The Noontime Jamboree

Hawk and Retta bring you the Good Stuff.   American music at its best. 

Episode Archive

The Noontime Jamboree on 06/10/13

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Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 06/03/13

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Mon, 06/03/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Retta Christie hosts the Noontime Jamboree

Monday, June 3rd host Retta Christie plays a fine blend of old jazz and Western music 12 - 2 pm

The Noontime Jamboree on 05/27/13

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Mon, 05/27/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 05/20/13

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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Retta Christie hosts the Noontime Jamboree

Monday, May 20th jazz historian Chris Tyle will join host Retta Christie on the Noontime Jamboree 12-2pm.

The Noontime Jamboree on 05/13/13

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Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 05/06/13

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Mon, 05/06/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Retta Christie hosts the Noontime Jamboree

Monday, May 6th on the Noontime Jamboree Chris Tyle and Dave Frishberg are joining host Retta Christie in the studio. They are going to cover a LOT of musical territory. Tune in from 12 - 2 pm.

The Noontime Jamboree on 04/29/13

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Mon, 04/29/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 04/15/13

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Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 04/08/13

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Mon, 04/08/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Cowboy Country Hillbilly Western Swing and Old Jazz

The Noontime Jamboree on 04/01/13

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Mon, 04/01/2013 - 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 03/29/2010

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Bob Wills and the Texas PlayboysTrouble In Mind '36
The Trio From REACHAlong the Navajo Trail '74
Miss LeslieThere's Two People Here Not Talking 2010Wrong Is What I Do Best
Carson Robison and His Pleasant Valley BoysIrish WasherwomanSquare DancesRCA
Bob Wills and the Texas PlayboysGet With It '36
Elton Baker and the Brown County RevelersIt's Hard '38BACM
Benny BarnesNo Fault of Mine '56
Wade RayCuddlebug '49
Milton Brown and the Musical BrowiniesDeep Elum Blues
Tune WranglersEl Rancho Grande
Merle HaggardLovesick Blues '73
Robbie FulksWhen I See An Elephant Fly '03Oh Mickey, Where Art Thou?
Pee Wee King and the Golden West CowboysScrewball
Roy Hall and his Cohutta Mtn. BoysMule Boogie '50
Jim ReevesI've Lived A Lot In My Time '55
Johnny Gimble and Bob Brownhills Nashville Sound CompanyTuxedo Junction '82Delta Records
Milton Brown and the Musical BrowniesLove In BloomDedicated to the late, Eugene Kaza
"Brownie Stomp
Harry AdamsBile Them Cabbage Down '52
Blackie Crawford and the Western CherokeesHuckelberry Pie
Tennessee Ernie Ford and Ginnie JacksonDo the Hucklebuck '53
Tex WilliamsI Lost My Gal From Memphis
Scott Ligon and Heather McAdamsGive Me FaithScott and Heather's Country Calendar Show
Harry AdamsArkansas Traveller
The Western CherokeesLeft Over Love
Harry ChoatesWhat's the Use? '50
Original River Road BoysWalk Out Backwards
Retta the the Smart FellasWhat did You Expect Me To Do?
Merle HaggardNobody Knows I'm Hurting
Doug ?Doug's Tune
Tex WilliamsTexas In My Soul
Bob Wills the his Texas PlayboysOozlin Daddy Blues
Milton Brown the the Musical BrowniesGoofus
Spade CooleyOklahoma Boogie '46
Bob Wills and his Texas PlayboysPray For the Lights To Go Out
Rex Hobart and the Misery Boysit's Not Easy Being Green
Charlie LouvinI Will Go Sailing

