WESTERN SWING ON CD

This list attempts to list all CD releases domestic and import with western swing. The list is arranged alphabetical by artists followed by various artist compilations. These are listed alphabetical by label than by release number or year.
The information for each release is as follows: 1) label 2) release # 3) title 4) number of CDs if more than one 5) year of CD release 6) country of origin if not U.S. and 7) a brief note about CD content, etc.
Please send any corrections, additions, or comments to: steve@westernswing.com
Last updated April 30, 2014.
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Various Artists


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Bill Adams & In The Mood

Facawe Buffalo no # “Bill Adams & In The Mood For Western Swing” (01)

Charlie Adams & The Lone Star Playboys

Bear Family BCD 16312-AH “Cattin’ Around” (00) Germany
Note: 30 tracks (5 previously unissued) from Imperial, Decca, and Columbia labels. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Dave Alexander & The Legends of Western Swing

DAP CD 34001 “Dave Alexander & The Legends of Western Swing” (93)

DAP CD 34003-2 “Tango In Durango” (97)

DAP CD ? “Swingin’ Into Christmas - A Western Swing Christmas Album” (99)

Nolan Bruce Allen

The Orchard “New York’s King of Western Swing Salutes The Bob Wills Era, Vol. 1” (03)

Shelly Lee Alley & his Alley Cats

Krazy Kat KKCD 34 “Alley Cat Stomp (1937–1941)” (06) England
Note: 26 tracks - 24 with his Alley Cats from Vocalion (1 prev. unissued) and Bluebird labels, 2 with Lummie Lewis & his Merrymakers. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Asleep At The Wheel

Acadia ACA 8022 “Texas Gold/Wheelin’ and Dealin’ ” (02) England

Acadia ACA 8023 “Collision Course/The Wheel” (02) England

Acadia ACA 8045 “Served Live” (03) England

Arista ARCD-8550 “Keepin’ Me Up Nights” (90)

Arista 07822-18698-2 “Greatest Hits Live & Kickin’ ” (92)
Note: New live material, not a reissue.

Arista 07822-18883-2 “Super Hits” (94)

Bismeaux #? “Santa Loves To Boogie” (07)

Bismeaux BRV 1287 “Willie and The Wheel” (09)
Note: Asleep At The Wheel and Willie Nelson.

Bismeaux 9670 “It’s A Good Day” (10)
Note: Asleep At The Wheel and Leon Rausch.

Bismeaux BRD 1314 “Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys” (15)

Capitol 7243-831280-2-0 “The Wheel Keep On Rollin’ ” (95)

Capitol 72435-4179-2-9 “20 Greatest Hits” (03)

Capitol Special Products 57000 “Best Of Asleep At The Wheel” (94)

CEMA S21-57000 “The Best of Asleep At The Wheel” (93)

Cracker Barrel 766305 “Hang Up My Spurs” (02)
Note: 12 new recordings for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s Heritage Music Collection.

Delta Deluxe 4717576 “Wide Awake! Live In Oklahoma” 2-CD (03) England
Note: 25 tracks live from Doc Severinsen’s Music Showplace, Oklahoma City in 1986.

Demon FIEND CD 44 “Pasture Prime” (85) England
Note: Same as Stony Plain CD.

Dot MCAD-31281 “Asleep At The Wheel” (?)
Note: Same as Stony Plain “Pasture Prime” CD minus 3 tracks.

Dreamworks DRMD-50117 “Ride With Bob” (99)

EMI 7243 99424 2 4 “23 Country Classics” (99) England

Epic EK 33097 “Asleep At The Wheel” (90)

Epic EK 40681 “10” (87)

Epic EK 44213 “Western Standard Time” (88)

Epic EK 53049 “The Swingin’ Best of Asleep At The Wheel” (92)
Note: 10 track of Epic sides.

Epic/Lucky Dog EK 67981 “Back To The Future Now - Live At Arizona Charlie’s, Las Vegas” (97)

High Street 72902-10355-2 “Merry Texas Christmas, Y’all” (97)

Koch KOC-CD-7-8172 “Comin’ Right At Ya/Texas Gold” (00)

Liberty CDP-0777-7-81470-2-2 “Tribute To The Music Of Bob Wills And The Texas Playboys” (93)

Liberty CDP-7243-8-28063-2-5 “Tribute To The Music Of Bob Wills And The Texas Playboys [Dance Version]” (94)

Liberty CDP-7243-8-30284-2-9 “Still Swingin’ ” 3-CD box (94)
Note: 1 CD is “Tribute” release, 1 a previously unreleased live performance, and 1 a best of United Artists and Capitol sides with 2 previously unissued tracks.

Madacy M2N2 1001 “The Very Best of Asleep At The Wheel” (01)

MCA Nashville MCA 088 170 211-2 “The Best of Asleep At The Wheel: 20th Century Masters/The Millennium Collection” (01)

MCA Special Products 20840 “Asleep At The Wheel” (95)
Note: Same as Dot MCAD-31281.

Megaforce #? “Reinventing the Wheel” (07)

Shout! Factory DK 31133 “Remember The Alamo” (03)

Sony Music Special Products A 22634 “Swing Time” (92)

Stony Plain 1251 “Pasture Prime” (88) Canada

Chet Atkins

Bear Family BCD 15714-DI “Galloping Guitar” 4-CD box (93) Germany
Note: Lots of WS style from the 40s.

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Joe Bob Barnhill & Route 66

Avion 3158-81002-2 “America’s Music Highway” (97)

The Baylor Brothers

Baylor Brothers BB101 “It’s Western Swing Time! - Best Of The Baylor Brothers” (00) Australia
Note: 25 tracks from 3 previous releases plus unreleased live tracks (1990–1992).

Beats Walkin’

Beats Walkin’ BW9701 “Western Omelette” (97)

Irresistble IRBW02 “Bop-A-Billy Swing!” (02)

The Bebop Cowboys

BBC BBC 01-2002 “Début” (02)

BBC BBC 02-2003 “Some Kind of Fantasy” (03)

BBC BBC 03-2006 “Canadian Dance Hall” (06)

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

Hightone HCD 8053 “
Jumping From 6 To 6” (94)

Hightone HCD 8064 “Swingin’ West” (95)

Hightone HCD 8083 “Feelin’ Kinda Lucky” (97)

HMG HMG501 “Radio Favorites” (99)
Note: 6 track EP CD.

Hightone HCD 8123 “Night Tide” (00)

See also Fly-Rite Boys solo CD.

Blue Moon

Pro-Arts PA-8923 “Greetings From Blue Moon” (98)
Note: 12 tracks from Eugene, Oregon band.

Ricky Boen & Texas Mud

? “When Payday Rolls Around” (?)

? “Out On The Texas Plains” (?)

Noel Boggs

Varèse Sarabande 302 066 138 2 “The Very Best - The Shasta Masters” (00)
Note: 16 tracks from Shasta recordings 1958–1964.

Bill Boyd & his Cowboy Ramblers

Acrobat 132 “Volume 1: Saturday Night Rag 1934–1936” (04) England
Note: 16 songs.

Acrobat 145 “Volume 2: Lone Star Rag 1937–1949” (05) England
Note: 15 songs.

British Archive of Country Music CD D 362 “Vol. 2: When The Sun Goes Down” (11) England

Bronco Buster CD 9002 “The Master of Cowboy Swing” (95) Germany
Note: 16 songs from 1937–1951.

Cattle CCD 205 “The Eyes Of Texas” (98) Germany
Note: 20 songs from Bluebird and RCA Victor.

Cattle CCD 229 “The Golden Age of Bill Boyd” (00) Germany
Note: 24 songs from 1934–1947.

Cattle CCD 234 “Swing With Bill Boyd” (00) Germany
Note: 24 songs from 1934–1947.

Roots of Country 21002 “Guess Who’s In Town” 2-CD (01)


Jim Boyd & his Men of the West

British Archive of Country Music CD D 369 “Texas Moon Waltz” (12) England

Brazos Valley Boys

Label? #? “So Rare” (?)

Label? #? “60th Anniversary” (05)

Milton Brown

Origin Jazz Library OJL 1000 “Western Swing Chronicles Vol. 1” (01)
Note: 25 track best of Texas Rose box set collection.

Proper PROPERBOX59 “Daddy Of Western Swing” 4-CD box (03) England
Note: Bargain priced 106 tracks: 102 of Brown’s recordings on Bluebird and Decca, plus 4 by Derwood Brown on Decca. 60 page booklet with notes by Adam Komorowski.

Texas Rose TXRCD 1–5 “The Complete Recordings of the Father Of Western Swing - Milton Brown and the Musical Brownies - 1932–1937” 5-CD box (95)
Note: 120 tracks - complete 102 of Brown’s recordings on Bluebird and Decca, plus 20 by Derwood Brown on Decca and 2 rare tracks by Roy Lee Brown. 40-page booklet by Cary Ginell.

Red Brown & the Tune Stranglers

Yoyo CD28 “If You Ain’t Right, Get Right” (05)

Cliff Bruner

Bear Family BCD 15932-EI “Cliff Bruner and his Texas Wanderers” 5-CD box (97) Germany
Note:117 tracks - complete Decca, Mercury, & AYO recordings with unissued and alternate takes from 1937–1950.

