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Spinitron - KDHX: The Back Country Sat Feb 26th 2011

The Back Country (Music)

Sat Feb 26th 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Merle Haggard “Workin' Man Blues (Re-Recorded)”
from Down Every Road 3 (CAPITOL 1996) —Originally recorded in 1969 on Capitol.


Kris Kristofferson “Me and Bobby McGee”
from The Essential Kris Kristofferson (Monument unk 2004) —Originally on Monument, same year as Workin' Man Blues. "Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose."


Charlie Louvin “Ira”
from Charlie Louvin (Tompkins Square 2007) R


Brennen Leigh “Are You Stringing Me Along”
from The Box (self 2010) N


The Flyin' A's “Why Can't I Stop Loving You”
from 'Til They Shut It Down (Flyin' A Records 2011) N


Doc Watson “There's More Pretty Girls Than One”
from Elementary Dr. Watson (Tomato 2002) —Originally released in 1972.


Doc Watson “The Train That Carried My Girl From Town”
from The Essential Doc Watson (Vanguard www.vanguardrecords.com 1986) —An All-Star recording that includes Grady Martin, Don Stover, Tommy Jackson, Buddy Spicher, Shot Jackson, Floyd Cramer, Junior Huskey and Buddy Harman. Originally recorded ca. 1973.


Doc Watson and David Grisman “Fiddle Tune Medley”
from Doc and Dawg (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 1997) —The medley consists of East Tennessee Blues, Tennessee Wagoner and Beaumont Rag.


Tommy Jarrell “Cluck Old Hen”
from The Legacy of Tommy Jarrell, Vol. 1: Sail Away Ladies (County 1999) —Originally recorded ca. 1962.


Roy Acuff and His Smokey Mountain Boys “One Old Shirt”
from King of Country Music (Proper 2004) —On the Vocalion label.


John Duffey “She's More To Be Pitied”
from Always In Style (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2006)


Joe Diffie “'Til Death”
from Homecoming: The Bluegrass Album (Rounder www.rounder.com 2010) N


Roy Acuff and His Smokey Mountain Boys “Honky Tonk Mamas”
from King of Country Music (Proper 2004) —Another one from 1938.


Rodney Crowell “She's Crazy for Leavin'”
from The Essential Rodney Crowell (Columbia Legacy 2004) —This originally appeared on Rodney's 1988 smash album, "Diamonds and Dirt", which yielded a record five #1 songs. Co-written by Guy Clark.


Rodney Crowell “'Til I Gain Control Again”
from The Rodney Crowell Collection (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1989) —One of his very best compositions, IMHO, originally released in 1981.


Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band “Amarillo”
from Elite Hotel (Warner 1975) —Rodney co-wrote this one with Emmylou. He was her first vocal partner after the death of Gram Parsons.


Merle Travis “Threee Times Seven”
from Capitol Classics (EMI 1993) —Another one Cliffie wrote, recorded in 1947 on Capitol.


Hank Garland “The Third Man Theme”
from Hank Garland & His Sugar Footers (Bear Family 1992) —Originally recorded in 1950 on Decca, this is a great version of the theme from Orson Welles' great example of film noir.


Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed “Jerry's Breakdown”
from Me and Chet (BMG 1998)


Johnny Cash “Jim, I Wore a Tie Today”
from Personal File (Columbia / Legacy 2006) —Recorded in 1973, released in 2006. A sublime matchup of great singer and great song, written by the incomparable Cindy Walker.


Johnny Cash “Wanted Man”
from Johnny Cash at San Quentin (Columbia 2000) —Recorded in 1969 on Columbia.


Hank Williams and His Drifting Cowboys “My Sweet Love Ain't Around”
from The Original Singles Collection Plus (MERCURY NASHVILLE 1991) —For the MGM label in 1948.


Webb Pierce “In the Jailhouse Now”
from King of the Honky-Tonk: Decca Masters, 1952-1959 (Country Music Foundation 2000) —Recorded for the Decca label late in 1954, this Jimmie Rodgers song was crazy popular the next year as it stayed at #1 for 21 straight weeks.


The Everly Brothers “Bye, Bye, Love”
from Heartaches and Harmonies (Rhino 1994)


Dwight Yoakam “I'm a Honky Tonk Man”
from Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. (Warner 1986) —25 years ago this week Dwight released his first album for Warner, and the opening track announces that he's a honky tonk man. A Johnny Horton song.


The Davis Sisters “I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know (Original)”
from Memories (Bear Family 1993) —From the RCA label in 1953.


Bob Dunn's Vagabonds “You'll Pay Some Day”
from Western Swing Chronicles, Volume 5 (Origin Jazz Library 2011) N  —Originally recorded in 1939 for Decca, this song was written by Moon Mullican and features Moon on the recording.

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.