The Noontime Jamboree

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Episode Archive

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 Noontime Jamboree on 10/27/14

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Mon, 10/27/2014 - 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 10/10/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Jumping Bill CarlisleT'aint Nice
Hank WilliamsLovesick Blues
"My Sweet Love Ain't Around
Merle TravisI Am A Pilgrim
Bob Wills and his Texas PlayboysMission to Moscow
Merle TravisStart Even
George JonesI'm Gonna Burn Your Playhouse Down
Jess WillardJava Junction
Terry Fell and the FellersTruck Drivin' Man
Kitty WellsMy Big Truck Driving Man
Doy O'DellDiesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves
Johnny Exit (?)Dedicated to the ATA
Cornell Hurd Band7 Cups of Coffee, 14 Cigarettes
Anne JonesYou Got to See Your Mama Every Night
Tommy DuncanWrong Road Blues
Wanda JacksonGames People Play
Buck OwensTogether Again
Loretta LynnI Want You Out of My Head and Back In My Bed
Time Warp TophandsEating Right Out of Your Hand
Hank SnowI've Been Everywhere
Carl ButlerI'll Go Stepping Too
Warren SmithPick Me Up On Your Way Down
Patsy ClineI Fall to Pieces
Johnny BondPut Me To Bed
Smokey RogersTambouritza Boogie
Merle TravisT For Texas
Hank WillilamsI Saw the Light

 Thank you to everyone who contributed on Monday. Sure makes me feel good. And thanks to the

pitchers, I thought it was a pretty good show.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 10/03/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Cliff Bruner's Texas WanderersLittle White Lies
Peggy Lee & Four of A KindI've Had My Moments
Gene Kardos & Joel ShawWaiting For the Moon
Joe Venuti-Eddie Lang All Star OrchAfter You've Gone
Prarie RamblersSwingin' Down the Orchard Lane
Bing CrosbyWhere The Blue OF The Night (meets the gold of the day)
Cal Shrum & His Colorado HillbilliesWalking The Floor Over You
The Cats & The FiddleIf I Dream Of You
Joe Mooney QuartetFrom Monday On
Martha RayeAfter You've Gone
's Texas WanderersStar Dust
Martha RayeBody and Soul
Oscar AlemanDear Old Southland
Merl Lindsay & His okalahoma Nite RidersSafety Pin Rag
Jack TeagardenStars Fell On Alabama
Bing Crosby & The Mills BrosUp A Lazy River/Paper Doll
Cal Shrum & His Rhythm RangersSweethearts Or Strangers
lionel hamptonFiddle Dee-Dee
Bing Crosby with Gus Arnheim & His orch.Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Jimmie RodgersFrankie and Johnnie
Peggy Lee w/ Benny GoodmanHow Deep Is The Ocean
The Sons of the PioneersTumjling Tumbleweeds
Oscar AlemanTico Tico No Fuba
The VagabondsAt The End Of Sunset Lane
Pearl BaileySay It Simple
Bing Crosby & Louis ArmstrongYou're Just In Love
Billie HolidayI Can't Get Started
Cal Shrum and His Rhythm RangersHe's Gone Up the Trail
Red NicholsNobody's Sweetheart
The Mills BrosThe Song Is Ended
Cliff Bruner's Texas WanderersYou Always Hurt The One You Love
Roy RogersBlue Shadows On The Trail
Oscar AlemanMelancolia
The Sons of the PioneersOld Oaken Bucket
Tex William & The Western CaravanRed Wing
The Sunshine BoysTake It From Me
Joe VenutiThe Wild Dog

