The Noontime Jamboree

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The Noontime Jamboree on 02/09/15

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Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 02/02/15

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Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree w/Retta Christie

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Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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The Noontime Jamboree w/Retta Christie

The Noontime Jamboree on 12/15/14

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Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 12/08/14

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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 12/01/14

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Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 11/24/14

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Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 11/17/14

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Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 11/10/14

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Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 11/03/14

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Mon, 11/03/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz


The Coat And Pants Do All The Work - The Hoosier Hot Shots

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Mon, 09/03/2012
The radio show for Monday, September 3rd is pretty well finished.  It is fairly Labor Day-ish with work songs mixed in.  Here is a sample by the Hoosier Hot Shots.  The song entitled "The Coat And Pants Do All The Work."


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Simple Simon by Hank Thompson & His Brazo Valley Boys

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Mon, 06/18/2012

Meet Me Somewhere In Your Dreams - Retta Christie Hosts

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Mon, 06/04/2012

Meet Me Somewhere In Your Dreams - a song Doc learned from a Shelton Brothers recording. Doc Watson-guitar/vocals, Merle Watson-guitar, Vassar Clements-fiddle, Bobby Seymor-steel, Joe Allenpbass,Jim Isbell-drums.

At Sundown -1946 - Manny Klein & His Orch. George Van Eps on guitar.

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Mon, 05/21/2012

A musical cut from the 5-21 2012 Noontime Jamboree show hosted by Retta Christie.  You can friend me on Facebook.

"Rosie And The Ramblers" Visit KBOO

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 "Rosie And The Ramblers", a young trio from Austin, Texas were passing through Portland on Monday March 26 and stopped in at the KBOO Studios. They performed a four song set on the The Noontime Jamboree".  Rosie proved to us that she's got the vocal chops. Take a listen and see what you think. For more on "Rosie And The Ramblers" go to

Keeter Stuart on "The Noontime Jamboree"

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Mon, 03/26/2012

 Keeter Stuart has been performing his brand of Country & Western Music for a number of years in the Portland area. The work he is most noted for are his renditions of songs by his great uncle Stan Jones (Ghost Riders In The Sky, Cowpoke, The Searchers ) and songs he has penned himself, many of which are extensions of his great uncle's songwriting. Keeter joined us on "The Noontime Jamboree" to discuss, play cuts from CD's and perform song's from his body of work. For more on Keeter Stuart go to


The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 02/27/2012

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Harry ChoatesMari Jole Blon
Billy "Crash" CraddockRub It In
Moon Mullican and the ShowboysDon't Ever Take My Picture Down
The Country MisfitsWould You Believe
Hackberry RamblersCajun Twist
Maddox Brothers and RoseMove It On Over
Moon MullicanColumbus Stockade Blues
Hackberry RamblersVille Platt Waltz
Conjunto Norteno de Rio BravoLa Despida
The DerailersJackpot
Conway TwittyA Wound Time Can't Erase
Wanda JacksonThe Games People Play
Asleep At the WheelCajun Stripper
Rusty & DougMr. Love
Floyd TillmanWestphalia Waltz
Jimmy MartinBeautiful Brown Eyes
Merle TravisTwo-Time Annie
Ernest TubbDaddy When Is Mommy Coming Home?
Roy Acuff16 Chickens and A Tamborine
Harry ChoatesLousiana Boogie
Bob Wills and His Texas PlayboysBlue Yodel #1
Jimmie RodgersMy Good Gal's Gone Blues
Hackberry RamblersFais Pas Ca
Jerry Lee LewisAlabama Jubilee
Sleepy LaBeefTore Up
Jerry Lee LewisRockin' My Life Away
Hackberry RamblersPipeliner's Blues
Moon MullicanCherokee Boogie
Louvin Bros.Low and Lonely
Johnny PaycheckDon't You Say Nothin' At All
Chris GaffneySee the Big Man Cry
Joanie MorrisonBe My Baby
Don GibsonYou Can't Pick A Rose In December
Dolly PartonI Will Always Love You
Stuart HamblenLeaning On the Everlasting Arms
Cornell Hurd BandThe Old Part of Town
Chris Gaffney and Lucinda WilliamsCowboys and Girls
Red FoleyThe Night Watch

Today's show was kind of a left handed tribute to the people of south Lousiana who's hospitalitly I was recently privileged to enjoy. And if you're ever in Thibodaux, I recommend the Half Shell Restaurant on St. Mary's St. 

