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Top Blue Star Downloads
(as of 2018-12-15)

Since May, 2014 This year
  1. BS 2595 - Hallelujah
  2. BS 2573 - SUGAR SUGAR
  3. BS 2581 - MARRY YOU
  4. BS 2585 - Walkin' On Sunshine
  5. BS 2589 - Let's Marvin Gaye
  6. BS 2551 - LAST CHRISTMAS
  7. BS 2583 - Rocky Top
  8. BS 2605 - Those Were The Days
  9. BS 2591 - All Right, Okay
  10. BS 2593 - Amie
  1. BS 2619 - Someday (We Could Be In Love)
  2. BS 2595 - Hallelujah
  3. BS 2622 - Candy Girl / Saint Anne's Reel (Patter)
  4. BS 2618 - Hoedown Number Nine / Petticoat Junction (Patter)
  5. BS 2553 - Beautiful Sunday
  6. BS 2621 - I'm Beginning To See The Light
  7. BS 2623 - Besame Mucho
  8. BS 2581 - Marry You
  9. BS 2573 - Sugar Sugar
  10. BS 2585 - Walkin' On Sunshine

Listing of Blue Star Current Releases

The music listed below is available at this website in downloadable MP3 format only.
If you would prefer to receive your music on CD, please click here to order via email.
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BS 518 Down The Line (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2623 Besame Mucho Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 581 Come And Go (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 582 Grand Slam (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 516 After The Ball (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2539 Alberta Bound (2015 Re-mix) Shozo Nishimura M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2559 All I Want For Christmas Is You Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2591 All Right, Okay Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2555 All That Jazz Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2593 Amie Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 578 Arreando Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2533 Back In Your Own Backyard (2015 Re-mix) Mike Seastrom M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2485 Be Bop A Lula (2015 Re-mix) Gary Shoemake M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2553 Beautiful Sunday Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2547 Beer Barrel Polka Vernon Jones M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2517 Best Things In Life Are Free (2015 Re-mix) Elmer Sheffield M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 560 Big Bam Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 514 Big Time (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 548 Blue And Windy (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2501 Blue Blue Day (1,000 Release) (2014 Re-mix) Marshall Flippo M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2615 Blue Moon Mike Hogan M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 526 Blue Stone Rag (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 553 Born To Be (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2519 California Here I Come (2014 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2561 Can't Take My Eyes Off You Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 579 Candy Girl (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 515 Carry On (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 527 Cielito Lindo (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 501 Come Back (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2471 Cowboy's Sweetheart (2014 Re-mix) Deborah Carroll-Jones M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2537 Crazy Arms Gary Shoemake M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2579 Dance With Me Tonight Andy Allemao M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 503 Dixie Flower (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 561 Do Wop Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 502 Don't Blame Me (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 568 DX Land (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2541 Easy Loving (2015 Re-mix) Jerry Story M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 539 Falling (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2607 Falling Slowly Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 509 Fill 'Er Up (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 522 Fireball (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 538 Fore-n-Aft (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2497 Frosty The Snowman Buddy Weaver and family M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 506 Gale (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 513 Gen X (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 507 Giddy Up (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 559 Give It Away (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 558 Good Time (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 529 Grand Colonel (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 564 Hacksaw Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2595 Hallelujah Ken Bower M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2495 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (2015 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2467 Hello Mary Lou (2014 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2507 Hello My Baby Al Stevens M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 577 Here Comes That Rainy Day (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2545 Hey Ma, She's Making Eyes At Me (2014 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 566 High Octane (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 524 High Rider (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 555 Hoedown Number Nine (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 549 Hoedown Of The Phantom (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 571 Honeycomb Fiddler (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 574 Hot Brakes (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 540 Hot Time Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 508 Hotel Pacific (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2489 I Drove All Night (2015 Re-mix) Tony Oxendine M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2458 I Found A New Baby (2014 Remix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2473 I Left My Heart In San Francisco (2014 Remix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2535 I Love The World (christmas Version) Buddy Weaver And Girls M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2621 I'm Beginning To See The Light Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2531 I'm From The Country (2015 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2543 I'm The One Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2525 Ice Cream Sodas (2015 Re-mix) Al Stevens M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2575 Iko Shake Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 519 In The Air (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 543 Irish Washerwoman (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2569 Just The Way You Are Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 