The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Dec 29th 2012 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Johnny Cash “Folsom Prison Blues” from none-live recording of The Johnny Cash Show's late show on 3/20/89, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (none 1989) R Buy it!
Fiddle Fever “Ashokan Farewell” from Come to the Mountain: Old Time Music for Modern Times (Rounder 2004) R —For some of the boys down at the Labadie power plant tuned in today.Buy it!
Cumberland Gap “Steam Powered Aereo Plane” from Cumberland Gap (Wildstone www.briantcurran.com 2002) L —Don't forget the KDHX benefit tonight at Off Broadway, "Steam Powered Soul: A Tribute to John Hartford". A dozen bands, two shows at 7PM (seated) and 10PM (unseated). www.offbroadwaystl.com.Buy it!
John Hartford and the Aereo Plain Band “Doin' My Time” from Steam Powered Aereo Takes (Rounder 2002) —Outtakes and didn't makes from the same recording sessions as the "Aereo Plane" album. Jimmy Skinner wrote this one.Buy it!
Gillian Welch “In Tall Buildings” from A Tribute to John Hartford - Live from Mountain Stage (Blue Plate 2001)Buy it!
FONTELLA BASS “Brown Eyed Handsome Man” (Undertow 2004) —One St. Louisan sings the song of another St. Louisan as part of a KDHX benefit cd put together a few years back. Fontella Bass, July 3, 1940-December 27, 2012, RIP.Buy it!
Flatt and Scruggs “Earl's Breakdown” from The Essential Earl Scruggs, Volume 1 (Sony 2004) —Recorded for Columbia in 1951, this cut has Everett Lilly on mandolin instead of Curly Seckler. Earl Eugene Scruggs, January 6, 1924-March 28, 2012, RIP.Buy it!
The Earl Scruggs Revue “Rock Salt and Nails” from Earl Scruggs with Special Guest Stars (Sony BMG 2005) —The Earl Scruggs Revue was born out of the breakup of Flatt and Scruggs, as Earl wanted to branch out beyond bluegrass music. Here Tracy Nelson and Linda Ronstadt lend their vocal talents to this Utah Philips classic.Buy it!
Mike Auldridge “This Ain't Grass” from Southern Filibuster - A Tribute to Tut Taylor (E1 Music www.e1entertainment.com 2010) —Dobro innovator and influence to a generation of resophonic players, Mike died earlier today after battling cancer. Michael Dennis Auldridge, December 30, 1938-December 29, 2012, RIP.Buy it!
The Lilly Brothers and Don Stover “What Would You Give In Exchange?” from Bluegrass At the Roots, 1961 (Smithsonian Folkways 2005) —Brother, Bea Lilly and banjo picker Don Stover rounded out this trio from the early folk revival. Charles Everett Lilly, July 1, 1924-May 8, 2012, RIP.Buy it!
Doc Watson and David Grisman “Summertime” from Doc and Dawg (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 1997) —Doc recorded this Gershwin number several times and I always thought they fit well together.Buy it!
Doc Watson “Your Lone Journey” from My Dear Old Southern Home (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 1991) —Co-written with Doc's bride of almost 66 years, Rosa Lee Carlton Watson, February 5, 1931-November 22, 2012, RIP.Buy it!
Doug Dillard and Gene Clark “With Care from Someone” from Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark/Through the Morning, Through the Night (A & M 1998) —Originally recorded in 1968.Buy it!
Guy Clark “The Cape” from Together at the Bluebird Cafe (American Originals 2001) —Susanna Clark co-wrote this song with Guy. She was a painter, a songwriter and Guy's musical muse. Susanna Clark, March 11, 1939-June 27, 2012, RIP.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!