MOTHER'S BEST TRANSCRIPTIONS

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THE PRE-RECORDED SHOWS:

Howard Watts, "Cousin" Louie Buck, Sam Pruett, Hank, Jerry Rivers & Don Helms

NOTE THAT TITLES IN BLACK WAS FIRST RELEASED BY TIME LIFE IN 2008-2009
TITLES IN RED CAN ONLY BE FOUND IN THE DELUXE BOX-SET 2010
ACETATE 206: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 10, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#9 - partly as intro)
WHERE THE OLD RED RIVER FLOWS (#1)
MB THEME SONG (#1)
MOONLIGHT WATERS (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
HOW CAN YOU REFUSE HIM NOW (#2) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D)
CLOSING (spoken & instr. LOVESICK BLUES as outro - except were noted)

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25568-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 1)

ACETATE 1: recorded January 9, 1951
On radio WSM January 11, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#10 - partly as intro)
THE ALABAMA WALTZ (#2) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
MB THEME SONG (#2)
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
LORD, BUILD ME A CABIN (IN THE CORNER OF GLORYLAND) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D / T-L Barjan CD 25265-D)
MB THEME SONG (#3)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25568-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 1)

ACETATE 1: recorded January 9, 1951
On radio WSM January 12, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#11 - partly as intro)
NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME (#4)
MB THEME SONG (#4)
TWIN GUITAR POLKA (instrumental) - Don Helms, Sammy Pruett & The Drifting Cowboys
GATHERING FLOWERS FOR THE MASTER'S BOUQUET (#1) (T-L Barjan CD 25265-D)
EIGHTH OF JANUARY (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25568-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 1)

Recorded January 9, 1951
On radio WSM January 15, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#12 - partly as intro)
THE BLIND CHILD'S PRAYER (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#5)
BLUE STEEL BLUES (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
WHEN GOD DIPS HIS LOVE IN MY HEART (#2)
MB THEME SONG (#6)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25568-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 1)

ACETATE 2: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 16, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#13 - partly as intro)
MANSION ON THE HILL (#4) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D / T-L Walmart CD 25256-D)
MB THEME SONG (#7)
I LIKE THAT KIND - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
HOW CAN YOU REFUSE HIM NOW - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25568-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 1)

ACETATE 2: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 17, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#14 - partly as intro)
NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME (#5)
MB THEME SONG (#8)
TIGHT-WAD DADDY - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE) (#2)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25569-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 2)

ACETATE 3: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 18, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#15 - partly as intro)
EVERYTHING'S OKAY (#2) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
MB THEME SONG (#9)
WHY SHOULD I CRY - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I HEARD MY MOTHER PRAYING FOR ME (#2) - with Audrey Williams
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25569-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 2)

ACETATE 3: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 19, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#16 - partly as intro)
MOVE IT ON OVER (#3) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D)
MB THEME SONG (#10)
I'M SATISFIED WITH LIFE (DON'T WORRY ME) - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I SAW THE LIGHT (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#11)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25569-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 2)

ACETATE 4: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 22, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#17 - partly as intro)
THE SEAMAN'S BLUES (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#12)
BLUES IN MY MIND - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
SOMETHING GOT A HOLD ON ME (#2) - with Audrey Williams (Time Life 24922-D/24924-D)
MB THEME SONG (#13)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25569-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 2)

Recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 23, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#18 - partly as intro)
BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN (#1) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
MB THEME SONG (#14)
BONAPARTE'S RETREAT - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I'VE JUST TOLD MAMA GOODBYE (#3) (Time Life CD 24922-D24925-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25569-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 2)

ACETATE 5: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 24, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#19 - partly as intro)
MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#15)
MY LOVE FOR YOU HAS TURNED TO HATE - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
DEAR BROTHER (#3) - with Audrey Williams
MB THEME SONG (#16)
CLOSING - LOVESICK BLUES (#20 - partly as outro)

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25570-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 3)

ACETATE 5: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 25, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#21 - partly as intro)
THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME (#4) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D)
THEME SONG (#17)
LAST NIGHT I HEARD YOU CRYING IN YOUR SLEEP - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE (#2)
WHISTLIN' RUFUS (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25570-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 3)

ACETATE 6: recorded January 18, 1951
On radio WSM January 26, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#22 - partly as intro)
PINS AND NEEDLES (IN MY HEART) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
THEME SONG (#18)
FOUR FLUSHER - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I HEARD MY MOTHER PRAYING FOR ME (#3) - with Audrey Williams
MB THEME SONG (#19)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25570-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 3)