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 02/20/2012

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Teddy Wilson & His Orch. Billie Holiday Voc.Twenty Four Hours A Day
Jimmie RodgersThe One Rose
Mildred Bailey w/ Red Norvo Orch.Three Little Fishes
Patsy ClineThree Cigarettes In An Ashtray
The Hight HattersTen Cents A Dance
Jimmie DavisFifteen Miles From Dallas
Jack TeagardenBig Eight Blues
The Hoosier Hot ShotsYou Two Timed Me Once Too Often
Ethel WatersThree Little Words
Bix BiderbeckeThree Blind Mice
Roger MillerWhen Two Worlds Collide
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson6th AVenue EXpress
Jimmy WakelyOne Has My Name the Other Has My Heart
Red Norvo All Star SextetSeven Come Eleven
Dave Frishberg & Jim GoodwinOne, Two, Button Your Shoe
Mound City Blue BlowersOne Hour
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five5 Guys Named Moe
Cab Calloway & His Orch/Six or Seven Times
The Sunshine BoysOne Mand Band
Harlem Hot ShotsAbout A Quarter To Nine
Harry Choates5 Time Loser
Early Old Time FiddleEighth Of January
Jean Goldkette OrchI'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover
Milton Brown & His Musical BrowniesFour Five or Six Times
Jimmy Wakely & Tex WilliamsNine Pound Hammer
Billy KyleDate For Eight
Jimmy YanceyFive O'Clock Blues
Dale Evans2 Seated Saddle and A One Gated Horse
Chet AtkinsThree O'Clock In the Morning
Hank ThompsonA Six Pack To Go
Jimmy O'Bryant's Washboard BandThree J. Blues
Luke WillsFour Or Five Times
Lena Horne with Count BasieOne For My Baby
Bob Wills & His Texas PlaybouysTen Years
Django RhinhardtTea For Two

"Doin' The Numbers" with host Retta Christie

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The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 01/30/2012

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Patsy ClineA Church A Courtroom and Then GoodbyeAcross the AirwavesChrome Dreams
Clay BlakerTexas Honky TonkTwenty Great Recordigs of the 50's and 60'sCascade
Don GibsonJust One TimeI Wrote A SongRCA Victor
The KinSpanish FleaCocktails and Wishful ThinkingLisa and Her Kin
Patsy ClineI'm Walking the DogAcross the AirwavesChrome Dreams
Rosie Flores and Janis MartinBlue Keep Callin'Rockabilly FillyHightone
Anita Carter and Hank WilliamsI Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With YouThe Complete Hank WilliamsMercury
Don GibsonAfter the HeartacheI Wrote A SongRCA Victor
Miss LeslieTurn AroundWrong Is What I Do BestZero Label
The Watson FamilyThe Triplett TragedyThe Doc Watson FamilySmithsonian Folkways
Johnny CashCotton FieldsLive Around the World Vol. IIIColumbia /Legacy
Johnny CashImitationsLive Around the World Vol. IIIColumbia/Legacy
Ernest TubbI'm Sorry NowMidnight JamboreeDecca
Merle HagardTurn Myself InLive At Billy Bob's TexasSmith Music Group
Tommy ScottCome On Gimme SomeWe've Played EveryplaceStarday Gusto
Hank Thompson's Brazos Valley BoysDon't Be That WayHank WorldBloodshot Soundies
Hank ThompsonI'm Tired of PretendingHank WorldBloodshot Soundie
Patsy Cline and Cowboy CopasI'm Hogtied Over YouAcross the AirwavesChrome Dreams
Charlie WalkerBow Down Your Head and CryCharlie Walker's Greatest HitsColumbia Special Products
Red FoleyShake A HandRed Foley's Golden FavoritesDecca
Hank SnowWabash BluesHank Snow's Country GuitarRCA Victor
Lefty FrizzellA Little UnfairThe Sad Side of LoveColumbia
Norma JeanPursuing HappinessThe Game of TrianglesRCA
The GeezinslawsThe People Who Read People MagazineBlah...Blah...BlahSOR
George JonesFeeling Single and Seeing DoubleNew Country HitsMusicor
Connie SmithI'm Little But I'm LoudConnie In the CountryRCA Camden
Tommy CollinsBranded ManTommy Collins On TourColumbia
Merle HaggardThe Sermon On the MountThe Lost Notebooks of Hank WilliamsSony Music
Johnnie and JackTrials and TribulationsPoison Love and Other Country FavoritesRCA Camden
George Jones and Gene PitneyWhy Baby WhyBig 16 Country and Western FavoritesMusicor
Bob Wills and the Texas PlaboysTexas BluesA Tribute To Bob WillsMGM
Bob Wills' McKinney SistersHawaiin War ChantThe McKinney SistersRhino
Blackie Crawford and the Western CherokeesHuckleberry PieYou All Come!Jasmine
Homer and JethroRed Roses For A Blue LadyThe Old Crusty MinstrelsRCA Victor
Johnny CashI'm Just An Old Chunk Of CoalLive Around the World Vol. IIIColumbia/Legacy
Patsy ClineCrazyAcross the AirwavesChrome Dreams
Countryside Ride w/ Brett LienWhiskey RichCountryside RideCountryside Ride Music
Stewart HamblenIt Is No SecretHymns Sung By Stewart HamblenHarmony
Patsy ClineSo WrongAcross the AirwavesChrome Dreams
The Lewis FamilyPrecious MomenstThe First Family of Gospel SongStarday
Herb Remington e los OtrosAlgondon En Los Ojs De JoseVieja Guitarra MetalicaDelta Records

