The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Jan 12th 2013 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
Johnny Paycheck “He's in a Hurry (To Get Home to My Wife)” from The Real Mr. Heartache The Little Darlin' Years (Country Music Foundation 1996) —22 years ago today Johnny Paycheck was released from an Ohio prison after serving two years for shooting a man in a tavern.Buy it!
Bobby Bare, Radney Foster, Buck Owens & Jeff Tweedy “Take This Job And Shove It” from Touch My Heart: A Tribute to Johnny Paycheck (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2004) —This week in 1978 saw this song top the charts to become Johnny's one and only #1 recording.Buy it!
Merle Haggard “I'm a Lonesome Fugitive” from Down Every Road, Volume 1 (CAPITOL 1996) —Recorded for Capitol in 1966 and co-written by Liz Anderson and her husband, Casey. Many think Hag wrote this one.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Folsom Prison Blues” from At Folsom Prison (Legacy Edition) (Sire Records 2008) —45 years ago tomorrow The Johnny Cash Show recorded two shows at Folsom Prison. The pick of the lot was released in 1968 and this 2008 edition features the rest of the songs originally recorded but excluded.Buy it!
Ray Wylie Hubbard “Down Home Country Blues” from A: Enlightenment B: Endarkenment (Hint: There Is No C) (Bordello Records 2010) R Buy it!
Tony Trischka “Farewell Blues” from Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular (Rounder www.rounder.com 2007) —The late Earl Scruggs on this one, along with Barry Bales, Mike Compton, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan and David Grier.Buy it!
Bud Isaacs “Bud's Bounce” from The Swingin' Steel Guitar of Bud Isaacs (Bronco Buster 1997) R —Had a request last week for Mike Auldridge's version of Bud's composition but couldn't find it. Going out to the listener and his dog, Buddy.Buy it!
Ray Price “Weary Blues (From Waiting)” from Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys, Volume 1 (Bear Family 1995) —Recorded for Columbia in 1951, one written by Hank Williams for his roommate, Ray Price.Buy it!
Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys “Heartaches By The Number” from The Essential Ray Price, Volume 1 (Sony 2007) —Written by Harlan Howard, this Columbia classic was recorded in 1959--in the Ray Price shuffle style, of course.Buy it!
Ray Price “For the Good Times” from The Essential Ray Price, Volume 2 (Acoustic Disc www.acousticdisc.com 1997) —From Ray's countrypolitan years, a great recording of the Kristofferson classic in 1970.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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