ACETATE 7: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 29, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#23 - partly as intro)
COOL WATER (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#20)
ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
LONELY TOMBS (#1)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25570-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 3)

ACETATE 7: recording date n/a
On radio WSM January 30, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#24 - partly as intro)
I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVING (#3) (Time-Life CD 24922-D/24923-D)
MB THEME SONG (#21)
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
JESUS REMEMBERED ME (#2) - with Audrey Williams
MB THEME SONG (#22)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25570-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 3)

ACETATE 8: recorded January 19, 1951
On radio WSM January 31, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#25 - partly as intro)
ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONCHARTRAIN (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#23)
BLUE LOVE (IN MY HEART) - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
CALLING YOU (#4) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D / T-L Barjan CD 25265-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25571-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 4)

ACETATE 8: recorded January 19, 1951
On radio WSM February 1, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#26 - partly as intro)
MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND (#2)
THEME SONG (#24)
MODEL T LOVE - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES (#2) - with Audrey Williams
THEME SONG (#25)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25571-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 4)

ACETATE 9: recorded January 19, 1951
On radio WSM February 2, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#27 - partly as intro)
MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS (#4) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#26)
I LIKE THAT KIND - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
WHEN GOD DIPS HIS LOVE IN MY HEART (#3)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25571-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 4)

ACETATE 10: recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 6, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#28 - partly as intro)
COLD, COLD HEART (#2) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D / T-L Walmart CD 25256-D)
HONKY TONKIN' - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
SALLY GOODIN' - the band, vcl. by Hank & Louie Buck
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25571-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 4)

ACETATE 10: recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 7, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#29 - partly as intro)
DEAR JOHN (#4)
I'M SATISFIED WITH LIFE (DON'T WORRY ME) - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
SOMETHING GOT A HOLD ON ME (#3) - with Audrey Williams
MB THEME SONG (#27)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25571-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 4)

Recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 12, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#30 - partly as intro)
MOVE IT ON OVER (#4)
WALTZ OF THE WIND - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE) (#3)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25572-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 5)

Recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 13, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#31 - partly as intro)
FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES (#2)
FOUR FLUSHER - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I SAW THE LIGHT (#4)
MB THEME SONG (#28)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25572-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 5)

ACETATE 11: recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 16, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#32 - partly as intro)
AT THE FIRST FALL OF SNOW (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
I LIKE THAT KIND - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
WHEN GOD DIPS HIS LOVE IN MY HEART (#4)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25572-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 5)

ACETATE 12: recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 19, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#33 - partly as intro)
WEDDING BELLS (#5) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
TIGHT-WAD DADDY - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#29)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25572-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 5)

ACETATE 12: recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 20, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#34 - partly as intro)
WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME (#4) (Time-Life 24922-D/24923-D)
BLUE LOVE (IN MY HEART) - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
DEAR BROTHER (#4) - with Audrey Williams
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25572-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 5)

Recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 21, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#35 - partly as intro)
WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
LOW AND LONELY - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
JESUS DIED FOR ME (#3) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D / T-L Barjan CD 25265-D)
MB THEME SONG (#30)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25573-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 6)

Recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 22, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#36 - partly as intro)
LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES (#4) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D / T-L Walmart CD 25256-D)
LAST NIGHT I HEARD YOU CRYING IN YOUR SLEEP - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
LONELY TOMBS (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#31)
TURKEY IN THE STRAW (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25573-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 6)

Recording date n/a
On radio WSM February 23, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#37 - partly as intro)
DEAR JOHN (#6) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
IF YOU WANT SOME LOVIN' - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I HEARD MY MOTHER PRAYING FOR ME (#4) - with Audrey Williams
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25573-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 6)

ACETATE 207: recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably February, 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#38 - partly as intro)
MOANIN' THE BLUES (#5)
MB THEME SONG (#32)
HONKY TONKIN' - Audrey Williams & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE) (#4)
MB THEME SONG (#33)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25573-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 6)

ACETATE 204: recording date n/a
On radio WSM early March 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#39 - partly as intro)
DEAR JOHN (#5)
MB THEME SONG (#34)
ROADSIDE RAG (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL FLY AWAY (#1) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#35)
BONAPARTE'S RETREAT (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25573-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 6)