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/22/2010

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Eddie Bond and the StompersRockin' Daddy'56Bear Family
Jim ReevesHomeby Roger Miller '59RCA
Jack ClementDreaming My Dreams With You2004Dualtone
PinetoppersThe Irish Polkacredited to 'Paddy Hogan'Coral
Bob Wills and his Texas PlayboysNobody's Darling But MineBACM
Ray PriceI'll Keep On Loving Youby Floyd TillmanRCA
Tennessee Ernie FordYou don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry'53Country Routes
Jimmie DeanBig Blue DiamondsMercury
The OffendersCan't Get the Hell Out of Texasvoc. Johnny Bush
Jerry Lee Lewis & Merle HaggardBummin' AroundLast Man Standing
Patsy ClineFaded Love'64
Bob WillsWaltzing In Old San AntoneRanch House FavoritesMGM
Cecil CampbellDixieland Rock'56MGM
Moon MullicanI Done It'53
Bob WillsNancy Jane'46
Willie NelsonBy the Rivers Of Babylon
Johnny BondDrowning My SorrowsHarmony
Jack GuthrieI Told You Once'47Bear Family
Herb and Mark Remington19 Kinds of Hell'84Longhorn
James TallyWhen Mama Ain't Happy2009
Dave Dudley2 Six Packs Away
Geroge and EarlDone Gone'56 I thought this song was Great
Jimmy MartinMr. Engineer
Buck GriffinOld Bee TreeMGM
Sonny JamesYoung LoveAn old Japanese off brand 10"
Jerry Lee Lewis & Don HenleyWhat Makes the Irish Heart BeatLast Man Standing
The Osborn BrothersTake Me Home Country Roadswith 'bones' !
James TalleyNorth Dakota Woman2009
Sons of the PioneersShe Waits For Me TonightJEMF
Gen AutryWhile the Angelus Was RingingI think they overdubbed the chorus and some strings
The OffendersAre You Sure?voc. Johnny Bush '97
Carson RobisonRockin' and Rollin' With Grandma"Ramby tam tamby and a pooddley dite"MGM
Johnny T. TalleyWild Mind'56
Miss Leslie and Her Juke JointersThere's Two People Here Not TalkingWrong Is What I Do Best2009
Hank ThompsonBreaking the Rulesw/ Bobby Kofer on steel?Capitol
Retta Christie Trio'Neatht he Purple On the HillsVol 2 2010
Jean ShepardJust Enough Heart to HurtHeart to HeartCapitol
The DerailersIt's Too LateReverb Deluxe
Tammy WynetteCrying In the Chapel
Jerry Lee Lewis and Willie NelsonThat's AllLast Man Standing
Jimmie DaySleepwalk

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/15/2010

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Remembering Jim Goodwin

Chris Tyle is back in the studio with Retta helping to celebrate the musical life of the late Jim Goodwin on the eve of his 66th birthday.

Just a Closer Walk With Thee: Muddy River Jazz Band, 1967. Stardust Records lp, out-of-print
Wild Man Blues: Ed Zimbrick’s 10th Avenue Jazz Band, 1968? EJ Records lp, out-of-pring
Liza: The Great Excelsior Jazz Band, 1969. ASP Records lp, out-of-print
It Should Be You: New Orleans Jazz Club of Northern California All Stars, 1970. NOJNC Records lp, out-of-print
I’m Wild About That Thing: same as above
I Never Knew What a Gal Could Do: Dick Oxtot’s Golden Age Jazz Band, 1973. Arhoolie Records lp, out-of-print
Doctor Jazz: Turk Murphy Jazz Band, 1974. unissued private recording
Doin’ the New Lowdown: Brett Runkle and the Starting from Scratch Jazz Band, 1975. Berkeley Rhythm Records 7" lp, out-of-print
I’ve Got My Fingers Crossed: Marty Grosz and Berkeley Rhythm, 1976. Jim Goodwin and Friends lp, Berkeley Rhythm Records
A Sailboat in the Moonlight: Mike Duffy’s Second Pacific Film Archives Band, 1978, Jim Goodwin and Friends lp, Berkeley Rhythm Records
You’re a Lucky Guy: Jim Goodwin, piano, 1977, Jim Goodwin and Friends lp, Berkeley Rhythm Records
My Melancholy Baby: Jim Goodwin, cornet; Burt Bales, piano, 1977, Jim Goodwin and Friends lp, Berkeley Rhythm Records
You’ve Changed: Ray Skjelbred’s Yeti Chasers, 1976
Tormented: Berkeley Rhythm, 1978?. unissued private recording at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, Ca.
Sheik of Araby: Sunset Music Company, 1979. Blue Swing CD.
Angel Eyes: Berkeley Rhythm, 1973. Berkeley Rhythm Vol 1 lp, out-of-print
Dinah: Butch Smith and his Dixieland Band, Palmdale, Ca. Elks Club Sweetheart's Ball
Copenhagen: Jim Goodwin, Ray Skjelbred, Ham Carson, 1987/1988. Jazz Master lp, out-of-print
There’ Ain’t No Sweet Man: Double Play, Jim Goodwin & Dave Frishberg, 1992. Arbor Records

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/08/2010

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International Women's Day

Vocalist Rebecca Kilgore brings in some of her favorite female singers. Retta Christie hosts.              