Johnny Bush

Lone Star TMG-LS 4002 “Sings Bob Wills” (00)

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Craig Chambers

WR 0007CD “Where The Pavement Ends” (94)

WR 1187 “Not Just Another Pretty Hat” (95)

WR 000? “The Cowboy’s Conscience” (98)

WR 0013 “West By Southwest” (00)

WR 0016 “Goin’ To Town” (03)

The Chapped Cheeks

Real Good no # “Buck Naked and the Chapped Cheeks” (96)

Swingtone 61164-2 “Live From The Swallows Inn” (04)

Leon Chappel/Leon Chappelear

Bear Family BCD 16254-AH “Automatic Mama” (99) Germany
Note: 26 tracks (6 previously unissued) this former head of Leon’s Lone Star Cowboys entire Capitol output. Biography by Kevin Coffey.

Origin Jazz Library OJL-1001 “Western Swing Chronicles Vol. 2: Leon Chappelear/Leon’s Lone Star Cowboys” (02)
Note: 24 tracks by Leon’s Lone Star Cowboys, 2 by Leon Chappelear on Gennett, and 1 with Jimmie Davis. Notes by Cary Ginnell.

Harry Choates

Aim 1205 “Cajun Fiddle King” (99) Australia

Arhoolie CD 380 “Fiddle King Of Cajun Swing” (94)
Note: 26 tracks from Gold Star label, 1946–1950.

Bear Family BCD 16355-BH “Devil In The Bayou” 2-CD (02) Germany
Note: Complete Gold Star Recordings, 47 tracks, 4 previously unissued. Plus 9 tracks with Happy Fats & his Rayne-Bo Ramblers. 102 page booklet with excellant notes by Andrew Brown.

Glad Music CD 7000 “Jole Blon” (99)

Krazy Kat KK CD 22 “Five-Time Loser 1940–1951” (98) England
Note: 20 tracks from Cajun Classics, Gold Star, Macy’s, Hummingbird, & Allied labels. Plus tracks 7 tracks from his first recordings with Happy Fats & his Rayne-Bo Ramblers on Bluebird.

Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen/
Commander Cody Band

Aim AIM 1024 “Bar Room Classics” (94) Australia
Note: Live recording from Armadillo World Headquarters, December, 1973.

Aim AIM 1043 “Worst Case Scenario” (94) Australia

Aim AIM 1059 “Tour From Hell 1973” (96) Australia

Akarma AK 193 “Hot To Trot” (02)

Atlantic 92865 “Live At Gilley’s” (00)

Blind Pig BP 72086 “Let’s Rock” (94)

BMG Special Products 46524 “Command Performance” (03)

Compose 9944-2 “Lose It Tonite” (94)

King Biscuit Flower KBFR 40002-2 “Greatest Hits Live” (03)

MCA MCAD-31185 “Lost In The Ozone” (87)

MCA MCAD-31186 “Hot Licks, Cold Steel & Truckers Favorites” (87)

MCA MCAD-?? “Country Casanova” (89)

MCA MCAD-10092 “Too Much Fun - The Best of Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen” (90)

MCA MCAD-659 “Deep In The Heart Of Texas” (90)

Phantom ?? “Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen” (03) England

Relix RRCD 2028 “Sleazy Roadside Stories” (88)
Note: Live recording from Armadillo World Headquarters, December, 1973.

Relix RRCD 2041 “Aces High” (90)
Note: Studio and live recordings 1979–1989.

Relix RRCD 2061 “Lost In Space” (93)
Note: Live recording from New York City, March, 1975.

Relix RRCD 2070 “Relix’s Best of Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen” (95)

Remember ?? “Live”(03) Germany

Silverline 288144 “King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents: Commander Cody”(03)

Silverline 288172 “From The Front Row Live”(03)

Warner Archive 2-2939 “We’ve Got A Live One Here!” (95)

WEA ?? “Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen” (89) Japan
Note: Reissue of Warner Brothers LP.

Wounded Bird WOU 2847 “Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen” (03)
Note: Reissue of Warner Brothers LP.

Wounded Bird WOU 2883 “Tales From The Ozone” (03)
Note: Reissue of Warner Brothers LP.

Ray Condo & His Ricochets

East Side ES 013 “Swing Brother Swing” (95) Canada
Note: 15 tracks, 7 not on Joaquin.

Joaquin JR2502 “Swing Brother Swing!” (96)
Note: 13 tracks, 5 not on East Side.

Joaquin JR2504 “Door To Door Maniac” (97)

Joaquin JR2507 “High & Wild” (00)

Spade Cooley

Bloodshot Revival BS802/SCD 4102 “Shame on You” (99)
Note: 23 tracks from Standard Transcriptions.

Collector’s Choice Music CCM-039 “King Of Western Swing” (97)
Note: 1 hour transcription of premier radio show of July 21, 1951.

Country Routes RFD CD 18 “Radio Broadcasts 1945” (98) England
Note: 22 tracks from transcriptions.

Country Routes RFD CD 23 “1941–1947 From Rare Transcription Discs” (00) England

Country Routes RFD CD 30 “1945–1946 ‘Live’ at the Santa Monica Pier & Riverside Rancho” (01) England

Harlequin HQ CD 144 “Spade Cooley Big Band 1950–1952” (99) England
Note: 33 tracks from transcriptions, some straight swing.

Legacy/Columbia CK 57392 “Spadella! The Essential Spade Cooley” (94)
Note: 20 tracks from Okeh and Columbia, 1 prev. unissued alternate side.

Proper PVCD127 “Swingin’ The Devil’s Dream” 2-CD (03) England
Note: 52 tracks from OKeh, Columbia, RCA Victor, and Decca, as well as with Cal Shrum’s Rhythm Riders from MacGregor Transcriptions.

Varèse Sarabande/Varèse Vintage 302 066 480 2 “Essential Western Swing: The Standard Transcription Recordings” (03)
Note: 19 tracks from Standard Transcriptions.

Spade Cooley & Tex Williams

Bronco Buster CD 9029 “Western Swing Jamboree” (97) Germany
Note: 20 tracks.

Jasmine JASMCD 3510 “A Western Swing Dance Date with Spade & Tex” (00) England
Note: 27 tracks from transcriptions, no discography. Notes by Paul Pelletier.

Carolina Cotton

Cattle CCD 286 “Yodel, Yodel, Yodel” (93) Germany
Note: 25 tracks from film and records.

Kit Fox KFCD001 “Yodeling Blonde Bombshell Volume 1” (05)
Note: 19 tracks from King and MGM records, film, and transcriptions.

Kit Fox KFCD002 “Yodeling Blonde Bombshell Volume 2” (09)

Country All Stars

Bear Family BCD 15728-AH “Jazz From The Hills” (93) Germany
Note: 21 tracks - the old LP “String Dustin’ ” plus 4 songs and alternates.

Cowboys & Indians

Cowboys & Indians no # “The Western Life” (95)

Cowboys & Indians no # “A Big Night In Cowtown” (98)

Cow Bop

Blujazz no # “Swingin Out West” (04)

Cowjazz

Cowjazz no # “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” (97)

Crazy Rhythm Daddies

Iglu IR 001 “Crazy Rhythm Daddies!” (96) Canada
Note: Former members of Ray Condo’s Hardrock Goners.

Jess Cullison

Tall Grass TGR-1096 “Doin’ It Right” (98)
Note: 12 tracks mix of western swing and modern country.

Truitt Cuninghham &
His Western Swing Hall Of Fame San Antonio Rose Band

“Truitt Cunningham & His Western Swing Hall Of Fame San Antonio Rose Band Live” (98)

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Ted Daffan’s Texans

British Archive of Country Music CD D 208 “Gonna Get Tight Tonight” (??) England

Cattle CCD 213 “Country Hit Maker Of The 1940s” (99) Germany
Note: 22 tracks from 1936–1948.

Cattle CCD 247 “I’ve Got 5 $ And It’s Saturday Night” (01) Germany
Note: 21 tracks from 1940–1950.

Jasmine JASMCD 3547 “Born To Lose” (04) England
Note: 24 tracks.

Dalhart Imperials

Big Bender #? “Finally” (03)

Dancehall Racketeers

Rack 2000 “Yarraville Sessions - 1997–98” (00) Australia

Jimmie Davis

Bear Family BCD 15943-EI “Nobody’s Darlin’ But Mine” 5-CD box (98) Germany
Note: Output from 1928–1937. Notes by Tony Russell.

Bear Family BCD 16216-EI “You Are My Sunshine” 5-CD box (98) Germany
Note: Output from 1937–1946. Notes by Tony Russell.

MCA MCAD-10087 “Country Music Hall of Fame Series” (91)
Note: 16 tracks from 1934–1953. Notes by Ronnie Pugh

Roots of Country 211005 “I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now” 2-CD (01)

Link Davis

Collectables COL-5594 “Cajun Blues” (96)

Krazy Kat KKCD 06 “Let the Good Times Roll” (93) England
Note: 20 tracks from 1948–1963.

The Desperados

? “Rio Grande Swing” (98)

Al Dexter/& his Troopers

ASV Living Era CD AJA 5311 “Pistol Packin’ Mama” (99) England
Note: 25 tracks. Notes by Peter Dempsey.

Bronco Buster DC 9030 “The Original Pistol Packin’ Mama” (97) Germany

Cattle CCD 211 “Country Hit Maker Of The 1940s” (99) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from 1936–1948.

