Episode 3 Show Notes

Little Jimmy Dickens performing Country Boy.

And Hillbilly Fever.

They show parts of this stunning Hank Sr. video in the series but worth repeating in full.

More on the Mother’s Best recordings.

Paul Simon’s foray into rockabilly!! Great!!

Audio of Hank’s funeral.

Sid King & The Five Strings on the Ozark Jubilee.

The Carter Family doing “Sweet Talking Man.

One minute in, Chet sends us to space.

Chet Atkins and Roy Clark being transcendent.

Hours of great Flatt & Scruggs footage.

The Foggy Mountain Boys doing Flint Hill Special.

Elvis fighting a leopard.

Elvis as a doctor; Mary Tyler Moore as a nun; pure gold.

DIE ALIENS DIE

Kitty performing Back Street Affair live.

Merle Travis performing Sixteen Tons.

Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Shotgun Boogie.

Tennessee Ernie on the Lucy Show.

Tennessee Ernie + Merle Travis UNITE!

Tennessee Ernie embraces the go-go craze of the mid-60s – the 45 of this is a big spin in the soul music scene!

Find the songs we played on the radio broadcast but couldn’t podcast at this Spotify playlist.

Find every song played in the Ken Burns episode (beyond what’s on the official soundtrack) at this Spotify playlist.

Here’s Don’s internet presence.

Here are Becky’s radio show archives back 5 years.

Socials: Don = @bothkindsofmusic on IG
Becky = @honkytonkwfmu on IG and Twitter
Nick = @djcowboynick on IG

Questions? Hot takes? Email us at howdy@holdingthingstogether.com

Episode 2 Show Notes

Robots vs. Cowboys

Maybelle and Sara Carter on film.

A very early Roy Acuff Wabash Cannonball.

Definitely going into this Phantom Empire playlist!

Gold from the Sons of the Pioneers.

Tex Ritter jazz.

Ah!-mazing Bob Wills footage.

Hank Penny pushing the boundaries.

The Texas Playboys doing Steel Guitar Rag.

Disco Bill Anderson.

Bill on Match Game 75 with greatest humans Charles Nelson Reilly and Brett Somers.

Bill Anderson and Roy Acuff live on Hee Haw.

Wiki on the mid-40s musicians strike.

Bob Wills and Cindy Walker.

Cindy Walker’s induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Merle performing Cherokee Maiden.

Leon McAuliffe straight outta Compton.

Find the songs we played on the radio broadcast but couldn’t podcast at this Spotify playlist.

Find every song played in the Ken Burns episode (beyond what’s on the official soundtrack) at this Spotify playlist.

Here’s Don’s internet presence.

Here are Becky’s radio show archives back 5 years.

Socials: Don = @bothkindsofmusic on IG
Becky = @honkytonkwfmu on IG and Twitter
Nick = @djcowboynick on IG

Questions? Hot takes? Email us at howdy@holdingthingstogether.com

Episode 1 Show Notes

The Taft Hotel in NYC today; site of Jimmie Rodgers’s death.

Baby Marty Stuart on the Porter Wagoner show.

Video from The Baron.

Great compilation of Marty Stuart’s photographs.

Spotify link to Same Train, A Different Time by Merle.

Lefty doing Jimmie Rodgers.

Louis Armstrong, who played on the original record, recreating Jimmie Rodgers’s Blue Yodel #9 with Johnny Cash.

Maybelle wailing on Wildwood Flower.

How to play the Carter Scratch.

An amazing podcast on Dr. Brinkley, goat testicle hawker and border blaster radio founder.

The Carter Family on border radio.

Article about Jimmie Rodgers as the mythical Chemirocha.

Full, tremendous video of Jimmie Rodgers in Camden, NJ.

Merle doing I Ain’t Got Nobody.

Louie Bluie in its entirety. What an astounding film and a genius in Howard Armstrong.

Find the songs we played on the radio broadcast but couldn’t podcast at this Spotify playlist.

Find every song played in the Ken Burns episode (beyond what’s on the official soundtrack) at this Spotify playlist.

Here’s Don’s internet presence.

Here are Becky’s radio show archives back 5 years.

Socials: Don = @bothkindsofmusic on IG
Becky = @honkytonkwfmu on IG and Twitter
Nick = @djcowboynick on IG

Questions? Hot takes? Email us at howdy@holdingthingstogether.com