 Today we bid fond farewell to longtime KBOO Program Director, Chris Merrick. It was Chris, in his wisdome, who first gave this show airtime, and as such he will be forever blessed. Adios, El Rojo de la Cabeza!

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 01/23/2012

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The Watson FamilyThe House CarpenterThe Doc Watson FamilySmithsonian Folkways
Time Warp TophandsSick, Sober and SorryyLet's Ride With Bob And TommyWR Records
Johnny CashFolsom Prison BluesJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Johnny CashPickin' TimeJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Johnny CashSunday Morning Coming DownJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Sonny TreadwayAt The CrossSacred SteelArhoolie
Time Warp TophandsStardustLet's Ride With Bob And TommyWR Records
Richard NixonIntroductionJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Johnny CashBig RiverJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Time Warp TophandsRiver Stay 'Way From My DoorLet's Ride With Bob And TommyWR Records
Hank WilliamsOn the Banks of the Old PonchertrainHank Williams Unreleased RecordingsTime Life
Don GibsonDriftwood On The RiverGirls Guitars and GibsonRCA Victor
Ray PriceI'll Keep On Loving YouTalk to Your HeartColumbia
Willie NelsonRemember Me I'm the One Who Loves YourWillie NelsonR & J Records
Johnny BushWhat A Way to Live14 Greatest HitsPower Play
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysThe Kind of Love I Can't ForgetSan Antonio RoseBCD
Louvin BrosWhen I Stop DreamingThe Best of the Louvin BrothersRazor and Tie
Robbie FulksChurch In the Wildwood50 PC DobermanBoondoggle
Eddy ArnoldShame On YouA Dozen HitsRCA Victor
Jim ReevesTill the End of the WorldSongs to Warm the HeartRCA Victor
Webb PierceI'm Walking the DogWebb PierceDecca
Roger MillerPoor Little JohnThe Genius of Roger MillerMercury
Charlie PrideThat's A Chance I'll Have to TakeCountry Charlie PrideRCA Victor
Jean ShephardDay to Day (Tear to Tear)Many Happy HangoversCapitol
Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley BoysDon't Take It Out On MeHank WorldBloodshot
Miss LeslieSomething They Can't Take AwayWrong Is What I Do BestZero Label Records
Gary Williams Blue Yodel #7Blue Yodel #7The Classic Gary WilliamsFV Records
Johnny CashLumberjackJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Aubrey GhentPraise MusicSacred SteelArhoolie
Merle HaggardWorking in TennesseeWorking in TennesseeVanguard
The Watson FamilyTexas Gales/Blackberry RagThe Doc Watson FamilySmithsonian Folkways
Homer And JethroThe Old Potato Peel BoozeThe Old Crusty MinstrelsRCA
Merle TravisI'm Going to Move to the Outskirts of TownMerle Travis 44-49Country Routes
John RauhouseEast of the Sun and West of the MoonSteel Guitar Heart AttackBloodshot
Cow BopCrazyToo Hick For the RoomB4man Music
Jack ClementsS-E-R-I-O-U-S-L-YGuess Things Happen That WayDualtone
Blackwood Brothers QuartetLead Me To That RockThe Blackwood Brothers QuartetMemorial Record
Johnny CashJesus Was A CarpenterJohnny Cash Live Around the WorldColumbia Legacy
Time Warp TophandsRiding On A FenderLet's Ride With Bob And TommyWR Records

