The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Apr 9th 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
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas” from San Antonio Rose, Volume 3 (Bear Family 2000) —Originally recorded in 1937 on Columbia, Bob himself sings the first verse before Tommy Duncan takes over.Buy it!
Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys “It's Mighty Dark to Travel” from Blazing Bluegrass (Proper 2005) —Recorded in 1949 for Columbia, maybe the best of the Bluegrass Boy ensembles with Flatt & Scruggs, Howard Watts and Chubby Wise.Buy it!
Norman and Nancy Blake “Rise When the Rooster Crows” from The Morning Glory Ramblers presented by Plectrafone Records (Plectrafone Records 2004) —According to Norman's liner notes this was the first hit record recorded in Nashville, by the Binkley Brothers Dixie Clodhoppers in 1928 for Victor.Buy it!
Geoff Seitz “Cherokee Shuffle” from The Good Old Days are Here (Oceana www.themoundcityslickers 1995) L —Also known as Lost Indian, Geoff is helped here by Jim Nelson, Curtis Buckhannon, Rich Hibbs, the late Forrest Rose and Dave Landreth on the bones.Buy it!
Buck Owens and his Buckaroos “Under Your Spell Again” from Buck Owens (Sundazed 1995) —Buck was probably more emblematic of the Bakersfield sound than any of the many who contributed to it. This is early Buck from his first album for Capitol in 1959, the late Ralph Mooney on pedal steel.Buy it!
Cliff Bruner and His Boys “Truck Driver's Blues” from Truck Driver's Boogie: Big Rig Hits, Vol. 1, 1939-1969 (Audium 2001) —Recorded for Decca in 1939.Buy it!
Kay Adams “Little Pink Mack” from Wheels & Tears (Sundazed) —Kay Adams was born in Knox City, TN on this day 70 years ago. This was her only charted recording, reaching #30 in 1966 on the Tower label.Buy it!
Django Reinhardt And Stephane Grappelli With The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France “Sweet Georgia Brown” from Souvenirs (Polygram 1989) —Recorded in 1938 for Decca.Buy it!
Bobby Caldwell and Buddy Charleton “Almost to Tulsa” from Bobby Caldwell and His Friends of Steel, Volume 1 (self 2003) L —Our dear friend the late Bobby Caldwell playing with another fella who passed on earlier this year, Buddy Charleton. This disc features songs recorded during some the International Steel Guitar Convention shows.Buy it!
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