Jasmine JASMCD 3546 “Honky Tonk Blues 1936-40: The Early Recordings” (04) England

Roots of Country 211009 “Pistol Packin’ Mama” 2-CD (01)

Johnny Dilks & his Visitacion Valley Boys

HMG HMG3008 “Acres Of Heartache” (99)
Note: 15 track debut of Hank Williams style pre-war western swing.

Bryan Duckworth

Duckway Disc 001 “Duckworth’s Mood Swing” (96)

Duckway Disc 002 “Begin The Sequin” (99)

Tommy Duncan

Bear Family BCD 15907-AH “Texas Moon” (96) Germany
Note: 26 tracks - all 12 Capitol & 2 Natural tracks, plus 8 Intro tracks. Also all 4 of Glynn Duncan’s Cormac tracks. Notes by Rich Kienzle.

Bear Family BCD 15957-AH “Beneath A Neon Star In A Honky Tonk” (96) Germany
Note: 28 tracks - 26 Intro tracks (2 unissued) and both Fire tracks. Notes by Rich Kienzle.

Jasmine JASMCD 3565 “Dog House Blues” (08) England
Note: All 12 of Tommy’s Coral Records output. The other 12 tracks has Billy Jack Wills MGM & Four Star sides and vocals with Bob Wills by Lee Ross, Tommy, and Billy Jack.

Bob Dunn

Origin Jazz Library OJL-1004 “Western Swing Chronicles, Vol. 5: Bob Dunn: Master Of The Electric Steel Guitar 1935–1950” 2-CD box set (10)
Note: 53 tracks with Milton Brown & his Brownies, Roy Newman & his Boys, Cliff Bruner’s Texas Wanderers, Buddy Jones, Leon Selph & his Blue Ridge Playboys, The Shelton Brothers, Bob Dunn’s Vagabonds, Floyd Tillman, Bill Boyd & his Cowboy Ramblers, Bill Mounce & The Sons of the South, The Sons of Dixie, Modern Mountaineers, Tommy Dover & his Texas Rhythm Boys, and Harry Choates & his Fiddle. Includes rare unpublished photos from family scrapbook with essays by Kevin Coffey, Cary Ginell, Jeremy Wakefield, and David Sager.

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Buddy Emmons

Flying Fish FF 70017 “Buddy Emmons Sings Bob Wills” (92)

Buddy Emmons & Ray Pennington
& The Swing Shift Band

Step One SOR-0003 “Swingin’ From The 40’s to The 80’s” (94)

Step One SOR-0015 “In The Mood For Swinging” (93)

Step One SOR-0039 “Swing & Other Things...We’re Steel Swingin’ ” (93)

Step One SOR-0060 “Swingin’ Our Way” (94)

Step One SOR-0073 “Swingin’ By Request” (94)

Step One SOR-0086 “It’s All In The Swing” (94)

Step One SOR-0109 “Goin’ Out Swingin’” (97)

John England & the Western Swingers

label? WSCD 2002 “Swinging Broadway” (02)

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Farr Brothers

Country Routes RFDCD 11 “Texas Stomp 1934–1940” (93) England
Note: The guitar/fiddle duo of Sons of the Pioneers with swinging instrumentals.

Feral Swing Katz

label? 9330357003241 “Come Out Swingin’ ” (98?)

One Stop t21491 “Feral Swing Katz with Peter Busher” (??)

The Fly-Rite Boys

Hightone HCD 8090 “Big Sandy Presents The Fly-Rite Boys” (98)
Note: 10 instrumentals. and 2 vocals. See also Big Sandy.

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Johnny Gimble

CMH CD-9027 “The Texas Fiddle Collection” (89)

Columbia CGK-36752 “Honeysuckle Rose - Movie Soundtrack” (90)
Note: Includes Gimble led band doing “Jumpin’ Cotton Eyed Joe” & “Fiddlin’ Around”.

MCA MCAD-42021 “Still Fiddlin’ Around” (88)

Hardrock Gunter

Rollercoaster CD 3013 “Gonna Rock & Roll, Gonna Dance All Night” (95) England
Note: 31 songs from the 50s (1950–1973) - Bama, Bullet, Horgan, & other labels but no Decca. Notes by Al Turner.

Hydra BCK 27108 “I’ll Give ’Em Rhythm” (99) Germany
Note: 29 songs from Decca, MGM, King, & other labels, 3 previously unissued. Notes by Klaus Kettner & Hardrock Gunter.

Jack Guthrie

Bear Family BCD 15580-AH “Oklahoma Hills” (92) Germany
Note: 29 songs from Capitol Records and Transcriptions between 1944 and 1947.

Bear Family BCD 16400-AR “Milk Cow Blues” (01) Germany
Note: 30 songs from Capitol Records and Transcriptions.

Bear Family BCD 16412-AR “When The World Has Turned You Down” (01) Germany
Note: 22 songs from Capitol Records and Transcriptions.

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Merle Haggard

Koch 3-7900-2 “A Tribute To The Best Damn Fiddle Player In the World” (95)

Haystack Hi-tones

Haystack Tracks HHT 001 “Haystack Hi-tones” (00) Netherlands
Note: 19 tracks from contemporary Dutch band, mixing western swing, rockabilly, and country.

Hi-Flyers

Krazy Kat KKCD 35 “Hi-Flyers: 1937–41” (05) England
Note: 28 tracks from Vocalion and OKeh labels, including 2 unissued and 8 alternate takes. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Adolph Hofner & His Texans

Arhoolie CD 7029 “South Texas Swing” (94)
Note: 26 songs plus a 7 minute radio show excerpt.

British Archive of Country Music CD D 297 “Swing With The Music” (??) England

Roy Hogsed

Bronco Buster DC 9004 “Snake Dance Boogie” (95) Germany
Note: 16 songs from 1950–1954, all Capitol.

Bear Family BCD 16191-AH “Cocaine Blues” (99) Germany
Note:

The Hot Club Of Cowtown

Hightone HCD 8094 “Swingin’ Stampede” (98)
Note: 14-song debut of guitar, fiddle, & bass trio.

Hightone HCD 8104 “Tall Tales” (99)

Hightone HCD 8124 “Dev’lish Mary” (00)

Hightone HCD 8147 “Ghost Train” (02)

Hightone HCD 8163 “Continental Stomp” (03)
Note: Recorded live at The Continental Club in Austin, Texas.

Harley Huggins & The Barn Dance Gang

Country Routes RFD CD27 “1946” (02) England
Note: 36 tracks from radio transcriptions of this former Texas Playboys band based in Fresno, California. Notes by Buddy McPeters.
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Jerry Irby

Collectors Records CLCD 2851 “Boppin’ Hillbilly Series” (93) Holland
Note: 26 songs from 1945–1950. Good notes by Al Turner.

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Jazzabillies

Q-Tone 1 “Show Me” (06)

Buddy Jones

British Archive of Country Music CD D 014 “Police Officer & Honky Tonk Singer” (02) England

Bronco Buster CCD 206 “The Louisiana Honky Tonk Boy” (95) Germany

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Pee Wee King

Bear Family BCD 15727-FI “Pee Wee King & Golden West Cowboys” 6-CD box (94) Germany
Note: 151 songs (1946–1958) from RCA Victor & Bullet labels. 68-page booklet.

Big Tone 5714 “Hillbilly Boogie” (93) England?

Bloodshot Revival BS 804 “Pee Wee King’s Country Hoedown” 2-CD set (99)
Note: 51 tracks from transcriptions.

Heptone HEPCD483 “Western Swing” (00) England?
Note: 30 tracks, no notes or discography.

Jasmine JASMCD 3517 “Western Swing Get Together” (01) England
Note: 26 tracks from transcriptions.

King 3800 “Inducted Into The Hall of Fame 1974” (99)

Roots of Country 211010 “Tennessee Waltz” 2-CD (01)

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Texas Jim Lewis

British Archive of Country Music CD D 062 “Rose Of The Border” (03) England

British Archive of Country Music CD D 271 “In New York & Hollywood 1937–1939” (12) England

Cattle CCD 221 “Western Swing Nostalgia” (00) Germany
Note: 24 tracks.

Country Routes RFD CD 26 “Texas Jim Lewis & His Lone Star Cowboys” (01) England
Note: 31 tracks from transcriptions.

Light Crust Doughboys

British Archive of Country Music CD D 094 “Guitar Jump” (05) England

British Archive of Country Music CD D 363 “Volume 2: Roll Up The Carpet” (11) England

Bronco Buster CD 9019 “Western Swing Memories (1936–1941)” (96) Germany
Note: All tracks on CD for first time!

Cattle CCD 261 “Lone Star State Swing” (02) Germany
Note: 26 tracks from 1935–1941.

Doughboys CD DR1005 “Texas Swing - The Light Crust Doughboy Way” (?)

Doughboys CD DR1008 “Around The World - Tunes We Played In Europe” (96)

Doughboys CD DR1011 “The Highroad On The Hilltop” (97)

Doughboys CD DR1012 “God Bless Amarillo (And All The Cowboys, Too)” (98)

Doughboys CD DR1015 “Folk And Blues Of The American Southwest” (98)

Doughboys CD DR1039 “Yesterday & Today” (?)

