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 third album from The Mavericks, "What A Crying Shame" (1994). With roots in Miami's alternative and punk...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring George Jones' last album of the 20th Century: "Cold Hard Truth" (1999). After an association with MCA for m...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a sensational album from bluegrass progressives The Country Gentlemen: "Joe's Last Train" (1976). The Gents...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a hardcore Texas country album from Jerry Webb: "Red Lips & Honky Tonks" (2007). Originally hailing from We...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • 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: Dec 27, 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: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring Jean Shepard's return to form: "Slippin' Away" (1973). Absent from the Top 5 since 1964, Shepard enjoyed a ...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're taking the time to remember the almost unrivalled charisma, vocal versatility and showmanship of Faron Young. We've s...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the second album in as many years for road warrior Dallas Moore: "Tryin' To Be A Blessing" (2019). Moore ha...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first hit album for Cal Smith: "I've Found Someone Of My Own" (1972). After several years as rhythm gui...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring Marty Robbins' third album (of four) for MCA Records: "Good 'N Country" (1974). After twenty years, Columbi...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first album from Peggy Sue Wells, "Dynamite!" (1969). Famously the younger sister of Loretta Lynn and t...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're shining the spotlight on just one of the many singers who made up the local fabric of country music nationwide. These...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 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: Oct 25, 2019
  • 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: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring Reba McEntire's second album for MCA: "My Kind Of Country" (1984). After being plucked from the rodeo arena...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring what remains Ricky Skaggs' only US platinum album, "Highways & Heartaches" (1982). A magnificent sophomore ...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • 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 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a 2019 release from Oregon's The Hanson Family: "Rhythm Rides Again". Packed full of "western swing, cowboy...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 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: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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