1. My Sweetie Went Away (She Didn't Say Where, When Or Why) Bessie Smith- The Collection
2. I Just Couldn't Take It, Baby, Ethel Waters- The Incomparable Ethel Waters
3. Sweetheart's Holiday, Lee Morse
4. Ain't It A Shame About Mame?, Adelaide Hall- A Centenary Celebration (Disc 2)
5. Daddy Won't You Please Come Home, Annette Hanshaw- The Girl Next Door (TT408CD)
6. What Kind O' Man Is You?, Mildred Bailey- The Blues Singer, 1929-1937
7. Between 18th And 19th On Chestnut Street, Connie Boswell & Bing Crosby
8. Repeal The Blues, Lee Wiley- Completists' Ultimate Collection Vol. 1
9. Who'll Chop Your Suey, Cleo Brown- Here Comes Cleo
10. When A Woman Loves A Man, Maxine Sullivan- Enjoy Yourself
11. Fine Brown Frame, Nellie Lutcher- The Best Of Nellie Lutcher
12. S'posin', Helen Humes- Swingin' With Humes
13. I'm In a Low Down Groove, Billie Holiday- Billie Holiday 1940-49
14. Moment of Truth, Ella Fitzgerald- Cote d'Azur Concerts on Verve (Box Set)
15. Comes Love, Helen Forrest w/Artie Shaw- I Had The Craziest Dream
16. Shake Down The Stars, Mary Ann McCall- Easy Living
17. The Walls Keep Talking, Anita O'Day- Young Anita #1: Gene Krupa Days
18. I'm Just Wild About Harry, Peggy Lee- Great Ladies of Song
19. I Couldn't Care Less, Carmen McRae- Something To Swing About
20. Stuff Like That There, Betty Hutton- Spotlight On... Betty Hutton
21. Lucky In Love (Live), Sarah Vaughan-The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury,Vol.3 (Box Set)
22. When You And I Were Young Maggie Blues, Margaret Whiting and Jimmy Wakely-Vintage Collections
23. I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City, Julie London- Lonely Girl/Make Love To Me
24. It's Delovely, Jeri Southern- Jeri Southern: The Very Thought of You - The Decca Years 1951-1957
25. I Got Rythm, Chris Connor- Warm Cool, The Atlantic Years (Disc 1)
26. Lazy River, Rosemary Clooney- The Rosemary Clooney Show
27. Aren't You Glad You're You? Lucy Ann Polk- Lucy Ann Polk - Life with the Big Bands
28. Miss Brown To You, Barbara Lea- Do It Again
29. Jackie, Annie Ross- The BeBop Singers
30. There Will Never Be Another You, Beverly Kenney- Beverly Kenney Sings For Johnny Smith
31. Blue Skies, Teri Thornton- Devil May Care
32. The Masquerade Is Over, Ann Richards- Ann, Man!
33. I Hear Music, Carol Sloane- The Real Things
34. Agua De Beber, Astrud Gilberto- Compact Jazz
35. I Love A Film Cliché, Susannah McCorkle- The Beginning 1975