Krazy Kat KKCD 37 “1936–1941” (07) England
Note: 26 tracks, 8 previously unissued. Notes by Kevin Coffey in 20 page booklet.

Rockabilly Hall Of Fame RABHOFCD109 “Doughboy Rock” (00)
Note: Also features The Salty Dogs.

Merl Lindsay & his Oklahoma Nite Riders

Krazy Kat KKCD 33 “Merl Lindsay and his Oklahoma Nite Riders: 1946–1952” (05) England
Note: 28 tracks. Notes and discography by Kevin Coffey.

Lost Weekend

Redoubtable RR 101 “Harbor Lights and Cowboy Blues” (02)

Sonotone Music SCE 012 “Swingin’ Out West” (98) Germany

The Lucky Stars

Ipecac IPC-8 “Hollywood & Western” (00)
Note: 12 track CD debut.

Fate LP5002 “Stay Out Late with The Lucky Stars” (05)

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Leon McAuliffe

Bear Family BCD 16854-AH “Take Off, And More” (07) Germany
Note: 26 1957–58 Dot recordings, 2 previously unissued. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Bronco Buster CD 9010 “World Masters 1953” (96) Germany
Note: 22 tracks - 20 instrumentals. and 2 vocals from World Transcriptions.

Cattle CCD 295 “A Musical Souvenir Of The Late Leom McAuliffe” (04) Germany
Note: 24 tracks from Columbia label.

Harlequin 185 “Take It Away Leon” (04) England
Note: 24 tracks: 12 from Majestic in 1947, 4 big band tracks from 1946, and 8 from 1947–1948.

Jasmine JASMCD 3514 “Take It Away The Leon Way!” (01) England
Note: 27 tracks from transcriptions.

Vivid Sound NACD-3225 “Everybody Dance! Everybody Swing!” (05) Japan
Note: Reissue of 1964 Capitol album.

Marshall & The Shooting Stars

Vinyl Japan Label JRCD 9 “Air Mail Special” (94) England
Note: 12 songs. Real WS featuring Marshall Lytle of Bill Haley’s Comets with new band.

Dude Martin

Cattle CCD 288 “Dude Martin and his Roundup Gang” (04) Germany
Note: 24 tracks from RCA Victor, Mercury, & Eagle labels and MacGregor transcriptions.

Massey Family/The Westerners/
Louise Massey & the Westerners

Bronco Buster CD 9026 “Louise Massey & Westerners - Swing West” (97) Germany

Cattle CCD 235 “Ridin’ Down That Old Texas Trail With Louise Massey & The Westerners” (00) Germany
Note: 24 tracks from 1934–1942.

Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition

BGM Network BJM20198-2 “Keepin’ The Tradition: A Tribute To My Heroes” (98)

Miller Brothers

Collector CLCD 2853 “The Miller Brothers - Boppin’ Hillbilly Series” (97) Holland
Note: 27 tracks from 4 Star label.


Patsy Montana

Collector Choice Music 185 “The Best of Patsy Montana” (01)
Note: 24 tracks.

King 3814 “Inducted Into The Hall of Fame 1996” (99)

Lynette Morgan & the Blackwater Valley Boys

El Toro ETCD-3020 “Road Signs & Middle Lines” (02) Spain

Tom Morrell & The Time-Warp Tophands

Shanachie 6044 “Wolf Tracks” (99)
Note: 12 instrumental tracks Vol. 1–10 of “How The West Was Swung” series.

WR CD-001 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 1” (99)
WR WR 002 & 003 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 2 & 3 - Let’s Ride With Bob” (95)
WR WR 004 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 4 - Pterodactyl Tales” (06)
WR WR 005 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 5 - Go Uptown” (94)
WR 0006 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 6 - Smoke A Little Of This!” (94)
WR WR 0008 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 7 - No Peddlers Allowed!!” (95)
WR WR0009 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 8 - On The Money” (96)
WR WR0010 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 9 - Son Of No Peddlers Allowed” (96)
WR WR0012 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 10 - Win Show & Place” (98)
WR WR0014 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 11 - Jugglin’ Cats” (01)
WR WR0015 “How The West Was Swung, Vol. 12 - Stylin’ ” (02)
Note: The best contemporary WS series by all-star performers.

Moon Mullican

Ace CD CHD 458 “Moonshine Jamboree” (93) England
Note: 23 King label tracks from 1946–1954.

Ace CD CHD 997 “Seven Nights To Rock” (04) England
Note: 24 King label tracks from 1950–1956, including 2 unissued alternate takes. Notes by Keven Coffey.

Bear Family BCD 15607-AH “Moon’s Rock” (92) Germany
Note: 32 Coral and Decca sides moving into rock and pop.

Bronco Buster CD 9022 “I Left My Heart In Texas” (96) Germany
Note: 20 tracks.

Hollywood/Deluxe DCD 7813 “22 Greatest Hits” (94)

King KCD-555 “Sings His All-Time Hits” (88)

King KCD-628 “The Old Texan” (97)

Proper PVCD106 “I’ll Sail My Ship Alone” 2-CD (02) England
Note: 50 tracks, first CD all with variuos WS bands, second CD his King sides.

See For Miles 705 “The EP Collection” (00) England
Note: 26 King sides from EP’s.

Westside WESA 800 “Showboy Special - The Early King Sides” (00) England
Note: 23 tracks (5 previously unissued, 1 alternate take) from first King sessions, 1946–1947. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Westside WESA 911 “Moon’s Tunes - The Chronological King Recordings Vol. 2 1947–1950” (01) England
Note: 24 tracks,1 previously unissued. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Red Murrell

Jasmine JASMCD 3544 “Sittin On To Of The World” (04) England
Note: 24 tracks Acme, Atlas, Capitol, Gold Seal, Lariat, and Signature labels.

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Bill Nettles & his Dixie Blue Boys/
Nettles Brothers String Band

Cattle CCD 248 “Shake It And Take It” (01)
Note: 25 tracks.

Roy Newman & his Boys

British Archive of Country Music CD D 367 “Round The World On A Dime” (11) England

Cattle CCD 269 “Dust Off That Old Piano” (02)
Note: 26 tracks.

The Nite Owls

Cattle CCD 302 “The Swingin’ Western Style of The Nite Owls 1937–1938” (05)
Note: 24 tracks from Vocalion label.

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The Over The Hill Band

no label no # “The Over The Hill Band” (01)

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Billy Parker

Sims 212 “Swingin’ With Bob” (96)

Hank Penny/
& His California Cowhands

Bloodshot Revival BS 806 “Crazy Rhythm” (00)
Note: 30 songs from Standard Transcription Service in 1951.

The Hound TRG 505109 “Red Hot Papa” (96) Netherlands
Note: 28 songs from 1946–1955.

Jasmine JASMCD 3520 “The Penny Opus #1” (00) England
Note: 22 tracks from transcriptions. Notes by Paul Pelletier.

Krazy Kat KK CD 25 “Hollywood Western Swing - The Best of Hank Penny 1944–1947” (99) England
Note: 26 tracks from King label. Good notes by Dave Sax.

Krazy Kat KK CD 31 “Flamin’ Mamie 1938–1941” (04) England
Note: 28 tracks with otes by Kevin Coffey.

Proper PVCD134 “King Of Hillbilly Bop” 2-CD (03) England
Note: 50 tracks from Vocalion, OKeh, Conqueror, King, and RCA Victor.

Soundies/Bloodshot BS 806 “Crazy Rhythm” (00)
Note: 30 tracks from The Standard Transcriptions.

Westside WESA 914 “Hillbilly Be-Bop” (01) England
Note: 28 Songs from King 1944 –1950. Notes by Rich Kienzle.

Hal Peters & His String Dusters

Bluelight BLR 33113 “Western Standard Time” (04) Finland

Goofin’ GRCD 6082 “Lonesome Hearted Blues” (98) Finland
Note: 13 songs, 11 from 10 in. LP (GOOFY 1082) and 2 from 10th anniversary limited edition single (GOOFY 555).

Norman Phelps’ Virginia Rounders/
Earl & Willie Phelps/The Phelps Brothers

Bronco Buster CD 9043 “Two Decades Of Country Music by The Phelps Brothers” (98) Germany
Note: 27 tracks, 12 from 1936, the rest from 1955.

The Pine Valley Cosmonauts

Bloodshot BS 029 “Salute The Majesty of Bob Wills” (98)
Note: 19 songs from alt. country line-up, with vocals by Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Robbie Fulks, & Alejandro Escovedo, among others. Very good western swing sound, not borderline and beyond as one might expect from line-up.

Playboys II

Glad Music CD 7015 “Playboys II” (96)

Glad Music CD 7016 “Back In The Swing Of Things” (94)

Glad Music CD 7018 “Kings Of Western Swing” (95)

Glad Music CD 7021 “‘Faded Love’ And Other Texas Playboys’ Favorites” (96)

Glad Music CD 7024 “San Antonio Rose” (99)

Glad Music CD 7030 “We Remember Tommy Duncan” (00)

Curtis Potter & the National Swing Band of Texas

Southland SR-7731 “Recorded Live May 21, 2000” (00)

The Prairie Ramblers

Bronco Buster CD 9038 “Swingin’ Down The Old Orchard Lane with The Prairie Ramblers (97) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from 1935–1938.

