The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Feb 19th 2011 3.00pm–5.00pm
Time zone: central
Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton “Making Plans”
from The Essential Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton (RCA 1996) —On this day in 1974 PORTER WAGONER and DOLLY PARTON announced the breakup of their act. This song was recorded five years later but could have been appropriate for that moment in 1974.
Wayne Hancock “Jump the Blues”
from Viper of Melody CD Album (Bloodshot Records www.bloodshotrecords.com 2009) —There promises to be some serious Juke Joint Swing tonight at Off Broadway as WAYNE “THE TRAIN” HANCOCK returns to St. Louis. Pokey LaFarge and the South City 3 open and show time is 8:00PM.
The Notorious Cherry Bombs “It's Hard to Kiss the Lips At Night That Chew Your Ass Out All Day Long”
from The Notorious Cherry Bombs (Universal South 2004) —One member of the Notorious Cherry Bombs, RODNEY CROWELL, returns to St. Louis for a show at Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room next Monday, February 28th. Rodney says in the song that “the radio won’t play it”, but it climbed to #47 on the charts.
Bill Mounce and Sons of the South “I Don't Get It”
from Bob Dunn: Master of the Electric Steel Guitar 1935-1950 (Origin Jazz Library 2010) N —Originally recorded in 1941 on the Bluebird label.
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)”
from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)