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 03/01/2010

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Moon MullicanShort But Sweet7 Nights to RockAce Records UK
Black Birds of ParadiseSugarGennett RaritiesJazz Oracle
Ben WebsterStella By StarlightThe Warm MoodsReprise Archives
Lefty FrizzellI Love You MostlyLook What Thoughts Will DoSony BGM Music
Bob Wills & The Texas PlayboysSmile Darn You SmileOle Buttermilk SkyBritish Archive of Country Music
Eddie Miles & His Florentine Orch.Is It Possible She LOves MeGennett RaritiesJazz Oracle
Dave Frishberg & Jim GoodwinDear Old SouthlandDouble PlayArbor Records
Moon MullicanMona Lisa22 Greatest HitsDeluxe
Nat King ColeGee Baby Ain't I Good to YouThe Best of the Nat King Cole TrioCapitol
Syd Valentine's Patent Leather KidsRock and BravelGennett RaritiesJazz Oracle
Lefty FrizzellI Love You a Thousand waysLefty Frizzell, Country ClassicsColumbia
Teddy Wilson & His OrchI'm With You right or WrongTeddy & The Girls, Volumbe 1Masters of Jazz
King Benny Nawahi's HawaiiansMay Day is Lei Day in HawaiiKing kBennie NawahiYazoo
Vera LynnJealousyWe'll Meet AgainMusic Memories
Bob WillsSalley Gooden, No. 1Ole Buttermilk SkyBritish Archive of Country Music
Moon MullicanI'll Sail My Ship Alone22 Greatest HitsDeluxe
Nat King ColeIf YOu Can't Smile and Say YesThe Best of the Nat King Cole TrioCapitol
Josef LockeI'll Take You Home KathaleenHear My SongASV Ltd.
Jerry LewisThat Certain PartyDean Martin, Collectors SeriesCapitol
Ben WebsterThere's No YouThe Warm MoodsReprise Archives
Triangle Harmony BoysSweet PatootieGennett RaritiesJazz Oracle
Mildred Bailey & Her OrchFor Sentimental ReasonsTeddy & The Girls, Volumbe 1Masters of Jazz
King Benny NawahHawaiian MelodyKing kBennie NawahiYazoo
Dave Frishberg & Jim GoodwinRussian LullabyDouble PlayArbor Records
Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysI'll String Along with YouOle Buttermilk SkyBritish Archive of Country Music
Glen Miller & His OrchFresh as a DaisyBakelite ExpressABC Classics
Vera LynnBecareful It's My HeartWe'll Meet AgainMusic Memories
Lefty FrizzellAlways LateLefty Frizzell, Country ClassicsColumbia
Moon MullicanMoon's Tune22 Greatest HitsDeluxe
Dave Frishberg & David EvansOnly A RoseRetta Christie with David Evans and Dave Frishberg, Volume 2Retta Records
Dave FrishbergEloiseDave Frishberg at the Jazz BakeryArbor Records
Josef LockeGoodbyeHear My SongASV LTD
Keely SmithI'll Never Smile AGainGreat Ladies of SongCapitol

 The music of musicians with birthdays in March.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 02/22/2010

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Cousin Herb HensonY'all Come!Country Music
Buck OwensAct Naturally""
Bob MorrisThis Old Heart""
Cliff Bruner and the Johnny Gimble BandCrafton BluesWorld's Greatest Country
Willie NelsonBy the Rivers of BabylonThe Best of
Charlie RichMy Mtn. DewCharlie
Freddy Powers and the Powerhouse IVThat's My PawThe Good LifeWarner
Hank WilliamsEverythings OkayH. W. RevealedTime
Little Jimmy DickensJambalayaRaisin' the
Hank WilliamsI Just Told Mama GoodbyeH. W. RevealedTime
Curly Ray ClineWaltz for DadIt's Bread and
Karl Shiflett and the Big Country ShowI Don't CareKarl Shiflett and the Big Country
Little Jimmy DickensOut Behind the BarnRaisin' the
George JonesSilver Dew on the Blue Grass TonightKing of Broken
Tommy CollinsTake Me Back to the Good Old DaysLet's Live A
Jimmy Martin and the Sunny Mtn. BoysUptown BluesBig and Country
Roger MillerKing of the RoadKIng of the
Janis MartinLove Me to PiecesThe Comnplete Janis
Johnny RiversThat's Rock and RollRockin' in the
Hank WilliamsEverything's OkayH. W. RevealedTime
"Lovesick Blues""
"I Dreamed About Mama Last Night""
Jerry RiversBlack Mtn. Rag""
Hank WilliamsI Heard My Savior Calling Me""
"Closing Theme""
Lefty FrizzellI Can't Get Over You to Save My LifeThe Last
Alvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley BoysWhen I Stop Loving YouAlvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley BoysLong
Bob Wills and his Texas PlayboysWeary of the Same Old StuffThe Golden Era of Bob WillsColumbia Historic
"Whoa BaberBob Wills and his Texas PlayboysTexas
Ray PriceThe Kind of Love I Can't ForgetSan Antonio
Bob Wills and the Texas PlayboysOozlin' Daddy bluesSan Antonio RoseBear
"I Wonder Where You Are Blues""
"William Tell""
"Cherokee MaidenMore Rare Presto
Retta Chritie Trio'Neath the Purple On the HillsRetta Christie Trio Vol. IIRetta
Bob WillsBoot Heel DragA Country
Charlie RichLove Waits for MeThe Fabulous Charlie
Waylon JenningsIn the Very Same RoomWaylon Sings Ol'


The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 02/15/2010

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Jazz man and record collector Chris Tyle joins host Retta Christie in the studio.  The focus of the show is fiddle/violin and trumpet/cornet players swinging away. 