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Rooster Quantrell & the Border Raiders

Stardust SRI-1035 “Col. Buster Doss Presents Rooster Quantrell” (98)

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Ole Rasmussen & the Nebraska Cornhuskers

Bear Family BCD 16255-AH “Sleepy Eyed John” (99) Germany
Note: All 28 1950–52 Capitol sides.

Leon Rausch

Southland SR-7517-CD “Deep In The Heart Of Texas” (98)

Southland SR-7627-CD “Close To You - A 20 Song Salute To The Music Of Cindy Walker / Volume #1” (98)
Note: 20 tracks include 5 new Cindy Walker compositions.

Leon Rausch & Tommy Allsup

Sims SRBS-100 “Tribute To The Music Of Bob Wills” 3-CD box set (97)
Note: 50 tracks and booklet.

Dick Reinhart & his Universal Cowboys/
& his Lone Star Boys

Cattle CCD 212 “Hot Rod Baby” (99) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from 1940–1947.

Retta & the Smart Fellas

no label or number “Rural Jazz” (00)

Retta CD1 “They Took The Stars Out Of Heaven” (03)

Jimmie Revard & his Oklahoma Playboys

British Archive of Country Music CD D 100 “Naughty Naughty” (05) England

The River Road Boys/Original River Road Boys/
Bob White and Clyde & the River Road Boys

Bellaire 1319 “Expressions of Faith” (00)

Bellaire 1320 “The River Road Boys Featuring the Twin Fiddles of Bob White and Clyde Brewer” (00)

Bellaire 1321 “Seven Come Eleven” (00)

Sundown SD-CD-2130 “A Souvenir From Texas” (94)

Jimmie Rivers And The Cherokees

Joaquin JR2501 “Brisbane Bop - Western Swing 1961–64” (95)
Note: Reissue of Western label LP with 6 new tracks, new photos, and new liner notes by Rich Kienzle.

Smokey Rogers

Bronco Buster CD 9020 “Western Swing Masterpieces” (96) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from 4 Star, Capitol, Capitol Americana, and Coral labels.

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Saddle Up & Boogie

Saddle Up & Boogie 6 01812 56002 9 “Western Swing with a Zing!” (01)

Shelton Brothers (Bob & Joe)

British Archive of Country Music CD D 010 “Rompin’ and Stompin’ Around” (02) England

British Archive of Country Music CD D 370 “Vol. 2: Beautiful Louisiana” (12) England

Cattle CCD 241 “Vol.2: ” Germany (00)
Note: 25 tracks from Decca between 1935–1941.

Cattle CCD 258 “A Hillbilly And Western Swing Legend” Germany (02)
Note: 26 tracks from Decca between 1935–1940.

Bob Skyles and his Skyrockets

Krazy Kat KK CD 29 “Bob Skyles and his Skyrockets 1937–1940” (02)
Note: 27 tracks from Bluebird and Decca, most previously un-reissued. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Smith’s Ranch Boys

Summertone Recordings SRB0002 “More Barnyard Favorites” (99)

Deuce Spriggins

British Archive of Country Music CD D 279 “Down The Trail To San Antone” (??) England

The Spurs

Spinout SPINCD012 “Go Boy Go” (00)
Note: 17 tracks from Boston area band.

The Starliners

Aloha Records ALH-1 “Re Bop” (97) Australia
Note: 13 tracks, similar to Big Sandy & Fly-Rite Boys.

Aloha Records ALH-1002 “Rhythm Round-up” (99) Australia

Ocie Stockard & the Wanderers

Origin Jazz Library OJL-1002 “Western Swing Chronicles, Vol. 3: Ocie Stockard & the Wanderers” (04)
Note: 24 tracks from 1937–1946. Notes by Cary Ginell

Dave Stogner

British Archive of Country Music CD D 356 “Western Swing Time” (11) England
Note: 28 tracks.

Stone Horse and Friends

Amethyst Records AR-9228 “Tribute to Tulsa Music” (?)
Note: With Moe Bandy, Becky Hobbs, Mel Tillis, Hank Thompson, Luke Wills, Wanda Jackson, Billy Parker, Leon Rausch, and Red Steagall.

Dave Stuckey and the Rhythm Gang

HMG HMG3010 “Get A Load Of This” (00)
Note: First solo release from former Dave & Deke Combo member. 14 hot tracks with all star line-up.

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Texas Playgirls

Glad Music CD 7019 “The Bob Wills Texas Playgirls With Some Of The Boys” (95)

Hank Thompson

Bear Family BCD 15904-LK “Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys” 12-CD box (96) Germany

Bloodshot Revival BS 803 “Hank World” (99)
Note: 23 tracks from World Transcriptions.

Bronco Buster CD 9001 “World Masters 1951–1953” (95) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from World Transcriptions.

Capitol CDP 7921242 “The Capitol Collector’s Series” (89)
Note: 20 track best of collection. Good Notes by Bob Furmanek & Denise Cox.

Castle Pulse PLSCD330 “Famous Country Music Makers” (99) England

Celebrity Country Productions HTCD-1-2 “Hall Of Fame Classics” (89)

Country Routes RFD CD 19 “Sounds of The Brazos Valley - Unissued Radio Broadcasts c1952” (97) England
Note: 32 tracks from O.P.S. transcriptions.

Flyright FLY CD 948 “Radio Broadcasts 1952” (97) England
Note: 16 tracks from O.P.S. transcriptions.

MCA MCAC-10547 “Country Music Hall Of Fame Series” (92)
Note: 16 tracks from Dot recordings.

Tommy Thomsen

Pueblo Recordings PRCD-010 “Western Jazz” (01)

Floyd Tillman

Bear Family BCD 16415 FL “I Love You So Much It Hurts Me: His Recordings 1936–1962 & 1981” 6-CD box (04) Germany
Note:173 tracks from Decca, Columbia, RCA Victor, Liberty, Cimarron, Gilleys, and others. Tracks with or by Blue Ridge Playboys, The Village Boys, and Marge Tillman. Comes with 80 page hardbound book by Kevin Coffey.

MCA MCAD-10189 “Country Music Hall Of Fame Series” (91)
Note: Includes tracks by Village Boys and Blue Ridge Playboys.

The Time Jumpers

no label no # “On The Air” (01)

Crosswind #? “Jumpin’ Time” 2-CD (07)

Merle Travis

Bear Family BCD 15637-EI “Guitar Rags and a Too Fast Past” 5-CD box (94) Germany
Note: 141 tracks (1943–1955), plus 80-page booklet.

Tune Wranglers

British Archive of Country Music CD D 372 “Drivin’ The Dogies Along” (12) England

Krazy Kat KK CD 28 “1936–1938” (00) England
Note: 27 tracks.

Johnny Tyler

Bronco Buster CD 9036 “Swingin’ and Rockin’ Western Style” (97) Germany
Note: 20 tracks - 16 RCA Victor, 2 Crown, 1 Ekko, and 1 Stanchel.

Cattle CCD 300 “Two Dozen Western Swing Jewels” (04) Germany
Note: 24 RCA Victor tracks: 6 with Luke Wills’ Rhythm Busters and 18 as Johnny Tyler & the Riders of the Rio Grande.

T. Texas Tyler

British Archive of Country Music CD D 182 “Country Boy” (??) England

Bronco Buster CD 9012 “Man With A Million Friends” (96) Germany
Note: 20 tracks (1946–1954) - 19 from 4 Star & 1 from Decca. Some good swingin’ stuff with Noel Boggs & Joaquin Murphy, steel.

Cattle CCD 262 “Unadulterated Country Songs” (02) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from 4 Star without added echo of later King reissues.

Cattle CCD 263 “More Unadulterated Country Songs” (02) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from 4 Star without added echo of later King reissues.

Collector Records CLCD 2855 “Boppin’ Hillbilly Series” (98) Holland
Note: 27 tracks from 4 Star label.

Collector’s Choice Music CCM-051-2 “The Best of T. Texas Tyler” (98)
Note: 18 Four Star tracks.

King KCD-689 “The Great Texan” (94)

King KCD-721 “T. Texas Tyler” (94)

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Lionel Wendling

Lonestar Production LP 06001/1 “Western Swing: The Enchanting Steel Guitar of Lionel Wendling” (07) France

Western Caravan

Western Caravan WCP-03 “Yellow Texas Moon” (01)

The Western Flyers

Versa-Tone no # “Wild Blue Yonder” (16)

Howard White

Bear Family BCD 15575 “Western Swing & Steel Instrumentals” (92) Germany

Ray Whitley’s Range Riders/ & his 6 Bar Cowboys

British Archive of Country Music CD D 006 “Back In The Saddle Again” (02) England
Note: 22 tracks with Buck Nation, Odis Elder, Range Riders, and 6 Bar Cowboys, 1934–1947.

Curly Williams & his Georgia Peach Pickers

Bear Family BCD 16326 AH “Just A-Pickin’ And A-Singin’” (04) Germany

Bear Family BCD 16666 AH “Half As Much” (04) Germany

Cattle CCD 257 “Swing And Boogie Time with Curley Williams & his Georgia Peach Pickers” (02) Germany
Notes: 26 tracks.

Tex Williams/& his Western Caravan

ASV Living Era CD AJA 5413 “That’s What I Like About The West” (02) England
Note: 25 tracks.