Retta Christie Hosts

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 09/26/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Bing CrosbyAnyone Can Fall In Love
Bix beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer & Jack TeagardenCinderella's Wedding Day
Milton Brown & His Musical BrowniesWhen I Take My sugar To Tea
Django ReinhardtI've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Bert Lown & His Biltmore Hotel OrchLoving You the Way I Do
Rosemary ClooneyI Concentrate On You
Duke Ellington & His Orch-Ivie Anderson Voc.When My Sugar Walks Down the Street
Patsy ClineAlways
Hugh & Karl FarrDeed I Do
Gene AutryA Hillbilly Wedding In June
Peggy LeeI'll Dance At Your Wedding
Merle TravisLet's Settle Down (to running around together)
Billie HollidayI've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Charlie ChristianTea For Two
Cab Calloway & His OrchMinnie The Moocher's Wedding Day
Harlem HOt ShotsI'm In Love All Over Again
Chu Berry w/ Fltecher Henderson & His OrchI'll Always Be In Love With YOu
Maxine SullivanEasy To Love
Wingy ManoneLove And Kisses
Bing CrosbyLove In Bloom
Bert Lown w/ Biltmore Hotel Orch.You're Simply Delish
Jimmy WakelyTenderly
Louis Prima w/ the Stafford SistersLet's Get Together and Swing
Dale EvansBesame Mucho
louis armstrongTo You Sweetheart Aloha
Lee WileyYou're A Sweetheart
Fats WallerBeleive It, Beloved
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysTea For Two
Louis Armstrong & His OrchConfession That I Love You
Carolina Cotton w/ Bob WillsCause I'm IN Love
Peggy Lee & Four Of A KindThe Glory Of Love
Teddy Wilson w/ Helen Ward Voc.Here's Love In Your Eye
Bing CrosbyJune In January
Jack Hilton & His OrchYou're the Cream In My Coffee
Jim Goodwin-t. and Dave Frishberg-pI Surrender Dear-1992

Thoughts about love and marriage on the Noontime Jamboree.  Retta Christie hosts.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 09/12/2011

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Ray PriceI'll Sail My Ship Alone
Anson Weeks & His Hotel Mark Hopkins OrchLet's Fly Away
Clarence WilliamsMilk Cow blues
Bill Boyd and His Cowboy RamblersGuess Who's In Town
Duke Ellington & His OrchJust Squeeze Me
Red Nichols and His Five PenniesFan It
Milton Brown & his Musical BrowniesHouse At the End Of the Lane
Jack Purvis & His Orch.Dismal Dan
Vernon Dalhart & Carson RobisonShine On Harvest Moon
Milton Brown & His Musical BrowniesPray For the Lights To Go OUt
Billie Holiday & Her ORchGeorgia On My Mind
Hoagy CarmichaelThe Best Things In Life Are Free
The Chocolate DandiesStardust
Bill Boyd & His Cowboy RamblersWah Hoo
Carson RobisonWolf At the Door
Hal Kemp and His ORchIt's Only A Paper Moon
Clarence WilliamsJazz It Blues
Billie HolidayGood Morning Heartache
Gladys MoiserLovely Liza Lee
Ray PriceCrazy Arms
Clarence WilliamsIn Our Cottage Of Love
Ted Hawkins & Riley PuckettDown In the Valley
Slim Gaillard & Slam StuartOh, Lady Be Good
Billie HolidayThese Foolish Things
Leo Reisman & His OrchA Year From Today
Ethel WatersPlease Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Eddie Lang & Joe VenutiA Sensation
Ray PriceDon't Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes
Slim GaillardDancing On the Beach
The Chocolate DandiesBirmingham Break-Down
Clarence WilliamsRed River Blues
Bill Boyd's Cowboy RamblersBarn Dance Rag
Ethel WatersTraveling All Alone
Anita O'DayLet's Get Away From It All

Host Retta Christie

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 09/05/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Dale EVansA Two Seated Saddle & A One Gaited Horse
Evan Kemp & the Trail RidersTonight In the Twilight
Patsy MontanaSwing Time Cowgirl
Red River DaveIs the Range Still the Same Back Home?
The Carter SistersI'm A Plain Old Country Girl
Tex Williams & The Western CaravanCowboy Opus No. 1
Girls of the Golden WestRide, Ride, Ride
Eldon BakerHappy Cowboy
Dinning SistersRidin' Down the Canyon
Cindy WalkerTi Yi Yippee Ay
Spade CooleyCopenhagen
Rex AllenCowpoke
Patsy MontanaCowboy Rhythm
Gene AutryThe Cowboy's Trademarks
Polly Jenkins & Her Musical Pals: Tex. Rose vocI'm Gonna Stradle My Saddle
Wil Carter "Montana Slim"Broken Down Cowboy
Spade CooleyRochester Schottische
Marty RobbinsAll Around Cowboy
Dale EvansI Wear A Saddle On My Heart
Girls of the Golden WestCowboy Jack
Dinning SistersHome On TheRange
Leon's Lone Star CowboysWhite River Stomp
Jimmy Wakelysong Of The Sierras
Pee Wee King & His Golden West CowboysFlying Home
Doc Williams & the Border RidersBeyond The Sunset
Jimmy WalkerDetour
Shorty Long & the Santa Fe RangersWaltz Of Colorado
Dale EvansHis Hat Cost More Than Mine
Cliff Bruner's Texas WanderersBeaumont Rag
Ezra PauletteWhen the Coyote Howls at Twiligth
Louise Massey & her WesternersMy Adobe Hacienda
Big Bill Cambell & His Rocky Mountain RhythmI'm Rockin' To The Rockies
Overstake SistersMy Daddy Was A Cowboy
Hank PennyThe Penny Opus No. 1
Slim ClarkTrailrider's Moon
Leon's Lone Star CowboysTexas Plains
Patsy MontanaThe She Buckaroo
Cliff Bruner's Texas WanderersJessie

Retta Christie hosts a Labor Day Western Special!

