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Honky Tonk History
55 minutes | Oct 30, 2019
Top 10 Halloween Country Songs (2019)
Ghosts, Murder Ballads and Voodoo! We take a look at the Top 10 Halloween Country Songs as selected by members of the Honky Tonk History Facebook Group! This episode features music from: The Highwaymen, Bobby Bare, BR5-49, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Asleep at the Wheel, Alan Jackson, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard and David Allan Coe.
54 minutes | Sep 24, 2019
Billy Robinson (Part 2)
The conclusion of my conversation with legendary steel guitar player Billy Robinson. This episode features more stories from Billy's life and career working with some of the biggest stars and legendary figures in country music history including Hank Williams, Red Foley, Hank Garland, Elvis Presley, Buddy Emmons, Faron Young and many more.
45 minutes | Jul 15, 2019
Billy Robinson (Part 1)
This episode features a conversation with steel guitar player Billy Robinson. Billy was the youngest staff musician ever hired by the Grand Ole Opry at the age of 18 in 1949. During his time there, he backed legends such as Red Foley, Carl Smith, Webb Pierce, Faron Young, Ray Price and even played with Hank Williams, Sr. the night he made his Opry debut receiving multiple encores. He played on many recordings with these same artists during the first half of the 1950's and was a full time member of Red Foley's band.
60 minutes | Jun 8, 2019
Hank Williams and The Lovesick Blues
This episode explores the bizarre history of the vaudeville show tune that made Hank Williams a superstar and took him to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry on June 11, 1949.
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