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A Hundred or so Essential Freight Train Boogie Artists

TERRY ALLEN,  DAVE ALVIN,  PHIL ALVIN,  AL ANDERSON,  PETE ANDERSON,  AMAZING RHYTHM ACES,  ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL,  ASYLUM STREET SPANKERS,  THE BACKSLIDERS,  BAD LIVERS,  THE BAND,  MANDY BARNETT,  BEAT FARMERS, THE BEATLES,  BIG BACK 40,  BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS, NORMAN BLAKE,  THE BLASTERS,  BLOOD ORANGES,   BLUE MOUNTAIN,   BLUE RODEO,  BLUE SKY BOYS,  BODEANS,  BOTTLE ROCKETS,  BR5-49,  BILLY BRAGG,   MARTY BROM,  DAVID BROMBERG,  GREG BROWN,   JUNIOR BROWN,    JANN BROWNE,   RICHARD BUCKNER,  BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD,  PAUL BURCH,   T-BONE BURNETT,  THE BYRDS,   J.J.CALE,  CALEXICO,  LAURA CANTRELL, MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER, ADAM CARROLL, TIM CARROLL,  HAYES CARLL, CARLENE CARTER, NEKO CASE,  PETER CASE,   JOHNNY CASH,  ROSANNE CASH,  KASEY CHAMBERS,  BOB CHEEVERS,   GENE CLARK,  GUY CLARK,  PATSY CLINE,  DAVID ALLAN COE,  SHAWN COLVIN,  COLLINS KIDS,

COMMANDER CODY & HIS LOST PLANET AIRMEN,  CONTINENTAL DRIFTERS,  RY COODER,  ELIZABETH COOKSPADE COOLEY,  ELVIS COSTELLO,  COWBOY JUNKIES,  CRACKER, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL, MARSHALL CRENSHAW, ALVIN CROW & THE PLEASANT VALLEY BOYS,  RODNEY CROWELL,  DAMNATIONS TX,  JESSE DAYTON,  DEAD RECKONERS,  KEVIN DEAL,  THE  DELEVATES,  THE DELMORE BROTHERS,  IRIS DeMENT,  THE DERAILERS,  THE DILLARDS,   DILLARD & CLARK,  BOB DYLAN,  FRED EAGLESMITH,  STEVE EARLE,  STACEY EARLE,  DAVE EDMONDS,  JOE ELY,   ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO,  EVERLY BROTHERS,  THE EX-HUSBANDS,  FARMER NOT SO JOHN,  THE FLAT DUO JETS,  THE FLATIRONS,  THE FLATLANDERS,  FIVE CHINESE BROTHERS,  ROSIE FLORES,  THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS,  JOHN FOGERTY,  STEVE FORBERT,  RADNEY FOSTER,   FOSTER & LLOYD, FREAKWATER,   FREIGHT HOPPERS,  KINKY FRIEDMAN & THE TEXAS JEWBOYS,  LEFTY FRIZZELL,  STEVE FROMHOLZ, 

ROBBIE FULKS,  CHRIS GAFFNEY,  DANNY GATTON,  JIMMIE DALE GILMORE,  GOLDEN SMOG,  GIT GONE,  THE GOURDS,  STEVE GOODMAN, JOHN GORKA,  MARY GAUTHIER, JON DEE GRAHAM,  CLIVE GREGSON, GRIEVOUS ANGELS,  NANCI GRIFFITH,  DAVID GRISMAN,   WOODY GUTHRIE,   THE HACIENDA BROTHERS, HADACOL,  MERLE HAGGARD,  BUTCH HANCOCK,  WAYNE HANCOCK,  THE HANGDOGS,  EMMYLOU HARRIS,  HAYSEED,  HAZELDINE,   JOE HENRY,  JOHN HIATT,   DAN HICKS & THE HOT LICKS,  CHRIS HILLMAN, BUDDY HOLLY,  LARRY HOSFORD,  HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN,  RAY WYLIE HUBBARD, WALTER HYATT,  THE IGUANAS,   JACK INGRAM,  CHRIS ISAAK,  WANDA JACKSON,  DUANE JARVIS,  JASON & THE SCORCHERS,  THE JAYHAWKS,  WAYLON JENNINGS,  GEORGE JONES,   SCOTT JOSS,   KIERAN KANE,  ROBERT EARL KEEN,  WILL KIMBROUGH, BILL KIRCHEN,  CHRIS KNIGHT, THE KNITTERS,  JIMMY LaFAVE,  k.d. lang,  JIM LAUDERDALE,  ALBERT LEE,  THE LeROI BROTHERS,  DAVID LINDLEY,  LITTLE FEAT,  LONE JUSTICE,  LONESOME STRANGERS,  LONG RYDERS,  LOS LOBOS, 

