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REAL COUNTRY MUSIC FROM DUSTY WOODS

HONKY-TONK DAYS ALBUM

Here it is at last, Dusty's 10th album!  The title song, Honky-Tonk Days, describes what it was like back in Dusty's road-running days, when music wasn't just a living, it was fun.  Ultimate Honky-Tonk – from country through blues.

Here you'll find real country weepers (The Barstools Are Getting Higher), a humorous touch of fifties (Drive-In Blues), and a chunk of solid blues from CC Rider to Lone Frog Blues.

Listen for touches of New Orleans R&B (Bourbon Street Stroll), Ray Price (My Turn To Cry) and BB King (It's Over).

Honky-Tonk Days album:  $12.00

Dusty's country music SOUNDS like country music!  This “ultimate honky-tonk” offers a traditional country sound with an outlaw flavour and touches of rockabilly, blues and 50s rock.  

Seasoned by his years of playing bar-band music, Dusty's original country songs have their roots in his early influences, which include Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings, Lefty Frizzell, and Buddy Holly.

DUSTY'S COUNTRY MUSIC ALBUMS

Dusty's country music albums offer classic country guitar twang from Dusty's Telecaster, "Gypsy", a bass line that adds more than just a steady beat, and solid, original country lyrics.  As a songwriter, Dusty is a master of the "hook" and knows how to tell a story - which is the essence of real country.

Most of the songs on Dusty's country albums are originals - but you'll hear definite overtones of artists like Ray Price, Waylon Jennings, Faron Young, Willie Nelson, and even B.B. King.

Click on the album title for details and to hear samples.  Ready to buy an album?  Download the Order Form (or the full Catalogue to have all the album info in print form).  

ALL ALBUMS $12.00 Canadian ($10 US).

ORDERING INFORMATION

Download the Order Form (or the full Catalogue to have all the album info in print form).  Fill out the order form and mail it in with your payment.  You'll find full details on the Ordering Information page.

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PATCHWORK ALBUM

More drinkin' and cryin' and cheatin' country from Dusty to you - light and lively real country with a touch of blues.  

You'll find everything from country shuffles (Halfway Tempted) to a little country rock (This Country Boy).  

Listen for flavours of Sun Label rockabilly (Blue Alberta Moon), bluegrass (What A Friend (I Lost Last Night)), and Sons of the Pioneers (I Don't Mind).

Album trivia:  Dusty has lived and played in Nashville, Tennessee (Lights of Nashville) and Red Deer, Alberta (Red Deer Crossing).

Patchwork album:  $12.00

TELE-PICKIN' BANDIT ALBUM

Released in 2009 as the country side of the double album "50" to commemorate Dusty's 50th year as an entertainer, "Tele-Pickin' Bandit" reflects on the light and dark sides of life as a road musician. This album is dedicated to the members of the Brotherhood of Telecaster Bandits (the BTB) still out there on the road picking and trying hard to grin.

Move through the moods of country music, from light-hearted "party" music like Tele-Pickin' Bandit through humourous songs (I Hate Trains) to lovin' and losin' (This Side Of Lonesome) and the pain of the musician's life (The Road).  

Listen for flavours of Ricky Scaggs (Bad Winter), Jerry Reed (Sho 'Nuff) and George Jones (The Fool In The Mirror).  

Tele-Pickin' Bandit album:  $12.00

Honky-tonk country music by Dusty Woods.

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THE SOUND OF LONESOME ALBUM

Honky-tonk country in a nutshell!  "The Sound Of Lonesome" is Dusty's first album and still one of his most popular, with 12 tracks of slice of life, cry-in-your-beer real country with touches of outlaw country and blues.  

Like all of Dusty's country albums, "The Sound of Lonesome" features a wide range of country styles.  The album includes everything from the country waltz of The Best Thing (I'll Never Do) to the dramatic country rock of  I Understand.  Listen for classic honky-tonk flavours of Ray Price (There Stands The Jukebox), Waylon Jennings (As Long As There's A Jukebox), Buddy Holly and Ricky Nelson (Grey-Eyed Woman), even a touch of BB King (Nothing's Changed).

The Sound Of Lonesome album : $12.00

 TOO OLD TO BOOGIE, TOO YOUNG TO DIE ALBUM

Dusty's second album has been  described as a country boy's "Night Moves".   An album for all the "boomers" out there (and anyone else who likes real country).  

You'll find the humourous country-boogie boomer anthem of Too Old To Boogie, plus 50s rock 'n roll (Billy's Gotta Rock), Canadiana country/folk (On My Way Again), and pure honky-tonk country (Incredible Drinking Man).  

Listen for flavours of Faron Young (Does Goodbye Always Follow I Love You) and Willie Nelson (Today's The Day).  

(Album trivia:  the man  on the album cover is Mrs. Dusty's great-great grandfather.)

Too Old To Boogie, Too Young To Die album :  $12.00

STRAIGHT UP, NO ROCKS ALBUM

Solid country honky-tonk the way Dusty likes it - straight up.  "Give me something real - something I can feel - honest music that cuts right to the bone…" - the defiant swamp-rock of the title song says it all.

This is the place to find country weepers (I Wish I Could Have Heard It From You), country rock (Stumble Inn), and a two-step with a definite Canadiana feel (Cold Wind From Montana).  

Listen for flavours of Merle Haggard (Since You Fell) and Dwight Yoakum (Cruel Cruel Fool).

Special note:  Memory Lane is dedicated to Dusty's dad, Hank Woods.  All profits from Memory Lane will be donated to the Alzheimer's Society.

Straight Up, No Rocks album :  $12.00

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A DUSTY CHRISTMAS ALBUM

Dusty does Christmas!  All kinds of Christmas music ranging from country to rockabilly - and from traditional carols to blues.  

"A Dusty Christmas" has something for everyone:  a blues shuffle version of "Jingle Bells", fun Christmas rockabilly (Under The Mistletoe), Chicago blues (Merry Christmas Blues), Santa humour with a light calypso feel (Santa Ain't Coming), and instrumental versions of "What Child Is This" and "Silent Night".  

(Album trivia:  Dusty wrote “Deep Winter Blues” while living in Red Deer, Alberta - and no wonder!)

A Dusty Christmas album:: $12.00

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"Bucket-Hole Blues" and "CC Rider" traditional; arrangements ©2012 Ronald J."Dusty" Woods, all rights reserved.  All other songs ©2012 Ronald J."Dusty" Woods, all rights reserved.  This compilation ©2012 Ronald J. "Dusty" Woods, all rights reserved.

 "What Child Is This", "Jingle Bells", "Silent Night" traditional melodies, arrangements ©2000 Ronald J. "Dusty" Woods, all rights reserved.  All other songs ©2000 Ronald J. "Dusty" Woods, al rights reserved.  This compilation ©2000 Ronald J. "Dusty" Woods, all rights reserved.