1. Goodbye Liza Jane: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, 1945
2. Bouncing Around: Armand Piron's New Orleans Orchestra, 1923
3. New Orleans Wiggle: Armand Piron's New Orleans Orchestra, 1923
4. I Didn't Know: Jean Goldkette and his Orchestra, 1924
5. Clementine: Jean Goldkette and his Orchestra, 1927
6. Ain't Misbehavin': Segar Ellis, 1929
7. Pardon Me, Pretty Baby: Fred Rich and his Orchestra, 1931
8. River, Stay Away from My Door: The Boswell Sisters, 1931
9. I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music: Stuff Smith and His Orchestra, 1936
10. Serenade to a Wealthy Widow: Stuff Smith and His Orchestra, 1936
11. Where is the Sun?: Stuff Smith and His Orchestra, 1937
12. I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket: Stuff Smith and His Orchestra, 1936
13. Rose Room: Bill Coleman, 1937
14. Bill Street Blues: Bill Coleman, 1937
15. It Had to Be You: Django Reinhardt, 1937
16. Lazy River: Hoagy Carmichael, 1930
17. Crafton Blues: Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys
18. Roly Poly: Merle Haggard and the Texas Playboys, 1976
19. Too Much Sugar for a Dime: Merle Travis, 1951
20. Jig in G: Emilio Caceres, 1937       
21. El Rancho Grande: Emilio Caceres, 1937
22. In El Rancho Grande: Milton Brown and his Brownies
23. My Honey's Arms: Bing Crosby, 1933
24. My Honey's Arms: Bing Crosby, 1951
25. Moon Mist: Duke Ellington, 1942
26. Honeysuckle Rose: Duke Ellington, 1940
27. Hindustan: Joe Venuti & George Barnes, 1975

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 01/11/2010

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Eddie DeanRagtime Cowboy Joe
Bobby WrightSinging Country Music Loud and Strong
Hawkshaw HawkinsBig Old Heartache
Chubby WiseMilk Cow Blues
Johnny PaycheckOld Violin
Sam & Kirk McGeeFreight Train Blues
Lonzo & OscarI've Had It
Maddox Bros. and RoseOld Black Choo Choo
Tennessee Ernie FordShotgun Boogie
Curly Williams and his Georgia Peach PickersGA Boogie
Patsy ClineYou're Cheating Heart
Goldie HillMake Love To Me
Tommy DuncanWrong Road Home Blues
Tommy DuncanFrankie Jean
Bob Wills and His Texas Palyboys w/ Tommy DuncanNever No Mo blues
Jimmie RodgersMiss the Missisippi
Mac WisemanShackles and Chains
Grandpa JonesDooley
Cornell Hurd BandWhen the Whiskey Turns to Wine
Sonewall JacksonDon't Be Angry
Asleep At the WheelBump Bounce oogie
Jesse Rogers and his '49ersMind Your Own Business
Hugh Friar and His Virginia VagabondsI Can"t Stay Mad At You
Les Cole and the Echoes (Country Johnny Mathis)Bee Boppin Daddy
The Lewis FamilyHoney In the Rock
Curly Ray ClineHouse of David Blues
Cowboy CopasAlabam
Skeets McDonaldBlues In My Mind
Eddie SkeltonMy Heart Gets Lonely
Lyn AndersonI Keep Forgetting
Carl PerkinsYou Can't Make Love to Somebody (With Somebody Else On Your Mind)
Carl StoryA Beautiful Life
Gene WatsonHow good A Bad Woman Feels
Louvin Bros.Have I Stayed Away Too Long
Freddy FenderShe's Gone
Louvin Bros.Nobody's Darling But Mine
Conway Twitty and Loretta LynnThat's All That Matters
Tommy DuncanSweet Kind of Love
Maddox Bros. and RoseLove Is Strange
Harold HensleySong of the Wanderer

 We celebrated Tommy Duncan's 99th Birthday.

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 01/04/2010

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Musician and record collector Chris Tyle joins host Retta Christie in the studio for this New Year Special.


