The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Nov 27th 2010 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 Travis “I Used to Work in Chicago” from Guitar Rags And A Too Fast Past (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1994) —Recorded under the name "Tin Ear Tanner". Originally recorded in 1945 on the King label.Buy it!
The Rockhouse Ramblers “Irreconcilable Differences” from Lies and Damn Lies CD ALBUM (self 2010) N L —Most folks around St. Louis were thrilled with the reunion and new cd from Kip Loui, Gary Hunt, Dade Farrar, John Horton and Danny Kathriner. The material was actually recorded in 2004 but for reasons dark and tangled was not released until now.Buy it!
Bill Kirchen with Nick Lowe and Paul Carrack “Shelly's Winter Love” from Word to the Wise (Proper unk 2010) N —Telecaster great Bill Kirchen's 2010 release features lots of guest artists like Elvis Costello, Commander Cody, Chris O'Connell, Dan Hicks, Maria Muldaur and the late Norton Buffalo.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Ruby” from Dreams of Living (Cumberland Gap 2013) N L —One of the very best bluegrass bands around, the pride of the East Side has a new release featuring time-tested covers and originals.Buy it!
The SteelDrivers “Midnight on the Mountain” from Reckless (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2010) N —You might want to snatch this one up now that lead singer, Chris Stapleton, has left the group. Will they every sound as bluesy again?Buy it!
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper “Wait a Minute” from Master Sessions (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) N —This is a wonderful album featuring the resophonic guitar of Mike Auldridge and the pedal steel sound of Lloyd Green. This Herb Pederson song has some great harmony vocals.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78's “Turn Up the Bottle” from Whitey Morgan and The 78's (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) N —Some of the best new honky tonk around from the Flint, Michigan-based band.Buy it!
Johnny Gimble and Dale Watson “I Needed You” from Celebrating with Friends (CMH 2010) N —Age is just a state of mind to octogenarian fiddler great, Johnny Gimble, who wrote this one with Bob Wills when Bob was with MGM back in the '50s.Buy it!
Peter Cooper and Lloyd Green “Here Comes That Rainbow Again” from The Lloyd Green Album (Red Beet www.redbeetrecords.com 2010) N —The companion release to the Eric Brace & Peter Cooper album I played earlier, this one focuses on the superb Lloyd Green on pedal steel guitar. This is an overlooked Kristofferson song that paints a wonderful vignette in about three minutes.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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