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.


289 Pieces

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first solo album from Kentucky-born Ray Sanders: "Feelin' Good Is Easy" (1969). During his college year...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • 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: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the debut record from Houston piano man Damian O'Grady: "From 9 'Til 1" (2018). Here's a man who spent year...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 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: Jan 25, 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: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:38
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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: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're celebrating the songwriting prowess of Wayne Kemp with his debut full-length album "Wayne Kemp" (1971). Few of countr...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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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 Montgomer...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're celebrating an iconic label: Don Pierce's Starday Records. Formed in the early 50s by Lefty Frizzell's manager Jack S...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the fourth album from Canada's Western Swing Authority: "Big Deal" (2018). Fronted by husband and wife team...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a 1977 album from a man who doesn't get a lot of love on classic country radio in 2018: Tommy Overstreet. W...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1