BIG ENCHILADA 99: Honky Tonk Hellfire

It’s honky-tonk time at the Big Enchilada, so come on in for a brand new hillbilly episode. You’ll hear country music, old and new; songs of joy and songs of shame; songs touched by the Lord and songs scorched by the Devil’s hellfire … As my friend, the late, great Kell Robertson used to say, come on in, it’s cool and dark inside!


Here’s the playlist:

(Background Music: Fatman’s Twist by Southern Culture on the Skids)
John Wesley Hardin by Jimmie Skinner
Just Tell Her I Loved Her by Joe Swank & His Zen Pirates
Bashful Rascal by June Carter
Truckdrivin’ Son of a Gun by Dave Dudley
Brenda by Rev. Billy C. Wirtz
Chatham Jack by Billy Childish & The Blackhands
Turn Off What Marijuana Turned On by Basil McLaughlin

(Background Music: Steel Guitar Stomp by Hank Penny)
The Toadlickers by Thomas Dolby with Imogen Heap
Ol’ Town Drunk by Clark Bentley
Second Fiddle to an Old Guitar by Jean Shepard
Booze is Good by Dan Whitaker & The Shinebenders
Girl on the Billboard by Del Reeves
Buffalo Gals by J. Michael Combs & Friends

(Background Music: Oakville Twister by The Hoosier Hotshots)
Hard Times by Martha Fields
Down on Penny’s Farm by Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur
Invisible Stripes by Eddie Noack
There’s No Right Way to Do Me Wrong by The Miller Sisters
It’s Our Home by Joe West
(Background Music: Black Mountain Rag by Jerry Rivers & The Drifting Cowboys)


BIG ENCHILADA 93: Hillbilly Hot Sauce


Welcome to the latest hillbilly episode of the Big Enchilada podcast, Hillbilly Hot Sauce. These hillbilly sounds are so hot they’ll scorch your innards and make you squeal like a feral hog.
(Background Music: Bosco Stomp by The Cajun Playboys)
Big Man by DM Bob & Speedy Jake
Looking at the Moon and Wishing on a Star by Charline Arthur
Heaven is the Other Way by Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
Oo-Ba-La Baby by Jean Chapel
Fast Fuse Blues by Paul Burch
Diddy Wah Boogie by Al Dexter
(Background Music: Hal Billy Boogie by Dick Dyson & His Blue Bonnet Boys)
My Gal by the Jim Kweskin Jug Band
Sister Kate by Oh Lazarus
Something Frr Nothing by The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Hangman Boogie by Cowboy Copas
Tiger by the Tail by The Waco Brothers
One Day After Payday by Buck Griffin(Background Music: Ted’s Stomp by Howard Armstrong)
South by The Maddox Brothers & Rose
When He Comes by Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs
Colorado Boogie by Rocky Rauch & His Western Serenaders
Get Me Out of Jail by Danny Barnes
Red’s Tight Like That by The Tune Wranglers
Wolverton Mountain by Southern Culture on the Skids
(Background Music: I Wish I could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate by The Hoosier Hot Shots)

BIG ENCHILADA 88: The Cow in the Window

It’s a new hillbilly episode of the Big Enchilada and we’re bringing it all back home (on the range) featuring backwoods moans from Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, The Fabulous Alvin Brothers, Legendary Shack Shakers, Slackeye Slim, Imperial Rooster, Audrey Auld and more. Let the music moooooove you!


Here’s the playlist:(Background Music: Cowbell Polka by Spade Cooley)
Let’s Jump a Train by The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Caca de Vaca by Joe “King” Carrasco & The Crowns
Jump in the River by Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs
Marijuana, the Devil’s Flower by Mr. Sunshine
Pappa’s on the Housetop by Dave & Phil Alvin
Fuck Off by Audrey Auld
(Background Music: Buckaroo by The Byrds)New Mexico set
April by The Imperial Rooster
It Wasn’t You by Slackeye Slim
$2,000 Navajo Rug by Joe West & The Sinners
Hillbilly Town by Mose McCormack
Falling Off the World by Chipper Thompson
Looking for Someone to Kill by Kell Robertson

(Background Music: Osage City by Milo de Venus)
My Favorite Record by Asylum Street Spankers
Christ Almighty by Legendary Shack Shakers
Slippin’ and Slidin’ and Fightin’ by Joey Delton
Hotrod Shotgun Boogie by Tillman Franks & His Rainbow Boys
If I Could Only Win Your Love by Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen
Cow Cow Boogie by Wayne Hancock

