The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Dec 1st 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Gaither Carlton and Doc and Arnold Watson “Blue Ridge Mountain Blues” from The Essential Doc Watson (Vanguard 1986) R —Arnold is Doc's brother and Gaither Carlton is Rosa Lee's daddy, Doc's father-in-law.Buy it!
Darrell Scott and Tim O'Brien “Long Time Gone” from We're Usually a Lot Better Than This (Full Light Records 2012) N —"They sound tired but they don't sound Haggard, they've got money but they don't have Cash. They've got junior but they don't have Hank..."Buy it!
Larry and Tony Rice, Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen “Do Right Woman” from Out of the Woodwork (Rounder www.rounder.com 1997) —A classic from the pen of Dan Penn and Chips Moman.Buy it!
Skeets Mcdonald “Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes” from Heroes of Country Music, Vol. Four: Legends of the West Coast (Rhino 1996) —Originally recorded 60 years ago in 1952 for Capitol.Buy it!
Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton “The Last Thing on My Mind” from The Essential Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton (RCA 1996) —This Tom Paxson song was the first Porter and Dolly duet to make the charts, 45 years ago this week in 1967.Buy it!
Johnny Bush “The Same Ole Me” from Lost Highway Saloon (Texas Music Group 2000) —A remake of a classic Ray Price shuffle, featuring Buddy Emmons, Floyd Domino and our own, the late Bobby Caldwell on rhythm guitar.Buy it!
Terry Preston “China Doll” from Swing West!, Volume 1: Bakersfield (Razor and Tie 1999) —Ferlin Husky recorded early in his career under this name, taking the advice of a fellow musician that he'd never sell records under his own name.Buy it!
Tish Hinojosa “Corazon Viajero” from Hills of Home: 25 Years of Folk Music on Rounder Records, Volume 1 (Rounder www.rounder.com 1995) —The title translates as "Wandering Heart".Buy it!
The Red-Headed Strangers “Night Spots on the Town” from Live at the Focal Point (RHS 2011) —The Red-Headed Strangers return to The Focal Point on Saturday, January 12th, and will feature some songs from "The Trio Project" as well.Buy it!
Billy Don Burns “It Would Kill Mama” from Nights When I'm Sober (Portrait of a Honky Tonk Singer) (Rusty Knuckles 2012) N Buy it!
George Worthmore “Bad Dream Blues” from Americana Symphonette (Little Dragon Records 2012) N —Thanks to George Worthmore for stopping by our studios and chatting for a few minutes. He's at The Focal Point tonight. and at The Stagger Inn Again in Edwardsville Thursday, December 6th.Buy it!
Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family “Turnpike Boogie” from Jack Grelle And The Johnson Family (Big Muddy Records 2012) N L —Jack Grelle & the Johnson Family have an LP release show tomorrow night at Off Broadway. Ma & Little Rachel and the Dock Ellis Band are also on the bill, 7:30PMBuy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!