"I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home" is a song written by Dewayne Blackwell and recorded by American country music artist David Frizzell. It was released in April 1982 as the first single from the album The Family's Fine, But This One's All Mine. "I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home" was David Frizzell's only number one on the country chart as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of 14 weeks in country music's top 40.
The song also became an
"Who Do You Know in California" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Eddy Raven. It was released in October 1981 as the second single from the album Desperate Dreams. The song reached #11 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
"I Tell It Like It Used to Be" is a song written by Ron Hellard, Michael Garvin and Bucky Jones, and recorded by American country music artist T. Graham Brown. It was released in October 1985 as the first single and title track from the album I Tell It Like It Used to Be. The song reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
"Ida Red" is an American traditional song of unknown origins that was made famous in the upbeat 1938 version by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. Wills' Ida Red served as the primary inspiration for Chuck Berry's first big hit Maybellene. It is chiefly identified by variations of the chorus:
Ida Red, Ida Red, I'm a plumb fool 'bout Ida Red.
Verses are unrelated, rather humorous, and free form, changing from performance to performance. Ida Red's identity is unknown, but is feminine in most uses