ACETATE 205: recording date n/a
On radio WSM early March 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#40 - partly as intro)
COLD, COLD HEART (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#36)
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
FARTHER ALONG (#1) (Time Life 24922-D/24924-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25574-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 7)

ACETATE 10: recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#41 - partly as intro)
MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#37)
ARKANSAS TRAVELLER (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE) (#5)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25574-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 7)

ACETATE 11: recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#42 - partly as intro)
NEXT SUNDAY DARLING IS MY BIRTHDAY (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#38)
OLD JOE CLARK (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
DECK OF CARDS (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25574-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 7)
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 26202-D

ACETATE 12: recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#43 - partly as intro)
TENNESSEE BORDER (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
BLUE BONNED RAG (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
DEAR BROTHER (#5) (Time Life 24922-D/24924-D)
MB THEME SONG (#39)
WHISTLIN' RUFUS (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25574-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 7)

ACETATE 14: recording date n/a
On radio WSM April 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#44 - partly as intro)
I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU) (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
PANHANDLE RAG (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
GATHERING FLOWERS FOR THE MASTER'S BOUQUET (#2)
MB THEME SONG (#40)
BILL CHEATHAM (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25574-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 7)

ACETATE 19: SHOW 17, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#45 - partly as intro)
PICTURES FROM LIFE'S OTHER SIDE (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#41)
SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
(I'M GONNA) SING, SING, SING (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25575-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 8)

ACETATE 19: recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably Spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#46 - partly as intro)
JUST WAITIN' (#2)
PARADISE ISLAND (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
WHEN THE FIRE COMES DOWN FROM HEAVEN (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#42)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25575-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 8)

ACETATE 20: SHOW 50, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#47 - partly as intro)
MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#43)
I CAN'T TELL MY HEART THAT - Jimmie Skinner & The Drifting Cowboys
WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES (#4) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25575-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 8)

ACETATE 20: SHOW 51, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#48 - partly as intro)
I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU) (#3)
PANHANDLE RAG (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
DRIFTING TOO FAR FROM THE SHORE (#1) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#44)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25575-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 8)

ACETATE 21: SHOW 52, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#49 - partly as intro)
JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU (#1) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#45)
STEEL GUITAR STOMP (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL FLY AWAY (#2)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25575-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 8)

ACETATE 21: SHOW 53, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#50 - partly as intro)
COLD, COLD HEART (#4)
DANCE ALL NIGHT (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
THE OLD COUNTRY CHURCH (#1) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#46)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25576-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 9)

ACETATE 14: recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#51 - partly as intro)
MOVE IT ON OVER (#5)
MB THEME SONG (#47)
DARKTOWN STRUTTERS BALL (instrumental) - Sammy Pruett & The Drifting Cowboys
THY BURDENS ARE GREATER THAN MINE (#3) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25576-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 9)

ACETATE 13: Side 1, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#52 - partly as intro)
FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES (#3) (Time-Life 24922-D/24925-D)
MB THEME SONG (#48)
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
I HEARD MY SAVIOUR CALL (#1)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25576-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 9)

ACETATE 13: Side 2, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably May 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#53 - partly as intro)
JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU (#2)
I CAN'T TELL MY HEART THAT - Johnny & Jack
FARTHER ALONG (#2) (Barjan / Time Life)
MB THEME SONG (#49)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25576-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 9)

ACETATE 15: SHOW 6, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#54 - partly as intro)
THERE'S NOTHING AS SWEET AS MY BABY (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
MB THEME SONG (#50)
TURKEY IN THE STRAW (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE (#3) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25576-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 9)

ACETATE 16: SHOW 8, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#55 - partly as intro)
WHERE THE OLD RED RIVER FLOWS (#2)
MB THEME SONG (#51)
BLUE STEEL BLUES (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER (Time Life 24587 / Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25577-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 10)

ACETATE 16: SHOW 9, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Spring 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#56 - partly as intro)
ON TOP OF OLD SMOKY (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
COLUMBUS STOCKARD BLUES (instrumental) - Sammy Pruett & The Drifting Cowboys
THE PRODIGAL SON (#3) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
MB THEME SONG (#52)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Reader's Digest CD #4 & Time Life Vinyl Edition & Digital
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25577-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 10)

ACETATE 22: SHOW 54, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably July 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#57 - partly as intro)
MOANIN' THE BLUES (#6) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D)
MB THEME SONG (#53)
BLUE STEEL BLUES (instrumental)
I DREAMED ABOUT MAMA LAST NIGHT (#2)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25577-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 10)