THE LOST GONZO BAND,  THE LOVIN' SPOONFUL,  LOUVIN BROTHERS,  LYLE LOVETT,  NICK LOWE,  LORETTA LYNN, SHELBY LYNNE, TAJ MAHAL,  THE MAVERICKS,  DELBERT McCLINTON,  DEL McCOURY BAND,  JAMES McMURTRY,  THE MEKONS,  BUDDY MILLER,  JULIE MILLER,  ROGER MILLER,  KEB' MO',  KATY MOFFATT,  BILL MONROE & THE BLUEGRASS BOYS,  GURF MORLIX,  BILL MORRISSEY,   HEATHER MYLES,  BEAVER NELSON,  WILLIE NELSON,  TRACY NELSON,  NRBQ,  NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE, TIM O'BRIEN,  MOLLIE O'BRIEN,  THE O'KANES,  THE OLD JOE CLARKS,  THE OLD 97'S,  DAVID OLNEY,  BUCK OWENS,   THE PALADINS,  GRAM PARSONS,  HERB PEDERSEN,  CARL PERKINS,  KELLY JOE PHELPS,  POCO,  TONI PRICE,  JOHN PRINE,  RED MEAT,  KIM RICHEY,  RIDERS IN THE SKY,  THE RIPTONES, WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY,   RECKLESS KELLY,  BRUCE ROBISON,  CHARLIE ROBISON,  JIMMIE RODGERS,  THE ROLLING STONES,  PETER ROWAN,  TOM RUSSELL,  THE SADIES,  DOUG SAHM,  SALAMANDER CROSSING,  DARRELL SCOTT

SECONDS FLAT,   RICKY SKAGGS,  BILLY JOE SHAVER,  CONNIE SMITH,  DARDEN SMITH,  CHRIS SMITHER, TODD SNIDER,  HANK SNOW, SON VOLT,  SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS,  SPANIC BOYS,  STANLEY BROTHERS,  GARY STEWART,  MARTY STUART,  THE SUBDUDES,  TEXAS TORNADOS,  HANK THOMPSON,  RICHARD THOMPSON,  PAUL THORN,  SALLY TIMMS,  THE TRACTORS,  TRAILER BRIDE, TREAT HER RIGHT,  GREG TROOPER,  ERNEST TUBB,  IAN TYSON,  UNCLE TUPELO,  TOWNES VAN ZANDT,  THE V-ROYS, THE WACO BROTHERS,  DON WALSER,   TOM WAITS,  JERRY JEFF WALKER,   CHRIS WALL,  ROGER WALLACE,  MONTE WARDEN,  DALE WATSON,  DOC WATSON,  GILLIAN WELCH,  KEVIN WELCH, KITTY WELLS,  CHERYL WHEELER,  WHISKEYTOWN,  WILCO,  WEB WILDER,  HANK WILLIAMS,  LUCINDA WILLIAMS,   VICTORIA WILLIAMS,  KELLY WILLIS,  BOB WILLS & THE TEXAS PLAYBOYS, CHRIS WHITLEY,  JESSE WINCHESTER,  WYLIE AND THE WILD WEST, TAMMY WYNETTE,  X,  DWIGHT YOAKAM,  NEIL YOUNG, STEVE YOUNG ...And of course, many more!

There are a couple of good books about Freight Train Boogie music "MODERN TWANG: An Alternative Country Music Guide and Directory" is an exceptional book.  David Goodman has done an unbelievably comprehensive job of gathering together bands, magazines, websites and radio programs and anything else having to do with Alt.Country and more.   Order from amazon. Also the editors of No Depression magazine put out a book called No Depression: An Introduction to Alternative Country Music. Whatever That Is. Order from amazon.

 

 

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