1. Auld Lang Syne: Freddie Rich Radio Orchestra. Complete Hit of the Week Recordings, Vol. 3 Disc 2     

2. Auld Lang Syne: Don Redman And His Orchestra, 1936-1939       

3. Snowfall: Claude Thornhill and his Orchestra, Snowfall (1937-1947)  

4. Snowflakes     Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers            Cliff Bruner & His Texas Wande           

5. There's Frost on the Moon: Tommy Dorsey, 1936           

6. Winter Weather: Fats Waller and his Rhythm, 1941        

7. Frosty Mornin’: Bill Boyd & His Cowboy Ramblers, 1937         

8. It's Gonna Be A Cold, Cold Winter: Alberta Hunter, vocal, acc. By Duke Ellington, piano. Masters Of Jazz1924-1926 Volume 1        

9. Banking on the Weather: Russ Carlsen and the High Steppers     Crown House Bands Vol. 1           

10. Baby It's Cold Outside: Pearl Bailey with Hot Lips Page and his Orchestra, Chronological 1946-1950        

11. Frosty Morning Blues: Bessie Smith. The Complete Recordings, Vol. 1

12. My Wife Is On A Diet: Harry Hudson & His Melody Men, Leslie Sarony, vocal      

13. Try Getting A Good Night's Sleep: Don Redman & His Orchestra 1931-1933. Don Redman, vocal

14. My Sweet Tooth Says "I Wanna" But My Wisdom Tooth Says “No”: Ben Selvin, 1931. Vocal by the Overbite Sisters         

15. Bend Down Sister: Jimmie Grier and his Orchestra, 1932                   

16. Getting Some Fun Out Of Life: Billie Holiday, vocal, acc. By Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra, 1936.       

17. Everything's Gonna Be All Right: Coon-Sanders' Nighthawks, 1926

18. The Gold Digger's Song (We're In The Money) Benny Morton Orch., 1933 Sounds Of Harlem Vol. 1 (Hep)           

19. A Hundred Years From Today: Lee Wiley, 1933 Completists' Ultimate Collection Vol. 1        

20. Dancing To Save Your Sole: Gus Arnheim and his Orchestra. Arnheim & his Orchestra in Hollywood - 1928-1933 [Renovation]       

21. I've Got The World On A String: Spirits Of Rhythm, 1933. Spirits Of Rhythm 1933-34, Hep Records          

22. Ballyhoo Theme Song (Cheer Up)  Eddie Cantor/Phil Spitalny Music    Anthony/Portnoff      Complete Hit of the Week Recordings, Vol. 3

23. I've Gotta Get Up and Go To Work: Adrian Rollini and his Orchestra, 1933       

24. Take It Slow and Easy: Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies. Complete Recordings of the Father of Western Swing 1932-37 Disc 1         

25. Slow and Easy: Louisiana Five, 1919. Pioneer Recording Bands 1917-1920         

26. Go Wash An Elephant: Bob Haring's Happy Harmonizers 1927     

27. I'm Walking Between The Rain Drops: Bill Haid's Cubs          Paramount Hot Dance Obscurities Volume 1         

The Noontime Jamboree playlist for 12/28/2009

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Bob Wills and Tommy DuncanTrouble In Mind
Loretta LynnOne's On the Way
Ray Price and Willie NelsonI'm So Ashamed
Tex Williams and his Western Caravan3 Way Boogie
Freddie HartJuke Joint Boogie
Cowboy CopasWon't You Ride In My Little Red Wagon
Happy Fats and His Rayne-Bo RamblersI've Grown So Lonely For You Darling
Judy HaydenReal Gone Oakie
Noel BoggsAlabamy Bound
Time Warp TophandsRiver Stay Away From My Door
Harry ChoatesI've Quit My Cattin' Around
Leon PayneI'm A Lone Wolf
Jr. BrownDarlin' I'll Do Anything You Say
Marty RobbinsLittle Rosewood Casket
Mike Ireland and HollerOn the Banks of the Ohio
Tex Williams and his Western CaravanWhat's the Matter With You?
Becky HobbsCowgirls Heart
Rex AllenRiding Hiding Teardrops In My Heart
Curly Fox and Texas RubyNobody Else But You
Johnny Lee WillsLate Evening Blues
Justin TubbOne Eyed Red
Sue ThompsonLast Night I Heard (Somebody Cry)
The Wilburn Bros w/ Ernest TubbHow do We Know
Happy Fats and His Rayne-Bo Ramblers (w/ Harry Choates)Les Tete Fills Lafayette
Merle TravisSaturday Night Shuffle
The Cornell Hurd BandYour Ex-Husband Sends Me Flowers
The Cornell Hurd BandArtificial Flowers
The Cornell Hurd BandPut Your Makeup On (You're Slippin' 'Round Is Showing)
The Cornell Hurd Band w/ Marti BromMoonshine Lullabye
Bob WillsMission to Moscow

The last show of the '00's.


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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