The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Nov 20th 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
Doye O'Dell “Diesel Smoke (Dangerous Curves)”
from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Originally recorded in 1952 on the Intro label.
Loudon Wainright III “High, Wide and Handsome”
from High Wide and Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project (2nd Story Sound 2009) —LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III will be in St. Louis Monday evening at the Old Rock House for an 8PM show. His 2009 release, “High, Wide and Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project”, won a Grammy in the traditional folk category and, of course, he had a big hit in 197
The Carter Family “Lonesome Pine Special”
from Wildwood Flower: 25 Classics (Living Era www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/.../Living+Era/a/Living+Era 2000) —The Carter Family recorded “Lonesome Pine Special” in Memphis, TN on November 25, 1930, 80 years ago this week for the Victor label..
Fiddle Fever “Ashokan Farewell”
from Come to the Mountain: Old Time Music for Modern Times (Rounder www.rounder.com 2004) —A couple of instrumentals to close out today's Back Country, reflections on the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Fiddle Fever includes Jay Ungar, who is the composer of this haunting piece, best known as the theme to Ken Burns' Civil War documentary. Orig
Norman and Nancy Blake “The Fields of November”
from Old Ties (Rounder www.rounder.com 2002) —I have always loved this piece. It is so evocative of the withered and sere fields after the harvest. Norman on fiddle, Nancy on cello and I believe Charlie Collins on the guitar. Originally recorded in 1974 on Flying Fish.
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