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 08/15/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Sweet Jennie Lee-Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies

Sugar Blues-Fats Waller

Sweet and Simple-Teddy Wilson

When My Sugar Walks Down the Street-Duke Ellington & His Orch w/ Ivie Anderson Voc.

The Sweetest Love Of All-Tex Ritter

Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider-Hoosier Hot Shots

Peach Pickin' Time In Georgia-Jimmie Rodgers

My Sugar Is So Refined-Johnny Mercer

Sugarfoot Boogie-Hank Garland

Too Much Sugar For A Dime-Merle Travis & Judy Hayden

Sugar Cane Mama-Cliff Carlisle

Huckleberry Pie-Blackie Crawford & The Western Cherokees

Sweet and Slow- The Mills Bros.

Sweet Georgia Brown-Oscar Aleman

Just A Little Bit Sweet-Charlie Rich

Sugar Is Sweet and So Are You-Louis Prima & His New Orleans Gang

Sweet Rhythm-Cab Calloway & His Orch.

Put Some Sugar In Your Shoes-Roy Hogsed

Little Green Apples-Roger Miller

Stealin' Apples-Chu Berry w/ Fletcher Henderson Orch

The Strawberry Roan- Bill Boyd and the Cowboy Ramblers

In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree-Midge Williams

Sugar Baby-Eddie Kirk

Sweet As  A Song-Louis Armstrong & His Orch.

Sweet Bunch Of Daisies-Chet Atkins

Sweet Chorus-Django Reinhardt

You're My Sugar-Tennessee ERnie Ford w/ Kay Starr

Sweeter That the Flowers-Kitty Wells

When I Take My Sugar To Tea-The Sunshine Boys

Sugar Moon-Willie Nelson

Sweet Patootie-Triangle Harmony Boys

Sweet Moments-Bob Wills & The Texas PLayboys w/ Tommy Duncan on voc.

Fruitie Cutie-Trummy YOung

I Hear A Sweet Voice Calling-Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys

Sweet Sue-Oscar Aleman

Huckleberry Duck-Raymond Scott

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 08/08/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Ray StevensThe Streak
Tish HinijosaI'm Not Through With You Yet
Cahrlie RichLet Me Go My Merry Way
Moon MullicanMagnolia Rag
Homer and JethroI Crept Into the Crypt and Cried
Hoosier HotshotsFrom the Indes to the Andes in His Undies
Sam and Kirk McGeeChitlin' Cookin' time in Cheatham County
Loretta LynnBlue Kentucky Girl
Sourdough SlimIn the Jailhouse Now
Bob WillsBob Wills Schottische
Time Warp TophandsBoot Heel Drag
Hot Club of CowtonwKeeper of My Heart
Hank SnowYou're the Reason I Don't Sleep At Night
Willie NelsonSatan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
Carl ButlerAngel Band
Joe SouthBombed, Boozed and Busted
Roger MillerThe Animal in Man
Roy ClarkTurkey In the Straw
Johnny CashHome of the Blues
Lefty FrizzellDon't Think It Ain't Been Fun Dear
Loretta LynnToday
Skeeter DavisGonna Get Along Without You Now
Cahrlene ArthurI Heard About You
Robbie Fulks and Kelly HoganAway Out on the Old St. Sabbath
SundownersDon't Tell Me Your Troubles
Billy GrammerTake Me Back South
David Allen CoeYou Never Even Call Me By My Name
Johnny CashI Still Miss Someone
Miss LeslieThe Last Time I Drank
Commander Cody and his Lost Planet ArimenHome In My Hand
Pee Wee King and his Golden West CowboysTexas Toni Lee
Wade RayToo Late To
Lefty Frizzell and Johnny BondSick Sober and Sorry
Stonewall JacksonPush the Panic Button
Wille NelsonSeaman's Blues
Lefty FrizzellForever and Always
Porter WagonerWaldo the Wierdo
Wade RayDipsy Doodle