546 La Aranita (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 541 Laid Back (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2551 Last Christmas Andy Allemao & Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2563 Let The Good Times Roll Andy Allemao M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2589 Let's Marvin Gaye Andy Allemao M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2571 Living On Love Andy Allemao M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 531 Lonely Goatheard (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 557 Los Danza (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2611 Love Potion Number Nine Andy Allemao M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2577 Love Runs Out Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 528 Lowdown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 556 Macarena (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 567 Make A Wish (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2581 Marry You Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 569 Michi Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 572 Minor Chord Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2603 Mony Mony Andy Allemao M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 504 Motivator (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 552 Music Box (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 563 Napoli Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2617 Never Ending Love Ken Bower M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2511 New York New York (2015 Re-mix) Mark Clausing M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 570 No Limit Hoedown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 544 Orange Blossom Special (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 542 Out West (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 573 Outtasight (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2557 Paloma Blanca Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 517 Paramour (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 525 Paws Up (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2493 Peg Of My Heart (2015 Re-mix) Mike Seastrom M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 505 Per Qualche (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 550 Petticoat Junction (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 554 Piano In A (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2487 Plastic Saddle (2014 Re-mix) Jerry Story M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 510 Play It Cool (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 535 Poppin' (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 532 Ragtime (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2481 Ready For The Times To Get Better Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 534 Rebel Rouser (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 551 Rich Piano (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2560 Right String Baby
Great hoedown, too!
Johnny Creel M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2509 Ring Of Fire (2015 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 545 Rock Some More (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 562 Rockin' Easy (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2583 Rocky Top Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2609 Route Sixty Six Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 576 Running Away (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 580 Saint Anne's Reel (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 565 Samba Guitar (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 520 Sandy (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 536 Saturday (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 547 Showdown (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2523 Sitting On Top Of The World (2014 Re-mix) Ken Bower M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2619 Someday (We Could Be In Love) Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 521 Stars And Stripes (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2513 Start Of Something Big (2015 Re-mix) Joe Saltel M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2515 Street Fair (2015 Re-mix) Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2573 Sugar Sugar Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2463 Summertime (2014 Re-mix) Ken Bower M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 537 Sunday (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 530 Sunset (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2477 Swanee (2014 Re-mix) Mike Sikorsky M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2483 Sweet Georgia Brown (2015 Re-mix) Elmer Sheffield M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2565 That's Amore Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2549 That's Life Andy Allemao M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2491 There'll Be Some Changes Made Buddy Weaver M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2605 Those Were The Days Buddy Weaver M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 575 Thumping Banjo (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2567 Together Again Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 523 Troubled (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2587 Uptown Girl Andy Allemao M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 511 Vegas In The Hills (Patter)
Music by Mr. Yaoko
M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2461 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee (2014 Re-mix) Jerry Story M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2585 Walkin' On Sunshine Eric Henerlau M H V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2529 When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (2014 Re-mix) Ernie Kinney M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2527 When Memphis Gave Birth To Rock And Roll (2015 Re-mix) Joe Saltel M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2503 When The Red Red Robin (2014 Re-mix) Jerry Haag M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 512 Whiskers (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 533 Wildwood Flower (Patter) M $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2505 Wink And A Smile (2015 Re-mix) Mike Sikorsky M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2469 Witch Doctor (2014 Re-mix) Mike Seastrom M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart
BS 2475 Young At Heart (2015 Re-mix) Ken Bower M V Cuesheet $7.00 Add To Cart


History of Blue Star Square Dance Music

By Buddy Weaver (5/14)


Norman and Nadine Merrbach,
founders of Blue Star Records

"The Texans" band for Blue Star, 1964

In April 1956, Norman and Nadine Merrbach released Blue Star 1501, "NEW BROOM" and "BLUE STAR HOEDOWN", a two-sided hoedown on 78-RPM shellac record. This was the start of what would become the largest and longest running square dance recording company in the world.

