The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Feb 12th 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Roy Orbison “Crying” from The Essential Roy Orbison (RCA 2006) R —A request going out to Miss Yvonne for her birthday. Not just Roy but a set of country crooners. Originally recorded fifty years ago in 1961 on Monument.Buy it!
Hank Penny and His Radio Cowboys “Let Me Play with Your Poodle” from Swinging Western Strings, Vol. 3 (Western 2003) R —Originally recorded in 1946 for the King label, this was written by Tampa Red. It has nothing to do with dogs, let alone the poodle species.Buy it!
Moe Bandy “I Just Started Hatin' Cheatin' Songs Today” from Honky Tonk Amnesia: The Hard Country Sound of Moe Bandy (Razor and Tie 2000) —Originally recorded in 1974 on GRC. Marion Franklin “MO” BANDY Jr. was born on this day in 1944 and is 67 years old today. Moe operates a theater in Branson these days.Buy it!
Dierks Bentley “Bottle to the Bottom (feat. Kris Kristofferson)” from Up On the Ridge CD ALBUM (Capitol Records 2010) —Written by Kristofferson, who will be at the Fox Theater with Merle Haggard on March 9th.Buy it!
Patty Loveless “Diamond In My Crown” from Mountain Soul II (Saguaro 2008) —Written by Emmylou Harris and Paul Kennerly and featuring a pump organ from the Century Organ Company, East St. Louis, IL.Buy it!
The Infamous Stringdusters “Magic #9” from Things That Fly (Sugar Hill Records www.sugarhillrecords.com 2010) —THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS are nominated for Best Country Music Instrumental for “Magic #9”.Buy it!
Sarah And The Tall Boys “My Last Two Dollars” from A Lifetime Worth of Sin (self 2010) —Sarah and the Tall Boys will be at B.B.'s Jazz, Blues and Soups tomorrow. This cut features fellow Chicagoans and Henhouse Prowlers, Ryan Hinshaw and Ben Wright.Buy it!
Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours “Any Old Time” from Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello (Bear Family www.bear-family.de 1991) —Originally recorded 60 years ago in 1951 on the Decca Label. Ah, Billy Byrd, now.Buy it!
Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet “La Danse de la Vie” from La Danse De La Vie (Rounder 1993) —MICHAEL DOUCET of the traditional Cajun band, Beausoleil, was born on February 14, 1951 in Scott, LA and will be 60 years old on Monday.Buy it!
The SteelDrivers “Good Corn Liquor” from Reckless (Rounder Records www.rounderrecords.com 2010) —THE STEELDRIVERS are nominated for Best Bluegrass Album with “Reckless” and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for “Where Rainbows Never Die”.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!