ACETATE 23: SHOW 57, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably July 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#58 - partly as intro)
WHERE THE OLD RED RIVER FLOWS (#3) (Time-Life 24922-D/24925-D)
MB THEME SONG (#54)
ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
WHERE HE LEADS ME, I WILL FOLLOW (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25577-D) DeLuxe Box-Set(CD 10)

ACETATE 23: SHOW X-10, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably July 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#59 - partly as intro)
I HANG MY HEAD AND CRY (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
MB THEME SONG (#55)
TENNESSEE WAGONER (instrumental)
AT THE CROSS (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D / T-L Barjan CD 25265-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25577-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 10)

ACETATE 24: SHOW 141, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#60 - partly as intro)
I DREAMED ABOUT MAMA LAST NIGHT (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#56)
BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
I HEARD MY SAVIOUR CALL (#2)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25578-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 11)

ACETATE 24: SHOW 142, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#61 - partly as intro)
LOW AND LONELY (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
FOOLISH QUESTIONS - Big Bill Lister & The Drifting Cowboys
Medley: STEAL AWAY / THE FUNERAL (#2) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25578-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 11)

SHOW 146, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#62 - partly as intro)
MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS (#5) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D / T-L Walmart CD 25256-D)
MB THEME SONG (#57)
OLD JOE CLARK (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
I DREAMED ABOUT MAMA LAST NIGHT (#4)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25578-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 11)

ACETATE 25: SHOW 148, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#63 - partly as intro)
I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN' (#4)
MB THEME SONG (#58)
TENNESSEE WAGONER (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
THE PALE HORSE AND HIS RIDER (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25578-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 11)

SHOW 150, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Mid-October 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#64 - partly as intro)
MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND (#4)
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
I SAW THE LIGHT (#5) (Time Life)
MB THEME SONG (#59)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life 24922-D/24924-D
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25578-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 11)

SHOW 147, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#65 - partly as intro)
I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY (#3) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CORRINA, CORRINA (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
I HEARD MY SAVIOUR CALLING ME (#3) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#60)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Reader's Digest CD #4
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25579-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 12)

ACETATE 25: SHOW 140, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#66 - partly as intro)
IF I DIDN'T LOVE YOU - with recitation by Louie Buck (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#61)
PANHANDLE RAG (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE (#4)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25579-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 12)

SHOW 151, recording date n/a
On radio WSM n/a:

LOVESICK BLUES (#67 - partly as intro)
YOU BLOTTED MY HAPPY SCHOOL DAYS (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#62)
ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
DUST ON THE BIBLE (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25579-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 12)

ACETATE 26: SHOW 152, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#68 - partly as intro)
I'VE BEEN DOWN THAT ROAD BEFORE (#2) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
LITTLE ANNIE (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
I'VE GOT MY ONE-WAY TICKET TO THE SKY (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#63)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25579-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 12)

ACETATE 26: SHOW 153, recording date n/a
On radio WSM October 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#69 - partly as intro)
HEY, GOOD LOOKIN' (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
MB THEME SONG (#65)
ALABAMA JUBILEE (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
SEARCHING FOR A SOLDIER'S GRAVE (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25579-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 12)

ACETATE 27: SHOW 154, recording date n/a
On radio WSM October 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#70 - partly as intro)
CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR (#2) (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#66)
DOWN YONDER (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
SOFTLY AND TENDERLY (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25580-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 13)

ACETATE 27: SHOW 155, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#71 - partly as intro)
(I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE BLOW (#2) (Time Life 24922-D/24923-D
ROADSIDE RAG (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
I'M BOUND FOR THE PROMISED LAND (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D / T-L Barjan CD 24265-D)
MB THEME SONG (#67)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25580-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 13)

SHOW 156, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#72 - partly as intro)
HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
MB THEME SONG (#68)
SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Reader's Digest CD #4 & Time Life Vinyl Edition & Digital
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25580-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 13)

SHOW 157, recording date n/a
On radio WSM probably Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#73 - partly as intro)
HEY, GOOD LOOKIN' (#3) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D / T-L Walmart CD 25256-D)
SILVER BELLS (instrumental) - The Drifting Cowboys
(I'M GONNA) SING, SING, SING (#3)
MB THEME SONG (#69)
TURKEY IN THE STRAW (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25580-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 13)

SHOW 158, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#74 - partly as intro)
I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU) (#4) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24923-D)
MB THEME SONG (#70)
DANCE ALL NIGHT (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
LONELY TOMBS (#3)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25580-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 13)