The Show with no Shame.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 08/01/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Louis Armstrong & His OrchOn Treasure Island
Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass BoysSweetheart You Done Me Wrong
Faron YoungSaving My Tears For Tomorrow
Jess StacyRidin' Easy
Connie BoswellWhat Is It?
Louis Armstroing w/ Andy Iona & His IslandersHawaiian Hospitality
Marty RobbinsChant of the Wanderer
Floyd TillmanGotta Have My Baby Back
Sam Price & His Texas BlusicCow Cow Blues
Louis Armstrong & His OrchBlue Turning Gray Over You
Connie BoswellMe Minus You
Tau Moe & The Original HawaiiansHula Blues
Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass BoysOn That Gospel Ship
Pierre Solange Musette EnsembleC'est Si Bon
Floyd Tillman (Marge Collie vocals)If I Love A Liar
Louis Armstrong with the PolynesiansTo You, Sweetheart Aloha
Faron YoungIf You Ain't Lovin' You Ain't Livin
Roy RodgersHawaiian cowboy
Francis Lemarque ORch.Musique Strand
Pee Wee King & His Golden West CowboysI'm Satisfied With You
The Boswell SistersWhy Don't You Practice What You Preach
King Nawahi's HawaiiansHawaiian Capers
Louis Armstrong & His OrchConfessin, That I Love You
Sam Price & His Texas BlusicSing Out In The Groove
Marty RobbinsSouth of the Border
Andy Iona & His IslandersTa-hu-wa-hu-wa-i ( Hawaiian War Song)
Faron YoungI Can't Tell My Heart
Sidney Bechet with Bob Wilber's WildcatsKansas City Man Blues
Louis Armstrong with the Mills BrosDarling Nelly Gray
Al Kealoha Perry & His Singing SurfridersHawaiian Cowboy
Jess StacyAfter You've Gone
Eldon BakerMilk Bucket Boogie
Hank WilliamsI Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love Wtih You)

Summer Mix!

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 07/25/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Helen HallSomething SpecialThe Girls of the Big D JamboreeDragon Street
Hank SnowCan't Hear You BluesHank SnowBear Fam.
The KendallsHeaven's Just A Sin Away24 Country Hits Vol. IIIntercord
Time Warp TophandsStomping At the SavoyLet's Ride With Bob And TommyWR
Loretta LynnThe Race Is OnBlue Kentucky GirlDecca
Merle HaggardTurn Myself InLive At Billy Bob'sSmith Music Group
Hank PennyNo Muss, No Fuss and No BotherHak Penny Crazy RythmBloodshot
Roger MillerThe Ballad of Waterhole #3King of the RoadMercury
Time Warp TophandsMean Woman With the Green EyesLet's Ride With Bob and TommyWR
Johnnie Lee WillsLazy JohnWhere There's A Wills There's A WaySims
Bob Wills and Tommy DuncanTrouble In MindEncoreLiberty
Pee Wee KingWith All My HeartCountry Classic WaltzesRCA
Ray PriceBlues Stay Away From MeRay Price Sings Heart SongsColumbia
Sweetback SistersThe Mystery of YouLooking For A FightSignature Sounds
Dolly PartonTry Being LonelyJust Becasue You're A WomanCamden
Chet Atkins and Doc WatsonFlatt Did ItReflectionsRounder
Floyd TillmanI'll Keep On Loving YouPortraits of Floyd TillmanBagatelle
Johnny BondTomorrow Never ComesSunshine State SwingCountry Routes
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysMiss MollyBob Wills In Hollywood '43-'44Country Routes
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" SmithBlue BoogieMister GuitarStarday
Bob Wills & his Texas PlayboysIda RedBob Wills in Hollywood '43-'44Country Routes
Rue BarclayGuitar BoogieSunshine State SwingCountry Routes
Harvey HuntBig Dog Little Dog26 Deranged Swingin' Cool CatsSub Rosa
Jimmy MartinRun Pete RunKing of BluegrassPower Pak
Charlie Monroe and His Kentucky PardnersIt's time For the Whipporwills To SingEarly Country RadioJSP
Hank SnowLose the BluesHank SnowBear Family
Charline ArthurI'm Having A PartyGirls of the Big D JamboreeDragonstreet
Waylon JenningsI'm A Ramblin ManWaylon LiveRCA
Buck Owen's BuckaroosRound Hole GuitarAmerica's Most Wanteed BandCapitol
Willie NelsonEverything But YouThe Ghost part twoMasked Weasel
Del ReevesLest We ForgetRunning WildUnited Artists
Robbie FulksEach Night I TryGeorgia HardYep Roc
Johnny BushMy Cup Runneth OverBush CountryPower Pak
Dick CurlissStonin' AroundStonin' AroundCapitol
Merle HaggardKern RiverKern RiverEpic
Johnny Lee WillsI Wish That You Could Learn To Love MeWhere There's A Wills There's A WaySims
Sweetback SistersDon't Put Her Down You Helped Her ThereLookin' For A FightSignature Sounds
Dave KirbyForever AgainIs Anybody Going To San Antone?Heart of Texas
Chet Atkins and Doc WatsonDon't Monkey 'Round My WidderReflectionsRounder
Son of the PioneersEnd of the WorldGood Old Country MusicRCA Camden
Hank ThompsonThe Rainbows EndSongs of the Brazos ValleyCapitol
Time Warp TophandsRidin' On A FenderLet's Ride With Bob And TommyWR

