Rural Ledge-ucation #79: Country Divas
First off, my apologies for the lateness in posting this show. Technical issues caused me to lack the ability to access the host of these shows, so I've been (not so) patiently waiting for the moment I could upload.
The time has finally come, and this may be one of the more enjoyable Sunday morning broadcasts I've put together to date. The inspiration came a few days ago when I heard this hilarious tune by Loretta Lynn on satellite radio:
"The girls in New York City they all march for women's lib
And Better Homes and Gardens shows the modern way to live
And the pill may change the world tomorrow but meanwhile today
Here in Topeka the flies are a buzzin'
The dog is a barkin' and the floor needs a scrubbin'
One needs a spankin' and one needs a huggin' Lord one's on the way
Oh gee I hope it ain't twins again"
How could I not air this tune? The search was now on to find other tunes with similar themes, and we now have a collection of lying, cheating, and drinking songs primarily sung by female country stars of the 50's and 60's. It's a lot of fun, and definitely worth the wait!
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1. Patsy Cline, I Fall To Pieces
2. Loretta Lynn, One's On The Way
3. Tammy Wynette, Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad
4. Julie Young, Villa of the Nude
5. Jeannie C. Riley, The Girl Most Likely
6. Johnny Cash And June Carter Cash, Jackson
7. Lefty Frizzell & June Stearns, If You've Got The Money (I've Got The Time)
8. Miss DeLois & the Music Men, Daddy Was a Preacher & Mamma Was a Go-Go Girl
9. Dottie West, Rock'n Roll Drummer In A Country Girl's Band
10. Leona Williams, Country Girl With Hot Pants On
11. June Stearns, The Future Ex-Mrs. Jones
12. Kitty Wells, Will Your Lawyer Talk To God
13. Bonnie Owens, Why Don't Daddy Live Here Anymore
14. Wanda Jackson, This Gun Don't Care
15. Davis Sisters, I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know
16. Rose Maddox, The Bottom of the Glass
17. Wanda Allred, Skid Row Girl
18. Jean Shepard, Second Fiddle
19. Billie Jo Spears, Blanket On The Ground
20. Dolly Parton, Blue Yodel #8 (Mule Skinner Blues)