British Archive of Country Music CD D 097 “River Of No Return” (05) England

Bronco Buster CD 9033 “Western Swing Artistry” (97) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from Capitol, Capitol Americana, and RCA Victor labels.

Bronco Buster CD 9041 “Western Swing Nostalgia” (97) Germany
Note: 20 tracks from Capitol Transcriptions.

Capitol Nashville 7243-8-36184-2-2 “Vintage Collections” (96)
Note: 20 tracks from Capitol and Capitol Transcriptions. 2 previously unreleased.

Country Routes RFD CD 17 “On The Air 1947–1949 - Western Swing From South California” (97) England
Note: 26 tracks from transcriptions of shows at The Palace Barn and Riverside Rancho.

Country Routes RFD CD 28 “‘Live’ from the Palace Barn and Transcription Discs” (02) England
Note: 31 tracks from studio transcriptions or live shows from The Palace Barn. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Varèse Sarabande 302 066 137 2 “The Very Best - The Shasta Masters” (00)
Note: 16 tracks from Shasta recordings 1959–1978, 3 previously unreleased.

Billy Jack Wills

The Hound TRG-505105 “There’s Good Rockin’ Tonight” (96) Netherlands
Note: 20 MGM tracks (4 with Bob Wills), 1 Four Star, 1 Presto Transcription with Bob Wills, and 4 KFBK Transcriptions.

Joaquin JR2503 “Billy Jack Wills & His Western Swing Band” (96)
Note: Reissue of 1982 LP on Western of KFBK transcriptions with 3 bonus tracks and revised notes by Rich Kienzle.

Joaquin JR2505 “Crazy, Man, Crazy!” (99)
Note: Reissue of 1983 LP on Western of KFBK transcriptions with 2 bonus tracks and revised notes by Rich Kienzle.

Bob Wills

ASV Living Era CD AJA 5250 “The King of Western Swing” (98) England
Note: 25 tracks from 1935–1945.

Bear Family BCD 15689-AH “The Longhorn Recordings” (93) Germany
Note: All the 23 recordings.

Bear Family BCD 15933-LL “San Antonio Rose” 11-CD/1 DVD box set (00) Germany
Note: 302 tracks, a near complete collection of the Bluebird/Vocalion/Okeh/Columbia recordings of Bob Wills plus the feature film “Take Me Back To Oklahoma” on DVD. Set includes 168 page hardbound book with text, photos and discography by Kevin Coffey and Bob Pinson

Bear Family BCD 16550-NL “Faded Rose: 1947–1973” 13-CD/1 DVD box set (05) Germany
Note: 357 tracks, a near complete collection of the MGM/Decca/Liberty/Longhorn/Kapp/United Artists recordings of Bob Wills, including 20 unreleased tracks from the legendary 1971 Merle Haggard housewarming Texas Playboys reunion session. Plus the 7 Snader Telescription films on DVD and a 136 page hardbound book with text, photos and discography.

Blue Moon BMCD 3065 “King Of Western Swing, Vol. 1 - Milk Cow Blues” (97) Spain
Blue Moon BMCD 3068 “King Of Western Swing, Vol. 2 - In The Mood” (97) Spain
Note: 27 tracks from Tiffany Transcriptions.

British Archive of Country Music CD D 033 “Ole Buttermilk Sky” (03) England
Note: 25 tracks from Tiffany Transcriptions 1945–1947.

Capitol Special Products 56682 “San Antonio Rose & Other Hits” (96)

Castle Pulse PLSCD331 “Famous Country Music Makers” (04) England

Catfish KATCD205 “Faded Love” (01) England

CBS Special Products A 32416 “The Bob Wills Anthology” (91)
Note: 24 tracks reissue 1973 2-LP set minus the notes.

Collectables COL 5570 “Strictly By Ear” (95)

Collectables COL ? “The Great Bob Wills/Remembering... Bob Wills Greatest Hits” (03)

Collector’s Choice WWCCM09912 “The Tiffany Transcriptions” 10-CD box set (09)
Note: Reissue of all 151 tracks from the 10 Kaliedoscope releases with new notes and remastering.

Collector’s Edition 12 “Legacy” (96)

Columbia Historic Edition CK-37468 “Bob Wills” (88)

Columbia/Legacy CK 48958 “The Essential Bob Wills 1935–1947” (92)
Note: 20 tracks, 4 are previously unissued alternate takes

Count #? “The King of Western Swing” (00) import?

Country Music Foundation #? “Fiddle” (94)
Note: 20 fiddle instrumentals for OKeh/Vocalion/Columbia group of labels.

Country Routes RFD CD 21 “Harmony Park Airshots - January 1953” (99)
Note: Reissue of LP RFD 9003 plus 10 additional live tracks.

Country Routes RFD CD 24 “Rare California Airshots 1945–1946” (01)
Note: 24 tracks from transcriptions and airchecks. Notes by Bruce Bastian

Country Routes RFD CD 34 “Bob Wills In Hollywood 1943–1944” (06)
Note: 23 tracks from ARFS transcriptions, 6 from motion picture soundtracks, and 1 from an unissued demo acetate. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Country Stars 55463 “The King of Western Swing” (00) country?

Curb D2-77389 “Greatest Hits” (90)
Note: Capitol, Liberty, and U.A. material.

DCC Compact Classics 183 “Hall of Fame” (00)
Note: Reissue of double U.A. LP of Liberty material.

Demon FIEND 905 “Your Friendly King Of Western Swing” (95?) England

Edsel EDCD 321 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 1” (95)
Edsel EDCD 322 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 2 - Best Of The Tiffanys” (95)
Edsel EDCD 323 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 3 - Basin Street Blues” (95)
Edsel EDCD 324 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 4 - You’re From Texas” (95)
Edsel EDCD 325 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 5” (95)
Edsel EDCD 326 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 6 - Sally Goodin” (95)
Edsel EDCD 327 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 7 - Keep Knockin’ ” (95)
Edsel EDCD 328 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 8 - More Of The Best” (95)
Edsel EDCD 329 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 9 - In The Mood” (95)
Note: All nine above England - same as Kaleidoscope and Rhino issues of Tiffany Transcriptions.

Edsel Nest DC 905 “Your Friendly King of Western Swing” (95?) England
Note: All tracks from Tiffany Transcriptions. Same as Demon FIEND 905 above?

Federal 6562 “Best of The Best: Inducted Into the Hall of Fame 1968” (02)

Fremeaux CD FA 164 “Bob Wills & Texas Playboys 1932–47” 2-CD (99) France
Note: 36 tracks.

Hollywood HCD-411 “21 Golden Hits” (92)
Note: 21 tracks from Longhorn label.

Jasmine JASMCD 3526 “He’s a Ding Dong Daddy” (02) England
Note: 2? tracks from Tiffany Transcriptions.

Kaleidoscope K-16 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 1” (89)
Kaleidoscope K-19 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 2 - Best Of The Tiffanys” (87)
Kaleidoscope K-20 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 3 - Basin Street Blues” (84)
Kaleidoscope K-21 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 4 - You’re From Texas” (85)
Kaleidoscope K-25 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 5” (86)
Kaleidoscope K-27 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 6 - Sally Goodin” (87)
Kaleidoscope K-29 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 7 - Keep Knockin’ ” (87)
Kaleidoscope K-32 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 8 - More Of The Best” (88)
Kaleidoscope K-35 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 9 - In The Mood” (90)
Kaleidoscope K-6002 “The McKinney Sisters - The Tiffany Transcriptions” (90)
Note: Original label for this great reissue series.

Laserlight 12735 “American Legends - Vol. 13” (96)

Legacy 1CK48958 “The Essential Bob Wills 1935–1947” (92)
Note: 20 tracks from ARC/Columbia period.

Legacy 1CK48958 “Legends Of Country Music: Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys” 4-CD box set (06)
Note: 105 tracks from Bluebird (Ft. Worth Doughboys), Vocalion, Okeh, Columbia, and United Arists. Notes by Rich Kienzle.

Legacy 1CK685568 “Legends Of Country Music: The Best of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys” (06)
Note: 18 track sampler of Legacy box set.

Liberty CDP-7243-28331-2-3 “For The Last Time” (94)
Note: 24 track reissue of 2-LP set of Wills’ last recordings from 1974.

Liberty CDP-7243-8-30275-2-1 “Encore” 3-CD box (94)
Note: 57 tracks from Capitol, Liberty, and United Artists. 3 unissued Liberty sides.

MCA CD-5917 “The Best Of Bob Wills” (99)

MCA MCAC-10547 “Country Music Hall Of Fame Series” (92)
Note: 16 tracks from Decca and Kapp sides, 3 previously unissued.

MCA MCAC-170117 “20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Bob Wills” (00)

Mercury Nashville 534 669 “The Hits” (97)

Music Club MCCD 143 “Swing Hi! Swing Lo” (93) England
Note: 27 tracks from Tiffany Transcriptions.

Polydor 827-573-2 “24 Greatest Hits” (94)
Note: MGM sides.

President PLCD 553 “The King of Lone Star Swing - Roots Of Rock ’n’ Roll Volume 3” (01) England
Note: 28 tracks, most previously on LP. Notes by Adam Komorowski.

Primo PRMCD6012 “The King of Western Swing” 2-CD (06) England
Note: 40 tracks. Nothing new but budget priced.

