The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Dec 4th 2010 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Vernon Dalhart “The Prisoner's Song” from Best of the Best (Gusto 1999) R —Recorded in 1924 for Victor, this song and the flip (A) side, Wreck of the Old 97, was the first million selling country record.Buy it!
Dwight Yoakam “Carmelita” from Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years (Remastered) (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2006) R Buy it!
Freddy Fender “The Gardens” from Man Of Somebody's Dreams: Tribute To Chris Gaffney (Yep Roc 2009)Buy it!
Delbert McClinton “Texas Me” from Keep Your Soul - A Tribute to Doug Sahm (Bonus Track Version) (Vanguard 2009)Buy it!
Texas Tornados “Who's To Blame, Senorita?” from Esta Bueno CD ALBUM (Bismeaux Records 2010) —One co-written by the late Doug Sahm and his son, Shawn, and here performed with Shawn and the remaining Texas Tornados, Flaco Jiminez and Augie Meyer.Buy it!
Jean Ritchie “Careless Love” from Field Trip (Greenhays 2001) —This is the cd which resulted from her Fulbright scholarship, originally released in 1954. The three songs following were all written by Jean Ritchie.Buy it!
Judy Collins “Someday Soon” from Forever - The Judy Collins Anthology (Ekektra 1997) R —Originally recorded in 1968. Going out to my brother, Jim on his 62nd birthday. This classic Ian Tyson composition has James Burton on electric guitar, Buddy Emmons on pedal steel and Stephen Stills on electric bass.Buy it!
Johnny Rodriguez “There's Still a Lot of Love In San Antone” from You Can Say That Again (Hightone 1996) —Juan Raoul Davis, aka JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ was born on December 10, 1951 in Sabinal, TX and will be 59 years old on Friday.Buy it!
Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks “Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy” from Beatin' the Heat (Surfdog Records 2000) —A jazzed up cover of the A.L. "Doodle" Owens classic. DAN HICKS was born on December 9, 1941 in Little Rock, AR and will be 69 years old on Thursday. He and his various configurations of the Hot Licks have been recording and performing since the '60s.Buy it!
Kruger Brothers “Down In the Coal Mine” from Forever and a Day (Doubletime 2010) N —The Kruger Brothers, Jens and Uwe, are originally from Switzerland and settled in North Carolina, where they are favorites each spring at MerleFest.Buy it!
Gene O'Quin “I'm Gonna Take My Baby Dancin'” from Boogie Woogie Fever (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2000) —Recorded in 1953 for Capitol. Wayne Hancock cites Gene as a major influence on his musical style and it's easy to see why.Buy it!
Floyd Tillman and Merle Haggard “This Cold War with You” from The Influence (Heart of Texas 2008) —One of Floyd's songs. This was Floyd's last studio album, recorded in 2002-2003, and produced by Justin Trevino.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!