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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.


70 Pieces

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This week we lost one of this generation's purest traditional country's voices. At the age of only 46, Daryle Singletary passed away, leaving behin...

Bought by WEZU and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode, we're featuring the sophomore album from Clint Black: "Put Yourself In My Shoes" (1990). Black's first album, "Killin' Time" (1989...

Bought by KSRQ, RadioFreePalmer, and WEZU


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In this episode, we're featuring what many consider one of the best releases for hard country singer Darrell McCall: "Lily Dale" (1977). The most s...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode, we're featuring the debut album from Saint Louis' Clint Hasse: "Inside Nashville" (2017). With a voice that brings to mind Texas g...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KSRQ, and WEZU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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 ...

Bought by WEZU and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode, we're featuring a sensational live album from Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadours: "Hittin' The Road" (1965). On this release, we ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring a top notch album from Freddie Hart: "Trip To Heaven" (1973). It spawned only one single - the title track - which...

Bought by KSRQ and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's episode, we're featuring one of the finest collections of straight-ahead honky tonk music that I've ever heard: "Honky Tonkin' With ...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring a fabulous Conway Twitty compilation/sampler: "I'm So Used To Loving You" (1973). This is no ordinary sampler, how...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring the debut album for an often overlooked Mississippi country star, OB McClinton: "OB McClinton Country" (1971). As ...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring a good old-fashioned duet album from Rhonda Vincent & Daryle Singletary: "American Grandstand" (2017). These two h...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this episode, we're featuring an album from the late, great Mel Tillis: "One More Time" (1970). Loaded with quality songwriting, including three...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring the second album from one of country's most unique baritones: Ron Williams, "The Longer You're Gone" (2009). Ron W...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring a sensational live album from Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadours: "Hittin' The Road" (1965). On this release, we ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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By popular demand (and because your host lost his voice this week), we're reairing a very well received recent episode: In this episode, we're feat...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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). B...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring the self-titled debut album from Texas dance band The Rocky King Band (2015). After having picked up the bug for t...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode we're featuring Jimmy Martin's 1974 album "Fly Me To Frisco", released 25 years after he joined Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys as a ...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode we're featuring a Stonewall Jackson album of previously released material on the Harmony label: The Exciting Stonewall Jackson (196...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, we're featuring a 1970 album from one of country music's smoothest honky tonk voices , Faron Young: "Occasional Wife". While still...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 1