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IRA'S BLEND #42: COUNTRY, OLD & NEW



IRA’S BLEND #42: COUNTRY, OLD & NEW
Broadcast 31-8-2016
Host/Engineer: Ira
For: ex-patradio.fr

Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE

Patsy Cline – Crazy
Jeanne Pruett – Satin Sheets
Michael Martin Murphy – Long Line of Love
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Vince Gill – Pretty Little Adriana
The Band Perry – If I Die Young
Kim Richey – Come Around
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Tracy Byrd – Keeper of the Stars
Counting Crows – Like Teenage Gravity
Toby Keith – Whiskey Girl
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Charlie Rich – The Most Beautiful Girl
The Bellamy Brothers – Let Your Love Flow
Linda Ronstadt – When Will I Be Loved
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Kenny Rogers – Unchained Melody
Willie Nelson – Always On My Mind
The Judds – Love Can Build a Bridge
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Kris Kristofferson – Help Me Make It Through the Night
The McCarters – Timeless and True Love
Emmy Lou Harris, Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch – Didn’t Leave Nobody But the Baby
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Ray Stevens – Misty
The Bellamy Brothers – If I Said You Had a Beautiful Body Would You Hold it Against Me
Don Williams – You’re My Best Friend
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Jerry Lee Lewis – Your Cheatin’ Heart
Norman Blake – You Are My Sunshine
The Everly Brothers – Bye Bye Love
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Lonestar – Amazed
LeAnn Rimes – How Do I Live
Sheryl Crow – Run Baby Run
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Big & Rich – Lost in the Moment
Sugarland – Stay
Trisha Yearwood – She’s In Love With the Boy
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Jimmy Buffet – Brown Eyed Girl
Dolly Parton – Making Believe


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