Prism 409 “The Ultimate Collection” (02) country?

Proper PROPERBOX32 “Take Me Back To Tulsa” 4-CD set (01) England
Note: Bargain priced 109 tracks from 1932–1950. 52 page booklet with notes by Adam Komorowski.

Real Gone Music #RGM-0244 “Riding Your Way: The Lost Transcriptions for Tiffany Music, 1946-194” 2-CD set (14)
Note: 50 un-reissued Tiffany Transcriptions, 20 of which were previously unissued even on transcription.

Rhino R2 70744 “Anthology 1933–1973” 2-CD set (91)
Note: Most comprehensive (multi-label) Bob Wills release. Great starter.

Rhino RR71469 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 1” (93)
Rhino RR71470 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 2 - Best Of The Tiffanys” (93)
Rhino RR71471 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 3 - Basin Street Blues” (93)
Rhino RR71472 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 4 - You’re From Texas” (93)
Rhino RR71473 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 5” (93)
Rhino RR71474 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 6 - Sally Goodin” (93)
Rhino RR71475 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 7 - Keep Knockin’ ” (93)
Rhino RR71476 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 8 - More Of The Best” (93)
Rhino RR71477 “The Tiffany Transcriptions Volume 9 - In The Mood” (93)
Rhino RR71470 “The McKinney Sisters - The Tiffany Transcriptions” (93)
Note: Reissue of Kaleidoscope’s Tiffany Transcriptions series.

Rhino RR71670 “Classic Western Swing” (94)

Rhino R2 72810 “San Antonio Rose” (97)

Rounder Select 82161-1145-2/A 34084 “Take Me Back to Tulsa: The Original Columbia Recordings, Vol. 1” (01)

Rounder Select 82161-1146-2/A 34084 “Stay A Little Longer: The Original Columbia Recordings, Vol. 2” (02)

Sony Music Special Products A 32416 “The Best of Bob Wills” (91)
Note: Kapp material.

Sony Music Special Products A 15813 “Bob Wills Special” (93)
Note: 14 track reissue of 198l LP but this time in original mono.

Universal 170206 “Boot Heel Drag: The MGM Years” 2-CD (01)
Note: 50 tracks from MGM label.

Johnnie Lee Wills

Krazy Kat KKCD 18 “The Band’s A Rockin’ ” (96) England
Note: 27 tracks, Decca, & Bullet labels. Some on LP before. Notes by Dave Sax.

Windy Wood

Palo Duro CD 101 “The Best Of Windy Wood” (?)
Note: Reissue of “Kings Row” & “Classic Sound Of Western Swing” Rimstone LPs.

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VARIOUS ARTISTS


Ace CDCHD 854 “Hillbilly Bop ’n’ Boogie (King/Federal’s Roots of Rockabilly 1944–56” (02) England
Note: 26 tracks including Moon Mullican, Luke Wills, and a previously unissued Mel Cox. Notes by Dave Sax.

Ace CDCHD 893 “Swingbillies: Hillbilly And Western Swing On Modern/Colonial/Flair 1947–52” (03) England
Note: 28 tracks including Cliff Bruner, Jimmy Bryant, Homer Clemons, and Papa Cairo. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

ASV Living Era CD AJA 5214 “Western Swing Hot Hillbilly Jazz & Blues 1935–1947” (00) England
Note: 27 tracks of mostly pre-war western swing. Notes by Tony Russell.

ASV Living Era CD AJA 5338 “The Singing Cowboys In The Movies” (00) England
Note: 25 tracks include western swing bands, 1934–1950.

ASV Living Era CD AJA 5361 “Hillbilly Blues 1929–1947” (00) England
Note: 25 tracks include pre-war western swing bands. Notes by Tony Russell.

Bear Family BCD 15957-AH “You Oughta See My Fanny Dance: Previously Unissued Western Swing 1935–42” (11) Germany
Note: 31 unissued tracks. Roy Newman (2), Ocie Stockard (6), Nite Owls (1), Al Dexter (1), Slim Harbert (7), Hi Flyers (1), Dick Reinhart (1), Leon Selph 7), Adolph Hefner (3), and Bob Wills (2). Notes by Kevin Coffey.

BMG/RCA 210 2-R “Under The Double Eagle - Great Western Swing Bands Of The 1930’s, Vol. 1” RCA Heritage Series (90)
Note: 18 tracks - 9 each by Milton Brown and Bill Boyd.

Bronco Buster CD 9005 “Western Swing, Honky Tonk & Blues Highlights” (95) Germany
Note: 20 rare tracks (1938–1952). Jim Boyd, Bill Boyd, Cliffie Stone, Jerry Irby, Denver Darling, Adolph Hofner, & others. Only 1 (Jimmie Lane) on LP before! Short notes.

Bronco Buster CD 9044 “In The West Where Life Is Free - Various C & W Artists (1935–44)” (98) Germany
Note: 20 tracks including Bar-X Cowboys, Jimmie Davis, Bob Dunn’s Vagabonds, and Ray Whitley’s Range Ramblers.

Bronco Buster CD 9045 “Are You From Dixie? - Various C & W Artists (1935–44)” (98) Germany
Note: 20 tracks including Hugh & Shug’s Radio Pals, Bob Dunn’s Vagabonds, Tex Fletcher’s Lonely Cowboys, and Ray Whitley & his 6 Bar Cowboys.

Bronco Buster CD 9056 “30 Nostalgic Steel Guitar Instrumentals” (01) Germany
Note: 30 tracks including Spade Cooley, Merl Linday, and Herb Remington.

Castle Pulse PLSCD671 “The Best of Western Swing: Famous Country Music Makers” (04) England
Note: 20 tracks.

Cattle CCD 222 “Rattlesnake Daddy - Various Country Artists Of The 1940s (… and 1930s, too!)” (00) Germany
Note: Tracks include Jesse Ashlock, Adolph Hofner, Paul Howard, and Curly Williams.

Cattle CCD 223 “You Are My Sunshine - Various Country Artists Of The 1940s (… and 1930s, too!)” (00) Germany
Note: Tracks include Adolph Hofner and Hank Penny.

CBS Special Products A 37324 “OKeh Western Swing” (89)
Note: 28 tracks of OKeh, Vocalion, or Columbia WS bands. Early releases did not include original LP issue liner notes.

CMH CD-9038 “Johnny Gimble’s Texas Honky-Tonk Hits” (95)
Note: Texas Swing Pioneers, Merle Travis, Willis Bros., & others.

Charly CDGR 182-2 “Smile & Jive - Kings of Western Swing” 2-CD (97) Germany
Note: 50 tracks. Some rare, some common. Liner notes by Adam Komorowski,

Chief Records CCD 11565/30 “Ultra Rare Western Swing Volume 1” (95) Netherlands
Note: 28 tracks (1941–1961), most from the 50s. RCA, Decca, Bo-Kay, Capitol, MGM, Columbia, Intro, Fortune, Red Bird labels. 18 re-released on LPs before! No liner notes.

Chief Records CCD 11565/20 “Ultra Rare Hillbilly Boogie” (95) Netherlands
Note: 28 tracks, mostly 50s, some lesser-known artists. Only few on LP before. No liner notes.

Collectables COL 5339 “All-Time Texas Favorites” (94)
Note: Includes Herb Remington and Original River Road Boys.

Collectables COL 5566 “Blue Bonnet Swing: 1947–50” (95)
Note 14 tracks from Blue Bonnet label.

Columbia/Legacy C4K 47911 “Roots N’ Blues - The Retrospective (1925–1950)” 4-CD box (92)
Note: Includes previously unissued sides by Light Crust Doughboys (3) and W. Lee O’Daniel (1). Other WS bands include Night Owls, Hank Penny, and Adolph Hofner.

Country Routes RFD 07 “Western Swing On the Radio” (91) England
Note: 20 rare tracks from radio transcriptions (1946–1959). Notes by Steve Hathaway.

Country Routes RFD CD 22 “Sunshine State Swing - Western Swing On Los Angeles Radio 1944–1949” (99) England
Note: 26 rare tracks from radio air checks by Spade Cooley, Hank Penny, T. Texas Tyler and others. Notes by Lou Curtiss.

Country Routes RFD CD 25 “Solid South - Western Swing On Los Angeles Radio in the 1950s” (00) England
Note: 26 rare tracks from radio air checks. Notes by Lou Curtiss.

Country Routes RFD CD 31 “Seven Come Eleven: Texas Swing On Radio & TV, 1946–64” (02) England
Note: 27 rare tracks from radio and televison programs. Includes Adolf Hofner, Johnny Gimble, Hoyle Nix & his West Texas Cowboys, Rusty Locke & the Western Swing Band, Rip Ramsay & the Texas Wanderers, Moon Mullican & the Showboys, and Dickie Jones & the Skyliners. Notes by Kevin Coffey.

Disky DO 247362 “As Good As It Gets Western Swing” 2-CD (00) Netherlands
Note: 52 tracks of pre and post war western swing.. Notes by Dave Travis.

Fremeaux CD FA 015 “Country, Nashville - Dallas - Hollywood 1927–1942” 2-CD (01) France
Note: About third western swing, including Bob Wills, Milton Brown, Shelly Lee Alley, and Jimmie Revard.