The first caller to record for Blue Star was ANDY ANDRUS, one of the biggest name callers from Texas, calling "CINDY BALANCE". A little-known caller from Texas made his recording debut in 1958 with "THE AUCTIONEER" — MARSHALL FLIPPO would go on to record over 100 singles and numerous albums for Blue Star, making him a house-hold name.

In 1956, the Merrbachs acquire BOGAN RECORDS. Between 1956 and 1997, a total of 197 records are released on BOGAN.

In 1958, LORE RECORDS is acquired and through 1986, record releases total 236

In 1959, the Merrbachs form SWINGING SQUARE RECORDS.

ROCKIN’ A RECORDS was formed in 1963

Music for the Merrbach record labels was played by "EARL AND HIS HOEDOWNERS", which was Earl Caruthers - a member of Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys. Music was also done by "THE TEXANS", pictured at right while playing for the Blue Star Jubilee in Houston, Texas.


Johnny Creel (right)
with Norm and Nadine Merrbach


Many nationally-known callers made their recording debut on a Merrbach record label. Here are a few:

By the mid-sixties, the signature sound of Merrbach labels was provided by Dick Shannon, dance band leader from Houston. Playing as "THE SHANNONEIRS" and "RHYTHMAIRES", the symphony musicians made solid square dance gold.

Dance Ranch logo

In 1971, the biggest name in calling was FRANK LANE, and to get him to join the Merrbach company, a special record label is created, named for the Lanes’ famous square dance get-away in Estes Park, Colorado - DANCE RANCH RECORDS. In 2002, DANCE RANCH becomes the first all-digital music label, releasing square dance singing calls and hoedowns on CD.

The BEE-SHARP RECORD label is formed and features the one-and-only DAVE TAYLOR in a series of workshop patter records.

The last new label formed under Norm Merrbach was PETTICOAT PATTER in 1982. To this day, it is the only record label with music recorded for women callers and featuring only ladies on the vocals.

Jerry Helt, Johnny Wykoff
Jerry Helt & Johnnie Wykoff
1974


JOHNNIE and STAR WYKOFF become owner/producers of all the Merrbach labels in 1987. Under the Wykoffs, the new music sound comes from a Houston band named "STELLAR UNIT". Their signature release is "I FOUND A NEW BABY" - the largest selling release for all the Blue Star family of labels.

BOB CAT RECORDS is acquired by the Wykoffs around 1990.

By 1996, the Wykoffs begin releasing music on the brand new format - MP3. They are one of the first to enter the digital market.


In 2002, the Blue Star family of labels is sold to BUDDY and DEBRA WEAVER. The HI HAT RECORD company and its subsidiary labels is also acquired by the Weavers and by 2004 the sum of all music owned makes this the largest square dance music company in the world.

A historic moment in the square dance music industry occurs in 2005, when Blue Star records becomes the only label to release its 1,000 record. Appropriately, MARSHALL FLIPPO records the vocal for "BLUE BLUE DAY" on Blue Star 2501.

The new sound of Blue Star Music is energetic with a modern dance beat while offering songs that have a positive message. By 2012, new classics have been created with "BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY", "LAST CHRISTMAS", and "JUST THE WAY YOU ARE".

In 2013, a first-of-its-kind method of extracting music from vinyl records is used by Buddy Weaver. The re-mastered music is available as MP3 files for a new generation of square dance callers who only use computers for playing music. The vinyl age is over. Embracing evolution, Blue Star and Hi Hat music became the first square dance music labels to sell music through their own web site. The largest square dance music company in the world blends classic square dance with a contemporary sound.

Buddy Weaver (Blue Star Music) has copyright ownership of the following labels:

Music from the following labels are released with permission and subject to copyright by Blue Star Music:

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