BIG ENCHILADA 81: Hoppin’ Horny Toads


Hoppin’ Horny Toads! This Big Enchilada episode is bringing you some fine hillbilly sounds old and new — honky-tonk, rockabilly, bluegrass, roadhouse boogie, cowboy songs and barroom weepers — by a dangerous array of artists old and new.
Here’s the playlist
(Background Music: Mississippi Muddle by Hank Penny & His Radio Cowboys)
Harper Valley PTA by Syd Straw & The Skeletons
I Dig Dangling Participles by The Harper Valley PTA
Borrow Me Some Money by Augie Meyers
I’m Goin’ Huntin’ Tonight by Martha Lynn
Cowboy Song by Slackeye Slim
Drivin’ Nails in My Coffin by Larry Wellborn
Don’t Thrill Me No More by J.D. Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers

(Background Music: Stratosphere Boogie by Jimmy Bryant &  Speedy West)
Dirt by Chuck Prophet
Semi-Truck by Commander Cody
Chickenstew by Reverse Cowgirls
The Struggle in the Puddle at the Bottom of the Bottle by Zeno Tornado & The Boney Google Brothers
Born to Boogie by Texas Martha & The House of Twang
Gear Bustin’ Sort of Feller by Bobby Braddock
Brain Damage by The Austin Lounge Lizards

(Background Music: March of the Cosmic Puppets by Clothesline Revival)
Whiskey and Cocaine by Stevie Tombstone
I Can Talk to Crows by Chipper Thompson
Texarkana Baby by Jason Ringenberg
White Lightnin’ by The Waco Brothers
Twang by The Backsliders

BIG ENCHILADA 51: Kicks From the Sticks

Welcome to the new hillbilly episode of The Big Enchilada podcast. To paraphrase Johnny Hicks in the opening song here, we’re going to get some kicks from the hicks way back in the sticks. Besides the twisted honky-tonk and hopped-up hillbilly sounds you’ve come to expect from these shows, Kicks from the Sticks also includes a set of old-time string band, jug band and country blues songs inspired by the latest South Memphis String Band album …Old Times There.


(Background Music: Cowbell Polka by Spade Cooley)
Get Your Kicks from the Country Hicks by Johnny Hicks
Baby, Baby, Don’t Tell Me That by James “Slim” Hand
Jack’s Red Cheetah by Cathy Faber’s Swingin’ Country Band
Show Me the Way by The Great Recession Orchestra
Honky Tonk Rhythm by Bobby Sisco
Raise the Moon by The Goddamn Gallows

(Background Music: Rambler’s Stomp by Doug Bine & His Dixie Ramblers
Can You Blame The Colored Man by South Memphis String Band
My Money Never Runs Out by Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon)
John Law Burned Down the Liquor Store by Chris Thomas King
My Four Reasons by Banjo Ikey Robinson & Howard Armstrong
Dona Got a Ramblin’ Mind by Carolina Chocolate Drops
What’s That Taste Like Gravy by King David’s Jug Band

(Background Music: Banjoreno by Dixieland Jug Blowers)
I Said My Nightshirt and Put On My Prayers by June Carter with Homer & Jethro
Hot Water by Big Sandy & The Flyrite Trio
Restless by Eilen Jewell
Goddamn Blue Yodel #7 by Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
Then I’ll Be Movin’ On by Mother Earth (featuring Powell St. John)
Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother by Eugene Chadbourne

BIG ENCHILADA 44: Moonshine Becomes You

Enjoy a fresh jug of 100-proof wild sounds from deepest backwoods America. This episode will kill more brain cells that the strongest White Lightning! You’ll hear hillbilly hits past, present and maybe even future — honky-tonk, bluegrass, rockabilly, cowpunk, XXX-country and more. Download this and play it loud in your car as you blast down Thunder Road.



(Background Music: Hackberry Hop by Daigle, Doucet & Elin)
Moonshine by Montie Jones
There Stands The Glass by The Frontier Circus
Driftwood 40-23 by The Hickoids
Hot Lips Baby by Herbie Duncan
White Dress by Anthony Leon & The Chain
UFOs, Big Rigs & BBQ by Mojo Nixon & The World Famous Blue Jays
Gone Back to Whorin’ by Roger Alan Wade

(Background Music: Panhandle Rag by Ronnie Durbin)
Moonshiner’s Child by Tammy Faye Starlite
Moonshiner’s Daughter by Harmonica Frank Floyd
South of Nashville by Honky Tonk Hustlas
Cluck Old Hen by Bad Livers
Suzie Anna Riverstone by The Imperial Rooster
Topless Bathing Suit by Kelly Rogers
American Trash by Betty Dylan (who, despite what I said on the show, have NOT broken up as a band!)

(Background Music: Basil Smith Stomp by Basil Smith)
Moonshine Still by Jack Holt
Another Man’s Eyes by Delaney Davidson
40 Acres of My Heart by Bob Burton
It Wouldn’t Be Hell Without You by Cornell Hurd
Livin’ on Pabst Blue Ribbon by Hellbound Glory
Chick Inspector by Dick Curless
That Old Mountain Dew by The Delmore Brothers
(Background Music: Brown Jug Blues by Ezra Buzzington’s Rustic Revelers)