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 01/10/2012

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Tex WilliamsWestern Jamboree
Webb PierceAny Old Time
Ray PriceMy Shoes Keep Walking Back to You
Jimmy DayWhen Your House Is Not A Home
Faron YoungTattle Tale Tears
Jim ReevesAm I Losing You?
Johnny BushUndo the Right
Don WalserDon't Worry 'Bout Me
Ray PriceCrazy Arms
Jimmy Day and the OffendersI Know I Love You
Justin TrevinoLoud Music and Strong Wine
Becky HobbsI Don't Dance With Strangers
Connie SmithToo Many Rivers
Ferlin HuskyWho's Next?
Don GibsonGonna Give Myself a Party
George PayneLovesick Blues
Tex WilliamsIf This Is Living (What Would It Feel Like to Die?)
Jean ShephardI'm Not That Good At Goodbye
Tex Williams' Western CaravanThe Campbells Are Coming
Onie WheelerHold My Baby
" "Onie's Bop
Tennesse Ernie FordNo One Will Ever Know
Patti PageI Want to Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart
Bob Wills and His Texas PlayboysLittle Rock Candy Baby
Original Texas PlayboysMarie
Merle Travis and the WhipporwillsDeep South
Maddox Brothers and RoseHonky Tonkin'
Billy BriggsHonky Tonky Baby
Wanda JacksonAin't That Loving You Baby
Willie Nelson and Faron YoungHalf A Man
George JonesJust A Girl I Used to Know
Porter and DollyHer and the Car and the Mobile Home
Brett Lien and Countryside RideDoublewide Trailer of Love
Blackwood Bros.Inside the Gate
Becky HobbsDo It Right Now
Bob Wills w/ Leon RauschWhere Do I Go From Here?
Carl ButlerDo You Know What It Means To Be Lonely?
Connie SmithLong Black Limosine
Porter WagonerCommitted to Parkview
Red FoleyMilky White Way
Bob Wills and His Texas PlayboysHoneysuckle Rose

Honoring the birth of great steel guitarist, Jimmy Day, 1934-1999.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 01/02/2012

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Gene AutryBack In The Saddle Again
Tommy DuncanTime Changes Everything
Floyd TillmanI Almost Lost My Mind
Jimmie Rivers & the CherokeesIt's A Sin To Tell A Lie
Billy Jack Wills & His Western Swing BandGet Along Home Cindy
Gene AutryIt Makes No Difference Now
Jimmy Wakely -3 Rays voc.Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quiet
The Sons of the PioneersTumbling Tumbleweeds
Spade CooleyOklahoma Stomp
Gene AutryBlue Montana Skies
Bill Boyd & His Cowboy RamblersSinging and Swinging For Me
Willie NelsonYou Don't Know Me
Cindy WalkerMiss Molly
Hugh & Karl FarrDark Eyes
Louise Massey & Her WesternsersListen To The Mocking Bird
Willie NelsonSugar Moon
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysAlong The Navajo Trail
Ernest Tubb & His Texas TroubadoursWalking The Floor Over You
Ernest Tubb & His Texas TroubadoursThe Same Thing As Me
Jimmy WakelyDevil's Dream
Cal Shrum & His Rhythm RangersDry Your Eyes
Billy Jack Wills & His Western Swing BandBasin Street Blues
Billy Jack Wills & His Western Swing BandCaravan
Jimmy WakelyThe World Is Waiting For A Sunrise
Milton Brown & His Musical BrowniesMy Precious Sonny Boy
Dale EvansSan Fernando Valley
Bill Boyd and His Cowboy RamblersGoofus
Gene AutryHave I Told You Lately That I love You
Patsy MontanaI Wanna Be A Cwoboy's Sweetheart
The Sons Of The PioneersCool Water
Billy Jack Wills & His Western Swing BandJohnson Rag
Ernest Tubb & His Texas TroubadoursHe'll Have To Go
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysI Had Someone Else Before I had You
Ernest Tubb & His Texas TroubadoursAm I That Easy To Forget
Billy Jack Wills & His Western Swing BandLonesome Hearted Blues
Leon McAuliffe & His Cimarron BoysPanhandle Waltz
Bob Wills & His Texas PlaybouysBring It On Down To My House Honey
Milton Brown & his Musical BrowniesA Thousand Goodnights
Herb RemmingtonBuck Up

