The Back Country (Music)
Sat Dec 27th 2014 3.00pm–5.00pm
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Charlie Haden Family And Friends “Ramblin' Boy” from Rambling Boy (Decca 2008) —Jazz and country music lost a friend this year, but Charlie leaves us with the Haden Triplets. RIP Charlie Haden (August 6, 1937-July 11, 2014)Buy it!
Ralph Stanley “Waves on the Sea” from A Distant Land to Roam: Songs of the Carter Family (Sony BMG 2006) —And George Shuffler's successor, James Alan Shelton also passed away, much too early. RIP James Alan Shelton (November 30, 1960-June 3, 2014)Buy it!
The Stanley Brothers “Another Day, Another Dollar” from Brown County Jamboree (self 2005) —George Shuffler on the lead vocal and crosspicking guitar. RIP George Shuffler (April 11, 1925-April 7, 2014)Buy it!
Pete Seeger “Cielito Lindo” from Classic Folk Music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings folkways.si.edu 2004) —He taught us to lift our voices together for peace and justice. RIP Pete Seeger (May 3, 1919-January 27, 2014)Buy it!
George Hamilton IV “Abilene” from In the Heart of Texas (Heart of Texas 2011) —International ambassador of country music, RIP George Hamilton IV (July 19, 1937-September 17, 2014)Buy it!
Connie Smith “I Can't Remember” from The Essential Connie Smith CD ALBUM (BMG/RCA 1996) —Recorded in 1966, steel guitar Hall of Famer Weldon Myrick helped make Connie Smith a star. RIP Weldon Myrick (April 10, 1939-June 2, 2014)Buy it!
Sturgill Simpson “I'd Have to be Crazy” from High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain 2013) —RIP Steve Fromholz, Poet Laureate of Texas (June 8, 1945-January 19, 2014)Buy it!
Jimmie C. Newman “La Porte d'en Arriere (The Back Door)” from Cajun Music: The Essential Collection (Rounder Heritage 2002) —He said the "C" stood for Cajun. RIP Jimmie C. Newman (August 29, 1927-June 21, 2014)Buy it!
Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “My Songbird” from Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (Warner 2004) —Originally released in 1978. RIP, Jesse Winchester (May 17, 1944-April 11, 2014)Buy it!
Jim Ed Brown “Pop A Top” from Heroes of Country Music, Vol. Two: Legends of Honky Tonk (Rhino 1996) R —Originally recorded for RCA in 1966.Buy it!
Little Jimmy Dickens “Country Boy” from The Little Jimmy Dickens Collection (Razor and Tie 1996) R —One written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, originally recorded 65 years ago in 1949 for Columbia.Buy it!
Michael Martin Murphey “The Cowboy Christmas Ball” from A Warner Reprise Christmas 1992 (Warner 1992) R —Going out to Carole and John.Buy it!
The Texas Troubadors “Buddy's Boogie (intro)” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family 2008)Buy it!
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