Fremeaux CD FA 032 “Western Swing, Texas 1928–1944” 2-CD (02) France
Note: 36 tracks, all the greats of classic WS. All re-released on LPs before.

Friedman/Fairfax A28650 “Western Swing” The Life, Times & Music Series (97)
Note: 11 tracks, comes with book.

GoodDays GSRS-2103 “Anthology of the Western Swing: On the Sunny Side of the Street” (02) Japan
Note: 22 tracks.

Hightone HHCD8188 “Four Dead Batteries: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (05)
Note: 10 reissue tracks from The Hot Club of Cowtown plus 5 new tracks from Whit Smith’s Hot Jazz Caravan.

Hip-O HIPD-40162 “Country Swing Essentials” (99)
Note: 18 tracks, old and modern.

Jasmine JASMCD 3510 “A Western Swing Dance Date with Spade & Tex” (00) England
Note: 27 tracks from transcriptions, no discography. Notes by Paul Pelletier.

Jasmine JASMCD 3519 “Tennessee Saturday Night - The Rural Route To Rock ‘N’ Roll” (01) England
Note: 25 tracks with several classic WS bands. Notes by Dave Penny.

Jazz Oracle BDW 8025 “Arkansas Shout” (01) Canada
Note: Includes 6 tracks by The Range Riders.

Krazy Kat KKCD 07 “Cat’n Around” (93) England
Note: 25 tracks from the Texas based Macy’s label of the 50s, all rare.

Krazy Kat KKCD 11 “Wanderers Swing - Texas Dance Hall Music” (94) England
Note: 27 tracks, all rare stuff. Only few on LP before. Good notes by Phillip J. Tricker.

Krazy Kat KKCD 12 “Heading Back To Houston - Texas C&W 1950–1951” (97) England
Note: 27 tracks, rare Freedom label. Only a few on LP before. Includes Cotton Thompson and Laura Lee. Good notes by Andrew Brown & Kevin Coffey.

Krazy Kat KKCD 15 “Swinging West - 1940s Western Swing from Southern California” (97) England
Note: 27 tracks, rare indie labels. Only a few on LP before. Includes Red Murrell, Tommy Sargent, and Paul Westmoreland. Notes by Al Turner.

Krazy Kat KKCD 19 “Jitterbug Jive - Hot Texas Swing 1940–1941” (97) England
Note: 27 tracks, all from rare Bluebird label. Only few on LP before. Includes Bill Boyd, Bill Mounce, Village Boys, Shelly Lee Alley, and Modern Mountaineers. Good notes by Kevin Coffey.

Krazy Kat KKCD 20 “Nite Spot Blues - Hot Western Swing from the Southwest 1929–1941” (98) England
Note: 28 tracks from various sources, 5 previously unissued. Includes Alabama Boys, Light Crust Doughboys, Leon Pappy Selph & his Blue Ridge Playboys, Bill Boyd, Shelly Lee Alley, and Jimmy Hart among others. Great notes by Kevin Coffey.

Krazy Kat KKCD 21 “Playboy Boogie” (01) England
Note: 28 tracks from the Talent and Star-Talent labels. Includes Seven Rowe Brothers, Hoyle Nix, Hank Harral, and Buster Doss among others. Notes by Griffith Osborn.

Krazy Kat KKCD 24 “Diggin’ - Hot, Small Label Texas Swing 1946–1955” (98) England
Note: 27 tracks from small labels, some previously unissued. Includes Miller Brothers, Texas Top Hands, Jimmy Thomason, Cotton Thompson, and Homer Clemons. Stellar notes by Kevin Coffey in 28 page booklet.

Krazy Kat KKCD 25 “Solid South - Western Swing On Los Angeles Radio In The 1950s” (00) England
Note: 26 tracks from radio transcriptions, acetates, and airchecks.

Krazy Kat KKCD 26 “Tarheel Swing” (03) England
Note: 28 tracks from small labels and artists from North and South Carolina.

Krazy Kat KKCD 27 “Swinging West Volume 2” (02) England
Note: 27 tracks from previously unissued airchecks. Includes Adolf Hofner, The Home Folks (Johnny Gimble), Hoyle Nix, Rusty Locke, Rip Ramsey, Moon Mullican, and Dickie Jones. Notes by Kevin Coffey in 28 page booklet.

Krazy Kat KKCD 30 “Farewell Blues - Hot String Bands 1936–1941” (03) England
Note: 25 tracks of western swing style bands outside of Texas and Oklahoma. Stellar notes by Kevin Coffey in 24 page booklet.

Krazy Kat KKCD 31 “Seven Come Eleven: Texas Swing On Radio & TV, 1946–64” (02) England
Note: 27 tracks from previously unissued and terrific airchecks. Includes Adolf Hofner, The Home Folks (Johnny Gimble), Hoyle Nix, Rusty Locke, Rip Ramsey, Moon Mullican, and Dickie Jones. Notes by Kevin Coffey in 28 page booklet.

Legacy/Columbia CK 53940 “Hillbilly Boogie!” (94)
Note: 20 tracks with Spade Cooley, Paul Howard, Curly Williams, and others.

Origin Jazz Library OJL-1003 “Western Swing Chronicles, Vol. 4: W. Lee O’Daniel with the Hillbilly Boys & The Light Crust Doughboys” (05)
Note: 29 tracks from 1933–1938. Notes by Cary Ginell

Pazzazz 1PAZZ0401 “Western Swing Kings, Volume 1” (05) England

Pazzazz 1PAZZ0402 “Western Swing Kings, Volume 2” (05) England

Pazzazz 2PAZZ040 “Kings of Western Swing” 2-CD (05) England

President PLCD 552 “Stompin’ Western Swing - Roots of Rock ’n’ Roll Volume 2” (96) England
Note: 28 tracks, most previously on LP. Notes by Adam Komorowski.

President PLCD 557 “Stompin’ At The Honky Tonk - Roots of Rock ’n’ Roll Volume 7” (96) England
Note: 28 tracks, most previously on LP. Notes by Adam Komorowski.

Primo PRMCD6008 “Western Swing - 40 Bootstompers From The Golden Age” 2-CD (06) England
Note: 40 tracks. Nothing new but budget priced.

Proper PROPERBOX6 “Doughboys, Playboys And Cowboys - The Golden Years Of Western Swing” 4-CD (99) England
Note: 99 tracks at great price value. Booklet notes by Adam Komorowski.

Proper PROPERBOX75 “Swinging Hollywood Hillbilly Cowboys” 4-CD (04) England
Note: 114 tracks featuring great western swing from big names to small. 64 page booklet with notes by Adam Komorowski.

Proper PROPERBOX83 “Stompin’ Singers & Western Swingers: More from the Golden Years of Western Swing” 4-CD (05) England
Note: 100 tracks featuring great western swing from big names to small. 52 page booklet with notes by Adam Komorowski.

Razor & Tie 7930182199-2 “Swing West! Volume 3 Western Swing” (99)
Note: 20 tracks with Spade Cooley, Cliffie Stone, Hank Thompson, Ole Rasmussen, Bob Wills, and others. Several tracks previously not reissued including 2 by Tex Williams from Capitol Transcriptions. Notes by Rick Kienzle.

Rhino R2 70718 “Legends Of Guitar - Country, Vol. 1” (90)
Note: Includes Bob Wills, Milton Brown, and Spade Cooley.

Rhino R2 70723 “Legends Of Guitar - Country, Vol. 2” (91)
Note: Includes Bob Wills and Grady Martin & His Winging Strings.

Rhino R2 71782 “Texas Music Vol. 2: Western Swing and Honky Tonk” (94)

Rhino R2 71900 “Hillbilly Fever! Vol. 1: Legends of Western Swing” (95)

Rhino R2 72440 “Heroes Of Country Music Vol. 1: Legends of Western Swing” (96)
Note: Re-package of Rhino R2 71900 “Hillbilly Fever! ...”.

Texas Monthly TMM-02-CD “Honed On The Range, Vol. 2: Contemporary Texas Swing” (95)
Note: 14 tracks from Dave Alexander, Alvin Crow, Tom Morrell, Cowboys & Indians, and others. Rare tracks by Asleep At The Wheel.

TexTrax TTX003CD “A Salute To The Heroes Of Texas Swing” (02)
Note: 15 tracks by Rod Moag with many legends including Deacon Anderson, Roy Lee Brown, Johnny Cuviello, Johnny Gimble, Herb Remington, and Floyd Tillman. Also contemporary WS singers and pickers Ray Benson with Asleep At The Wheel, Paul Glasse, and Hot Club of Cowtown.

Westside WESF 111 “Shuffle Town - Western Swing On King 1946–50” (00) England
Note: 24 tracks from King Records, 12 previously unissued. Featuring Jimmy Wyble, Buddy Ray, Billy Hughes, Jimmie Widener, Ocie Stockard, Paul Howard, and Boots Woodall.

Zirconvert Vert 701 “Woodchips & Heartbreakers: the ‘blue’ Roots of Western Swing” (99) England
Note: 25 tracks featuring Modern Mountaineers, Smokey Wood & the Woodchips, and Hartman’s Heartbreakers.

Zirconvert Vert 702 “Rhythm Is Our Business: Western Swing and Rural Jazz” (99) England
Note: 25 tracks featuring Ocie Stockard, Roy Newman, and The Light Crust Doughboys.

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