Classic Western Swing on the first Noontime Jamboree of 2012.  Retta Chrsitie hosts.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 12/26/2011

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Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysOle Buttermilk Sky
Tex WilliamsTexas In My Soul
The Cornell Hurd BandParty Time
Cowboy Copas w/Tommy VaderKatie Hill
Sweetback SistersLookin' For A Fight
Woody Carter and His Hoe Down BoysSetting On My Porch
Jimmy WidenerI Hear You Knocking
Hank WilliamsI'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Johnny CashThe Frozen Logger
Johnny Bond and Cowboy Copas11 More Months and 10 More Days
Bob Wills w/ Dean McKinney on VocalsStraighten Up and Fly Right
Country All StarsOh Little Girl
Jerry ByrdBlues Guaranteed
Lisa and Her KinTell It to the Jukebox
Johnny HortonWhispering Pines
Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley BoysI'll Step Aside
Hank WilliamsMy Sweet Love Ain't Around
Robbie FulksNickles and Dimes
Merle TravisK-E-N-T-U-C-K-Y
Charline ArthurHoneybun
Wade RayBurned Fingers
Tex Williams & The Western CaravanCaravan Ride
Ernest TubbSteppin' Out
Bob Wills and Tommy DuncanAlong the Navajo Trail
Hank LocklinDown Texas Way
Harry ChoatesLes Tete Fille Lafayette
Johnny BondPut Me To Bed
Bob Wills and Tommy DuncanGoodnight Little Sweetheart
Jr. BrownHong Kong blues
Eddy ArnoldI Really Don't Want To Know
Hank WilliamsSettin' The Woods On Fire
Jerry Lee LewisShe Still Comes Around (To Love What's Left Of Me)
Bob WillsSnap Your Fingers
Patsy ClineIn Care of the Blues
Johnny and JackGoodnight Sweetheart
Countryside RideWhiskey Rich
Connie SmithI Don't Want to Talk It Over Anymore
Don WalserCowboy Ramsey
Tommy CollinsFeet of the Traveler
Jerry ByrdChime In

 The Noontime Jamboree celebrates Boxing Day by plaing a selection of Country and Western music.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 12/19/2011

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Billie HolidayI've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Frankie Franko & his LouisianiansSomebody Stole My Gal
Charlie ByrdDeck The Halls
Gene Autry w/ Rosemary ClooneyLook Out the Window
Jack TeagardenAin't Cha Glad
Bob WillsSanta's On His Way
Fred AstaireThe Way You Look Tonight
Lionel HamptonGin For Christmas
Bing CrosbyYou're All I Want for Christmas
The Mills Bros. with Louis ArmstrongMy Walking Stick
Gene AutryHere Comes Santa Claus
Big Joe TurnerChristmas Date Boogie
Charlie ByrdThe Christmas Song
Bob WillsMy Window Faces the South
Pearl Bailey & Hot Lips PageBaby It's Cold Outside
The Davis SistersChristmas Boogie
Gene AutryRudolph the Red Nose Raindeer
Buck OwensAct Naturally
Charlie Christian w/ Benny Goodman SextetSouth Of the BOrder
Louis ArmstrongNight Before Christmas
Pearl BaileyIt's A Woman's Prerogative
Bob WillsAcross The Alley From the Alamo
Fats WallerWinter Weather
Wingy ManoneWest Wind
Faron YoungI'm Gonna Tell Santa On You
Hank ThompsonGonna Wrap My Heart In Ribbons
Harry ReserSanta Clause Is Coming To Town
Jimmie RodgersMy Carolina Sunshine Girl
Raymond Scott QuintetI've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Johnny HortonThey Shined Up Rudolph's Nose
Big Joe TUrnerMy Heart Belongs To You
Pearl Bailey w/ Hot Lips PageAin't She Sweet
Gene Autry w/ Rosemary ClooneyThe NIght Before Christmas Song
Charlie ByrdHave Yourself A Merry Christmas
Gene AutryFrosty The Snowman
Pearl BaileyThat's Good Enough For Me
Charlie ByrdHark The Hearld Angels Sing