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 07/18/2011

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The Noontime Jamboree
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Bennie Krueger & His OrchSing A New SongThe Complete Brunswick, Parlophone & VocalionMOSAIC
The Delmore Bros.Singing My Troubles Away
Sister Rosetta TharpeUp Above My HeadThe Roots of Rock and Roll
Fred AstaireLet's Face The Music And Dance
Hank Thompson & His Brazo Valley BoysProsperity SpecialHank ThompsonBear Family Records
Louis Armstrong & His OrchI've Got A Pocket Full Of DreamsThe Complete Louis Armstrong Decca SessionsMosaic
Hank WilliamsI'll Have A New LifeUnreleased RecordingsTime Life
Fred Rich & His OrchSingin' In The Rain
Jelly Roll Morton TrioSmilin' The Blues AwayThe Engine Room
Tommy duncanI've Got A New Road Under My WheelsDog House Blues
Bob & RayMusic Nook Goodwill PlugThe Lost Episodes, Vol. 2
The Cats & The FiddleI'm Singing, So Help MeWe Cats Will Swing For You
Ethel WatersYou Brought A New Kind Of Love To MeComplete Jazz Series
Duke EllingtonHappy As The Day Is Long
Jim GoodwinSwing That MusicLive recording of Jim Goodwin with Ray Skjelbred at Ray's house 1976
Jerry ColonnaHey BarmaidJazz Trash XVI
June HolmsHappy Yodeling CowgirlA Cowboy's Life Is Good Enough For Me
Louis Prima & His New Orleans GangLet's Have A Jubileecomplete Brunswick & Vocalion RecordingsMosaic
Louis Armstrong & His OrchIf It's Good ( Then I Want It)The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca SessionsMosaic
Emilio & Ernie CaceresI Found A new BabyAudiophile AD 101 Sept. 1969
Fred AStairePick Yourself UpTop Hat Hits From Hollywood
Gene AutryDon't Fence Me InSing Cowboy Sing Disc. 3
Bob Zurke & His BandIt's A Hap-Hap-Happy DayBakelite Express Disc 2
Rosalie AllenWhen A Cowgirl Is HappyThe Hillbilly Yodel Star of The 1940's
Raymond Scott QuintetSomtimes I'm HappyEctoplasm
Prarie RamblersThe Music Goes Round & RoundSwingin' Down The Old Orchard LaneBAMC
Louis JordanLet The Good Times RollMosaic
The Hoosier Hot ShotsBye bye BluesRural Jazz
Ella FitgeraldHappy TalkElla: The Legendary Decca Recordings
Chet Atkins & Les PaulI Want To Be HappyMasters of the Guitar: Together
Big Joe TurnerFeelin' HappyBig Joe Turner (1949-52)
Billie HolidayWhen You're SmilingLady Day: The Master Takes and Singles
Wingy ManoneGoody GoodyComplete Brunswick & Vocalion RecordingsMosaic
Cindy WalkerHappy Go LuckyCindy Walker-Singin' Cowgirl From TexasDagmar ( Germany)
Louis Prima & His New Orleans GangI'm Livin' IN A Great Big WayComplete Brunswick & Vocalion RecordingsMosaic
Nat King ColeLet's Get HappyNat King Cole 1936-40
Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boysgive The World A smileHank ThompsonBear Family Records

Music to lift the spirits during all the rain.

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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

noontime jamboree

 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.

Great Shows

Dear Retta and ThE MiGhTY HaWK,
Love all the shows...your intros, your support of old-time, recent, local and general good-for your soul music. My fella and I have been fans for long time...we are 22 years together and Mondays on KBOO are "our days" to recover from world-wide spazzzzzz! Thanks for your contribution to the greater good.

VW and her man, Scratch


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