SHOW 157 (incomplete), recording date n/a
Not used:

LOVESICK BLUES (#75 - partly as intro)
CRAZY HEART (#5) (incomplete)

Transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25580-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 13)

ACETATE 28: SHOW 159, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#76 - partly as intro)
I CAN'T TELL MY HEART THAT (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#71)
GEORGIA STEEL GUITAR (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
PRECIOUS LORD, TAKE MY HAND (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25581-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 14)

ACETATE 28: SHOW 160, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#77 - partly as intro)
JUST WAITIN' (#3) (Time Life CD 24922-D/24925-D)
EIGHTH OF JANUARY (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
FROM JERUSALEM TO JERICHO (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#72)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25581-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 14)

ACETATE 29: SHOW 163, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#78 - partly as intro)
I'LL SAIL MY SHIP ALONE (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
MB THEME SONG (#73)
LITTLE ANNIE (instrumental) - Don Helms, Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE) (#6) (Time Life / Reader's Digest / Walmart)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on T-L Barjan CD 25265-D
Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25581-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 14)

SHOW 162, recording date n/a
On radio WSM Fall 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#79 - partly as intro)
(I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE BLOW (#3)
I DON'T LOVE NOBODY (instrumental) - Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys
THE GREAT JUDGEMENT MORNING (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#74)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25581-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 14)

SHOW 161, recording date n/a
On radio WSM October or November 1951:

LOVESICK BLUES (#80 - partly as intro)
CHEROKEE BOOGIE (Time Life / Reader's Digest)
MB THEME SONG (#75)
COLUMBUS STOCKADE BLUES (instrumental) - Don Helms & The Drifting Cowboys
BEAUTIFUL HOME (Time Life CD 24922-D/24924-D / T-L Barjan CD 25265-D)
CLOSING

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25581-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 14)

I DON'T THINK THE TWO FOLLOWING SHOWS HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH MOTHER'S BEST, BUT WAS PLACED ON THE RADIO TRANSCRIPTION DISC IN ORDER TO "FILL IT UP" OR HAPPENED TO BE STORED TOGETHER WITH THE MOTHER'S BEST ACETATES.
Probably Spring 1952:

AUNT JEMIMA'S PANCAKE MIX RADIO SHOW #1

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25582-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 15)

Probably Spring 1952:

STARS IN HER EYES (anti-Veneral Disease play)

Complete transcription on Time Life CD 17039 (25582-D) DeLuxe Box-Set (CD 15)

TIME LIFE's "MOTHER'S BEST" RELEASES:
2008:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS
Time Life / Walmart 80023-D (1 CD)
2008:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS - SACRED SONGS
Time Life / Barjan 80024-D (1 CD)
2008:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS
Time Life 80031-D (3 CD's)
CD 1 - 80025-D
CD 2 - 80026-D
CD 3 - 80027-D

2008:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS
Time Life / Sam's Club 80032-D (3 CD's + DVD)
CD 1 - 80025-D
CD 2 - 80026-D
CD 3 - 80027-D
DVD - 80028-X

2008:
THE LEGENDARY HANK WILLIAMS - RARE & ON THE RADIO
Time Life / Reader's Digest SSFLM06790 (4 CD's)
CD 1 - SSFLM06790-1 (same as TL 80025-D)
CD 2 - SSFLM06790-2 (same as TL 80026-D)
CD 3 - SSFLM06790-3 (same as TL 80027-D)
CD 4 - SSFLM06790-4

2009:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS - GOSPEL KEEPSAKE
Time Life 24587-D (1 CD)
2009:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS
Time Life 24880-Z (1 LP)
2009:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS - REVEALED
Time Life 24922-D (3 CD's)
CD 1 - 24923-D - The Hits... Like Never Before
CD 2 - 24924-D - Southern Harmony
CD 3 - 24925-D - Luke The Drifter

2009:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS - THE HITS... LIKE NEVER BEFORE
Time Life / Walmart 25256-D (1 CD)
2009:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS - SACRED SONGS II
Time Life / Barjan 25265-D (1 CD)
2010:
THE COMPLETE MOTHER'S BEST RECORDINGS...PLUS!
Time Life 17039-D (15 CD's + 1 DVD)
CD 1-15 - 25568-D - 25582-D
DVD - 80028-X

2011:
THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS - BOUND FOR THE PROMISED LAND
Time Life 26202-D (1 CD)


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  MARTHA WHITE RADIO SHOWS, July 1952


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