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 12/12/2011

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ElivsHere Comes Santa Claus
Hank SnowReindeer Boogie
Dwight YoakumSanta Can't Stay
Brute Force Steel BandJingle Bells
Billy BriggsSanta Claus Boogie
Brenda LeeI'm Gonna Lasso Santa Claus
Tommy ScottSanta Claus Shuffle
Marti BromSleigh Bell Rock
Davis SistersChristmas Boogie
ElvisSanta Bring My Baby Back To Me
Buck Owens and the BuckaroosJingle Bells
Loretta LynnGift of the Blues
Jimmy MartinOld Fashioned Christmas
Ernest TubbI'll Be Walking The Floor This Christmas
Hank WilliamsFaded Love and Winter Roses
Homer & Jethro w/ June CarterBaby It's Cold Outside
Roger MillerOld Toy Trains
Mike Ireland and HollerChristmas Past
Reno & SmileyIt Won't Seem Like Christmas
Ernest TubbChristmas Is Just Another Day For Me
Webb PierceChristmas At Home
Bob Wills and the Texas PlayboysEmpty Chair At the Christmas Table
Loretta LynnChristmas Without Daddy
Marti BromKisses For Christmas
Commander Cody and his Lost Planet ArimenDaddy's Drinking Up Our Christmas
Willie NelsonPretty Paper
ElvisI'll Be There For Christmas
Buck Owens and his BuckaroosBlue Christmas Lights
Faron YoungI'll Take One of You In Every Size
Bobby HelmsJingle Bell Rock
George JonesMy Mom and Santa Claus
Christmas Jug BandGee Rudolf Ain't I Good to You
Brenda LeeRockin' Around the Christmas Tree
Reno & SmileyJingle Bells
Johnny BondChristmas Guitar
Eddy ArnoldMay the Good Lord Bless and Keep You
Bill MonroeChristmas Time's A Coming
ElvisOn A Snowy Christmas Night
Jimmie DavisGently Rock His Cradle
Loretta LynnAway In A Manger
Billy GrammerThe First Noel

A special Holiday show with a visit in from our friends at Port City Development Center. Port City's Dave Beemer took the opportunity to challenge Portland's weathermen to a weather reporting showdown! Go Dave!  

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The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 12/05/2011

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Jazz man Dave Frishberg visits with Retta on the Noontime Jamboree for a show filled with BBC excerpts.  The musicians featured in the excerpts include Jimmy Rushing, Jack Purvis, R. Crumb, John R.T. Davis and more.  BBC hosts featured include Campbell Crichton Mackinnon Burnap (10 September 1939, Derby, England – 30 May 2008) was a British jazz trombonist, vocalist and broadcaster and Digby Fairweather (born 25 April 1946, Rochford, Essex) is a British jazz cornettist and broadcaster. 

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I approve the Noontime Jamboree!

Why didn't I know about this radio show sooner!  Thank you for the time you put into getting this great program together.  We desparately need more of this sort of thing.  I find this program to be so fulfilling and satisfying. 


thx rett

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 Hey Retta,

I'm listening to you and Dave while I attempt French homework.  You are much more entertaining, it's great to hear your voice.  Can't wait to see you.

Love and big kisses,


Retta and Wade make my

Retta and Wade make my Mondays!

Upcoming show on Monday, July 21

Retta: Jazz musician and record collector and mighty fine cook Chris Tyle, will join me in the studio for a radio show featuring food songs.

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Dear Retta and ThE MiGhTY HaWK,
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