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 1969 album from prolific songwriting and singing talent Liz Anderson: "Country Style". After relocating fr...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an excellent introduction to the music of Gary Stewart: "Greatest Hits" (1981). Born the son of a mining man...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 1977 album from the clear and resonant vocal of Rose Maddox: "Reckless Love & Bold Adventure". A suitably ...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the major label debut for Mark Chesnutt: "Too Cold At Home" (1990). Having dropped out of high school to pur...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring Vern Gosdin's final charting album on Columbia: "Out Of My Heart" (1991). Already into his 50s by the time c...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2020
  • 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: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a slice of Texas dancehall music at it's best from Johnny Bush & The Bandoleros: "Live! At Dance Town USA" (...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a sterling album from the son of a western legend in Rex Allen, Jr.: "Ridin' High" (1976). His Daddy was Rex...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the debut country record for Louisiana's Alecia Nugent: "The Old Side Of Town" (2020). After three top-notch...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the debut album from Missouri's Leona Williams: "That Williams Girl, Leona" (1970). As a young woman in St. ...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a hardcore country album from Vernon Oxford: "If I Had My Wife To Love Over" (1979). If you didn't know you ...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 2020 release from The Reeves Brothers: "The Last Honky Tonk". Distilling the best of 70s country down to a...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an irresistible live album from Hank Thompson & The Brazos Valley Boys: "At The Golden Nugget" (1961). Recor...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 1978 album for Texas icon Red Steagall: "Hang On Feelin'". Recorded and released during a period of contin...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring an excellent compilation on Johnny Bond: "The Very Best Of Johnny Bond" (1998). Strangely, of the seventeen ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the first album in seven years for JD Crowe & The New South: "Lefty's Old Guitar" (2006). Never one to be ru...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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