The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Feb 5th 2011 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
Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn “Who's Gonna Take the Garbage Out” from Honky Tonk Girl - The Loretta Lynn Collection (Box Set) (MCA NASHVILLE 1994) —Originally recorded in 1969 for Decca.Buy it!
The Texas Troubadors “Honey Fingers” from Almost To Tulsa (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 2008) —Ca. 1965. There are several Leon Rhodes/Buddy Charleton videos up on YouTube, including "Honey Fingers".Buy it!
Bobby Caldwell and Buddy Charleton “Waltz Across Texas” from Bobby Caldwell and His Friends of Steel, Volume 1 (self 2003) L —One more by Buddy Charleton and the late Bobby Caldwell, from one of the Steel Guitar Convention shows.Buy it!
Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn “After the Fire Is Gone” from Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn: The Definitive Collection (MCA NASHVILLE 2005) —CONWAY TWITTY and LORETTA LYNN’s first duet together was this gem, which debuted on the charts 30 years ago tomorrow on February 6, 1971. It stayed there for 14 weeks, two of which were at #1.Buy it!
Willie Nelson “Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain” from Red Headed Stranger (Columbia 1975) —WILLIE NELSON recorded “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” this week in 1975 and it was released later that year on “The Red Headed Stranger”. Written by Fred Rose, it became Willie’s first #1 song and earned him a Grammy for Best Country Male Vocal.Buy it!
Rodney Crowell and Roseanne Cash “It's Such a Small World” from Diamonds & Dirt (Sony 2001) —Originally released in 1988, this album yielded five #1 songs. RODNEY CROWELL returns to St. Louis for an 8PM show at Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room on Monday, February 28th.Buy it!
Fred J. Eaglesmith and the Flying Squirrels “Harold Wilson” from From the Paradise Motel (Barbe Wire 1994) —FRED J. EAGLESMITH returns to Off Broadway for an eight o’clock show next Friday, February 11th. The Ginn Sisters are also on the bill.Buy it!
Doc and Merle Watson “Nine Pound Hammer” from Remembering Merle (Suger Hill Records 1992) —Doc and Merle show their more rare finger-style guitar on this one instead of the more common (if you can call their pickin' "common") flatpick style.Buy it!
Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper “Johnny, My Love (Grandma's Diary)” from The Very Best of Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper and the Clinch Mountain Clan (Hickory 1956) —Originally recorded for the Hickory label in 1960 and written by Felice & Boudleaux Bryant, this goes out to Carole Brown in Golconda, who is editing her own "Grandma's Diary".Buy it!
Wayne Hancock “Dog House Blues” from Viper of Melody CD ALBUM (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2009) —WAYNE “THE TRAIN” HANCOCK returns to St. Louis for a show at Off Broadway two weeks from tonight. Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three open.Buy it!
Amber Digby and Justin Trevino “Kickin' Each Other's Hearts Around” from Keeping Up Appearances (Heart of Texas 2010) N —Written by Wanda Jackson, who has a new album out, produced by Jack White.Buy it!
Whitey Morgan and the 78s “Meanest Jukebox in Town” from Whitey Morgan and The 78's (Bloodshot www.bloodshotrecords.com 2010) N —Whitey channels Johnny Paycheck himself for the vocal on this one.Buy it!
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives “Little Heartbreaker (The Likes of You)” from Ghost Train (SUGAR HILL www.sugarhillrecords.com 2010) N —Marty co-wrote this one with Ralph Mooney, who is featured here with his post-Bakersfield pedal steel sound, one more closely identified with Waylon.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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